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Artist Info: Discography
Album length: 13 tracks
Street Date: November 6, 2001

Along with Massivivid, Dear Ephesus, and Grammatrain, Stavesacre is one of the few awesome bands you'll probably never hear of. Collective happens to be a compilation of the best of the best. It's got a fusion of punk and metal ("Tranewreck"), melodic metal anthems ("Gold and Silver," "Keep Waiting"), foot-tapping metal masterpieces ("Threshold," "Rise"), and even an X cover ("The Hungry Wolf").

There are a couple of quirks to this album, though. Colt. 45 is normally a four and a half minute song, but it somehow got mixed with "Zzyzx Scarecrow" to make a 10 minute song while the last 50 seconds of "Zzyzx" is a sperate song. Plus, there's the oddity that is "El Mariachi." The band starts cracking up over a maracca in the middle so they have to start over.

All in all, Collective is a fine example of Stavesacre's work.

JFH Reader Review: Review date: 12/3/05, written by David Larkin for


. Record Label: Tooth & Nail Records
. Album length: 13 tracks
. Street Date: November 6, 2001
. Buy It:
  1. At The Moment
  2. Threshold
  3. Tranewreck
  4. Colt.45
  5. ZZYZX
  6. Rivers Underneath
  7. Keep Waiting
  8. Gold and Silver
  9. Nighttown
  10. Sad Parade
  11. Rise
  12. The Hungry Wolf
  13. El Mariachi (An Eclipsing)



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