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Hall of the Mountain King

Savatage

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
September 28th, 1987
Catalog ID:
7 81775-1
Label:
Atlantic Records
Format:
12" vinyl
Reviews:
11 reviews (avg. 93%)
Side A
1. 24 Hrs. Ago 04:56   Show lyrics
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2. Beyond the Doors of the Dark 05:09   Show lyrics
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3. Legions 04:51   Show lyrics
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4. Strange Wings 03:46   Show lyrics
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Side B
5. Prelude to Madness 03:14   instrumental
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6. Hall of the Mountain King 05:33   Show lyrics
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7. The Price You Pay 03:52   Show lyrics
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8. White Witch 03:22   Show lyrics
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9. Last Dawn 01:07   instrumental
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10. Devastation 03:38   Show lyrics
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Band members
Jon Oliva Vocals, Piano, Keyboards
Steve "Doc" Wacholz Drums, Percussion
Johnny Lee Middleton Bass, Vocals (backing)
Criss Oliva (R.I.P. 1993) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
Guest/Session
Robert Kinkel Keyboards
Ray Gillen (R.I.P. 1993) Vocals (additional) (track 4)
Miscellaneous staff
Jack Skinner Mastering
James A. Ball Engineering
Paul O'Neill Producer
Gary Smith Cover art, Art direction
Bob Defrin Art direction
Jon Oliva Vocals, Piano, Keyboards
Steve "Doc" Wacholz Drums, Percussion
Johnny Lee Middleton Bass, Vocals (backing)
Criss Oliva (R.I.P. 1993) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
Robert Kinkel Keyboards
Ray Gillen (R.I.P. 1993) Vocals (additional) (track 4)
Jack Skinner Mastering
James A. Ball Engineering
Paul O'Neill Producer
Gary Smith Cover art, Art direction
Bob Defrin Art direction
Read Forever hidden from the sun 98% autothrall September 12th, 2012
Read The stars align! 99% natrix February 29th, 2012
Read Resurrection Of The Metal... 100% Tlacaxipehualiztli September 13th, 2011
Read Dare you defy the Mountain... 100% evermetal October 14th, 2009
Read A Masterpiece of Metal 98% managerpants August 13th, 2009
Read Jon Oliva will fucking eat... 92% Twisted_Psychology May 28th, 2009
Read Uniquely Savatage 97% The_Ghoul October 12th, 2008
Read Overrated, but still good 75% failsafeman May 18th, 2008
Read One of the best US heavy... 97% Empyreal November 17th, 2007
Read Riffs reign! On the Hall Of... 94% cyclone November 13th, 2004
Read Unexploded shell 73% StillDeath May 13th, 2004

A music video was made for the song "Hall of the Mountain King".

Reissues:
CD by Edel Music AG in 1997 with the bonus track:
11. Stay (02:48)

CD by SPV GmbH on February 4th 2002 with the bonus tracks:
11. Hall of the Mountain King (Live) (06:00)
12. Devastation (Live) (03:36)

The album is titled after a piece by classical composer Edvard Grieg, which forms the basis for the instrumental "Prelude to Madness".

Recording information:

Mastered at Sterling Sound, New York City, New York.
Recorded and mixed at Record Plant Studios, New York City, New York.

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