29 June 2004
Metal Blade Records
| June 29, 2004 (2004-06-29)|
Zing Recording Studios, Westfield, MA
Our Days of Eulogy
Unearth albums, Metalcore albums
The Oncoming Storm is the second studio album by American metalcore band, Unearth. It was released on June 29, 2004 through Metal Blade Records. The album was produced by Killswitch Engage guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz, and was their first major release through Metal Blade Records. This was also their first album with drummer Mike Justian and bassist John "Slo" Maggard, replacing Mike Rudberg and Chris "Rover" Rybicki respectively.
After its release, the album entered the Billboard album charts at number 105, selling 13,285 copies.
A special edition of the album was released on October 18, 2005. It contained two bonus tracks, and a DVD featuring live performances, backstage footage, interviews, an inside look to the recording of the album and four music videos.
The Oncoming Storm was well received by the public. On Rate Your Music the album has an average rating of 3.41 of 5, based on more than 600 ratings, and on Sputnikmusic the album has an "excellent" average rating of 3.9 of 5, based on more than 850 ratings.
All lyrics written by Trevor Phipps; all music composed by Unearth.
Production and performance credits are adapted from the album liner notes of the 2004 version.Unearth
Trevor Phipps – lead vocals
Buz McGrath – guitars
Ken Susi – guitars, backing vocals on "Endless", "Lie to Purify"
John "Slo" Maggard – bass, piano, guitars on "Aries"
Mike Justian – drums
Adam Dutkiewicz – production, engineering, mixing
Alan Douches – mastering, CD enhancement
Cory Kilduff – layout
Matt Hayes – layout
Aaron Marsh – layout
Grail – photos
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