Year of the Black Rainbow is the fifth album by Coheed and Cambria, and as a prequel, it is the first chapter of The Amory Wars. It was released in America on April 13th, 2010 through Columbia Records in North America, and on April 12th in the UK through Roadrunner Records and the rest of the world.

The album will come in a regular edition, and a special edition which will include the album, a 352-page novel of the same name, and a DVD featuring the making of documentary "Every End Has A Beginning" and bonus features. Exclusive to pre-ordering the special edition album from the band's website is the "Black Card" which will give the owner early entrance to selected shows, discounts on band merchandise and exclusive downloads and offers in the future.

The band began recording the album in April 2009 and finished up later that year in November, with various updates on their Twitter teasing fans about the recording of the album.


1. One - 1:54
2. The Broken - 3:53
3. Guns of Summer - 4:47
4. Here We are Juggernaut - 3:44
5. Far - 4:53
6. This Shattered Symphony - 4:25
7. World of Lines - 3:17
8. Made Out of Nothing (All That I Am) - 4:39
9. Pearl of the Stars - 5:04
10. In The Flame Of Error - 5:27
11. When Skeletons Live - 4:17
12. The Black Rainbow - 7:32

Deluxe Edition Bonus Tracks:Edit

13. Chamberlain (Demo) (Deluxe Edition Exclusive)
14. The Lost Shepherd (Demo) (Deluxe Edition Exclusive)

iTunes Exclusive Track:Edit

15. Hush (iTunes Pre-order Exclusive)

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