Shogun (album)

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Shogun was the fourth studio album by the heavy metal band Trivium. The album released on September 23 2008 through Roadrunner Records. Work on the album started in October 2007, when the band wanted to try new things with their music.

Reviews[change | change source]

The album got very good reviews from many different websites. About.com gave the album four stars saying that "Shogun won't silence Trivium's legions of critics, but I think most fans will like the harsh vocals along with the great riffs and memorable melodies." [1] Allmusic's Eduardo Rivadavia said Shogun was "Trivium's most challenging and ambitious album yet." [2] IGN's Ed Thompson said that the "band have done what absolutely needed to be done." Thompson said it was Trivium's best album to date. [3]

Track listing[change | change source]

Singles[change | change source]

  1. "Kirisute Gomen" - Released August 11 2008 [4]
  2. "Into the Mouth of Hell We March" - Released September 21, 2008 [5]
  3. "Down from the Sky" - Released March 1, 2009 [6]
  4. "Throes of Perdition" - Released May 27, 2009 [7]

Album[change | change source]

All songs written and composed by Trivium, except where noted. 

Standard Edition
No. Title Length
1. "Kirisute Gomen"   6:28
2. "Torn Between Scylla and Charybdis"   6:49
3. "Down from the Sky"   5:35
4. "Into the Mouth of Hell We March"   5:52
5. "Throes of Perdition"   5:54
6. "Insurrection"   4:57
7. "The Calamity"   4:58
8. "He Who Spawned the Furies"   4:08
9. "Of Prometheus and the Crucifix"   4:40
10. "Like Callisto to a Star in Heaven"   5:25
11. "Shogun"   11:55
Total length:
66:41

References[change | change source]

  1. Bowar, Chad. "Trivium - Shogun review". Retrieved 30 August 2014. 
  2. Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Trivium - Shogun review". Retrieved 30 August 2014. 
  3. Thompson, Ed (October 6, 2008). "Trivium - Shogun review". Retrieved 30 August 2014. 
  4. "Kirisute Gomen - Trivium". Last.fm. Retrieved 30 August 2014. 
  5. "Into The Mouth Of Hell We March - Trivium". Last.fm. Retrieved 30 August 2014. 
  6. "Down From The Sky - Trivium". Last.fm. Retrieved 30 August 2014. 
  7. "Throes of Perdition". Last.fm. Retrieved 30 August 2014.