SACRIFICE - ON THE ALTAR OF ROCK - Switzerland 12" Vinyl LP Album

This is the original Swiss issue of this album , Sacrifice (changed it's band name later into Jade) and was a Swiss Power metal band. This Swiss Sacrifice band is NOT to be confused with the Canadian band with the same name.

Sacrifice was a Heavy Metal band from the Delemont, Jura in Switzerland and formed in 1982 , and inspired other Swiss Metal bands like "Celtic Frost", Coroner, Hellhammer, Killer, Krokus,


large album front cover photo of: Altar of Rock  

Sacrifice is a Swiss heavy metal band from Delemont, Jura, Switzerland, formed in 1982. The band's original lineup consisted of Serge Kottelat (guitar, vocals), Jean Parrat (bass), Felix Artho (drums), and Kiki Rais (guitar). The band has released nine studio albums, two live albums, and one compilation album. Sacrifice has toured extensively throughout Europe and North America.

"On the Altar of Rock" is the band's debut album, released in 1984. The album was recorded at Spygel Tonstudio in Kirchheim, Germany, and it was produced by Sacrifice and Manfred Lohse. The album features a mix of heavy metal, speed metal, and power metal, and it is considered to be one of the most influential Swiss metal albums of all time.

"On the Altar of Rock" was a critical and commercial success in Switzerland. The album reached number 1 on the Swiss charts, and it helped to establish Sacrifice as a leading force in the Swiss metal scene. The album is considered to be a classic of the Swiss metal genre, and it is a must-have for any fan of the genre.

Music Genre:

  Swiss Power Speed Metal 

Album Production information:

The album: "Sacrifice On The Altar of Rock" was produced by: Sacrifice for Musk Project, Einsiedeln, Switzerland.

Sound/Recording Engineer(s): Batze Kramer, Bernd Settgast, Manfred Lohse:

This album was recorded at: Spygel Tonstudio, Kirchheim, 1984 Germany.

Album cover design: Vincent Rais

Album cover photography: Francois Enard

Record Label Information:

  CAMEL Records C 70037 / LC 8824

Record Format:

12" LP Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record

Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram

Year & Country:

  1985 Made in Germany
Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: Sacrifice On The Altar of Rock
    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Jean Parrat - bass
  • Serge Kottelat - Guitar, Lead Vocals (Serge's Homepage)
  • Felix Artho - Drums
  • Kiki Rais - Guitar
Complete Track-listing of the album "Sacrifice On The Altar of Rock"

The detailed tracklist of this record "Sacrifice On The Altar of Rock" is:

    Track-listing Side One:
  1. The Eyes of the Possible
  2. Jee the Loser
  3. Rotten Dream
  4. Reason of Silence
  5. Hot Street
    Track-listing Side Two:
  1. Can't Understand You
  2. Little Killer Man
  3. Dark Confusion
  4. Clear Out
High Quality Photo of Album Front Cover  "Sacrifice On The Altar of Rock"
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Photo of "Sacrifice On The Altar of Rock" 12" LP Record - Side One:
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Photo of "Sacrifice On The Altar of Rock" 12" LP Record - Side Two:

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