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28 March 2006
| March 28, 2006 (2006-03-28)|
2005 Pulse Recording Studios
Los Angeles, California
Atreyu albums, Metalcore albums
A Death-Grip On Yesterday is the third studio album from American metalcore band Atreyu. It was released on March 28, 2006 through Victory Records.
It was leaked onto P2P and BitTorrent sites on February 24, over a month before its official release. A week after its release, it had sold more than 69,000 copies and started out at #9 on the Billboard 200. It has gone on to sell more than 340,000 copies.
The album was released with a Victory Records DVD featuring the making of the album and promotional videos by Victory Records artists.
An instrumental version of the album, as well as The Curse, was released on iTunes on January 9, 2007.
The censored version of the song "Ex's and Oh's" is featured in EA Sports' Madden NFL 07 video game.
The song "Ex's and Oh's" is also part of a downloadable track pack for Guitar Hero 2 on the Xbox 360.
"Shameful" was played during the TNA 2006 recap at the end of the December 28, 2006 edition of TNA iMPACT!. It was also used in the TNA Sacrifice replay video.
The song "My Fork in the Road" was used on The Hills Have Eyes 2 OST.
The song "My Fork in the Road" was used for a recap video of 2007 edition of TNA Lockdown.
A sample of "My Fork in the Road (Your Knife in My Back)" was also used to recap the results of a vehicle modification on the MTV2 Show Pimp My Ride.
The songs "Ex's and Oh's" and "Our Sick Story (Thus Far)" were briefly played on MTV's "Jersey Shore".
A sample of "We Stand Up" was on Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory during the zip lining scene.
Dan Jacobs – lead and rhythm guitars
Travis Miguel – rhythm and lead guitars
Brandon Saller – drums, vocals, percussion
Marc McKnight – bass guitar, backing vocals
Alex Varkatzas – lead vocals, lyrics
Jeff Gros – Photography
Brian Warwick – Mixing Assistant
Ted Jensen – Mastering
Josh Abraham – Producer
Ryan Williams – Engineering, Mixing
Scott Adair – Management
Atreyu – Producer
Don Clark – Artwork, Layout Design
Tim Smith – Management
Album – Billboard (North America)
Singles – Billboard (North America)
1Creature2:59A Death-Grip On Yesterday Wikipedia
3Our Sick Story (Thus Far)3:31