Coal Chamber

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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Huey
While Coal Chamber's self-titled debut album doesn't sound all that original White Zombie and Korn are obvious touchstones, they are certainly one of the better bands in the so-called alternative metal genre. Their sound is noisy and powerful, they seem to approach the music with strong emotional commitment, and B. Dez Fafara's vocals are appealingly left-of-center. It's not always consistent -- the riffs aren't always memorable often due to the use of only two notes, "Amir of the Desert" is an annoying throwaway, and "Sway" earns debit points for recycling the "the roof, the roof, the roof is on fire" chant yet again. For the most part, though, Coal Chamber marks this band ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Huey
While Coal Chamber's self-titled debut album doesn't sound all that original White Zombie and Korn are obvious touchstones, they are certainly one of the better bands in the so-called alternative metal genre. Their sound is noisy and powerful, they seem to approach the music with strong emotional commitment, and B. Dez Fafara's vocals are appealingly left-of-center. It's not always consistent -- the riffs aren't always memorable often due to the use of only two notes, "Amir of the Desert" is an annoying throwaway, and "Sway" earns debit points for recycling the "the roof, the roof, the roof is on fire" chant yet again. For the most part, though, Coal Chamber marks this band as one to watch, and fans of the genre will almost certainly enjoy the record.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/11/1997
  • Label: Roadrunner Records
  • UPC: 016861886325
  • Catalog Number: 618863
  • Sales rank: 44,678

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Loco (4:14)
  2. 2 Bradley (3:03)
  3. 3 Oddity (3:18)
  4. 4 Unspoiled (2:59)
  5. 5 Big Truck (3:31)
  6. 6 Sway (3:35)
  7. 7 First (4:12)
  8. 8 Maricon Puto (0:46)
  9. 9 I (3:49)
  10. 10 Clock (2:59)
  11. 11 My Frustration (3:59)
  12. 12 Amir of the Desert (0:45)
  13. 13 Dreamtime (3:43)
  14. 14 Pig (8:27)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Coal Chamber Primary Artist
Eric Levy Percussion, Background Vocals
Nathan "Karma" Cox Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Jay Baumgardner Producer
Amir Derakh Engineer
Mike Cox Composer
Miguel Rascon Composer
Rayna Foss Composer
B. Dez Fafara Composer
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Customer Reviews

Average Rating 4.5
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    This is an awesome cd

    Coal Chamber is true talent.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    This album rocks!!!

    I t has a perfect mix of metal and catchy beats. Their sound is unique it blends a syntisizer type melody with heavy guitar to make a killer sound

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Excellent Album!!

    This is what i have to say. This album rocks. I mean it is heavy at the very first song then a few after that. then you get your occasional slow song. This album literally hit the fan. I would have gave it a 5 but i have pretty high standards.

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    Posted December 26, 2008

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