The Human Romance


Track listing

Terra Nocturnus” – 1:16
“The World Engulfed in Flames” – 3:52
“Savor the Kill” – 3:48
“Man & Swine” – 3:44
“Love as a Weapon” – 4:00
“Your Everyday Disaster” – 2:48
“Violent by Nature” – 2:21
“Purgatory” – 3:48
“Severed into Separates” – 3:29
“Wound” – 3:45
“Terra Solaris” – 8:41
“Beyond the Life You Know” – 4:12
European Bonus Track
“Hierarchy of Heathens” – 4:52

The Human Romance is Darkest Hour’s seventh studio and was released on February 22, 2011 in North America through E1 Music and March 7 in Europe through Century Media Records. Recorded in Ashville and Winston Salem, NC in September over a 5 week period The Human Romance was produced and recorded by Peter Wichers (Soilwork) and was mixed by Paul Leavitt and Brian McTernan. A return to thier more melodic side The Human Romance ushers in yet another new chapter for darkest hour combining the fury and power of the past with the persision, musicality, and the sonic nature of the future. The cover art features the famouse “embracing skeleton’s” photo and was liscnesed from the French free press to Darkest Hour. Amidst a turbulent economy and record industry The Human Romance broke the US Billboard top 200 again and world touring on the Human romance comenced. With worldwide attention Darkest Hour released a sting of video’s for songs on the record including: “Savor the Kill, Love As A Weapon, and Your Everyday Disaster.”

Darkest Hour

Paul Burnette – bass guitar
Michael “Lonestar” Carrigan – guitar
John Henry – vocals
Mike Schleibaum – guitar
Ryan Parrish – drums

Recording and Production

Ryan Smith – mastering
Paul Leavitt – mixing
Mike McAree – engineer
Brian McTernan – mixing
Mike Schleibaum – engineer
Peter Wichers – producer


Paul Grosso – creative director
Andrew Kelley – art direction, design
Tom Medvedich – photography

Additional Musicians


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