Superstarved

( 1 )

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Jason D. Taylor
After a three-year hiatus, Gravity Kills has returned with a new record label, Sanctuary records, and a brand new album, 2002's Superstarved, an album that finds the band picking up the industrial rock reins that they temporarily released after 1998's Perversion. The material found on Superstarved should feel familiar to any longterm fan, as Gravity Kills has continued mixing industrial rock sludge with underlying pop sensibilities that found them much success on their 1996 self-titled debut. Jeff Scheel's gritty, nasal vocals have only grown more aggressive during the band's hiatus, and he is in top form throughout Superstarved, lacing each song with bitter anguish as ...
See more details below
Available through our Marketplace sellers.
Other sellers (CD)
  • All (6) from $1.99   
  • New (2) from $13.65   
  • Used (4) from $1.99   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$13.65
Seller since 2010

Feedback rating:

(5156)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
BRAND NEW, Factory Sealed items direct from the Studios. 30 Day Satisfaction Guarantee. Quick International Airmail!

Ships from: Indian Trail, NC

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$23.46
Seller since 2010

Feedback rating:

(209)

Condition: New
AUDIO CD New 060768453920 NEW/SEALED & Perfect 4 Gift Giving-ADD TO CART ~~~ and Make Someone's Day a Special One: -)

Ships from: Geneva, IL

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Jason D. Taylor
After a three-year hiatus, Gravity Kills has returned with a new record label, Sanctuary records, and a brand new album, 2002's Superstarved, an album that finds the band picking up the industrial rock reins that they temporarily released after 1998's Perversion. The material found on Superstarved should feel familiar to any longterm fan, as Gravity Kills has continued mixing industrial rock sludge with underlying pop sensibilities that found them much success on their 1996 self-titled debut. Jeff Scheel's gritty, nasal vocals have only grown more aggressive during the band's hiatus, and he is in top form throughout Superstarved, lacing each song with bitter anguish as he pours his heart and soul into the music. Matt Dudenhoeffer, Douglas Firley, and Kurt Kerns build a veritable wall of distortion behind Scheel's prominent vocalization, and certainly prove they never missed a beat during the group's three-year downtime. The brooding bass that thickly blankets "Forget Your Name" churns the song into dark territories, which elevates the song immensely by adding texture and depth. "One Thing" is another highlight of Superstarved. With remarkably adept lyrical content and song formation, this may very well spur Gravity Kills back onto the charts in 2002. "Personal Jesus" relies on heavy programming, yet is distinguished by its Southern barroom rock style. Catchy vocals and a drumbeat similar to Marilyn Manson's "Beautiful People" combine to turn "Personal Jesus" into one of the most memorable songs on the album. Gravity Kills still wears its influences on its sleeves, as Superstarved does sound inspired by industrial legends such as Nine Inch Nails and Ministry, yet the band isn't reliant on those influences; they merely have learned from them. Superstarved is an impressive third album as it never once drifts into obscurity or loses its pace. Gravity Kills has rebounded after their lengthy time away from the spotlight and has brought with them an album that deserves recognition.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/19/2002
  • Label: Sanctuary Records
  • UPC: 060768453920
  • Catalog Number: 84539

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Love, Sex, And Money (3:40)
  2. 2 Take It All Away (3:49)
  3. 3 Fifteen Minutes (2:47)
  4. 4 Forget Your Name (3:56)
  5. 5 Enemy (3:42)
  6. 6 Breakdown (3:27)
  7. 7 Beg and Borrow (4:21)
  8. 8 One Thing (3:52)
  9. 9 Personal Jesus (3:15)
  10. 10 Wide Awake (4:08)
  11. 11 Suffocate (3:59)
  12. 12 Superstarved (3:27)
  13. 13 LSandM Reprise (2:10)
Read More Show Less

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Gravity Kills Primary Artist
Martin Atkins scratching
Bob Dog Sitar
Richard Fortus Guitar
Charles Levi Bass
Brad Booker Drums
Jeff Scheel Bass, Guitar, Drums, Bass Guitar, Vocals
Matt Dudenhoffer Bass, Guitar, Background Vocals
Derek Geisser Guitar
Technical Credits
Martin Atkins Arranger, Producer
Julian Beeston Programming, Engineer
Martin Gore Composer
Colin Jordan Mastering
Chris Wagner Logo Design
Gravity Kills Producer
John Bergin Artwork
Doug Firley Programming, Digital Editing
Chris Greene Vocal Producer
Jeff Scheel Programming, Digital Editing
Matt Dudenhoffer Programming
Grey Parker Engineer
John Byler Engineer
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 5
( 1 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(1)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    GREAT!

    People complain that these guys sound a lot like some other industrial bands that were popular in the late 90s... I'll admit that it's not groundbreaking, but it's still a lot of fun to listen to. Very catchy stuff from an underrated band. Theodore Korolchuk

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews