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The Black Light Bacchanalia

Virgin Steele

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
October 22nd, 2010
Catalog ID:
N/A
Label:
Steamhammer
Format:
Unknown
Reviews:
5 reviews (avg. 63%)
1. By the Hammer of Zeus (And the Wrecking Ball of Thor) 08:05   Show lyrics
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2. Pagan Heart 06:19   Show lyrics
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3. The Bread of Wickedness 03:12   Show lyrics
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4. In a Dream of Fire 05:56   Show lyrics
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5. Nepenthe (I Live Tomorrow) 05:20   Show lyrics
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6. The Orpheus Taboo 07:43   Show lyrics
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7. To Crown Them with Halos (Parts 1 & 2) 11:16   Show lyrics
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8. The Black Light Bacchanalia (The Age That Is to Come) 07:19   Show lyrics
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9. The Torture's of the Damned 02:59   Show lyrics
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10. Necropolis (He Answers Them with Death) 09:08   Show lyrics
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11. Eternal Regret 09:01   Show lyrics
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Band members
David DeFeis Vocals, Keyboards, Bass, Orchestration, Guitars (lead) (11), Percussion (9, 10, 12, 13)
Frank Gilchriest Drums (1-8, 11)
Joshua Block Guitars (rhythm) (3-13), Guitars (lead) (1, 2, 5-8, 10)
Edward Pursino Guitars (rhythm) (1, 2, 4, 5, 11, 12), Guitars (lead) (1, 2, 4, 5, 12)
Miscellaneous staff
Jens Reinhold Booklet assembling, Layout
Gail Flug Photography
Joshua Block Engineering, Mixing, Mastering
Ed Warrin Engineering, Mixing
David DeFeis Producer, Engineering, Mixing, Mastering, Songwriting, Lyrics, Cover concept
Julian Iliev Artwork (booklet interior illustrations)
Eric Philippe Logo design
David DeFeis Vocals, Keyboards, Bass, Orchestration, Guitars (lead) (11), Percussion (9, 10, 12, 13)
Frank Gilchriest Drums (1-8, 11)
Joshua Block Guitars (rhythm) (3-13), Guitars (lead) (1, 2, 5-8, 10)
Edward Pursino Guitars (rhythm) (1, 2, 4, 5, 11, 12), Guitars (lead) (1, 2, 4, 5, 12)
Jens Reinhold Booklet assembling, Layout
Gail Flug Photography
Joshua Block Engineering, Mixing, Mastering
Ed Warrin Engineering, Mixing
David DeFeis Producer, Engineering, Mixing, Mastering, Songwriting, Lyrics, Cover concept
Julian Iliev Artwork (booklet interior illustrations)
Eric Philippe Logo design
Read Regression To The Mean 48% GuntherTheUndying July 2nd, 2012
Read Tries too hard 68% colin040 October 12th, 2011
Read Bit of a head scratcher... 55% doomknocker January 25th, 2011
Read By The Hammer of Zeus! 79% Andromeda_Unchained December 13th, 2010
Read All trains gotta stop... 63% Empyreal November 11th, 2010

US release date - November 9th, 2010.

Upper cover - regular CD edition, middle cover - limited digipak edition, bottom cover - LP edition

Recorded and mixed at The Hammer of Zeus, New York.
Additional recording was done using the Mobile LCS Studio, New York.
Final mixing and mastering was done at Black & Gray Studios, New York, and The Hammer of Zeus, New York.

Etchings:
1. "Asmodeus - The Destroyer" by Collin de Plancy (Dictionaire Infernale, 1825) (cover of regular CD edition).
2. "Temptation of Saint Anthony" by Martin Schongauer (Germany, 1470) (cover of LP edition).
3. "The Witches Sabbath on the Brocken" and "The Nightmare" by Simonet.
4. Various executions by Joost Damhouder.

Limited digipak edition released with bonus CD:
1. When I'm Silent (The Wind of Voices) (06:01)
2. Silent Sorrow (04:23)
3. From a Whisper to a Scream (The Spoken Biography) (30:41)

Added by: licas32 Modified by: Radagast
Added on: 2010-09-26 04:31:27 Last modified on: 2013-12-19 18:26:08
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