MERCYFUL FATE The Beginning w/king Diamond 12" Vinyl LP Album

This album "MERCYFUL FATE - The Beginning" is a compilation album of tracks recorded before the release of the album "Melissa".

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  This album is the definitive collector's addition to the Mercyful Fate Catalogue featuring the band's official pre-Melissa recordings - The legendary Rave-On sessions (Fully re-mastered) - The BBC "Friday Rock Show" sessions + Bonus track "Black Masses" from the "Melissa" sessions, never released before on LP.

Essentials of: MERCYFUL FATE The Beginning

Music Genre:

Heavy Metal, Death Metal

Label & Catalognr:

RoadRunner RR 9603  

Media Format:

Record Format: 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

1987 Made in Holland  

Production & Recording Information

Producers:

Jacques Hustinx - Producer

  Jacques Hustinx a Dutch musician, producer and co-founder of Rave-On Records . He produced bands like: Astaroth, Evil, H-Bomb, Mercyful Fate, etc.

Tony Wilson for Radio 1's

  Tony Wilson ( full-name: Anthony Howard Wilson ) record label owner, music producer, nightclub manager, impresario and journalist for Granada Television and BBC Television. In the 1980s he has produced and worked on albums for bands like: Battleaxe, Deep Purple, Diamond Head, Iron Maiden, Mercyful Fate

Henrik Lund - Producer

  Henrik Lund ( Music Producer ) founder of Easy Sound Studio and he produced many Danish albums and several "Mercyful Fate" records. He is the brother of Niels Erik Lund.

 

Sound & Recording Engineers:

Willem Steentjes - Sound Engineer

David Dade - Sound Engineer

Jacob J. Jorgensen - Sound Engineer

Recording Location:

Stone Sound Studios, Netherlands

BBC Radio One

Easy Sound Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark


Musicians: (uncredited)
  • King Diamond - Lead Vocals
  • Hank Shermann - Guitars
  • Michael Denner - Guitars
  • Timi "Grabber" Hansen - Bass
  • Kim Ruzz - Drums
Tracklisting Side One:
  1. Doomed by the Living Dead - 5:07
  2. A Corpse without Soul - 6:52
  3. Nuns Have No Fun - 4:17
  4. Devil Eyes - 5:48
Tracklisting Side Two:
  1. Curse of the Pharaohs - 3:50
  2. Evil - 4:01
  3. Satan's Fall - 10:28
  4. Black Masses - 4:30
  5. Black Funeral - 2:52

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