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The Dark

Metal Church

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
October 6th, 1986
Catalog ID:
9 60493-1
Label:
Elektra
Format:
12" vinyl (33⅓ RPM)
Reviews:
12 reviews (avg. 90%)
Side A
1. Ton of Bricks 03:00   Show lyrics
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2. Start the Fire 03:50   Show lyrics
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3. Method to Your Madness 04:52   Show lyrics
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4. Watch the Children Pray 05:57   Show lyrics
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5. Over My Dead Body 03:26   Show lyrics
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Side B
6. The Dark 04:11   Show lyrics
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7. Psycho 03:32   Show lyrics
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8. Line of Death 04:42   Show lyrics
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9. Burial at Sea 04:58   Show lyrics
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10. Western Alliance 03:18   Show lyrics
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Band members
Kurdt Vanderhoof Guitars
Craig Wells Guitars
Kirk Arrington Drums, Percussion
Duke Erickson Bass
David Wayne (R.I.P. 2005) Vocals
Miscellaneous staff
Mark Dodson Mixing, Engineering, Arrangements, Producer
Terry Date Engineering
Kurdt Vanderhoof Cover concept
Aaron Rapoport Photography
Bob Defrin Art direction
Don Brautigam (R.I.P. 2008) Cover art
Kurdt Vanderhoof Guitars
Craig Wells Guitars
Kirk Arrington Drums, Percussion
Duke Erickson Bass
David Wayne (R.I.P. 2005) Vocals
Mark Dodson Mixing, Engineering, Arrangements, Producer
Terry Date Engineering
Kurdt Vanderhoof Cover concept
Aaron Rapoport Photography
Bob Defrin Art direction
Don Brautigam (R.I.P. 2008) Cover art
Read Of fools and dwarfs 88% Felix 1666 August 12th, 2016
Read A great album overshadowed... 85% Seducerofsouls85 June 5th, 2011
Read When will we draw the line 85% autothrall April 27th, 2010
Read Hear the Time Bombs Begin... 89% Twisted_Psychology June 9th, 2009
Read They're certainly not in... 95% koonze February 10th, 2008
Read A More-Than-Worthy Second... 90% DawnoftheShred December 7th, 2007
Read Awesome thrash album! 91% cyberscreen June 18th, 2007
Read A Less Elaborate Metal Church 90% BotD April 26th, 2007
Read Another outstanding effort 91% invaded July 4th, 2006
Read An Unsung Classic 95% corviderrant May 18th, 2006
Read A thrash classic!!!! 96% Antikrist June 4th, 2004
Read I can't decide which is... 86% UltraBoris August 17th, 2002

All arrangements by Metal Church and Mark Dodson.

Trivia:
- The album peaked at #92 on the Billboard 200.

First press on white label.

A music video was made for "Watch the Children Pray".

Recording information:

Recorded and mixed at Steve Lawson Productions Inc., Seattle, WA.
Mastered at Sterling Sound, New York.

Identifiers:

Barcode (Text): 0 7559-60493-1
Barcode (Scanned): 075596049313
Rights Society: GEMA/BIEM
Label Code: LC 0192
Other (Distribution Code [France]): WE 381

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