Anthrax ‎– Stomp 442

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1 Random Acts Of Senseless Violence
Guitar [Morsecode Guitar] – Charlie BenanteSoloist [Main Solo] – Paul Crook
4:02
2 Fueled 4:02
3 King Size
Lyrics By [Lyrical Assist] – Rich RossSoloist [Main Solo] – Dimebag*
3:58
4 Riding Shotgun
Effects [Feedback] – Dimebag*, Scott*Noises [Cool Noise In Verse] – Joe Nicolo*Soloist [Intro Solo, Main Solo] – Dimebag*
4:25
5 Perpetual Motion
Soloist [Main Solo] – Paul Crook
4:18
6 In A Zone
Soloist [Main Solo] – Paul Crook
5:06
7 Nothing
Soloist [Main Solo] – Charlie*
4:33
8 American Pompeii
Bongos – Charlie*Shaker – Scott*Soloist [Main Solo] – Charlie*Soloist [Solo Tag] – Mike Tempesta*
5:30
9 Drop The Ball
Chimes [Chime] – Charlie*Soloist [Main Solo] – Paul CrookTom Tom [Floor Tom Hits] – Charlie*, Scott*
4:59
10 Tester
Percussion [Stomping!] – Charlie*, Frank*, John*, Mike M.*, Paul C.*, Scott*, Zach.*Soloist [End Solo] – Scott*Soloist [Main Solo], Talkbox – Charlie*
4:21
11 Bare
Acoustic Guitar [Acoustics] – Charlie*, Scott*E-Bow [E-Bow Solo], Percussion – Charlie*
5:29

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Anthrax
Stomp 442
Includes the tracks "Fueled", "Nothing", "Random Act Of Senseless Violence"
7559-61856-2

Recorded and mixed at Studio 4, Conshohocken, PA
Mastered at Gateway Mastering

All songs © 1995 NFP MUSIC, admin. by Zomba Enterprises Inc., ASCAP.

℗ & © 1995 Elektra Entertainment Group, a division of Warner Communications, Inc. for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the United States.

Made in Germany by Warner Music Manufacturing Europe.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Printed Text): 0 7559-61856-2 2
  • Barcode (Scanned, UPC A): 075596185622
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): 755961856-2 WME
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI L012
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI 0570
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): 755961856-2 WME
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI L012
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 0517
  • Rights Society (Boxed): GEMA/BIEM
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Label Code: LC 0192
  • Other (Distribution Code): WE 833
  • Other (In The Mould): Warner Music Group Logo

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
61856-2 Anthrax Stomp 442(CD, Album) Elektra 61856-2 US 1995 Sell This Version
E2 61856 Anthrax Stomp 442(CD, Album) Elektra E2 61856 Canada 1995 Sell This Version
7559-61856-4 Anthrax Stomp 442(Cass, Album) Warner Music Poland 7559-61856-4 Poland 1995 Sell This Version
7559618562 Anthrax Stomp 442(CD, Album) Elektra 7559618562 Australia 1995 Sell This Version
NB 1205-2 Anthrax Stomp 442(CD, Album, Enh, RE) Nuclear Blast GmbH NB 1205-2 Germany 2003 Sell This Version

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ThomasBear

ThomasBear

June 21, 2006
edited over 12 years ago

What can you say about Anthrax that hasn't been said already?
Quite a lot actually, which is a good thing owin to the way they keep progressing.
Stomp 442 is nothing like the instantly head bang inducing speed and thrash metal from the eighties. Instead, it's modern sounding and somewhat technical and guess what: it still rocks.
Die hard tight black jeans and leather jacket wearing (as well as mullet sporting) fans may find this difficult to swallow - but if you were a die hard fan you wouldn't be reading this cos youw ould haev snapped it up the day it came out. Writing about music was once described as being like dancing to architecture - it's not that easy. So here goes...
There are several standout tracks on this album that make it all worth it for me. The opener "Random Acts Of Senseless Violence" can only be described as totally effing awesome - and not only that, but many amny many years after buying this I listened to it whilst totally pissed off one day and it was as if it spoke a different language to me. It was as if the lyrics of "Random ACts Of Senseless Violence" are mostly lost on anyone who isn't angry.
The next standout (which was the single) is "Nothing". Mid tempo, almost tribal sounding (but only briefly... at times), and guitars that make you want to jump and break things - and lyrics that I am still to decyopher to this day.
This album had variety for me but dare I say, it was a little ahrd to get into, perhaps because it was made so solidly? More than anything - as a heavy metal album - it is progressive and perhaps some of the rawness was lost in the process.
No matter. Lyrically, you could write a book about it. If you sonething smart get your hands on this.
Incidentally, this is the first Anthrax release to feature an entirely acoustic track, which is the last one "Bare".