About “My War”
“My War” is a hidden song by My Ruin from their album Prayer Under Pressure Of Violent Anguish.
“My War” was originally written and recorded by the influential American punk rock band Black Flag. It is the title track and opening song of their 1984 album My War. Known for their aggressive and confrontational style, Black Flag’s “My War” reflects their signature sound and lyrical intensity.
Featuring vocals by punk icon Henry Rollins, “My War” is considered one of Black Flag’s most influential songs, showcasing their evolution from straightforward punk to a more experimental and abrasive sound. Its impact on the hardcore punk genre cannot be overstated, as it paved the way for a new wave of punk and alternative music.
About Prayer Under Pressure Of Violent Anguish
Prayer Under Pressure Of Violent Anguish is the debut studio album by American alternative metal band My Ruin, released in 1999. The album showcases the band’s fierce and intense musical style, blending elements of heavy metal, alternative rock, and punk with raw and aggressive energy.
Led by vocalist Tairrie B. and guitarist Mick Murphy, My Ruin delivers a powerful and cathartic musical experience on this album. Tairrie B.’s vocals range from hauntingly melodic to ferocious screams, while the guitar work of Mick Murphy is filled with heavy riffs and blistering solos. The songs on Prayer Under Pressure Of Violent Anguish tackle themes of personal struggles, emotional turmoil, and societal injustices.
With its unapologetic attitude and darkly poetic lyrics, Prayer Under Pressure Of Violent Anguish resonates with fans of alternative and metal music. It showcases My Ruin’s ability to craft intense and memorable songs that leave a lasting impact. It is a bold and uncompromising statement that established My Ruin as a force to be reckoned with in the alternative metal genre.
How to find “My War”
On CD: Go directly to track #14
Listen to “My War”
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