Powerman 5000 - Tonight The Stars Revolt (CD)
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- Heavy Metal
- Number of Discs
- Tonight the Stars Revolt! [PA]
- Country of Origin
- Dreamworks SKG
- Mono / Stereo
- CMJ (7/19/99, p.3) - "...tighter than a barbed wire noose wrapped around your neck....[TONIGHT] relies on sci-fi imagery and memorable hooks that are sharp enough to catch more than a few big, heavy fish."
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Eye Is upon You, An
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Super Nova Goes Pop
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] When Worlds Collide
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Nobody's Real
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] System 11:11
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Tonight the Stars Revolt!
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Automatic
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Son of X-51, The
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Operate, Annihilate
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Blast off to Nowhere - (featuring Rob Zombie)
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] They Know Who You Are
- [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] Good Times Roll - (featuring DJ Lethal)
- [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] Watch the Sky for Me - (featuring Ginger Fish)
Powerman 5000: Spider One (vocals); Adam 12, M.33 (guitar); Dorian 27 (bass); Al 3 (drums).
Additional personnel: Rob Zombie, DJ Lethal, Ginger Fish.
Producers: Powerman 5000, Sylvia Massy, Ulrich Wild.
Personnel: Adam ?, M (guitar); Ginger Fish (piano); Al (drums); Statik, Statik Humphery, Marc LaCorte, Scott Humphrey (programming); DJ Lethal (turntables).
Audio Mixers: Frank Gryner; Scott Humphrey; Ulrich Wild.
Recording information: Sound City; Sunset Studios; The Chop Shop & Music Rinder.
Photographer: Chapman Baehler.
POWERMAN 5000 is an agreeably cartoonish metal/rap hybrid, distinguished by sci-fi and superhero imagery and lead singer Spider One's hilariously over-the-top declamations. Any similarity to White Zombie is totally intentional; in fact, Rob Zombie himself shows up on the aptly named "Blast Off to Nowhere." Other highlights include "When Worlds Collide" and "Nobody's Real," which have rather canny big chorus sing-along hooks, and don't miss a cover of The Cars' "Good Times Roll" that totally out-sinisters the original. Bottom line: exactly the kind of album Beavis and Butt-Head would have killed for.
- 39m 9s
- Studio / Live
- Video Disabled
- Powerman 5000
- Universal Distribution
- Joe Barresi; Sylvia Massy
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