Born in America is the fifth studio album by American heavy metal band Riot, released in 1983. After getting dropped by Elektra Records the band signed with Canadian indie label Quality Records for what was to be the second and last record with Rhett Forrester on vocals. The was also the last album for guitarist Rick Ventura, bassist Kip Leming, and drummer Sandy Slavin.
Germany's ZYX Music released the album in Europe, accompanied by a 12" single, "Warrior (live) b/w Born in America".
Born In America was re-issued in 1989 by Grand Slamm Records in the U.S. and CBS/Sony Records in Japan, both with different artwork. A further U.S. re-issue followed in 1999 through Metal Blade Records, utilizing the original cover artwork. Born In America was re-issued again in 2015.
Label: Metal Blade Records 3984-15369-1
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Limited Edition, Reissue
Style: Heavy Metal, Hard Rock
A1 Born In America
A2 You Burn In Me
A3 Wings Of Fire
A4 Running From The Law
A5 Devil Woman
B1 Vigilante Killer
B2 Heavy Metal Machine
B3 Where Soldiers Rule
B5 Promised Land