Label: Wrong Records - Wrong 33 LP • Format: Vinyl LP, Album Blue • Country: Europe • Genre: Rock • Style: Hardcore, Punk
All Roads Lead to Ausfahrt is the tenth and final studio album by Vancouver punk rock band Nomeansno. It was released by the band's own Wrong Records imprint, in conjunction with AntAcidAudio in North America and Southern Records in Europe, making it their first record not to be released by the Alternative Tentacles imprint since Mama in The album marked a return to shorter and less experimental songs than their previous efforts, Dance of the Headless Bourgeoisie and One Nomeansno split with their longtime label Alternative Tentacles intwo years after the release of their ninth album, One.
They began the process of re-releasing their albums on their own Wrong Records imprint, and issued their best-of album The People's Choice in The band began rehearsing a batch of new songs for their tenth album inaround the time of touring in support of The People's Choice.
The new songs contained more songwriting input from drummer John Wright than those on the band's previous albums. After One had come out, which was a fairly, well, not really dark album, but it was a "sit and listen to on your own" kind of record. With the longer songs, especially with "Bitches' Brew", I really enjoyed that and was really happy with it. I think it is one of our stronger records. But we thought, Dance of the Headless Bourgeoisie was a very obscure album and not our greatest effort, so Ausfahrt was like, let's do some short songs, 10 or 12 on the album, and keep it under 50 minutes, and Ashes - Nomeansno - All Roads Lead To Ausfahrt try to do something rocking Hive Creative Labs was larger and more advanced than the studios in which the band had recorded their previous albums.
All Roads Lead to Ausfahrt' s title was inspired by the highway exit signs the band Oscar Denayer - Accordeon In Gold 2 for Ausfahrt German for "exit" while touring in Germany. The album art combined elements of German traffic signage and Telus typography, as well as photographs.
According to Rob Wright, the working title for the album was Nihilism for Dummies. The album was released in August 22, by the band's own imprint, Wrong Records. The six-year gap between One and All Roads Lead to Ausfahrt was the longest between albums in the band's career.
The band embarked upon extensive touring in support of the record. In total, they played shows on the supporting tour and enjoyed the greatest financial success of their career. The record was generally received well and appreciated for its return to a rawer punk sound. In a glowing review, AllMusic critic Jo-Ann Greene praised the album's "rapid-fire series of dramatic images and aural Get Mine - Angel Lee - Kindred Spirits that leave the listener Ashes - Nomeansno - All Roads Lead To Ausfahrt and sated by the end" and "musicianship that inevitably leaves one's mouth gaping.
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