Available on CD and LP (OPCD 033, OPLP 033).
Recorded and mixed at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden on April / May 1995.
Engineered and produced by Dark Tranquillity and Fredrik Nordström
Limited edition in 10" box contains 2 bonus cover songs:
12. Bringer of Torture (Kreator
13. Sacred Reich (Sacred Reich
Bonus track for Japan:
12. My Friend of Misery (Metallica cover) (5:25)
Bonus track for Korea:
12. Sacred Reich (Sacred Reich cover) (3:14)
13. Archetype (from the Enter Suicidal Angels EP) (4:29)
The Osmose 'deluxe edition' re-issue contains 5 bonus cover songs:
12. Bringer of Torture (Kreator cover) (2:19)
13. Sacred Reich (Sacred Reich cover) (3:14)
14. 22 Acacia Avenue (Iron Maiden cover) (6:05)
15. Lady in Black (Mercyful Fate cover) (4:22)
16. My Friend of Misery (Metallica cover) (5:25)
However, the 'deluxe edition' reissue contains a printing error on the track listing: on the CD, 'Bringer of Torture' and 'Sacred Reich' are switched in playing order. The tracklengths as mentioned here are correct.
Osmose CD presses dating from February 2001 to 2003 may contain a copy-protection method which renders the CD completely unreadable in PCs and certain modern Hi-Fi systems. This isn't indicated anywhere on the packaging.
Newer pressings do not have the copy-protection.
Bonus track recording info:
• "Bringer of Torture"
recorded at Studio Fredman, Oct/Nov 1994.
• "Sacred Reich"
recorded in Studio Fredman, Gothenburg, April/May 1995.
• "22 Acacia Avenue"
recorded at Studio Fredman, summer 1996. Previously released on the "Made in Tribute" compilation album released by Toy's Factory
• "Lady in Black"
recorded at Meta4Music, August 1997. Previously released on Listenable Records
' tribute to Mercyful Fate
• "My Friend of Misery"
recorded at Studio Fredman, summer 1994. Previously released on the "Metal Militia" tribute album released by Black Sun Records