The Black Market

Rise Against - The Black Market
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
2014 Ratings: #847 / 1003
User Score
Based on 63 ratings
2014 Ratings: #302
Liked by 4 people
July 15, 2014 / Release Date
LP / Format
Interscope / Label
Punk Rock / Genres
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I had a version of this album a long time ago that was modified by someone to create a "better vocal" mix. Now after revisiting the original quality album, I understand why he did that. I don't hate this album, and generally, I recommend it to most people, but there's a decline in Tim's vocals that's super apparent on this album. It's a shame that this happened and maybe one day the band will remaster this thing.
The Great Die-Off - 3/5
I Don't Want To Be Here Anymore - 5/5 ❤
Tragedy + Time - 5/5 ❤
The Black Market - 4/5
The Eco-Terrorist In Me - 3/5
Sudden Life - 3/5
A Beautiful Indifference - 3/5
Methadone - 5/5 ❤
Zero Visibility - 4/5
Awake Too Long - 4/5
People Live Here - 3/5
Bridges - 3/5
The same type of music, but made more for mainstream rock radio
Refresher Course Volume 1: Rise Against

Chapter 7: The Black Market

Regardless of the execution, The Black Market was the record that Rise Against needed to make at this point in their career.

The album kicks off with the 3 and a half minute bangeroni pizza "The Great Die-Off", complete with the band's usual brand of riffs galore, bass heavy, radio-ready revolution rock. And get this, there's even strings! Even if this track is very typical for the band at this point, the ... read more
You'll know this is Rise Against as soon as you listen, and yes, you'll be bored before you know it.
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Track List

  1. The Great Die-Off 
  2. I Don't Want To Be Here Anymore
  3. Tragedy + Time
  4. The Black Market
  5. The Eco-Terrorist In Me
  6. Sudden Life
  7. A Beautiful Indifference
  8. Methadone
  9. Zero Visibility
  10. Awake Too Long
  11. People Live Here
  12. Bridges
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Added on: June 20, 2014