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The working title for this album was ''The Profit of Doom'', same as the title of the third track.
 
The working title for this album was ''The Profit of Doom'', same as the title of the third track.
   
The album cover shows the infamous mystic {{wp|Grigori Rasputin}}, who was amongst the toughest person to die. The lettering on the cover is in faux-Cyrillic font.
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Although it was released on March 13, 2007 in the USA and the majority of the world, Germany would not see its released until March 16 and other parts of Europe will not see its release until March 19.
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It is the first and only Type O Negative album to released through {{wp|SPV GmbH|SPV}} / Steamhammer Records and is the only album to be released through a label other than {{wp|Roadrunner Records|Roadrunner}}.
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The album cover shows the Russian mystic and prophet {{wp|Grigori Rasputin}}. The lettering on the cover is in faux-Cyrillic font.
   
 
''Dead Again'' contains ten tracks and it is the longest Type O Negative album, lasting 77 minutes and 28 seconds. The average duration of a track on this album is 7 minutes and 45 seconds. Two singles were released from the album — "[[The Profit of Doom]]" and "[[September Sun]]".
 
''Dead Again'' contains ten tracks and it is the longest Type O Negative album, lasting 77 minutes and 28 seconds. The average duration of a track on this album is 7 minutes and 45 seconds. Two singles were released from the album — "[[The Profit of Doom]]" and "[[September Sun]]".
   
The album has lyrics about drug use, death, lost love, heartbreak, and self-loathing. The musical sounds of this album is most {{wp|gothic metal}} and {{wp|doom metal}}, plus influences of {{wp|thrash metal}}, {{wp|progressive metal}}, {{wp|psychedelic metal}}, and {{wp|punk music|punk}}.
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The album has lyrics about drug use, death, lost love, heartbreak, and self-loathing. The dirgy musical sounds of this album is most {{wp|gothic metal}} and {{wp|doom metal}}, plus influences of {{wp|thrash metal}}, {{wp|crossover music|crossover}}, {{wp|progressive metal}}, {{wp|psychedelic metal}}, and {{wp|punk music|punk}}. The album contains the musical elements that were on all of the previous Type O Negative albums. There are occasional times on this album where Peter's voice sounds like young {{wp|Glenn Danzig}}. The elements on this album (both lyrically and musically) are described as gloomy, sad, depressing, uplifting and energetic.
   
 
''Dead Again'' is the fan's best Type O Negative album. The album reached #27 on the US Billboard 200 chart, which is the highest peak of any Type O album.
 
''Dead Again'' is the fan's best Type O Negative album. The album reached #27 on the US Billboard 200 chart, which is the highest peak of any Type O album.
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* Greg Prato of [http://www.allmusic.com/album/dead-again-mw0000736783 AllMusic] (3.5/5) – "With ''Dead Again'', Type O Negative delivers another album of dark tales and even darker riffs, and will reassure morose metalheads that they can still count on Steele to spread the misery."
 
* Greg Prato of [http://www.allmusic.com/album/dead-again-mw0000736783 AllMusic] (3.5/5) – "With ''Dead Again'', Type O Negative delivers another album of dark tales and even darker riffs, and will reassure morose metalheads that they can still count on Steele to spread the misery."
 
* Jon Eardley of [http://yourlastrites.com/reviews/3410/type-o-negative-dead-again ''Last Rites''] – "A top-notch production, first-class songwriting, and competent musicianship all play an integral part in making this one of 2007’s early shining moments."
 
* Jon Eardley of [http://yourlastrites.com/reviews/3410/type-o-negative-dead-again ''Last Rites''] – "A top-notch production, first-class songwriting, and competent musicianship all play an integral part in making this one of 2007’s early shining moments."
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* Jeff Maki of [http://www.live-metal.net/cdreviews_typeonegative_deadagain Live-Metal.net] (7.5/10) – "Welcome back Type O Negative—it's been a long time coming. ''Dead Again'' prompts the most black hair dye no.1 and vampire wannabes since their early ‘90s albums."
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* Thomas of [https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=de&u=http://www.metal.de/reviews/type-o-negative-dead-again-7490/ metal.de] (8/10) – "''Dead Again'' presents itself at least as diverse as its predecessor and combines the quintessence of almost 20 years of Type O Negative."
   
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* [https://www.amazon.com/Dead-Again-Type-Negative/product-reviews/B000ION6YA/ref=cm_cr_dp_d_acr_sr?ie=UTF8&reviewerType=avp_only_reviews Amazon.com]
 
* [https://www.amazon.com/Dead-Again-Type-Negative/product-reviews/B000ION6YA/ref=cm_cr_dp_d_acr_sr?ie=UTF8&reviewerType=avp_only_reviews Amazon.com]
 
* [http://www.blabbermouth.net/cdreviews/dead-again/ Blabbermouth.net]
 
* [http://www.blabbermouth.net/cdreviews/dead-again/ Blabbermouth.net]
 
* [http://www.metal-archives.com/reviews/Type_O_Negative/Dead_Again/141273/ Encyclopaedia Metallum]
 
* [http://www.metal-archives.com/reviews/Type_O_Negative/Dead_Again/141273/ Encyclopaedia Metallum]
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* [http://www.metal-observer.com/articles.php?lid=1&sid=1&id=12133 The Metal Observer] (9/10)
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* [http://www.metalreviews.com/reviews/album/3782 ''Metal Reviews''] (95/100)
 
* [http://www.metalstorm.net/pub/review.php?review_id=3992 ''Metal Storm'']
 
* [http://www.metalstorm.net/pub/review.php?review_id=3992 ''Metal Storm'']
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* [http://www.nme.com/reviews/album/reviews-type-o-negative-8311 ''NME''] (2.5/5)
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* [http://releasemagazine.net/Onrecord/ortypeonegativeda.html ''Release Music Magazine''] (7/10)
 
* [https://www.scenepointblank.com/reviews/type-o-negative/dead-again/ ''Scene Point Blank''] (9/10)
 
* [https://www.scenepointblank.com/reviews/type-o-negative/dead-again/ ''Scene Point Blank''] (9/10)
 
* [http://www.sputnikmusic.com/review/11648/Type-O-Negative-Dead-Again/ Sputnikmusic] (4.5/5)
 
* [http://www.sputnikmusic.com/review/11648/Type-O-Negative-Dead-Again/ Sputnikmusic] (4.5/5)
 
* [https://www.ultimate-guitar.com/reviews/compact_discs/type_o_negative/dead_again/ Ultimate-Guitar.com]
 
* [https://www.ultimate-guitar.com/reviews/compact_discs/type_o_negative/dead_again/ Ultimate-Guitar.com]
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== Personnel ==
 
== Personnel ==
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* [[Peter Steele]] – lead vocals, bass
 
* [[Peter Steele]] – lead vocals, bass
 
* [[Kenny Hickey]] – guitar, backing vocals, co-lead vocals on "[[The Profits of Doom]]", "[[September Sun]]", "[[Halloween in Heaven]]", "[[These Three Things]]", and "[[An Ode to Locksmiths]]"
 
* [[Kenny Hickey]] – guitar, backing vocals, co-lead vocals on "[[The Profits of Doom]]", "[[September Sun]]", "[[Halloween in Heaven]]", "[[These Three Things]]", and "[[An Ode to Locksmiths]]"
* [[Josh Silver]] – keyboards, synths, effects, backing vocals
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* [[Josh Silver]] – keyboards, piano synths, effects, backing vocals
 
* [[Johnny Kelly]] – drums, percussion
 
* [[Johnny Kelly]] – drums, percussion
   
 
;Additional personnel
 
;Additional personnel
 
* The Bensonhoist Lesbian Choir – backing vocals
 
* The Bensonhoist Lesbian Choir – backing vocals
* Tara Vanflower of Lycia – backing vocals on "[[Halloween in Heaven]]"
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* Tara Vanflower – backing vocals on "[[Halloween in Heaven]]"
 
* Paul Bento – electronics and {{wikt|tambura}} on "[[The Profit Of Doom]]"
 
* Paul Bento – electronics and {{wikt|tambura}} on "[[The Profit Of Doom]]"
   

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Dead Again is the seventh studio album by Type O Negative, released on March 13, 2007. It is the last Type O Negative album to be released before the band's frontman and singer Peter Steele died of a heart failure on April 14, 2010 when he was 48.

Overview

The working title for this album was The Profit of Doom, same as the title of the third track.

Although it was released on March 13, 2007 in the USA and the majority of the world, Germany would not see its released until March 16 and other parts of Europe will not see its release until March 19.

It is the first and only Type O Negative album to released through SPV / Steamhammer Records and is the only album to be released through a label other than Roadrunner.

The album cover shows the Russian mystic and prophet Grigori Rasputin. The lettering on the cover is in faux-Cyrillic font.

Dead Again contains ten tracks and it is the longest Type O Negative album, lasting 77 minutes and 28 seconds. The average duration of a track on this album is 7 minutes and 45 seconds. Two singles were released from the album — "The Profit of Doom" and "September Sun".

The album has lyrics about drug use, death, lost love, heartbreak, and self-loathing. The dirgy musical sounds of this album is most gothic metal and doom metal, plus influences of thrash metal, crossover, progressive metal, psychedelic metal, and punk. The album contains the musical elements that were on all of the previous Type O Negative albums. There are occasional times on this album where Peter's voice sounds like young Glenn Danzig. The elements on this album (both lyrically and musically) are described as gloomy, sad, depressing, uplifting and energetic.

Dead Again is the fan's best Type O Negative album. The album reached #27 on the US Billboard 200 chart, which is the highest peak of any Type O album.

Tracklist

  1. "Dead Again" – 4:14
  2. "Tripping a Blind Man" – 7:04
  3. "The Profit of Doom" – 10:46
  4. "September Sun" – 9:47
  5. "Halloween in Heaven" – 4:49
  6. "These Three Things" – 14:20
  7. "She Burned Me Down" – 7:53
  8. "Some Stupid Tomorrow" – 4:20
  9. "An Ode to Locksmiths" – 5:15
  10. "Hail and Farewell to Britain" – 8:55

Reviews

  • Greg Prato of AllMusic (3.5/5) – "With Dead Again, Type O Negative delivers another album of dark tales and even darker riffs, and will reassure morose metalheads that they can still count on Steele to spread the misery."
  • Jon Eardley of Last Rites – "A top-notch production, first-class songwriting, and competent musicianship all play an integral part in making this one of 2007’s early shining moments."
  • Jeff Maki of Live-Metal.net (7.5/10) – "Welcome back Type O Negative—it's been a long time coming. Dead Again prompts the most black hair dye no.1 and vampire wannabes since their early ‘90s albums."
  • Thomas of metal.de (8/10) – "Dead Again presents itself at least as diverse as its predecessor and combines the quintessence of almost 20 years of Type O Negative."

Personnel

Band members
Additional personnel
Production
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