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The Book of Burning

Virgin Steele

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
January 25th, 2002
Catalog ID:
TT00552
Label:
T&T Records
Format:
CD
Reviews:
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1. Conjuration of the Watcher 04:24   Show lyrics
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2. Don't Say Goodbye (Tonight) (re-recorded version) 04:42   Show lyrics
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3. Rain of Fire 06:27   Show lyrics
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4. Annihilation 01:05   Show lyrics
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5. Hellfire Woman 06:56   Show lyrics
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6. Children of the Storm (re-recorded version) 06:19   Show lyrics
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7. The Chosen Ones 08:04   Show lyrics
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8. The Succubus 03:16   Show lyrics
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9. Minuet in G Minor (re-recorded version) 00:48   instrumental
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10. The Redeemer (re-recorded version) 05:41   Show lyrics
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11. I Am the One (re-recorded version) 03:49   Show lyrics
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12. Hot and Wild 04:05   Show lyrics
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13. Birth Through Fire (re-recorded version) 00:39   instrumental
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14. Guardians of the Flame (re-recorded version) 06:44   Show lyrics
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15. The Final Days 05:50   Show lyrics
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16. A Cry in the Night (re-recorded acoustic version) 04:45   Show lyrics
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Band members
Frank Zummo Drums (8, 10, 11, 12, 15)
Joshua Block Guitars (rhythm) (2, 3, 5-7, 10, 11, 14, 15), Guitars (lead) (3, 8, 11), Bass (6, 10, 11, 14)
Frank Gilchriest Drums (1, 2, 6, 9, 14)
Edward Pursino Guitars (rhythm) (1, 9, 12), Guitars (lead) (1, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12, 14, 15), Bass (1, 12)
David DeFeis Vocals (1-8, 10-12, 14-16), Vocals (choirs) (7), Keyboards (1-7, 9-11, 13-16), Orchestration (13, 16), Bass (3-5, 7-9, 15, 16), Drum programming (3, 4, 5, 7), Percussion (13, 16), Timpani (5), Guitars (3, 5, 7, 11), Guitars (acoustic) (4, 7, 11, 16)
Guest/Session
Danae DeFeis Vocals (choirs) (7)
Doreen DeFeis Vocals (choirs) (7)
Steve Young Guitars (rhythm) (2, 6, 8), Guitars (lead) (2, 3, 5, 13), Bass (2, 6), Drum programming (3, 5, 7)
Jim Hooper Vocals (choirs) (7)
Miscellaneous staff
David DeFeis Producer, Mastering
Thomas "Volle" Vollbrecht Photography
Claudia Ehrhardt Photography
Lisa Rosenbaum Photography
Michael Halliwachs Photography
Ramon Classen Photography
Stefano Ronzoni Photography
Marisa Jacobi Cover art
Michelle Francis Photography, Cover photo
Steve Young Engineering, Mastering
Frank Zummo Drums (8, 10, 11, 12, 15)
Joshua Block Guitars (rhythm) (2, 3, 5-7, 10, 11, 14, 15), Guitars (lead) (3, 8, 11), Bass (6, 10, 11, 14)
Frank Gilchriest Drums (1, 2, 6, 9, 14)
Edward Pursino Guitars (rhythm) (1, 9, 12), Guitars (lead) (1, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12, 14, 15), Bass (1, 12)
David DeFeis Vocals (1-8, 10-12, 14-16), Vocals (choirs) (7), Keyboards (1-7, 9-11, 13-16), Orchestration (13, 16), Bass (3-5, 7-9, 15, 16), Drum programming (3, 4, 5, 7), Percussion (13, 16), Timpani (5), Guitars (3, 5, 7, 11), Guitars (acoustic) (4, 7, 11, 16)
Danae DeFeis Vocals (choirs) (7)
Doreen DeFeis Vocals (choirs) (7)
Steve Young Guitars (rhythm) (2, 6, 8), Guitars (lead) (2, 3, 5, 13), Bass (2, 6), Drum programming (3, 5, 7)
Jim Hooper Vocals (choirs) (7)
David DeFeis Producer, Mastering
Thomas "Volle" Vollbrecht Photography
Claudia Ehrhardt Photography
Lisa Rosenbaum Photography
Michael Halliwachs Photography
Ramon Classen Photography
Stefano Ronzoni Photography
Marisa Jacobi Cover art
Michelle Francis Photography, Cover photo
Steve Young Engineering, Mastering
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This album contains primarily re-arranged and re-recorded songs taken from the first two Virgin Steele albums (at that time out of print). Also in album included many songs written at various points in their career but never before released.

Tracks 3-5, 7 and 15 are re-recorded versions of songs written by David DeFeis and Jack Starr in 1997 for project "Reunion of Steel". This project recorded only demo with this songs.

"Conjuration of the Watcher" and "The Succubus", written by David DeFeis, originally appears on the 1986 Original Sin album "Sin Will Find You Out".

Track 1 - "Conjuration of the Watcher" was originally written for Original Sin album "Sin Will Find You Out" (1986). It was planned for re-recording for album "The House of Atreus - Act I" (1999), but was unreleased.

Track 12 - "Hot and Wild" was originally written for "Noble Savage" album (1985). It was previously unreleased.

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Barcode: 5050159605521

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