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Kill the Flaw

Kill the Flaw
Studio album by Sevendust
Released October 2, 2015 (2015-10-02)
Genre Alternative metal
Length 46:06
Label Asylum
7Bros. Records
Producer Morgan Rose
Sevendust chronology
Time Travelers & Bonfires
(2014)
Kill the Flaw
(2015)
Singles from Kill the Flaw
  1. "Thank You"
    Released: July 26, 2015

Kill the Flaw is the tenth studio album by american alternative metal band Sevendust. It is the third album that is self-produced and recorded at Architekt Music studio in Butler, New Jersey. It was released on October 2, 2015 through 7Bros.[1][2]

Contents

  • Promotion 1
  • Reception 2
  • Track listing 3
  • Personnel 4
  • Charts 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

Promotion

"Thank You" is the album's first single, which is available on iTunes and other digital outlets. On August 27, 2015, The lyric video for the song "Not Today" was made available for streaming via MetalSucks.net, MetalInsider.net and Metal Injection, as well through all digital retailers.[3] On September 25, 2015, the band made the entire album available for streaming, one week ahead of release.[4][5][6]

To promote Kill the Flaw, Sevendust has created "The Making of Kill the Flaw," a series of five webisodes which give fans a look at the process of making the album. Each webisode is filled with exclusive content, behind the scenes footage, interviews, and sneak peeks at the album's songs. The first of five webisodes premiered on September 22.[7] The second webisode premiered on September 29.[8] The third webisode premiered on October 7.[9]

Reception

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic [10]
AntiHero Magazine [11]
Blabbermouth [12]
MetalSucks [13]
Ultimate Guitar [14]

Stephen Thomas Erlewine from Allmusic gave the album three and a half out of five stars, describing it as "Returning to their heavy basics". Antihero Magazine's Jake Kussmaul states that "Kill the Flaw delivers the mix of lyrical poignancy and stylistic darkness that longtime fans crave with a ton of heart and a graceful flow."[15]

Track listing

All songs written and composed by Sevendust[16]

No. Title Length
1. "Thank You"   4:27
2. "Death Dance"   3:39
3. "Forget"   4:15
4. "Letters"   3:50
5. "Cease and Desist"   4:51
6. "Not Today"   4:42
7. "Chop"   4:10
8. "Kill the Flaw"   3:52
9. "Silly Beast"   4:43
10. "Peace and Destruction"   4:17
11. "Torched"   3:20
Bonus Track
No. Title Length
12. "Slave the Prey"   3:46

Personnel

Credits via AllMusic:[17]

Charts

Chart (2015) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[18] 44
US Billboard 200[19] 13
US Top Hard Rock Albums (Billboard)[20] 2
US Top Rock Albums (Billboard)[21] 2

References

  1. ^ "Sevendust Announce New Album ‘Kill the Flaw’ + Unleash ‘Thank You’ Single". Loudwire.com. Retrieved 2015-04-10. 
  2. ^ "Sevendust Return With 11th Studio Album “Kill The Flaw” This October". Iconvsicon.com. Retrieved 2015-04-10. 
  3. ^ "Lyric video premiere: Sevendust, “Not Today”". Metalinsider.net. Retrieved 2015-04-10. 
  4. ^ "SEVENDUST Streaming Kill The Flaw In Its Entirety". Metalinjection.net. Retrieved 2015-04-10. 
  5. ^ "Sevendust streaming Kill the Flaw". Metalinsider.net. Retrieved 2015-04-10. 
  6. ^ "Stream Sevendust’s Flaw". Metalsucks.net. Retrieved 2015-04-10. 
  7. ^ "SEVENDUST: Making Of 'Kill The Flaw' Part 1 (Video)". Blabbermouth.net. Retrieved 2015-04-10. 
  8. ^ "Sevendust Premiere Second Webisode on the Making of ‘Kill the Flaw’". Revolvermag.com. Retrieved 2015-04-10. 
  9. ^ "Sevendust, The Making of ‘Kill the Flaw’ (Part 3) – Exclusive Video Premiere". Loudwire.com. Retrieved 2015-10-07. 
  10. ^ Erlewine, Stephen (October 4, 2015). "Kill the Flaw - Sevendust". Allmusic. Retrieved October 4, 2015. 
  11. ^ Kussmaul, Jake (26 October 2015). "Album Review: SEVENDUST - Kill The Flaw". antiheromagazine.com. AntiHero Magazine. 
  12. ^ Van Horn, Jr., Ray (October 21, 2015). "Kill the Flaw - Sevendust". Blabbermouth. Retrieved October 21, 2015. 
  13. ^ Rosenberg, Axl (October 4, 2015). "Kill the Flaw - Sevendust". MetalSucks. Retrieved October 4, 2015. 
  14. ^ East, Brandon (October 12, 2015). "Kill The Flaw Review". Ultimate Guitar. Retrieved October 16, 2015. 
  15. ^ Kussmaul, Jake (26 October 2015). "Album Review: SEVENDUST - Kill The Flaw". antiheromagazine.com. AntiHero Magazine. 
  16. ^ """Sevendust Announce New Album "Kill The Flaw. Audioinkradio.com. Retrieved 2015-04-10. 
  17. ^ "Credits". Allmusic. Retrieved October 4, 2015. 
  18. ^ "Sevendust – Kill the Flaw". Australiancharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved October 10, 2015.
  19. ^ "Sevendust – Chart history" Billboard 200 for Sevendust. Retrieved October 13, 2015.
  20. ^ "Sevendust – Chart history" Billboard Top Hard Rock Albums for Sevendust. Retrieved October 14, 2015.
  21. ^ "Sevendust – Chart history" Billboard Top Rock Albums for Sevendust. Retrieved October 14, 2015.

External links

  • Official website
  • Kill the Flaw on Facebook
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