This album "CRYPTIC SLAUGHTER" was the second album released by "Cryptic Slaughter"


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Summary: Cryptic Slaughter's "Money Talks" is a blistering thrash metal album released by Metal Blade Records on a 12" vinyl LP. Packed with relentless speed and aggressive riffs, the record showcases the band's signature crossover sound, blending elements of punk and hardcore. With politically charged lyrics tackling societal issues, Cryptic Slaughter delivers a raw and intense musical experience that remains a cult favorite among metal enthusiasts.

Music Genre:

 Hardcore Punk Crossover Thrash Metal

Album Production information:

The album: "CRYPTIC SLAUGHTER - Money Talks" was produced by: Bill Metoyer and Cryptic Slaughter

Engineered by Bill Metoyer

Bill Metoyer a well-known American music producer and sound engineer who has worked in the heavy metal genre. He has produced and engineered albums for a number of notable heavy metal bands, including Slayer, Armored Saint, and Cryptic Slaughter.

 Metoyer is known for his expertise in capturing the raw energy and intensity of heavy metal music, and for his ability to bring out the best in the bands he works with. His work has helped to define the sound of heavy metal and has had a significant impact on the genre.

 In addition to his production and engineering work, Metoyer has also been involved in other aspects of the music industry, including music education and artist development. He is highly regarded by musicians and fans alike for his contributions to the heavy metal genre, and continues to be an influential figure in the world of heavy metal music.during the 1980s he was Vice-President and in-house sound-engineer of Metal Blade Records. As such he has produced and taken care of the sound of many Heavy Metal bands. Most notable: Flotsam and Jetsam, Fates Warning, Helstar, Savage Grace, Tyrant, Slayer, Trouble, Sacred Reich, Armored Saint, Atrophy, Abattoir, Bitch, D.R.I, Dark Angel, Cryptic Slaughter, Lääz Rockit, Morbid Angel, Omen, Lizzy Borden, Mentors and many others.

Recorded at Stagg Street Studio, Van Nuys, CA - Preferred Sound , Woodland Hills, CA - Pacific Sound, Chatsworth, CA - Track Records, Los Angeles, CA.

Assistent Sound Engineers: Scott Campbell, Kevin Beauchamp, Brian Carlstrom, Ken Paulakovich.

  Scott Campbell a Freelance Sound Engineer has been engineering the vinyl albums of several Heavy Metal bands including: Sacred Reich, Flotsam And Jetsam, Bitch, Masi, Heretic, Rigor Mortis, Dr Know, Tyrant, Cryptic Slaughter

Record Label Information:

 Metal Blade Records RR 9607

Media Format:

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

Year & Country:

 1987 Made in Holland
Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: CRYPTIC SLAUGHTER - Money Talks
    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Bill Crooks - Vocals
  • Les Evans - Guitars
  • Rob "Blasko" Nicholson - Bass, Backing vocals
  • Scott Peterson - Drums
Track Listing of: "CRYPTIC SLAUGHTER - Money Talks"

The Songs/tracks on "CRYPTIC SLAUGHTER - Money Talks" are

  1. Money Talks 03:41
  2. Set Your Own Pace 01:21
  3. Could Be Worse 03:46
  4. Wake Up 02:05
  5. Freedom of Expression? 03:19
  6. Menace to Mankind 03:24
  7. Too Much, Too Little 01:45
  8. Human Contrast 02:31
  9. Tables Are Turned 03:47
  10. Positively 01:39
  11. All Wrong 02:13
  12. American Heroes 03:53
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