| November 13, 2001|
13 November 2001
| Ben Grosse
Jay Jay French
Heavy metal, Nu metal, Alternative metal, Hard rock, Post-grunge
Black Out the Sun, Cold Day Memory, Seasons, Chapter VII: Hope & Sorrow, Alpha
Lajon Witherspoon - lead vocals
Clint Lowery - lead guitar, backing vocals, co-lead vocals (5, 13)
John Connolly - rhythm guitar, backing vocals
Vinnie Hornsby - bass guitar
Morgan Rose - drums, backing vocals
Aaron Lewis - additional vocals (8)
Ben Grosse - programming
Luis Resto - strings, keyboards
Justin Z. Walden - keyboards, programming
Animosity is the third studio album by Sevendust, released on November 13, 2001 through TVT Records. The album appeared on the Billboard 200, remained there for thirteen weeks and peaked at 28 on December 1, 2001. Animosity was certified gold on March 11, 2002 through the Recording Industry Association of America.
Sevendust released five variations of the album. Two variations were released in the United States with thirteen tracks, one version with explicit lyrics and the other with censored lyrics. Another explicit lyric version was released in the United States with a bonus track, and another censored version was released with two bonus tracks. The China release featured fifteen tracks. Five singles were released from the album, four of which appeared on the mainstream and modern Billboard charts.
"T.O.A.B." (Tits On A Boar) was featured in the computer animation Galerians: Rion. "Angel's Son", originally released on Strait Up, a tribute album of Lynn Strait, former lead-singer of the band Snot. Strait died in a car accident on December 11, 1998, at the age of 30.
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