In the Arms of God
In the Arms of God
Album info
ReleaseApril 5, 2005
RecordedJuly-August 2004 at Galactic's G-Spot, New Orleands, Louisiana
November-December 2004 at the Wigg Shoppe, Raleigh, NC
GenreStoner metal
ProducerCorrosion of Conformity
John Custer

In the Arms of God is the seventh studio album by Corrosion of Conformity and was released April 5, 2005. To date, it is the only Corrosion of Conformity album to not feature drummer Reed Mullin and the last so far to feature Pepper Keenan on vocals and guitar, even though the band members have stated that he could return. Stanton Moore of the band Galactic, played drums on this album.

Critical receptionEdit

In 2005, In the Arms of God was ranked number 330 in Rock Hard magazine's book of The 500 Greatest Rock & Metal Albums of All Time.[1]

Track listingEdit

All lyrics written by Pepper Keenan except "Infinite War" co-written with Mike Dean.

# TitleMusic Length
1. "Stone Breaker"  Mike Dean, Pepper Keenan, Woody Weatherman 5:16
2. "Paranoid Opioid"  Dean, Keenan, Weatherman 6:30
3. "It Is That Way"  Dean, Keenan, Weatherman, Stanton Moore, Merrit Partridge 5:17
4. "Dirty Hands Empty Pockets / Already Gone"  Dean, Keenan, Weatherman 4:51
5. "Rise River Rise"  Dean, Keenan, Weatherman, John Custer 5:06
6. "Never Turns To More"  Dean, Keenan, Weatherman 8:15
7. "Infinite War"  Dean, Keenan, Weatherman 3:46
8. "So Much Left Behind"  Dean, Keenan, Weatherman 5:18
9. "The Backslider"  Dean, Keenan, Weatherman 6:29
10. "World on Fire"  Dean, Keenan, Weatherman, Moore, Custer, Reed Mullin 4:01
11. "Crown of Thorns"  Dean, Keenan, Weatherman, Custer 2:33
12. "In The Arms Of God"  Dean, Keenan, Weatherman 6:55
13. "Jaguar" (japanese bonus track)Dean, Keenan, Weatherman 2:49


Corrosion of ConformityEdit

Additional personnelEdit

Chart positionsEdit


Chart (2005) Position
The Billboard 200 108


  • 2005 CD Sanctuary 84739


  1. [...], Rock Hard (Hrsg.). [Red.: Michael Rensen. Mitarb.: Götz Kühnemund] (2005). Best of Rock & Metal die 500 stärksten Scheiben aller Zeiten. Königswinter: Heel, 78. ISBN 3-89880-517-4. 
Corrosion of Conformity
Woody WeathermanMike DeanReed Mullin
Pepper Keenan • Karl Agell • Phil SwisherSimon Bob Sinister • Eric Eycke • Benji Shelton • Robert Stewart • Jason Patterson
Corrosion of Conformity Discography
Albums: Eye for an EyeAnimosityBlindWisebloodAmerica's Volume DealerIn the Arms of GodCorrosion of ConformityIX
EPs: TechnocracySix Songs With Mike SingingMegalodon
Live albums: Live Volume
Singles: "Vote with a Bullet" • "Dance of the Dead" • "Albatross" • "Clean My Wounds" • "Drowning in a Daydream" • "Congratulations Song"' • "In the Arms of God" • "Stonebreaker" • "Your Tomorrow (Parts 1 and 2)" • "The Doom"

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