Infact the creative process of 'Detention' started in June 2009 already, when the first five songs were written and demo'ed. Since then THE BLACKOUT ARGUMENT have worked constantly on both, the album and the band itself. They wrote and recorded more than 20 songs, reworked them and let them mature in a constant cycle and finally tracked them at Suiseidl Studios (Munich, Germany) with highest care and consideration. Subsequently this creation was narrowed down to a selection of 14 harmonizing songs which in the end made up 'Detention', to be released in January 2011.
THE BLACKOUT ARGUMENT pride themselves over their effort to self-produce 'Detention', an approach that played another key role in (re-)coining the band. 'Detention' is challenging and manifold yet extremely catchy and engaging. It creates a very sanguine mix of heavy rock and forward-thinking hardcore. It became nothing less than the album the band always wanted to create.
1. High Treason On Your Own
2. The Netherworld Of Our Future
3. Satisfying Angst (feat. Andrew Neufeld)
4. Untied Lone Wolves
5. Absolution For Supermen
6. Fine Feathers Make Fine Birds
7. Versus The Northern Wind
8. Horror Sidings
9. March With Untrue Gods
10. Untold Memoirs
11. Call The Tiny Sister's Dog
12. The Swimming Dead
13. Overweight Against Heartattacks (feat. Casper)
14. At Daggers Drawn With Life