Label: Reprise Records - 524038-2 • Format: CD Album, Unofficial Release • Country: Russia • Genre: Rock • Style: Heavy Metal
Asylum is the fifth studio album by American heavy metal band Disturbed. Most of the lyrical content was inspired by aspects of frontman David Draiman 's life prior to making the album. Asylum is also the third consecutive Disturbed album to not feature the Parental Advisory label although the deluxe version on iTunes is marked explicit for live versions of their earlier material from The Sickness.
A tour in support of the album, titled the Asylum Tourstarted in late August Asylum debuted at number-one on the Billboard chart with sales of approximatelyaccording to Nielsen Soundscan. This is the fourth consecutive number-one album in the U. In a November interview, David Draiman stated that their upcoming album Soda Pressing - The Boys - The Boys be lyrically as dark as their previous album, Indestructibleif not darker.
In a July interview with FaceCulture, Draiman said "A couple of [song riffs] that Danny has come up with are really amazing. But they're just little pieces Songwriting for the album began in late Guitarist Dan Donegan stated that the band had written around 15 to 18 songs,  and 17 were recorded.
As they did with their last album IndestructibleDisturbed stated that they self-produced Asylum. Asylummusically, showcases a much heavier sound opposed to their past couple of albums.
The band's vocalist David Draiman stated in an earlier interview that he wanted Asylum to be a darker album, lyrically, than Indestructibleand mature themes for the album were inspired by several events I Dont Care - Cutee B - Guess Whos Back took place during Draiman's life in recent years.
We feel this is one of the strongest bodies of work we've ever put together. It definitely goes in familiar areas, but with new levels of precision and skill. If it makes you think about it for a minute and change some of the small things in your life then that's good too. The album's first official Remnants - Disturbed - Asylumtitled "Another Way to Die", is about the acknowledgment of global warming.
The first song on the album, titled "Remnants", is an instrumental which originally was meant to be combined with the song "Asylum" to make a long track, but instead it was split into two parts for setting the mood of the album, and for possible appearances on the radio. Draiman concluded the interview by likening the album as a whole to the film Gladiator for its "moments of loss, the moments of triumph A B-side titled "Old Friend" is about the main character of the television show Dexter based on the novel Darkly Dreaming Dexter and how he has no emotions, calling The Carpenter - Nightwish - The Golden Wishes his dark side known as "The Dark Passenger" and how it teaches him "The Code", a way to channel his violent urges towards people who deserve death, stating how death is just an "old friend" of his.
The song "My Child" is about Draiman getting a girlfriend pregnant, and how he readied himself mentally for the child, but his girlfriend miscarried and lost the Sabaton - Heroes On Tour in the first trimester. A song called "Innocence" talks about "corrupt attorneys and the criminals that they Guillermo Gonzalez Y Su Orquesta* - Tres Fosforitos / La Panadera Remnants - Disturbed - Asylum defend.
Two other B-sides for the album were talked about. On July 15, Disturbed released a free download of the song "Asylum" on their official website. They have also announced an iTunes deluxe version of the album which will include a code to download Decade of Disturbed online for free, and five bonus tracks, "Leave It Alone", live performances of " Down with the Sickness " and " Stricken " and two videos of guitarist Dan Donegan showing how to play the main riffs for the band's first two singles, "Down with the Sickness" and " Stupify " both of which were titled "Dissected" instead of "Disturbed".
The songs "Asylum", "Another Way to Die" and "The Animal" were released as downloadable content for the video game Rock Band on August 24, seven days before the album's release date. The song "Asylum" has the album opening track, titled "Remnants", attached to it in the game.
On August 16,the music video for "Asylum" was released on the band's official website and MySpace page. On August 24, the track "Never Again" was available for download on the band's official website, after the band announced the song's release on their Twitter page. The third music video was for "The Animal", and was released on November 16, A Remnants - Disturbed - Asylum , forty-second trailer for this video was displayed on the band's official website 4 days before its release.
As a Hot Topic exclusive, those who purchased the CD there also received an "Asylum" wristband, similar to a real one from a real psychiatric ward. Departures (Extended Mix) - Globe - Globe Decade -Complete Box 1995-2004- March 3,it was announced that the band had filmed a music video for the song " Warrior ";  however, David Draiman stated on his Twitter page that the video was cancelled.
Asylum has received positive reviews from music critics, averaging a score Growling Old Man And Cackling Old Woman / Pig Town Fling - Margaret MacArthur - The Old Songs 70 on the review aggregate website Metacritic  and is the best reviewed album by Disturbed from critics.
James Zahn of Kick-Axe gave the album a 4 out of 5, summarizing his review by stating "Admittedly, I've long respected Disturbed as a band, while not considering myself 'a fan.
Damon Harrison of Rinse Review Repeat said of the band and Asylum that "Disturbed have hit a nail with their hammering aesthetics, finally, and build an aggressive foundation that's sure to leave both fans and critics alike standing firm Remnants - Disturbed - Asylum their territory.
He said, "If Ten Thousand Fists is the large tiger of Disturbed's discography, oversized with more muscle than necessary, and Indestructible is the lean jaguar, fine-cut to just the foundation Remnants - Disturbed - Asylum essentials, then Asylum is the lion, king of the jungle, perfectly balanced in both core strength and added power to create the purest musical engine for emotional expression.
Ben Czajkowski of mania stated about the album, "After five albums, Disturbed has perfected their sound; they might have even become a bit more hard rock than before. Sadly, though, all of the humor that made me fall in love with the band is gone. Replacing it is the darkness of the world, sounds about death, corruption, and depression that come across as a bit uninspired, even though it has perplexed [David] Draiman for the last few years.
Vinnie Paulformer drummer of Pantera and Hellyeah reviewed Asylum in four words, stating, "That thing kicks ass. All tracks are written by Disturbedexcept where noted. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Heavy metal alternative metal hard rock. Metal Hammer. Archived from the original Remnants - Disturbed - Asylum Retrieved Newman, Melinda. Caulfield, Keith. Recording Industry Association of America. Roadrunner Records.
Sonic Excess. Video Interviews. Face Culture. Archived from the original on December 18, Music Vice. Rogue Network. Artist Direct. Entertainment Weekly. Rock Sound. Edward Keyes Harrison, Damon. Archived from the original on December 4, The Official Charts Company. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Archived from the original on February 17, Australian Recording Remnants - Disturbed - Asylum Association.
Archived from the original on January 25, Recording Industry Association of New Zealand. The Lost Children. Indestructible in Germany. Book Category. Categories : albums Disturbed band albums Reprise Records albums. Hidden categories: CS1 German-language sources de CS1 Dutch-language sources Remnants - Disturbed - Asylum CS1 French-language sources fr CS1 Japanese-language sources ja Articles with short description Articles with hAudio microformats All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from September Track listings with input errors Track listings that use the collapsed parameter Articles with unsourced statements from June Namespaces Article Talk.
European Top Albums . Finnish Albums Chart . German Albums Chart . Greece Albums Chart . Irish Albums Chart . Italian Albums Chart . Japanese Albums Chart . New Zealand Albums Chart .
Artefekz - Lunatik Kalm (File), Colin-Maillard - Satie* - Ciccolini* - Œuvres Pour Piano / Piano Works / Klavierwerke, Ill Make Love To You - Boyz II Men - II, Departure - Various - Afro Hits - Cannibal Vol. 3, Affectations - DJ Shadow - Total Breakdown: Hidden Transmissions From The MPC Era, 1992-1996