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Return of the Vampire

Mercyful Fate

Type:
Compilation
Release date:
May 12th, 1992
Catalog ID:
RR 9184 2
Label:
Roadrunner Records
Format:
CD
Reviews:
1 review (avg. 95%)
1. Burning the Cross 08:49   Show lyrics
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2. Curse of the Pharaohs 04:27   Show lyrics
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3. Return of the Vampire 04:50   Show lyrics
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4. On a Night of Full Moon 06:40   Show lyrics
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5. A Corpse Without Soul 08:11   Show lyrics
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6. Death Kiss 04:30   Show lyrics
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7. Leave My Soul Alone 03:21   Show lyrics
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8. M.D.A. (Mission: Destroy Aliens) 04:20   Show lyrics
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9. You Asked for It 04:13   Show lyrics
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Band members
Hank Shermann Guitars (all tracks), Bass (track 9)
King Diamond Vocals (all tracks)
Timi "Grabber" Hansen Bass (tracks 1-8)
"Old" Nick Smith Drums (tracks 7-8)
Kim Ruzz Drums (tracks 1-6)
Benny Petersen Guitars (tracks 1-6)
Michael Denner Guitars (tracks 7-8)
Carsten Volsing Guitars (track 9)
Jan Lindblad Drums (track 9)
Miscellaneous staff
Torbjorn Jorgensen Artwork
Hank Shermann Guitars (all tracks), Bass (track 9)
King Diamond Vocals (all tracks)
Timi "Grabber" Hansen Bass (tracks 1-8)
"Old" Nick Smith Drums (tracks 7-8)
Kim Ruzz Drums (tracks 1-6)
Benny Petersen Guitars (tracks 1-6)
Michael Denner Guitars (tracks 7-8)
Carsten Volsing Guitars (track 9)
Jan Lindblad Drums (track 9)
Read Unreleased? Why?! 95% Dethrone_Tyranny October 8th, 2003

A compilation of early 80's demo material.

Tracks 1-5 are from the Burning the Cross demo.
King Diamond - all vocals
Hank Shermann - guitars
Benny Petersen - guitars
Timi Hansen - bass
Kim Ruzz - drums

Track 6 : same line-up, but from a 1982 session in England for Ebony Records, before the recordings of the EP.

Tracks 7-8 are from Danger Zone demo.
King Diamond - all vocals
Hank Shermann - guitars
Michael Denner - guitars
Timi Hansen - bass
"Old Nick" - drums

Track 9 is from the first demo of the band as Mercyful Fate, before Michael Denner's recruitment.
King Diamond - all vocals
Hank Shermann - guitars, bass
C. Volsing - guitars
Jan Lindblad- drums

Recording information:

All tracks recorded live in the studio, with exception of solos and vocals which were overdubbed.
Tracks 1-5: Recorded in Copenhagen, Denmark late autumn 1981 at Kharma Studio.
Track 6: Recorded in Hull, England early spring 1982.
Tracks 7+8: Recorded in Copenhagen, Denmark summer 1981 at Brenner Studio.
Track 9: Recorded in Copenhagen, Denmark early spring 1981.

Identifiers:

Barcode: 016861918422

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