MERCYFUL FATE MELISSA Canadian Release Attic Records 12" VINYL LP ALBUM

Melissa is the debut album of Danish black metal band Mercyful Fate released in 1983


High Resolution Photo of MERCYFUL FATE - Melissa ( Canadian Release )

Music Genre:

Black Thrash Metal (Denmark) 
Production information:

The album: "Mercyful Fate Melissa NL King Diamond" was produced by: Henrik Lund, Roadster Music

  Henrik Lund ( Music Producer ) founder of Easy Sound Studio and he produced many Danish albums and several "Mercyful Fate" records. He is the brother of Niels Erik Lund.

Sound/Recording Engineer(s): Jacob J Jorgenson
Notes: Jacob J. Jorgenson is a sound engineer from Denmark and has engineered several records of Mercyful Fate and King Diamond.

This album was recorded at: Easy Sound Recording Copenhagen, July 1983

Album cover design: Thomas Holm, Studio Dryan
Notes: 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.

Album cover photography: Thomas Grondahl
Notes: Thomas Grondahl is a Danish photographer and has been working for the album covers of the bands: Mercyful Fate, Geisha

Label Information:

Attic Records LAT 1187 

Media Format:

12" Vinyl Stereo Full-Length Long-Play  Gramophone Record
Album weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

1983 Made in Canada

Band Members and Musicians on: Mercyful Fate Melissa

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • King Diamond - 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.

  • Hank Shermann - Guitars

    Rene Krollmark is from Denmark and was born in 1958. He is also known under the aliases Hank De Wank, Hank Shermann started his musical career as guitar player in 1977 with a band called Brats, this was followed by "Danger Zone", "Mercyful Fate", Fate, Lavina, "Zoser Mez"

  • Michael Denner - Guitars

      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.

  • Timi Grabber 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".

  • Kim Ruzz - Drums

    Kim Ruzz ( real name: Kim Thyge Jensen) has been playing drums from 1981-1985 in the Danish Thrash metal band: " Mercyful Fate".


Track Listing of: "Melissa"

The Songs/tracks on "Melissa " are

  • Evil 4:45
  • Curse of the Pharaohs 3:57
  • Into the Coven 5:11
  • At the Sound of the Demon Bell 5:23
  • Black Funeral 2:50
  • Satan's Fall 11:23
  • Melissa 6:40

Album cover photos of : Mercyful Fate Melissa

High Resolution Photo of MERCYFUL FATE - Melissa ( Canadian Release )  

High Resolution Photo of MERCYFUL FATE - Melissa ( Canadian Release )  


 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 ).

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