Dead to the World is the eighth studio album by the American alternative metal band Helmet, released on October 28, 2016.[7] It is the band's first studio album since Seeing Eye Dog (2010), as well as their first release on earMUSIC and their first one with bassist Dave Case.

Dead to the World
Helmet dead to the world cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 28, 2016 (2016-10-28)
Recorded2015–2016
GenreAlternative metal
Length36:58
LabelearMUSIC
ProducerPage Hamilton
Helmet chronology
Seeing Eye Dog
(2010)
Dead to the World
(2016)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic71/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[2]
Blabbermouth7/10[3]
Pitchfork6.8/10[4]
PopMatters7/10 stars[5]
Punknews3/5 stars[6]

The first song to be released from the album, "Bad News", premiered on October 5, 2016.[8]

Track listingEdit

All tracks are written by Page Hamilton, except where noted.

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Life or Death" 3:03
2."I ♥ My Guru" 2:51
3."Bad News"Hamilton, Bill Stevenson2:36
4."Red Scare"Hamilton, Stevenson3:19
5."Dead to the World" 3:32
6."Green Shirt" (Elvis Costello cover)Elvis Costello3:03
7."Expect the World" 4:07
8."Die Alone" 2:40
9."Drunk in the Afternoon" 4:22
10."Look Alive" 4:11
11."Life or Death (Slow)" 3:14
Total length:36:58

PersonnelEdit

ChartsEdit

Chart (2016) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[9] 85

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dead to the World by Helmet". Metacritic. Retrieved February 9, 2017.
  2. ^ Monger, James Christopher. "Dead to the World - Helmet". AllMusic. Retrieved February 9, 2017.
  3. ^ Van Horn Jr., Ray (February 9, 2017). "CD Reviews - Dead To The World Helmet". Blabbermouth.net.
  4. ^ Kulkarni, Saby Reyes (November 11, 2016). "Helmet: Dead to the World Album Review". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved February 9, 2017.
  5. ^ Garratt, John (November 15, 2016). "Helmet: Dead to the World". PopMatters. Retrieved February 9, 2017.
  6. ^ Trauma, Tom (December 1, 2016). "Helmet - Dead to the World". Punknews.org. Retrieved February 9, 2017.
  7. ^ "Helmet Announces First Studio Album In Six Years, 'Dead To The World'". Blabbermouth.net. September 7, 2016. Retrieved September 11, 2016.
  8. ^ "Helmet: Lyric Video For New Song 'Bad News'". Blabbermouth.net. October 5, 2016. Retrieved October 25, 2016.
  9. ^ "ARIA CHART WATCH #393". auspOp. November 5, 2016. Retrieved November 5, 2016.