BLOODY SIX - IN THE NAME OF BLOOD 12" Vinyl LP Album

"In the name of Blood" was the first and only full-length album released by the Swiss Heavy Metal band: "Bloody Six". Peter McTanner started his singing career in the "Bloody Six" band, followed by the bands: "Witchcraft", Headhunter, Killer, Krokus and "The Heavy's". He has also been using the pseudo "Mark B Lay"

 

large album front cover photo of: BLOODY SIX - In The Name of Blood

BLOODY SIX - IN THE NAME OF BLOOD: A GLIMMER OF METAL MADNESS FROM THE SWISS UNDERGROUND
Album Description:

In the world of heavy metal's sprawling history, there are bands that burn brightly for a moment, leaving behind a trail of sonic chaos that resonates through the ages. One such band is Switzerland's Bloody Six, whose sole studio album, "In the Name of Blood," stands as a testament to their brief but impactful foray into the metal realm.

Emerging from the Swiss underground in the late 1980s, a time when the global metal scene was undergoing a period of intense experimentation and evolution, Bloody Six carved their own niche with a sound that blended elements of classic heavy metal, thrash, and a touch of the emerging power metal style. Their music was characterized by aggressive riffs, soaring vocals, and lyrics that delved into dark and often controversial themes.

The band's lineup featured the enigmatic Peter McTanner on vocals, a frontman whose powerful voice and commanding stage presence would later propel him to greater fame with the band Celtic Frost. Alongside McTanner, Bloody Six boasted a talented ensemble of musicians who brought a raw energy and technical prowess to their performances.

"In the Name of Blood" was released in 1989, and while it didn't achieve widespread commercial success, it garnered a cult following among metal aficionados who appreciated the band's uncompromising sound and rebellious spirit. The album's production, while rough around the edges, captured the raw intensity of their live shows, making it a favorite among fans of underground metal.

The album's title track, "In the Name of Blood," served as a powerful introduction to the band's sound, with its relentless riffs, pummeling drums, and McTanner's ferocious vocals. Other standout tracks like "The Curse," "Metal Forever," and "Demon's Night" further showcased the band's ability to craft memorable songs that resonated with the metal faithful.

Despite their promising start, Bloody Six disbanded shortly after the release of "In the Name of Blood," leaving behind a single album that has since become a sought-after collector's item among metal enthusiasts. While their time in the spotlight was brief, their contribution to the Swiss metal scene and their impact on the wider metal landscape cannot be denied.

Music Genre:

  Swiss Heavy Metal / Hard Rock

Album Production information:

 The album: "BLOODY SIX In the Name of Blood" was produced by: Bloody Six for Gama
Sound/Recording Engineer(s): Batze Kramer

Walter "Batze" Kramer is German Sound Engineer, managing the sound quality for Heavy Metal Bands like: Starstruck, Tyrant, Sacrifice, Gravestone, Restless, Bloody Six, Vampyr, Maniac, Tox, Killer, Stormwitch, Necronomicon, Lustfinger, Veto, Tox and many others

This album was recorded at: SPYGEL Tonstudio, Kirchheim/Teck, West-Germany.

Record Label Information:

  Mausoleum Records SKULL 8390

Media Format:

12" LP Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record

Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram

Year & Country:

  1985 Made in Switzerland (Suisa)
Band Members and Musicians on: BLOODY SIX In the Name of Blood
    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Peter McTanner - Lead Vocals

    Peter McTanner started his singing career in the "Bloody Six" band, followed by the bands: "Witchcraft", Headhunter, Killer, Krokus and "The Heavy's". He has also been using the pseudo "Mark B Lay"

  • Def Meier - Guitars
  • Martin McTanner - Guitars
  • Fritz Hulliger - Bass
  • Claudio Matteo - Guitars, Vocals
  • Freddie Meier - Drums
Track Listing of: "BLOODY SIX In the Name of Blood"

The Songs/tracks on "BLOODY SIX In the Name of Blood" are

  1. Starchaser 04:42
  2. High Class n' Wild 03:55
  3. Let It Burn 03:13
  4. Cold Winds Blow 03:56
  5. Fuck The Nation 03:14
  6. Rough Stuff 03:27
  7. Black Eagle 04:52
  8. Way Of The Hunter 04:25
  9. The End Of The World 05:14
Album cover photos of : BLOODY SIX In the Name of Blood

High Resolution Photo #10 BLOODY SIX In the Name of Blood https://vinyl-records.nl

 

High Resolution Photo #11 BLOODY SIX In the Name of Blood https://vinyl-records.nl

 

High Resolution Photo #12 BLOODY SIX In the Name of Blood https://vinyl-records.nl  

 Note: The images on this page are photos of the actual album. Slight differences in color may exist due to the use of the camera's flash. Images can be zoomed in/out ( eg pinch with your fingers on a tablet or smartphone ).

Mausoleum Vinyl Records Discography