METAL CHURCH - SELF-TITLED DEBUT ALBUM BANZAI CANADA 12" LP

This is the Canadian release on Banzai records of "Metal Church" 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.

 

METAL CHURCH - Self-Titled Canada Banzai Records Debut Album  12" Vinyl LP Album front cover https://vinyl-records.nl

This album contains a great cover of the "Deep Purple" song: "Highway Star" 

Music Genre:

 
American Heavy Metal 

Album Production Information:

 

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

  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

  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.

This album was recorded at: Steve Lawson Productions Seattle

Logo design: Kurdt Vanderhoof

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

Label Information:

 
SteamHammer Banzai BRC 1933

Media Format:

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

Year & Country:

 
1984 Made in Canada  

Band Members and Musicians on: METAL CHURCH - Self-Titled Debut Album

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • David Wayne : vocals
  • Kurdt Vanderhoof: guitar
  • Kirk Arrington : drums
  • Craig Wells : guitar
  • Duke Erickson : bass

Track Listing of: "METAL CHURCH - Self-Titled Debut Album"

The Songs/tracks on "METAL CHURCH - Self-Titled Debut Album" are

  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

 

Front Cover Photo Of METAL CHURCH - Self-Titled Canada Banzai Records Debut Album 12" Vinyl LP Album

 

METAL CHURCH - Self-Titled Canada Banzai Records Debut Album  12" Vinyl LP Album front cover https://vinyl-records.nl

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Photo Of The Back Cover METAL CHURCH - Self-Titled Canada Banzai Records Debut Album 12" Vinyl LP Album

 

METAL CHURCH - Self-Titled Canada Banzai Records Debut Album  12" Vinyl LP Album back cover

Close up of Side One record's label METAL CHURCH - Self-Titled Canada Banzai Records Debut Album 12" Vinyl LP Album

"Metal Church" Record Label Details: SteamHammer Banzai BRC 1933

"Metal Church" Record Label Details: SteamHammer Banzai BRC 1933

Side Two Close up of record's label METAL CHURCH - Self-Titled Canada Banzai Records Debut Album 12" Vinyl LP Album

 

Side Two Close up of record's label METAL CHURCH - Self-Titled Canada Banzai Records Debut Album  12" Vinyl LP Album