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Inventor of Evil

Destruction

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
August 22nd, 2005
Catalog ID:
AFM 096-2
Label:
AFM Records
Format:
CD
Reviews:
6 reviews (avg. 80%)
1. Soul Collector 04:47   Show lyrics
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2. The Defiance Will Remain 04:16   Show lyrics
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3. The Alliance of Hellhoundz 05:20   Show lyrics
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4. No Man's Land 04:31   Show lyrics
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5. The Calm Before the Storm 04:59   Show lyrics
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6. The Chosen Ones 05:05   Show lyrics
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7. Dealer of Hostility 04:17   Show lyrics
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8. Under Surveillance 03:39   Show lyrics
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9. Seeds of Hate 06:12   Show lyrics
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10. Twist of Fate 02:56   Show lyrics
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11. Killing Machine 03:30   Show lyrics
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12. Memories of Nothingness 01:01   instrumental
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Band members
Mike Guitars
Schmier Vocals, Bass
Marc "Speedy" Reign Drums, Vocals (backing)
Guest/Session
André Grieder Vocals (additional) (9), Vocals (backing) (1-11)
Reimo Vocals (backing)
Andy Brooks Vocals (backing)
Ferdy Doernberg Guitars (lead) (3)
Harry Wilkens Guitars (lead) (3, 6, 9), Vocals (backing) (1-11)
Frank Winkelmann Vocals (backing)
Inga Pulver Vocals (additional) (9), Vocals (backing) (1-11)
V.O. Pulver Guitars (lead) (3), Vocals (backing) (1-11)
Biff Byford Vocals (additional) (3)
Doro Pesch Vocals (additional) (3)
Shagrath Vocals (additional) (3)
Björn "Speed" Strid Vocals (additional) (3)
Paul Di'Anno Vocals (additional) (3)
Messiah Marcolin Vocals (additional) (3, 9)
Mark Osegueda Vocals (additional) (3)
Peter "Peavy" Wagner Vocals (additional) (3)
Peter Tägtgren Vocals (additional) (3)
Miscellaneous staff
Mike Producer
Schmier Producer
Marc "Speedy" Reign Producer
V.O. Pulver Engineering
Frank Winkelmann Engineering, Mastering
Peter Tägtgren Engineering, Mixing
Katja Piolka Photography
Gyula Havancsák Cover art
Dirk Schelpmeier Photography
Mike Guitars
Schmier Vocals, Bass
Marc "Speedy" Reign Drums, Vocals (backing)
André Grieder Vocals (additional) (9), Vocals (backing) (1-11)
Reimo Vocals (backing)
Andy Brooks Vocals (backing)
Ferdy Doernberg Guitars (lead) (3)
Harry Wilkens Guitars (lead) (3, 6, 9), Vocals (backing) (1-11)
Frank Winkelmann Vocals (backing)
Inga Pulver Vocals (additional) (9), Vocals (backing) (1-11)
V.O. Pulver Guitars (lead) (3), Vocals (backing) (1-11)
Biff Byford Vocals (additional) (3)
Doro Pesch Vocals (additional) (3)
Shagrath Vocals (additional) (3)
Björn "Speed" Strid Vocals (additional) (3)
Paul Di'Anno Vocals (additional) (3)
Messiah Marcolin Vocals (additional) (3, 9)
Mark Osegueda Vocals (additional) (3)
Peter "Peavy" Wagner Vocals (additional) (3)
Peter Tägtgren Vocals (additional) (3)
Mike Producer
Schmier Producer
Marc "Speedy" Reign Producer
V.O. Pulver Engineering
Frank Winkelmann Engineering, Mastering
Peter Tägtgren Engineering, Mixing
Katja Piolka Photography
Gyula Havancsák Cover art
Dirk Schelpmeier Photography
Read About an inch harder than... 73% autothrall March 7th, 2011
Read Not the best but still... 87% CHRISTI_NS_ANITY8 February 26th, 2009
Read Still thrashing onwards 86% The_Boss April 2nd, 2008
Read Inventor Of Evil 90% enemyofgod November 11th, 2005
Read A bit forgettable, but... 72% BurntOffering October 24th, 2005
Read Inventor Of Evil - Revised! 70% Warpig September 12th, 2005

Catalogue # AFM 096-2

The "Inventor of Evil" was recorded at:
House of Music studios (Germany) and Little Creek studios (Switzerland)
Recorded by Franky Winkelmann, V.O. Pulver, Peter Tägtgren and Daniel "Longiz"
Mixed at Abyss studios Sweden by Peter Tägtgren
Produced by Destruction
Mastered at Cutting Room Sweden
Pre-produciton Franky Winkelmann

Backing vocals by: Marc Reign, Inga & V.O. Pulver, Franky Winkelmann, Andre Grieder, "Ulle" Uhlmann, Andy Brooks, Harry Wilkens and Reiom
Paul Di Anno recorded by Attila in Salisbury
Guest singers appear courtesy of SPV, AFM and Nuclear Blast
Guest guitar solos on "The Alliance Of The Hellhoundz" by Harry Wilkens, Ferdy Doernberg and V.O. Pulver
Guest solo and licks on "The Chosen Ones" and "Seeds Of Hate" by Harry Wilkens
Additional vocals n "Seeds of Hate" by Messiah, Inga Pulver and Andre Grieder
Cover artwork by Gyula Havancsak
Group picture by Katja Piolka
Single shots by Dirk Schelpmeier

The North American release by Candlelight Records contains the 2 bonus tracks:
13. We Are the Road Crew (Motörhead cover) (02:28)
14. The Alliance of Hellhoundz (Schmier only version) (05:20)

The Japanese edition has two different bonus tracks:
13. Eternal Ban (2005) (03:11)
14. The Alliance of Hellhoundz (karaoke version) (05:20)

Note:
"Eternal Ban (2005)" is the same version that's included on the limited digipak of the 2007 Thrash Anthems album, only it's called "Eternal Ban (re-recorded)" there.

Guest vocalists for "The Alliance of Hellhoundz":
1. Biff Byford
2. Messiah Marcolin
3. Peter "Peavy" Wagner
4. Doro Pesch
5. Mark Osegueda
6. Shagrath
7. Paul Di'Anno
8. Peter Tägtgren
9. Björn "Speed" Strid

The album was released is South America on September 30, 2005 and in North America on October 25, 2005.

A video was made for "The Alliance of Hellhoundz".

Added by: _Black_Moon_ Modified by: Kristen Jensen
Added on: 2005-07-10 13:27:48 Last modified on: 2014-09-03 08:37:00
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