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Stigmata

Arch Enemy

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
May 18th, 1998
Catalog ID:
77212-2
Version desc.:
Europe
Label:
Century Media Records
Format:
CD
Reviews:
9 reviews (avg. 92%)
1. Beast of Man 03:35   Show lyrics
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2. Stigmata 02:12   instrumental
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3. Sinister Mephisto 05:46   Show lyrics
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4. Dark of the Sun 07:00   Show lyrics
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5. Let the Killing Begin 05:19   Show lyrics
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6. Black Earth 06:39   Show lyrics
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7. Tears of the Dead 05:56   Show lyrics
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8. Vox Stellarum 02:08   instrumental
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9. Bridge of Destiny 07:45   Show lyrics
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Band members
Daniel Erlandsson Drums (on "Beast of Man")
Martin Bengtsson Bass
Christopher Amott Guitars
Michael Amott Guitars, Lyrics
Johan Liiva Vocals, Lyrics (tracks 5 & 6)
Guest/Session
Peter Wildoer Drums
Fredrik Nordström Keyboards, Piano
Miscellaneous staff
Kristian Gunnemo Design, Photography
Segerfalk X Cover art, Design, Photography
Fredrik Nordström Producer, Engineering
Michael Amott Producer
Kris Verwimp Cover art
Göran Finnberg Mastering
Carl Ljungberg Photography
Daniel Erlandsson Drums (on "Beast of Man")
Martin Bengtsson Bass
Christopher Amott Guitars
Michael Amott Guitars, Lyrics
Johan Liiva Vocals, Lyrics (tracks 5 & 6)
Peter Wildoer Drums
Fredrik Nordström Keyboards, Piano
Kristian Gunnemo Design, Photography
Segerfalk X Cover art, Design, Photography
Fredrik Nordström Producer, Engineering
Michael Amott Producer
Kris Verwimp Cover art
Göran Finnberg Mastering
Carl Ljungberg Photography
Read Only a Flesh Wound! 94% DemonFeces August 26th, 2014
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Read Heavy enough to make hands... 89% hells_unicorn December 21st, 2011
Read True Melodic Death Metal 80% Human666 October 11th, 2011
Read Arch Enemy - Stigmata 95% Orbitball July 1st, 2011
Read Arch Enemy's Best 93% ImpureSoul March 16th, 2010
Read It's really too bad Johan... 95% eatshitanddie February 23rd, 2010
Read "Black Earth...save our souls" 91% DarkSideOfLucca July 30th, 2009
Read For Carcass-era Amott fans 95% Axis_Corpsefucker September 14th, 2005

The album was finished and intended to be released without “Beast of Man”. Then Michael Amott said he had a new song, which was recorded with new drummer Daniel and sent over, and the label agreed to delay the album release and it was decided the song was so good it should lead off the record.

European version released with a different cover. Japanese version released with three bonus tracks (*) and modified tracklist:
1. Beast of Man (03:35)
2. Stigmata (02:12)
3. Sinister Mephisto (05:46)
4. Dark of the Sun (07:00)
5. Let the Killing Begin (05:19)
6. Black Earth (06:39)
7. Hydra (00:57) *
8. Tears of the Dead (05:56)
9. Diva Satanica (03:43) *
10. Damnation's Way (03:49) *
11. Vox Stellarum (02:08)
12. Bridge of Destiny (7:45)

Re-released in Europe on May 25, 2009, featuring new layouts, additional slipcase packaging and the following bonus tracks:

10. Hydra (00:57)
11. Diva Satanica (03:44)
12. Damnation Ways (03:50)
13. Diva Satanica (Live) (04:05)
14. Beast of Man (Live) (03:38)
15. Bass Intro / Tears of the Dead (Live) (06:05)
16. Bridge of Destiny (Live) (05:42)

Vinyl released by Night of the Vinyl Dead (lim. 333 copies, blue Vinyl).

Recording information:

Recorded and mixed at Studio Fredman, October 1997.
"Beast of Man" recorded at Studio Fredman, January 1998.
Mastered at The Mastering Room by Göran Finnberg.

Identifiers:

Barcode: 5 051099 721227
Label Code: LC 6975
Matrix / Runout: SONOPRESS V-1386/ 77212-2 F
Mastering SID Code: IFPI L030
Mould SID Code: IFPI 0794

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