Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace

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Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 17, 2008 (2008-06-17)
(see Release history)
RecordedNovember 16, 2006[1]-April 9, 2008[2] at Plantation Mixing and Recording, Haiku, Hawaii, D-13 Studio, Huntington Beach, California, and Henson Recording Studios, Los Angeles, California
GenrePop punk, alternative rock, skate punk, post-hardcore
ProducerBob Rock
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Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace

Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace is the eighth album by American punk rock band The Offspring, released in 2008. It was their first album of new material in nearly five years, following 2003's Splinter, and their first to be produced by Bob Rock. It had produced four singles: "Hammerhead", "You're Gonna Go Far, Kid", "Kristy, Are You Doing Okay?" and "Half-Truism".

Although drummer Atom Willard (who left in July 2007) was still a member of the band during the recording, session musician Josh Freese actually handled the drum tracks, like he did on Splinter. Due to contract issues with Geffen Records, Willard could not do recording on the album and later decided to leave the band and continue his duties in Angels & Airwaves full time while former Face to Face drummer Pete Parada joined the band just in time for the tour.[4]

Track listing[change | change source]

  1. "Half-Truism" – 3:26
  2. "Trust in You" – 3:09
  3. "You're Gonna Go Far, Kid" – 2:58
  4. "Hammerhead" – 4:38
  5. "A Lot Like Me" – 4:28
  6. "Takes Me Nowhere" – 2:59
  7. "Kristy, Are You Doing Okay?" – 3:42
  8. "Nothingtown" – 3:29
  9. "Stuff Is Messed Up" – 3:32
  10. "Fix You" – 4:19
  11. "Let's Hear It for Rock Bottom" – 4:05
  12. "Rise and Fall" – 2:59

Personnel[change | change source]

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Additional personnel[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Recording Begins Archived 2006-11-18 at the Wayback Machine, Offspring.com, 11-16-2006
  2. Maui, HI (Dexter) Archived 2008-04-11 at the Wayback Machine, Offspring.com, 04-09-2008
  3. Robert Christgau. "Consumer Guide Reviews". Retrieved 28 July 2013.
  4. The Offspring have a new drummer Archived 2008-07-05 at the Wayback Machine, Offspring.com, 07-27-2007