DEARLY BEHEADED - Temptation - 12" Vinyl LP Album

In a world of dark and captivating metal music. With powerful guitar riffs, thunderous drums, and intense vocals, the album delves into themes of temptation and inner struggles. Dearly Beheaded's craftsmanship shines through each track, delivering a mesmerizing and atmospheric experience that leaves a lasting impression on fans of heavy music.. This web-page has hi-res photos of the album covers, record label and a detailed description.


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"Temptation" Album Description:

In the world of the British metal scene, Manchester has birthed numerous acts that have left an indelible mark on the genre. One such entity that emerged from the vibrant musical landscape of the city is the Groove/Thrash Metal band "Dearly Beheaded," whose debut album, "Temptation," stands as a testament to the raw energy and creativity that defined the early years of the band.

Released as a 12" Vinyl LP, "Temptation" arrived on the scene, marking a significant chapter in the band's history. The album, with its bold title, hinted at the musical journey that listeners were about to embark upon. As the needle touched the vinyl, a sonic tapestry unfolded, weaving together the aggressive rhythms of thrash metal with the infectious grooves that defined the band's unique sound.

The creation of "Temptation" can be traced back to the passionate collaboration of the band members, each contributing their distinctive musical prowess. Rooted in the rich traditions of metal, Dearly Beheaded managed to carve out a niche for themselves by infusing their compositions with elements of groove that set them apart from their contemporaries.

The album's production history is a narrative of dedication and a relentless pursuit of sonic perfection. From the initial stages of songwriting to the meticulous recording sessions, every step in the creation of "Temptation" was undertaken with a commitment to delivering a memorable musical experience. The production team worked tirelessly to capture the essence of the band's live energy, ensuring that the vinyl release would be a true representation of Dearly Beheaded's formidable stage presence.

Lyrically, "Temptation" delves into themes that resonate with the human experience, exploring the darker facets of existence. The band's vocalist, with a commanding delivery, brought these lyrical narratives to life, further enhancing the overall impact of the album. The juxtaposition of powerful vocals with the dynamic instrumentation created a captivating atmosphere that held listeners captive from the first track to the last.

The album artwork, a crucial aspect of any vinyl release, was carefully curated to complement the music within. Visual elements were chosen to mirror the intensity of the sound, creating a cohesive and immersive experience for those who held the album in their hands. The cover art, a visual prelude to the auditory journey within, became an iconic representation of "Temptation."

Music Genre:

  Thrash Metal Music

Collector's Information:

  This album includes the original custom inner sleeve with album details, complete lyrics of all songs by Dearly Beheadeds. 

Album Production Information:

  Produced by Colin Richardson

Record Label Information:

  Music of the Nations MFN 203

Media Format:

  12" Vinyl LP Gramophone

Year & Country:

  1996 Made in England
Band Members and Musicians on: Dearly Beheaded - Temptation
    Dearly Beheaded's Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Alex Creamer - Vocals
  • Phil Stevens - Lead Guitar
  • Steve Owens - Rhythm Guitar
  • Tim Preston - Bass
  • Simon Dawson - Drums
Track Listing of: Dearly Beheaded - Temptation
    Side One:
  1. Behind the Sun
  2. Witness
  3. Temptation
  4. Between Night and Day
  5. Leaving Them Behind
    Side Two:
  1. We Are Your Family
  2. Fuel my Hatred
  3. Break My Bones
  4. Break the Restraint
  5. No Rest
Album cover photos of : Dearly Beheaded - Temptation

High Resolution Photo DEARLY BEHEADED - Temptation Vinyl Record


High Resolution Photo DEARLY BEHEADED - Temptation Vinyl Record


High Resolution Photo DEARLY BEHEADED - Temptation Vinyl Record


High Resolution Photo DEARLY BEHEADED - Temptation Vinyl Record


Note: the above pictures are actual photos of the album and allow you to judge the quality of cover. Slight differences in color may exist due to the use of the camera's flash.