MERCYFUL FATE MELISSA KING DIAMOND Canada 12" Vinyl LP

Melissa is the debut album of Danish black metal band Mercyful Fate released in 1983

Album cover photos of : Mercyful Fate Melissa

High Resolution Photo of MERCYFUL FATE - Melissa ( Canadian Release )  

High Resolution Photo of MERCYFUL FATE - Melissa ( Canadian Release )  

 

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Music Genre:  Black Thrash Metal (Denmark) 
Album 
Production information:

The album: "Mercyful Fate Melissa NL King Diamond" was produced by: Henrik Lund, Roadster Music
Notes: Henrik Lund founder of Easy Sound Studio and he produced many Danish album and several "Mercyful Fate" records.

Sound/Recording Engineer(s): Jacob J Jorgenson
Notes: Jacob J. Jorgenson is a sound engineer from Denmark and has engineered several records of Mercyful Fate and King Diamond.

This album was recorded at: Easy Sound Recording Copenhagen, July 1983

Album cover design: Thomas Holm, Studio Dryan
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: Thomas Grondahl
Notes: Thomas Grondahl is a Danish photographer and has been working for the album covers of the bands: Mercyful Fate, Geisha

Record Label:  Attic Records LAT 1187 
Record Format 12" Vinyl Stereo Full-Length Long-Play  Gramophone Record
Album weight: 230 gram  
Year & Country  1983 Made in Canada

Band Members and Musicians on: Mercyful Fate Melissa

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • King Diamond - Vocals
  • Hank Shermann - Guitars
  • Michael Denner - Guitars
  • Timi Grabber Hansen - Bass
  • Kim Ruzz - Drums

Notes on the musicians of "Mercyful Fate":
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.

Rene Krollmark also know under the aliases Hank De Wank, Hank Shermann started his career as guitar player in 1977 with a band called Brats, this was followed by "Danger Zone", "Mercyful Fate", Fate, Lavina, "Zoser Mez"

Michael Denner is a Danish heavy-metal guitarist. He is part of the heavy metal duo Denner/Shermann with Hank Shermann.

Timi "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.

Kim Ruzz (real name: Kim Thyge Jensen) has been playing drums from 1981-1985 Mercyful Fate.

Track Listing of: "Melissa"

The Songs/tracks on "Melissa " are

  • Evil 4:45
  • Curse of the Pharaohs 3:57
  • Into the Coven 5:11
  • At the Sound of the Demon Bell 5:23
  • Black Funeral 2:50
  • Satan's Fall 11:23
  • Melissa 6:40

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