Based on a True Story (Sick of It All album)

Based on a True Story
Studio album by Sick of It All
Released April 20, 2010 (2010-04-20)
Recorded October–November 2009 at Starstruck Studio in Copenhagen, Denmark
Genre Hardcore punk, crossover thrash
Label Century Media Records
Producer Tue Madsen
Sick of It All chronology
Death to Tyrants
Based on a True Story
XXV Nonstop
Professional ratings
Review scores
Rock Sound

Based on a True Story is the ninth studio album by New York hardcore band Sick of It All. It was released on April 20, 2010, on the band's new label Century Media Records (though Abacus, their previous label, was a subsidiary of Century Media).[2] It was the band's first album in four years, following the release of Death to Tyrants in 2006, the longest gap between albums in Sick of It All's career. Based on a True story was also available as an extremely limited German import only version that was packaged with a DVD titled New York Vs. London. The DVD, which was recorded, edited and produced by Universal Warning Records, features a 5-camera shoot of 3 songs from a sold-out show in New York City from January 2008 – and a 3-camera shoot from a sold-out 2008 show in London. There is also a 15-minute European tour documentary that glues the program together.

Track listing

  1. "Death or Jail"[3] - 2:51
  2. "The Divide" - 2:50
  3. "Dominated" - 2:09
  4. "A Month of Sundays" - 2:34
  5. "Braveheart" - 0:45
  6. "Bent Outta Shape" - 1:53
  7. "Lowest Common Denominator" - 2:18
  8. "Good Cop" - 2:28
  9. "Lifeline" - 2:34
  10. "Watch It Burn" - 2:34
  11. "Waiting for the Day" - 2:25
  12. "Long as She's Standing" - 2:34
  13. "Nobody Rules" - 2:39
  14. "Dirty Money" - 2:57



  1. Heaney, Gregory. "Review: Based on a True Story". Allmusic. Retrieved 23 April 2010.
  2. "SICK OF IT ALL To Release New Album In April". BlabberMouth.
  3. "Track By Track: Sick Of It All | Features | Rock Sound". Retrieved 2012-01-15.
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