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On December 9, 2003.

On December 9, 2003, “Columbia” label released “Splinter”, the seventh Offspring studio album. It was recorded January – August 2003, at “Henson Recording Studios” in Los Angeles,  “Southern Tracks Recording” in Atlanta, Georgia, and was produced by Brendan O’Brien, Dexter Holland, Noodles and Greg K. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”.

Personnel:

  • Dexter Holland– lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Noodles– lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Greg K.– bass, backing vocals
  • Josh Freese– drums
  • Ronnie King– keyboards
  • Jim Lindberg, Jack Grisham, Chris “X-13” Higgins, Lauren Kinkade – backing vocals
  • 2002 Reading Festival Crowd – crowd vocals
  • Mark Moreno – DJ scratching
  • Phil Jordan – trumpet
  • Jason Powell – saxophone
  • Erich Marbach – trombone
  • Brendan O’Brien– piano
  • Natalie Leggett, Mario De Leon, Eve Butler, Denyse Buffum, Matt Funes – violins
  • Josefina Vergara – concert master
  • Suzie Katayama – orchestration
  • Larry Corbett – cello
  • Gayle Levant – harp
  • Brendan O’Brien – mixing
  • Billy Bowers – engineer
  • Nick DiDia, Brian Humphrey, Phil Martin, Kevil Mills, Jamie Sickora, Karl Egsieker, Bryan Cook – assistant engineer
  • Steve Masi – guitar technician
  • Eddy Schreyer, Bernie Grundman – mastering
  • Sean Evans – art direction
  • Justin Beope, Sarkis Kaloustian – CD art adaption
  • Rupert Truman – photography
  • Storm Thorgerson, Peter Curzon, Darrell Lance Abbott – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Dexter Holland.

  1. Neocon
  2. The Noose
  3. Long Way Home
  4. Hit That
  5. Rage Against Myself
  6. (Can’t Get My) Head Around You
  7. The Worst Hangover Ever
  8. Never Gonna Find Me
  9. Lightning Rod
  10. Spare Me the Details
  11. Da Hui
  12. When You’re in Prison
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On July 19, 2008.

On July 19, 2008, “Dew Process” label released “White Noise”, the fifth Living End album. It was recorded in 2008, at “Water Music Studios” in Hoboken, New Jersey, and was produced by John Agnello. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”.

Personnel:

  • Chris Cheney– vocals, guitar
  • Scott Owen– double bass, backing vocals
  • Andy Strachan– drums, backing vocals
  • Franz Nicolay(The Hold Steady) – keyboards, string arrangements
  • Pinky Weitzman – viola
  • Sarah Bernstein, Margaret White – violin
  • Shandra Wolley – cello
  • Kalju Tonuma- pre-production
  • Brendan O’Brien- mixing
  • Billy Bowers – Pro Tools engineer
  • Dave Jones – mix assistant
  • Kory Aaron – mix assistant

Track listing:

All tracks by Chris Cheney.

  1. How Do We Know?
  2. Raise the Alarm
  3. White Noise
  4. Moment in the Sun
  5. Waiting for the Silence
  6. Make the Call
  7. Loaded Gun
  8. Kid
  9. 21st Century
  10. Hey Hey Disbeliever
  11. Sum of Us

On June 19, 2001.

On June 19, 2001, “Capitol” label released “Trust No One”, the debut Dave Navarro solo album. It was recorded in 1999, at “Mad Hatter Studios”, “Sunset Sound Recorders”, “NRG Recording Studios” in Los Angeles, “Media Vortex” in Burbank, California, “Southern Tracks” in Atlanta, Georgia, and was produced by Dave Navarro, Rich Costey, Andrew Slater and Jimmy Boyle.
Personnel:
• Dave Navarro – lead vocals, acoustic and guitars, bass, synthesizer, keyboards, sampling
• Matt Chamberlain – drums
• Rich Costey – programming, additional guitar, synth programming, chorus guitar, , vibraphone
• Mike Elizondo – bass
• Roy Mayorga – drums, percussion
• Holly Palmer – vocals
• DJ Numark – additional production, drum programming
• Jon Brion – intro voice, slide bass, additional guitar, ring modulator guitar
• Pinky Villandry – backing vocals
• Eugene – strings
• Twiggy Ramirez – bass
• Stephen Perkins – drums
• Monet Mazur – background scream
• Danny Saber – additional production, programming, bass
• Brendan O’Brien – bass and keyboards
• Andrew Slater – executive producer
• Brendan O’Brien – mixer
• Rich Costey – mixer
• Jimmy Boyle – engineer
• Dale Lawton – assistant engineer
• Geoff Walcha – assistant engineer
• Ryan Williams – assistant engineer
• Dave Ahlert – assistant engineer
• Steve Mixdorf – assistant engineer
• Mark Plati, Dave Schiffman, Danny Saber – additional engineering
• Mastered by Eddy Schreyer and Gene Grimaldi
Track listing:
All tracks by Dave Navarro, except where noted.

1. Rexall
2. Hungry
3. Sunny Day
4. Mourning Son
5. Everything
6. Not for Nothing
7. Avoiding the Angel
8. Very Little Daylight
9. Venus in Furs – Lou Reed
10. Slow Motion Sickness

 

On May 22, 2007.

On May 22, 2007, “Island” label released “The Sun and the Moon”, the second Bravery studio album. It was recorded in 1979, and was produced by Brendan O’Brien.

Personnel:

  • Sam Endicott- lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Michael Zakarin – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • John Conway – keyboards, backing vocals
  • Mike Hindert- bass, backing vocals
  • Anthony Burulcich – drums, backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Sam Endicott.

  1. Intro (featuring Chopin’s Nocturne Op. 9, No. 2 on the Moonversion)
  2. Believe
  3. This Is Not the End
  4. Every Word Is a Knife in My Ear
  5. Bad Sun
  6. Time Won’t Let Me Go
  7. Tragedy Bound
  8. Fistful of Sand
  9. Angelina
  10. Split Me Wide Open
  11. Above and Below
  12. The Ocean

On March 27, 2001.

On March 27, 2001, “Columbia” label released “Drops of Jupiter”, the second Train album. It was recorded 1999-2000, and was produced by Brendan O’Brien. The album was certified 2× Platinum in the US by the “RIAA”, and 2x Platinum in Canada by the “CRIA: in Canada.

Personnel:

  • Pat Monahan- lead vocals, percussion, saxophone, trumpet, vibraphone
  • Jimmy Stafford – lead guitar, backing vocals, mandolin
  • Rob Hotchkiss- rhythm guitar, backing vocals, bass, harmonica
  • Charlie Colin – bass, backing vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Scott Underwood- drums, keyboards, percussion, programming
  • Paul Buckmaster- conductor, string arrangements, orchestral arrangements
  • Brendan O’Brien– keyboards
  • David Campbell- string arrangements
  • Carl Gorodetzky – violin, concert master, contractor
  • Suzie Katayama – cello, contractor
  • Chuck Leavell– piano
  • Michael Markman – violin
  • Bob Mason – cello
  • Fleming McWilliams- backing vocals
  • Dan Smith – cello
  • Kris Wilkinson – viola
  • Evan Wilson – viola
  • Tim Devine- A&R
  • Joel Zimmerman – art direction
  • Stephen Saper – authoring
  • Arnie Pustilnik – direction
  • David Bryant – engineer
  • Steve Churchyard– engineer
  • Nick DiDia– engineer
  • Ryan Williams – engineer
  • Karl Egsieker – assistant engineer
  • Steve Genewick – assistant engineer
  • Tony Hernandez – illustrations
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Ralf Strathmann – photography
  • Brendan O’Brien– mixing
  • Erin Haley – production coordination
  • Cheryl Mondello – production coordination

Track listing:

All tracks by Pat Monahan, Jimmy Stafford, Rob Hotchkiss, Charlie Colin and Scott Underwood.

  1. She’s on Fire
  2. I Wish You Would
  3. Drops of Jupiter
  4. It’s About You
  5. Hopeless
  6. Respect
  7. Let it Roll
  8. Something More
  9. Whipping Boy
  10. Getaway
  11. Mississippi

On November 28, 2006.

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On November 28, 2006, “Epic” label released “Light Grenades”, the sixth Incubus studio album. It was recorded January – July 2006, at “Henson Recording Studios” in Hollywood, and at “Southern Tracks Recording” in Atlanta, Georgia, and was produced by Brendan O’Brien.

Personnel:

  • Brandon Boyd- lead vocals, percussion, guitar
  • Mike Einziger- lead guitar, Rhodes, string arrangements, bass guitar
  • Jose Pasillas- drums
  • Ben Kenney- bass guitar, vocals
  • Chris Kilmore- turntables, Hammond B3, Moog Voyager, Rhodes,  piano, Marxophone, theremin

Track listing:

All tracks by Incubus.

  1. Quicksand
  2. A Kiss to Send Us Off
  3. Dig
  4. Anna Molly
  5. Love Hurts
  6. Light Grenades
  7. Earth to Bella (Part I)
  8. Oil and Water
  9. Diamonds and Coal
  10. Rogues
  11. Paper Shoes
  12. Pendulous Threads
  13. Earth to Bella (Part II)

 

On November 2, 1999.

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On November 2, 1999, “Epic” label released “The Battle of Los Angeles”, the third Rage Against the Machine studio album. It was recorded September – October 1998, and was produced by Brendan O’Brien. The album cover art was artwork by the LA Street Phantom aka Joey Krebs aka Joel Jaramillo.Both “Time” and “Rolling Stone” magazines named it the Best Album of 1999.

Personnel:

  • Zack de la Rocha– vocals
  • Tom Morello– guitars
  • Tim Commerford (credited as “YTimK”) – bass
  • Brad Wilk– drums
  • Brendan O’Brien– mixing
  • Rage Against the Machine – co-production
  • Nick DiDia – engineering, recording
  • Russ Fowler – additional engineering
  • Sugar D – additional engineering
  • German Villacorta – assistant engineering
  • Roger Sommers – assistant engineering
  • Kevin Lively – assistant engineering
  • Ryan Williams – engineering
  • Karl Egsieker – assistant engineering
  • Monique Mitzrahl – assistant engineering
  • Kevin Dean – assistant engineering
  • Michael Parnin – assistant engineering
  • “Atom” – assistant engineering
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Andrew Garver – digital editing
  • Cheryl Mondello – production coordination
  • Erin Haley – production coordination
  • Rage Against the Machine – art direction
  • Aimee Macauley – art direction
  • Joey Krebs – artwork
  • Danny Clinch – photography
  • Matt DeMello (eye cue); photography
  • Steven Tirona – additional photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Zack de la Rocha; all music by Rage Against the Machine.

  1. Testify
  2. Guerilla Radio
  3. Calm Like a Bomb
  4. Mic Check
  5. Sleep Now in the Fire
  6. Born of a Broken Man
  7. Born as Ghosts
  8. Maria
  9. Voice of the Voiceless
  10. New Millennium Homes
  11. Ashes in the Fall
  12. War Within a Breath