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|Disc 1 (33⅓ RPM)|
|2.||Open the Gates||02:20||Show lyrics|
|4.||Weavers of the Web||04:18||Show lyrics|
|5.||Heavy Metal to the World||03:19||Show lyrics|
|6.||The Fires of Mars||06:13||Show lyrics|
|7.||Road of Kings||05:46||Show lyrics|
|8.||Hour of the Dragon||04:45||Show lyrics|
|Disc 2 (45 RPM)|
|1.||The Ninth Wave||09:31||Show lyrics|
|2.||Witches' Brew||06:21||Show lyrics|
|Mark W. Shelton||Guitars, Vocals (lead)|
|Randy "Thrasher" Foxe||Drums|
|Randy "Thrasher" Foxe||Producer|
|Scott "Scooter" Park||Producer|
|Mark "The Shark" Shelton||Producer|
|Jon Miller||Recording, mixing|
|Rick Fisher||Producer (assistant)|
|Max Merhoff||Producer (assistant)|
|Eric Larnoy (R.I.P. 1996)||Cover art|
|Patrick W. Engel||Remastering|
|For What Glory It Brings Us||96%||Nightmare_Reality||September 13th, 2012|
|Less consistent, more...||88%||Jophelerx||June 21st, 2011|
|Enchanting.||91%||Empyreal||December 27th, 2009|
|A slight dip in quality,...||92%||failsafeman||February 14th, 2008|
|Unreal...Just Unreal||95%||brocashelm||April 18th, 2006|
|Classic US epic metal||95%||Axecrusher||March 8th, 2004|
All lyrics by Mark Shelton.
Music by Scott Parker and Mark Shelton.
All music arranged by Manilla Road.
Inspiring literature by Marcus Manilius "Astronomica", Alfred Lord Tennyson "Idylls of the King", R.B. Anderson "Norse Mythology", Robert Graves "The White Goddess", "The Welsh Mabinogion", "The Hanes Taliesin" and the "Norse Elder Eddas".
"Open the Gates" is dedicated to Al Arnold (Till We Meet Again).
Cover painting by Eric Larnoy.
Inner sleeve Manilla Road drawing concept by Nick Newbill.
Originally released by Black Dragon Records on vinyl. Due to its length, it was released as a LP and an additional 12"-single (featuring The Ninth Wave and Witches Brew), which were placed in the same single record sleeve.
Reissued in 2001 by Dragonheart Records containing two bonus tracks:
11. Open the Gates (live) (2:22)
12. Witches Brew (live) (5:28)
Both bonus tracks are originally from the Roadkill live album.
Remastered by Steve Falke at Cornerstone Studios.
Reissued on LP by High Roller Records in 2012.
Reissued on CD by Shadow Kingdom Records on June 19th, 2012.
Remastered by Patrick W. Engel at Temple of Disharmony in December 2011.
Recorded at Miller Studio, North Newton, Kansas.
Produced by Manilla Road for Roadster Records, Inc.
Assisted by Max Merhoff and Rick Fisher.
Engineered by Larry Funk.