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Captors (album)

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Length  45:24
Captors (2012)  VxV (2014)
Release date  3 July 2012
Producer  Andreas Magnusson
Artist  Wolves at the Gate
Label  Solid State Records
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Released  July 3, 2012 (2012-07-03)
Genres  Post-hardcore, Metalcore, Christian metal
Similar  VxV, Types & Shadows, Creation/Destruction, We Search - We Dig, Desolate Peaks

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Captors is the debut studio album for Christian metal band Wolves at the Gate, which the album was produced by Andreas Magnusson, and it released on July 3, 2012 by Solid State Records. The album attracted both commercial successes and positive criticism.



The debut studio album for the Christian metal band Wolves at the Gate Captors released on July 3, 2012 by Solid State Records and it was produced by Andreas Magnusson.

Critical reception

Captors garnered praise from eight music critics ratings and reviews. At HM, Dan Garcia rated the album four out of five stars, stating that the release "stays consistent and on point without being experimental." Graeme Crawford of Cross Rhythms rated the album nine out of ten squares, writing that the release "is very, very good." At Jesus Freak Hideout, Wayne Myatt rated the album four-and-a-half stars, saying that the release "remains enjoyable from beginning to end." Brody B of Indie Vision Music rated the album a perfect five stars, stating that the release is "fantastic" because it combines "thoughtful lyrics, interesting music, and a sound unlike anything else [he's] [...] heard." At Christian Music Zine, Jake Lipman rated the album four-and-a-half stars out of five, writing that "Not only have they created lyrically one of the most intricate worshipful albums for a heavy band, they've also managed to up their musicianship a couple notches".

Candice Haridimou rated the album a 70-percent, saying that the music is "effortlessly bouncing between clean and unclean parts which when combined, add huge emotional punches into each track here." At Mind Equals Blown, Jarrod Church rated the album an eight out of ten, stating how the inclusion of just a single ballad would have been beneficial says that "there is not a single bad track on the album, every song scoring a par at the very least", which in his estimation "is always a stellar accomplishment." At Seattle Weekly, Joe Williams gave a positive review, writing that the release "grinds between unyielding and beautiful."

Track listing

All tracks written by Stephen Cobucci and Wolves at the Gate.


  • Nick Detty - Unclean Vocals
  • Jeremy Steckel - Lead Guitar
  • Steven Cobucci - Rhythm Guitar, Clean Vocals, Additional Production
  • Ben Summers - Bass, Backing Vocals
  • Ben Millhouse - Drums
  • Additional musicians
  • Shane Blay (Oh, Sleeper, Wovenwar) - Vocals
  • Colin Jones - Vocals
  • Production
  • Brad Davis - Design
  • Brandon Ebel - Executive Producer
  • Troy Glessner - Mastering
  • Andreas Magnusson - Mixing, Producer
  • Adam Skatula - A&R
  • Chad Weirick - Management
  • Songs

    1The Harvest3:51
    3Morning Star4:00


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