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Sub-Optimal Credits

Mixed by Andy Wallace.
Mixing engineer: Paul Suarez, Assistant Mixing Engineer: Ignacio Lecumberri -- used "mixer"

Recorded by Joe Barresi at United Recording Studios (Hollywood, CA), Serenity West Recording (Hollywood, CA), Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA) and JHOC (Pasadena, CA) -- placed at release level since it's unclear what was recorded where
Assisted by Wesley Seidman, Michael Peterson, Alex Pavone, Jeff Fitzpatrick and Morgan Stratton -- also at release level since it's unclear whether they assisted on everything, or only at specific studios or for specific tracks
Orchestra recorded at Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA -- currently no separate credit possible

Annotation last modified on 2017-02-21 12:32 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 The Stage
8:33
2 Paradigm
4:19
3 Sunny Disposition
6:41
4 God Damn
3:42
5 Creating God
5:35
6 Angels
5:41
7 Simulation
5:31
8 Higher
6:29
9 Roman Sky
5:00
10 Fermi Paradox
6:31
11 Exist
15:41

Credits

CD 1

violin:
Daphne Chen (track 5)
Eric Gorfain (track 5)
electric bass guitar [bass]:
Johnny Christ (Guitarist for Avenged Sevenfold) (tracks 1–11)
cello:
John Krovoza (track 5)
trumpet:
Jordan Katz (track 5)
strings arranger:
Matthew Baker (strings/horn arranger) (tracks 9, 11)
viola:
Leah Katz (violist) (tracks 5, 11)
drums:
Brooks Wackerman (tracks 1–11)
double bass [contrabass]:
Ian Walker (bass) (track 5)
electric guitar [2nd solo]:
Papa Gates (track 6)
electric guitar [lead guitar]:
Synyster Gates (tracks 1–11)
electric guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Zacky Vengeance (tracks 1–11)
brass [horn] arranger:
Matthew Baker (strings/horn arranger) (tracks 3, 11)
percussion:
Brian Kilgore (tracks 4, 8–9)
keyboard:
Jason Freese (tracks 1–2, 8, 10–11)
trombone:
Nick Daley (track 5)
David Ralicke (track 5)
French horn:
Stephanie O'Keefe (track 5)
additional effects [sound effects]:
Michael Suarez (track 7)
additional brass [horns]:
Walter Kibby (track 3)
Angelo Moore (track 3)
assistant mixer:
Ignacio Lecumberri (audio engineer) (tracks 1–11)
background vocals:
Synyster Gates (track 1)
Zacky Vengeance (tracks 1–11)
Johnny Christ (Guitarist for Avenged Sevenfold) (tracks 1–11)
Quishima Dixon (track 8)
Angela Fisher (track 8)
Nikki Grier (track 8)
Amber Sauer (track 8)
Tiffany Smith (track 8)
Alexandria Threat (track 8)
guest spoken vocals:
Neil deGrasse Tyson (track 11)
lead vocals:
M. Shadows (tracks 1–11)
mixer:
Paul Suarez (tracks 1–11)
Andy Wallace (tracks 1–11)
producer:
Avenged Sevenfold (tracks 1–11)
Joe Barresi (tracks 1–11)
recorded by:
Joe Barresi (tracks 1–11)
spoken vocals [Nurse]:
Valary Sanders (track 7)
writer:
Zackary Baker (tracks 1–11)
Brian Haner, Jr. (tracks 1–11)
Matthew Charles Sanders (tracks 1–11)
Jonathan Seward (tracks 1–11)
Brooks Wackerman (tracks 1–11)
phonographic copyright by:
Avenged Sevenfold Partnership (2016) (tracks 1–11)
publisher:
Chunky Mint Pig (tracks 1–11)
EMI Blackwood Music Inc. (tracks 1–11)
Lewis Christ Publishing (tracks 1–11)
S. Gates Music (tracks 1–11)
Slayer St. Publishing (tracks 1–11)
mixed at:
Premier Studios New York (Formerly Quad Studios) in New York, New York, United States (tracks 1–11)
recording of:
Angels (track 6)
Creating God (track 5)
Exist (track 11)
Fermi Paradox (track 10)
God Damn (track 4)
Higher (track 8)
Paradigm (track 2)
Roman Sky (track 9)
Simulation (track 7)
Sunny Disposition (track 3)
The Stage (track 1)

Release

assistant recorded by: Jeff Fitzpatrick (engineer)
Alex Pavone (engineer)
Michael Peterson (engineer)
Wesley Seidman
Morgan Stratton
mastering: Bob Ludwig (mastering engineer)
copyrighted by: Avenged Sevenfold Partnership (2016 –)
licensed to: Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) (2016 –)
phonographic copyright by: Avenged Sevenfold Partnership (2016 –)
mastered at: Gateway Mastering Studios in Portland, Maine, United States
recorded at: Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
Joe's House of Compression in Pasadena, California, United States
Serenity West Recording in Los Angeles, California, United States
United Recording Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
ASIN: FR: B01M5AG0XY [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/9267771 [info]

Release Group

artist & repertoire support: Max Reissig
Samantha Tripses
Allmusic: http://www.allmusic.com/album/mw0002993358 [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/1081451 [info]
Wikidata: Q26963074 [info]
Wikipedia: en: The Stage (album) [info]