Graveyard Shift (album)

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Graveyard Shift
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Studio album by Motionless in White
Released May 5, 2017 (2017-05-05)
Recorded 2016
Genre Gothic metal, nu metal,[1] industrial metal[2]
Length 48:06
Label Roadrunner
Producer Drew Fulk, Chris Motionless
Motionless in White chronology
Reincarnate
(2014)Reincarnate2014
Graveyard Shift
(2017)
Singles from Graveyard Shift
  1. "570"
    Released: June 24, 2016
  2. "Eternally Yours"
    Released: January 27, 2017
  3. "LOUD (Fuck It)"
    Released: March 3, 2017
  4. "Rats"
    Released: April 30, 2017
  5. "Necessary Evil"
    Released: September 27, 2017
  6. "Voices"
    Released: May 23, 2018
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Hard Rock Reviews(8.8/10)[3]

Graveyard Shift is the fourth studio album by American metal band Motionless in White. It was released on May 5, 2017 through Roadrunner Records and is the first release on a major label since the band's departure from Fearless Records.[4] The album's track list was revealed on March 3 together with the release of the single, "LOUD (Fuck It)", which debuted on Octane with an accompanying music video.[5] It is the band's last album with both keyboardist Josh Balz and bassist Devin "Ghost" Sola.

The album also features a collaboration with Korn frontman Jonathan Davis on the song "Necessary Evil".[6] The album debuted at no. 27 on the Billboard 200 chart.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Rats"3:55
2."Queen for Queen"3:22
3."Necessary Evil" (featuring Jonathan Davis)3:48
4."Soft"3:30
5."Untouchable"3:58
6."Not My Type: Dead as Fuck 2"4:22
7."The Ladder"4:17
8."Voices"3:44
9."LOUD (Fuck It)"3:42
10."570"4:31
11."Hourglass"3:45
12."Eternally Yours"5:12
13."Eternally Yours (Ricky Horror Acoustic Version)"4:26

Personnel[edit]

Credits retrieved from AllMusic.[7]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2017) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[9] 35
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[10] 126
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[11] 83
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[12] 88
New Zealand Heatseekers Albums (RMNZ)[13] 6
Scottish Albums (OCC)[14] 47
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[15] 99
UK Albums (OCC)[16] 72
US Billboard 200[17] 27
US Top Hard Rock Albums (Billboard)[18] 1
US Top Rock Albums (Billboard)[19] 5

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Interview: Motionless in White’s Chris Motionless talks, new label, nu-metal, death of Scranton sceneMetal Insider". Metal Insider. May 1, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Album Review: MOTIONLESS IN WHITE - Graveyard Shift". May 9, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Album Review: Motionless in White - Graveyard Shift". 8 June 2017. 
  4. ^ "Motionless In White won't release new album on Fearless Records". Altpress.com. Retrieved May 2, 2017. 
  5. ^ "Motionless In White release new single". Retrieved May 2, 2017. 
  6. ^ "Motionless In White announces details for new album 'Graveyard Shift'". Retrieved May 2, 2017. 
  7. ^ "Graveyard Shift album credits review". Retrieved May 8, 2017. 
  8. ^ "6 songs you didn't know the White Noise helped create — from Motionless In White to Cane Hill - Features - Alternative Press". Alternative Press. 
  9. ^ "Australiancharts.com – Motionless in White – Graveyard Shift". Hung Medien. Retrieved May 13, 2017.
  10. ^ "Ultratop.be – Motionless in White – Graveyard Shift" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved May 13, 2017.
  11. ^ "Motionless in White Chart History (Canadian Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved May 16, 2017.
  12. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Motionless in White – Graveyard Shift" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved May 12, 2017.
  13. ^ "NZ Heatseekers Albums Chart". Recorded Music NZ. May 15, 2017. Retrieved May 12, 2017. 
  14. ^ "Official Scottish Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved May 13, 2017.
  15. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Motionless in White – Graveyard Shift". Hung Medien. Retrieved May 17, 2017.
  16. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved May 13, 2017.
  17. ^ "Motionless in White Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved May 16, 2017.
  18. ^ "Motionless in White Chart History (Top Hard Rock Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved May 16, 2017.
  19. ^ "Motionless in White Chart History (Top Rock Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved May 16, 2017.