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On August 6, 2013.

On August 6, 2013, “T Sensibility Music” and “Columbia Records” labels released “The Civil Wars”, the second and final  Civil Wars album. It was recorded in 2013, in Nashville, and was produced by Charlie Peacock and Rick Rubin.


  • Joy Williams– vocals
  • John Paul White– vocals, electric and acoustic guitar
  • Charlie Peacock– engineering, arrangements
  • Tom Elmhirst– mixing
  • Ben Baptie – Pro Tools, mixing assistant
  • Joe Visciano – mixing assistant

Track listing:

  1. The One That Got Away – Joy Williams, John Paul White, Charlie Peacock
  2. I Had Me a Girl – Joy Williams, John Paul White
  3. Same Old Same Old – Joy Williams, John Paul White
  4. Dust to Dust – Joy Williams, John Paul White
  5. Eavesdrop – Joy Williams, John Paul White, Charlie Peacock
  6. Devil’s Backbone – Joy Williams, John Paul White, Charlie Peacock
  7. From This Valley – Joy Williams, John Paul White, Phil Madeira
  8. Tell Mama – Clarence Carter, Marcus Daniel, Wilbur Terrell
  9. Oh Henry – Joy Williams, John Paul White
  10. Disarm – Billy Corgan
  11. Sacred Heart – Joy Williams, John Paul White
  12. D’Arline – Joy Williams, John Paul White



On July 9, 2002.

On July 9, 2002, “Warner Bros” label released “By the Way”, the eighth Red Hot Chili Peppers studio album. It was recorded November 2001 – May 2002, at “Cello Studios” and “Chateau Marmont” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Rick Rubin.  Album paintings, photography and art direction is credited to Julian Schnabel, Anthony Kiedis, John Frusciante, Michael “Flea” Balzary and Chad Smith. The album was certified Platinum in Argentina by “CAPIF”, 5 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, Platinum in Austria by “IFPI”, 2 x Platinum in Brazil by “Pro-Música Brasil”, 2 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, Platinum in Finland by “Musiikkituottajat”, Platinum in France by “SNEP”, Platinum in Greece by “IFPI Greece”, 2 x Platinum in Japan by “RIAJ”, 2 x Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”, 2 x Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPISwitzerland”, 6 x Platinum in UK by “BPI”, and 2 x Platinum in US by “RIAA”.


  • Anthony Kiedis– lead vocals
  • John Frusciante– guitar, backing vocals, piano, keyboards, modular synthesizer, bass
  • Michael “Flea” Balzary– bass, trumpet, harmonica, backing vocals, double bass, guitar
  • Chad Smith– drums, percussion, tambourine
  • Ryan Hewitt – engineer
  • Marc Mann– arranger
  • Ethan Mates – recording engineer
  • Vlado Meller– mastering
  • Rick Rubin– engineering
  • Jim Scott – mix engineer, recording engineer
  • Jason Wormer – recording engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Anthony Kiedis, John Frusciante, Michael “Flea” Balzary and Chad Smith

  1. By the Way
  2. Universal Speaking
  3. This is the Place
  4. Dosed
  5. Don’t Forget Me
  6. The Zephyr Song
  7. Can’t Stop
  8. I Could Die for You
  9. Midnight
  10. Throw Away Your Television
  11. Cabron
  12. Tear
  13. Oh Mercury
  14. Minor Thing
  15. Warm tape
  16. Venice Queen

On June 23, 2009.

On June 23, 2009, “Columbia” label released “Back & Fourth”, the fourth Pete Yorn album. It was recorded 2006–2009, in Omaha, Nebraska, and was produced by Mike Mogis.


  • Pete Yorn– lead and backing vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar,  percussion
  • Ben Brodin – bowed vibes, Hammond B-3 organ, piano, pump organ, vibraphone, Wurlitzer
  • Joe Carnes – bass guitar, upright bass
  • Jason DeWater – french horn
  • Leslie Fagan – flute, alto flute
  • Orenda Fink – backing vocals
  • Craig Fuller – tuba
  • Scott Gaeta – drums
  • Tom Hartig – tenor saxophone
  • Mike Mogis – bowed vibes, e-bow, baritone guitar, electric guitar, hammer dulcimer, mandolin, percussion, string arrangements, vibraphone, Wurlitzer
  • Anton Patzner – string arrangements, violin
  • Louis Patzner – string arrangements, cello
  • Darrin Pettit – tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone
  • Jonny Polonsky – bajo sexto, 12-string electric guitar, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, nylon string guitar
  • Scott Quackenbush – trumpet
  • Walt Vincent – keyboard bass, synthesizer bass, Wurlitzer
  • Nate Walcott – Hammond B-3 organ, hornarrangements, piano, string arrangements, tack piano
  • Joey Waronker– drums, percussion
  • Jay Wise – trombone
  • Rick Rubin – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Pete Yorn.

  1. Don’t Wanna Cry
  2. Paradise Cove
  3. Close
  4. Social Development Dance
  5. Shotgun
  6. Last Summer
  7. Thinking of You
  8. Country
  9. Four Years
  10. Long Time Nothing New

On June 24, 2003.

On June 24, 2003, “Gold Standard Laboratories” label released “De-Loused in the Comatorium”, the debut Mars Volta studio album. It was recorded 2002–2003 at “The Mansion” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Rick Rubin and Omar Rodríguez-López.


  • Cedric Bixler-Zavala– vocals
  • Omar Rodríguez-López– guitar, bass
  • Jon Theodore– drums
  • Isaiah “Ikey” Owens– keyboards
  • Flea– bass
  • Jeremy Michael Ward– effects & sound manipulation
  • Lenny Castro– percussion
  • John Frusciante– additional guitar and synthesizer treatment
  • Justin Meldal-Johnsen– stand-up bass
  • Dave Schiffman – recording
  • Andrew Scheps- additional recording
  • Phillip Groussard – assistant engineer, recording engineer
  • Darren Mora – assistant engineer
  • Rich Costey- mixing engineer
  • Jason Lader- mixing engineer
  • Lindsay Chase – album production coordination
  • Vlado Meller – mastering
  • Pete Lyman – mastering
  • Steve Kadison – mastering assistance
  • Storm Thorgerson- cover design, art direction
  • Peter Curzon – cover design, graphics
  • Rupert Truman – photography
  • Dan Abbott – illustrations

Track listing:

All lyrics by Cedric Bixler-Zavala and Jeremy Michael Ward; all music by Omar Rodríguez-López, except where noted.

  1. Son et lumière
  2. Inertiatic ESP
  3. Roulette Dares (The Haunt Of)
  4. Tira me a las arañas
  5. Drunkship of Lanterns
  6. Eriatarka
  7. Cicatriz ESP
  8. This Apparatus Must Be Unearthed – Omar Rodríguez-López, Cedric Bixler-Zavala
  9. Televators
  10. Take the Veil Cerpin Taxt

On June 10, 2013.

On June 10, 2013, “Vertigo” label released “13”, the nineteenth and final Black Sabbath studio album. It was recorded August 2012-January 2013, at “Shangri La Studios” in Malibu, California, “Tone Hall” in Lapworth, Warwickshire, UK, and was produced by Rick Rubin. The cover design was by Nick Dart and Neil Bowen of Zip Design in London.The album was certified Platinum in Brazil by “Pro-Musica Brazil”, Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada” and Platinum in Poland by “ZPAV”.


  • Ozzy Osbourne– vocals, harmonica
  • Tony Iommi– electric and acoustic guitars
  • Geezer Butler– bass guitar
  • Brad Wilk– drums, percussion
  • Greg Fidelman– engineering
  • Mike Exeter – additional engineering
  • Dana Nielsen– additional engineering
  • Andrew Scheps– mixing
  • Stephen Marcussen– mastering
  • Stewart Whitmore – mastering

Track listing:

All lyrics written by Geezer Butler except “Methademic” by Ozzy Osbourne; all music  by Tony Iommi, Ozzy Osbourne and Geezer Butler.

  1. End of the Beginning
  2. God is Dead
  3. Loner
  4. Zeitgeist
  5. Age of Reason
  6. Live Forever
  7. Damaged Soul
  8. Dear Father

On June 3, 2008.

On June 3, 2008, “DGC” label released the sixth, self-titled Weezer studio album. It was recorded in 2007, at “Shangri La Studios” and “Malibu Performing Arts Center” in Malibu, California, “Treshold Studios” in Santa Monica I California, and was produced by Rick Rubin, Jacknife Lee, Brian Bell, Rivers Cuomo, Scott Shriner and Patrick Wilson.


  • Brian Bell- guitar, keyboards, synthesiser, backing and lead vocals
  • Rivers Cuomo- guitar, lead and backing vocals, drums
  • Scott Shriner- bass, keyboards, lead and backing vocals, Korg R3 synthesizer
  • Patrick Wilson- drums, keyboards, lead and backing vocals, percussion, guitar
  • Rich Costey– mixer
  • Andrew Scheps – engineer
  • Eric J– engineer
  • Dana Nielsen- engineer

Track listing:

  1. Troublemaker – Rivers Cuomo
  2. The Greatest man That Ever Lived (Variations on a Shaker Hymn) – Rivers Cuomo
  3. Pork and Beans – Rivers Cuomo
  4. Heart Song – Rivers Cuomo
  5. Everybody Get Dangerous – Rivers Cuomo
  6. Dreamin’ – Rivers Cuomo
  7. Thought I Knew – Brian Bell
  8. Cold Dark World – Rivers Cuomo, Scott Shriner
  9. Automatic – Patrick Wilson
  10. The Angel and the One – Rivers Cuomo