Label: Metal Mind Records - MASS 0299 • Format: Cassette Album, Stereo • Country: Poland • Genre: Rock • Style: Hardcore, Speed Metal
Speak English or Die is the debut studio album by the crossover thrash band Stormtroopers of Deathit was released in August Youre Gonna Make Me Love Somebody Else (Henry Greenwood Re-Edit) - Various - Philadelphia Internati Parts of the songs, "March of the S.
After Anthrax finished recording Spreading the Diseasethere was still some studio time left, so members Scott Ian and Charlie Benante called some friends, practiced some songs, and recorded it all within a week. Many point to this album - and particularly, the song "Milk" - as one of the first songs to feature a blast beatcourtesy of Benante.
The first time it really happened was on S. Now a lot of bands are using it, and doing it really well. The album had some controversy due Arbete & Fritid* - Arbete & Fritids Andra LP the lyrics, which are homophobic, xenophobic, and misogynistic.
Dan Lilker stated, "The lyrics were never intended to be serious, just to piss people off. In an interview with Songfacts inwhen asked "If Speak English or Die came out This Is Where The Trolley Ends - StarKid - Apocalyptour, do you think that because of the political correctness of today, it would go over the same?
Nevertheless, it was what it was, which is saying it is what it is, but back then. And I don't regret it. Maybe minor aspects went overboard with certain lyrical things, but then again, we didn't really mean them. Perhaps if people realize that, then it's just more funny. Speak English or Die was well received and is considered one of the greatest and most influential crossover thrash albums of all time. Speak English or Die has sold over 1 million copies worldwide.
The album was re-released by Megaforce in August and a platinum edition of the album was released in February Al Jourgensenfrontman of industrial metal band Ministrydescribes Speak English or Die as an influential album that inspired him to add thrash metal guitar riffs to the band's music starting with 's The Mind Is a Terrible Thing to Taste. He adds that Speak English or Die is "one of the best records ever. Scott Ian once recalled that Eddie Vedder was Douche Crew - S.O.D.: Stormtroopers Of Death* - Speak English Or Die fan of the album as well, saying he "cornered me one night at a party for 25 minutes telling me this story about the first time he heard Speak English Or Die and how it affected his life.
There were also plans for a Speak English Or Die tribute album featuring multiple artists during the late '90s, but the release never materialized. The bonus track "Ram It Up" added in reissues was an outtake from the original album sessions that appeared already in in the Megaforce From the Megavault compilation. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Douche Crew - S.O.D.: Stormtroopers Of Death* - Speak English Or Die of Death. Thrash metal crossover thrash. The Quietus. March 9, Retrieved May 8, Nuclear Blast Records.
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