MERCYFUL FATE Don't Break The Oath OIS 12" Vinyl LP Album

This album "MERCYFUL FATE Don't Break The Oath OIS" includes the original custom made inner sleeve (OIS) with album production details, complete lyrics of all songs by and artwork/photos .

"Mercyful Fate" is an influential Danish First Wave of Black Metal group who are often cited among the influences in the black metal, thrash metal, power metal, and progressive metal genres. They are also credited as a pioneering band of the first wave of black metal.

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Collector's notes ( detailed background information on the persons working on this album)

Album Fact Sheet: MERCYFUL FATE Don't Break The Oath OIS
Music Genre: Black Metal , Death Metal, Thrash Metal   
Album Production information:

The album: "Mercyful Fate Don't Break the Oath OIS" was produced by: Henrik Lund
Notes: Henrik Lund founded Easy Sound Studio and he produced many Danish albums and produced several "Mercyful Fate" records.

Sound/Recording Engineer(s): enrik Lund, Niels Erik Otto
Notes: Niels Erik Otto has been sound engineer of heavy metal albums "Metal Rush" by "Maltese Falcon" and "Mercyful Fate's" "Don't Break the Oath"

This album was recorded at: Easy Sound Recording, Copenhagen, May 1984

Album cover art: Thomas Holm, Studio Dzyan

  Studio Dzyan ( album artwork and graphics design ) was founded by Thorbjorn Jorgensen and has worked with both Thomas Holm and Thorbjorn Jorgensen to illustrate 1980s albums by "King Diamond" and "Spartan Warrior".

Notes: Thomas Holm started his career as art designer in the early 1980's and has done the album covers for bands like: Mercyful Fate, King Diamond, Spartan Warrior, Dark Heart.

Album cover photography: Bjarne Vang, Ole Bang
Notes: During the 1980's Ole Bang has done much of the photo work for Mercyful Fate and King Diamond albums.

Record Company / Catalog number / Label: Roadrunner Records RR 9835
Record Format: 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  
Year & Country: 1984 Made in Netherlands for European distribution

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Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: MERCYFUL FATE Don't Break The Oath OIS

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Vocals - King Diamond (Real name: Kim Bendix Petersen, ex- Brainstorm, ex- Blackrose, ex- Brats, ex- Danger Zone,)

      Kim Bendix Petersen better known by his stage name King Diamond , is a Danish heavy metal musician. As a vocalist, he is known for his extensive vocal range, in particular his usage of falsetto. He started his career in 1974 with a band called Brainstorm and has since performed with "Black Rose", Brats, "Danger Zone", "Mercyful Fate" and the eponymous "King Diamond" band.

    Here is an interactive graphical map showing King Diamond's musical network

  • Guitars . Hank Shermann (aka Hank de Wank, Rene Krollmark, ex- Brats, ex- Danger Zone,
  • Rene Krollmark is from Denmark and was born in 1958. He is also known under the aliases Hank De Wank, Hank Shermann started his musical career as guitar player in 1977 with a band called Brats, this was followed by "Danger Zone", "Mercyful Fate", Fate, Lavina, "Zoser Mez"

  • Guitars - Michael Denner (ex- Brats, ex- Danger Zone, ex- Mercyful Fate, ex- King Diamond, ex- Lavina, ex- Force of Evil)

      Michael Denner is a Danish heavy-metal guitarist. He is part of the heavy metal duo Denner/Shermann with Hank Shermann. Michael Denner plays guitar with Brats from 1979-1980, Mercyful Fate from 1981-1996 (with several interruptions.

  • Bass - Timi "Grabber" Hansen (ex- Danger Zone, ex- Mercyful Fate, ex- King Diamond, ex- Lavina)

    Timmi "Grabber" Hansen is a Danish bass player. He played in the Danish heavy metal band Mercyful Fate from 1981 to 1985 and from 1992 to 1993, and King Diamond from 1985 to 1987. Before joining "Mercyful Fate" TImmi Hansen performed together with Michael Denner in a band called "Danger Zone".

  • Drums - Kim Ruzz -(real name: Kim Thyge Jensen)

    Kim Ruzz ( real name: Kim Thyge Jensen) has been playing drums from 1981-1985 in the Danish Thrash metal band: " Mercyful Fate".

Complete Track-listing of the album "MERCYFUL FATE Don't Break The Oath OIS"

The detailed tracklist of this record "MERCYFUL FATE Don't Break The Oath OIS" is:

    Track-listing Side One:
  1. A Dangerous Meeting 5:10
  2. Nightmare 6:19
  3. Desecration of Souls 4:54
  4. Night of the Unborn 4:59
  5. The Oath 7:31
  6. Gypsy 3:08
  7. Welcome Princes of Hell 4:03
  8. To One Far Away 1:31
  9. Come to the Sabbath 5:19

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