METAL CHURCH S/T SELF-TITLED ELEKTRA 12" Vinyl LP Album

This album "METAL CHURCH - S/T self-titled Elektra" is the self-titled debut album. Released in 1984, this album and its successor, 1986's The Dark, are considered metal classics. The cover art depicts a cruciform Gibson Explorer hidden in shadows and smoke.

On this album "Metal Church" performs a fantastic cover of the song "Highway Star" (Deep Purple)

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The album: "METAL CHURCH - S/T self-titled Elektra" was produced by: Metal Church and Terry Date

Album Fact Sheet: METAL CHURCH S/T SELF-TITLED ELEKTRA

Music Genre:
 80s Thrash Metal 
Album Production Information:
 

  Terry Date is an American Music producer and sound recording engineer, specializing in the rock genres, specially heavy metal. He is well known for his work with Overkill , Metal Church , Slipknot, Pantera, Soulfly, White Zombie, Deftones, Dark Angel , Dream Theater, Slayer , Soundgarden and Limp Bizkit.

Sound/Recording Engineer(s): Terry Date

This album was recorded at: Steve Lawson Productions Seattle

Logo design: Kurdt Vanderhoof

Album cover photography: Saulius Pempe, Castor and Pollux Studio, Seattle

Record Company / Catalog number / Label:
  Elektra 960471
Record Format:
 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  
Year & Country: 

1984 Made in Germany

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Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: METAL CHURCH S/T SELF-TITLED ELEKTRA

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • David Wayne - Vocals (1987-1989 Intrinsic, 1982-2001 Metal Church, 1989-2005 Reverend.)
  • Kurdt Vanderhoof- Guitar (Duke Erickson and Kurdt Vanderhoof, both joined "Metal Church" leaving the punk-rock band "The Lewd".)
  • Kirk Arrington - Drums
  • Craig Wells - Guitar
  • Duke Erickson - Bass

Complete Track-listing of the album "METAL CHURCH S/T SELF-TITLED ELEKTRA"

The detailed tracklist of this record "METAL CHURCH S/T SELF-TITLED ELEKTRA" is:

    Track-listing :
  1. Beyond the Black - 6:20
  2. Metal Church - 5:03
  3. Merciless Onslaught - 2:55
  4. Gods of Wrath - 6:41
  5. Hitman - 4:36
  6. In the Blood - 3:31
  7. (My Favorite) Nightmare - 3:11
  8. Battalions - 4:55
  9. Highway Star - 4:37

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