KING DIAMOND - Abigail Netherlands RoadrunneR 12" VINYL LP ALBUM

Album: This is the first release of Abigail with the photo of Andy La Roque on the right hand side of the album back cover."Abigail" is the second "King Diamond" album and their first concept album. It was released in 1987 on Roadrunner Records.

This album "KING DIAMOND - Abigail OIS" includes the original custom inner sleeve with album details, complete lyrics of all songs by and artwork/photos

 

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Album's Condition and Grading Details

Strict grading according to the Goldmine Grading for Vinyl records has been applied, this record has been carefully visually inspected to determine the grading.

VINYL GRADING

NEAR MINT (NM or M-): A nearly perfect record which has no obvious signs of wear.

ALBUM COVER GRADING

VERY GOOD PLUS (VG+): The lp cover may have slight signs of wear, and will have some writing on the cover

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Essential Album Information For: KING DIAMOND - Abigail Netherlands RoadrunneR

Music Genre:

Death Metal, Heavy Metal

Label & Catalognr:

 RoadrunneR RR 9622

Media Format:

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

Year & Country:

1987 Made in the Netherlands

KING DIAMOND - Abigail Netherlands RoadrunneR Production & Recording Information

Album Packaging

This album "KING DIAMOND - Abigail OIS" includes the original custom inner sleeve with album details, complete lyrics of all songs by and artwork/photos

Producers:

King Diamond

  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.

Mikkey Dee

  Micael Kiriakos Delaoglou alias Mikkey Dee started his long career in 1985 with King Diamond, switched to Dokken in 1990, followed by Motorhead and Scorpions today.

Michael Denner

  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.

Sound & Recording Engineers:

Robert Falcoa

Roberto Falcao is producer and sound engineer of the first King Diamond record "No Presents for Christmas" on later "King Diamond" albums, he is guest playing the keyboards.

Recording Location:

Sound Track Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, December 1986 until February 1987

Album Cover Design & Artwork:

Studio Dzyan, Thomas Holm, Torbjorn Jorgenson

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".

  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. For the "King Diamond" and "Mercyful Fate" albums he has often been working together with "Thorbjorn Jorgensen".

  Thorbjorn Jorgensen a Swedish illustrator and graphic designer and member/founder of the Studio Dzyan in Malmö. Thorbjorn has been working on all the artwork for the albums of Mercyful Fate, King Diamond, S.P.O.C.K, Lord Belial and many others. For the "King Diamond" and "Mercyful Fate" albums he has often been working together with "Thomas Holm".

Photography:

Jorgen Bak - Photographer

Ole Lundgren - Photographer

  Öle Lundgren - photographer for the "King Diamond" albums: Abigail, Them, and "Fatal Portrait".


Musicians on: KING DIAMOND - Abigail Netherlands RoadrunneR

Band-members, Musicians:

King Diamond - All Vocals

  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.

Michael Denner - Lead Guitar

 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.

Andy La Roque - Lead Guitar

  Anders Allhage mostly known under the alias: " Andy LaRocque " and is best known as guitarist with King Diamond. He started his musical career in the Swedish "Swedish Beauty" aka "Swedish Erotica" and E.F. Band he moved in 1985-1986 to play with the "King Diamond" band.

Timmi Hansen - Bass

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".

Mikkey Dee - Drums

 > Micael Kiriakos Delaoglou alias Mikkey Dee started his long career in 1985 with King Diamond, switched to Dokken in 1990, followed by Motorhead and Scorpions today.

Track-listing of: KING DIAMOND - Abigail Netherlands RoadrunneR

Tracklisting Side One:

  1. Funeral 1:29
  2. Arrival 5:26
  3. A Mansion In The Darkness 4:33
  4. The Family Ghost 4:05
  5. The 7th Day Of July 1777 4:51

Tracklisting Side Two:

  1. Omens 3:56
  2. The Possession 3:25
  3. Abigail 4:52
  4. Black Horsemen 7:39

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RoadrunneR RR 9622 Record Label Details: Important areas used to identify correctly this release of the album have been marked by boxes with a blue border. These boxes do NOT appear on the actural record's label.

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Close up of record's label KING DIAMOND - Abigail Netherlands RoadrunneR Side Two

RoadrunneR RR 9622 Record Label Details: Important areas used to identify correctly this release of the album have been marked by boxes with a blue border. These boxes do NOT appear on the actural record's label.

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