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Bill Metoyer

Bill Metoyer

Real/full name:
Bill Metoyer
59 (born Mar 23rd, 1960)
Place of origin:
United States (Los Angeles, California)


- Attended the University of Sound Arts in Hollywood, 1978.
- Became chief engineer at Track Records in Hollywood, 1979.
- Was vice-president and in-house producer for Metal Blade Records, 1983-1987.
- Became an independent producer in 1987.
- Started Skull Seven Productions in 1995.
- Works as acting A&R Director for Metal Blade Records since 1997.

Fates Warning

1997 A Pleasant Shade of Gray Vocals (additional)


2003 Raise Your Fist to Metal Vocals (backing) (track 10)

Sacred Steel

1998 Wargods of Metal Voice (track 1)


1983 Original Abattoir (Demo) Engineering, Producer
1983 Screams from the Grave (Demo) Engineering, Producer

Agent Steel

2007 Alienigma Producer, Engineering, Mixing

Armored Saint

1983 Armored Saint (EP) Engineering
1988 Saints Will Conquer (Live album) Engineering, Producer
2000 Revelation Mixing
2015 Win Hands Down Producer


1988 Socialized Hate Producer
1990 Puppies and Friends (Single) Mixing, Engineering, Producer
1990 Violent by Nature Producer, Mixing, Engineering


2005 Windrider Recording
2012 Marching On Engineering


1993 The Passing Engineering, Tracking (as "Gordon Shumway")


1983 Be My Slave Engineering
1987 The Bitch Is Back Producer, Engineering, Mixing
1989 A Rose by Any Other Name (EP) Engineer (Tracks 1-2, 4-6), Mixing (Tracks 1-5), Remix (Tracks 3-4), Producer (Tracks 1-2, 5)

Brain Dead

2014 Indoctrinator Producer

Cattle Decapitation

2004 Humanure Producer, Engineering, Mixing


2009 Annihilation Absolute Remastering

Coffin Texts

2012 The Tomb of Infinite Ritual Mastering (reissue)


1987 The High n' Mighty Mixing, Engineering

Corrosion of Conformity

1985 Animosity Engineering (tracks 1-5)

Crescent Shield

2009 The Stars of Never Seen Mixing, Mastering

Cryptic Slaughter

1986 Convicted Engineering
1987 Money Talks Engineering, Producer, Mixing
1988 Stream of Consciousness Producer
2017 The Lowlife Chronicles Cryptic Slaughter 1984-1988 (Compilation) Liner notes


1987 Crossover Producer, Mixing, Mastering
1988 4 of a Kind Producer, Mixing, Engineering
1988 Live at the Ritz (Video) Mixing
1989 Thrash Zone Producer, Engineering, Mixing
2003 Dirtiest... Rottenest (Compilation) Engineering, Producer, Mixing
2016 But Wait... There's More! (EP) Recording, Mixing


2006 Diabolical Indignation (Demo) Recording

Dark Angel

1985 We Have Arrived Engineering
1986 Merciless Death (Single) Engineering
1988 The Can (Split) Engineering (tracks A1-B3, C & D)


2011 Electric Ministry Recording, Mixing, Mastering, Producer


2011 In Crisis Mastering, Mixing


1989 Deliverance Recording, Producer, Mixing
1989 Hot Metal Summer II (Split) Producer (track A2), Mixing (track A2), Recording (track A2)
1990 Weapons of Our Warfare Mixer
1995 Camelot in Smithereens Mixer except "Book Ends""Beauty & the beast"

Destiny's End

1998 Breathe Deep the Dark Producer, Engineering, Mixing
2001 Transition Engineering (assistant)
2003 Transition / Breathe Deep the Dark (Compilation) Engineering (assistant) (disc 1), Engineering (disc 2), Mixing (disc 2), Producer (disc 2)


1982 Red Alert (EP) Engineering, Producer

Dr. Know

1988 Wreckage in Flesh Engineering (assistant)

Echo Hollow

1998 Diet of Worms Producer, Engineering, Mixing

Faith or Fear

2012 Titanium Mastering

Fates Warning

1984 Night on Bröcken Mixing
1985 The Spectre Within Engineering (as "Bill "The Gill" Metoyer")
1986 Awaken the Guardian Engineering
1994 Inside Out Recording, Producer
1998 Still Life (Live album) Recording engineer
2005 Live in Athens (Video) Recording, Mixing (as "Bill "I don't know F*** all about C*** - D***" Metoyer")
2017 Awaken the Guardian Live (Live album) Mixing, Mastering

Flotsam and Jetsam

1986 Doomsday for the Deceiver Engineering
1987 Flotzilla (Single) Engineering
1988 Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting (Single) Producer, Engineering
1988 No Place for Disgrace Producer, Engineering
1997 High Mixing, Recording
2001 My God Producer, Mixing, Recording
2002 Unnatural Selection / High (Compilation) Recording (tracks 2.1-11), Mixing (tracks 2.1-11), Co-producer (tracks 2.1-11)
2006 Doomsday for the Deceiver Remixing, Remastering (Disc 2 tracks 1-10)


1988 Gangland (Demo) Producer


1988 A Distant Thunder Producer, Engineering, Mixing
1989 Nosferatu Producer, Engineering
2007 Sins of the Past Producer, Engineering, Mixing, Mastering
2016 Vampiro Mastering, Mixing


1986 Torture Knows No Boundary (EP) Producer, Engineering (as "Bill "Ragin Kajon" Metoyer")
1988 Breaking Point Producer, Engineering
2009 Breaking Point Remastering


1985 Raging Violence Engineering
1986 Hate, Fear and Power Engineering
1987 Not Dead Yet (Compilation) Engineering
2008 Thrash Metal Assassins (Compilation) Engineering (tracks 1-7)
2012 La Boca de la Bestia (Single) Producer
2013 La Boca de la Bestia / Queen of the Wasteland (Split) Mastering, Recording, Producer
2014 Immortal Legacy Recording, Mixing, Mastering, Producer

Images of Eden

2018 Shield Me (Single) Mixing, mastering
2018 Soulrise Mixing, Mastering


1991 Psycho Savant Producer, Engineering, Mixing

Jim Matheos

1993 First Impressions Producer, Engineering, Mixing
1999 Away with Words Engineering (violin, drums)

Killing Machine

2006 Metalmorphosis Engineering, Mixing, Producer

Lääz Rockit

1989 Leatherface (Single) Producer

Lizzy Borden

1984 Give 'Em the Axe (EP) Engineering (recording)
1986 The Murderess Metal Road Show (Live album) Engineering
1996 Terror Rising / Give 'em The Axe (EP) Engineering

Masters of Metal

2013 Masters of Metal (EP) Recording
2015 From Worlds Beyond Engineering, Recording, Mixing, Mastering, Producer


1985 You Axed for It! Engineering
1986 Up the Dose Engineering
1989 Sex, Drugs & Rock 'n' Roll Engineering (tracks 10 - 15)
1989 Up the Dose / You Axed for It! (Compilation) Producer
2005 Over the Top Recoridng, Mixing

Municipal Waste

2017 Slime and Punishment Mastering, Mixing
2018 Gathered at the Altar of Blast (Split) Mixing, Mastering

MX Machine

2012 Devils Highway (EP) Mastering, Producer

New Eden

1997 Through the Make Believe Mixing (as "Gordon Shumway")


1984 Battle Cry Engineering
1985 Warning of Danger Engineering
1986 The Curse Producer, Engineering, Mixing
1987 Nightmares (EP) Engineering
1989 The Best of Omen: Teeth of the Hydra (Compilation) Engineering
2017 Battle Cry Remastering, Liner notes
2017 Warning of Danger Remastering, Liner notes


1985 Hole in the Sky Engineering
1988 The Kill Producer, Engineering


2018 Live at Dynamo Open Air 1998 (Live album) Mixing

Psychic Pawn

1994 Decadent Delirium Recording, Mixing, Co-Producer


2005 The Fullness of Time Engineering (drums)


2015 Volume I Battle Scars (EP) Producer, Engineering, Mixing, Mastering
2017 Metal Machine Producer, Engineering

Rigor Mortis

1989 Freaks (EP) Producer, Engineering

Rusty Eye

2014 Saca el cobre Mixing
2014 Mr. Cannibal (Remake Single) (Single) Engineering, Mixing, Recording


1985 Metal Without Mercy (EP) Recording

Sacred Reich

1987 Ignorance Producer, Engineering
1988 War Pigs (promo) (Single) Producer
1988 Surf Nicaragua (EP) Producer
1990 The American Way (Single) Producer, Engineering
1990 Uncensored (Single) Producer
1990 31 Flavors (Single) Producer, Engineering
1990 The American Way Producer, Engineering
1991 A Question (Single) Producer, Engineering
1996 Heal Producer, Engineering, Mixing
1997 Still Ignorant (1987-1997) (Live album) Mixing

Sacred Steel

1998 Wargods of Metal Producer, Engineering, Mixing

Sadistic Intent

2016 Invocations of the Death-Ridden (Split) Recording, Mastering


1992 A Vision of Misery Producer, Engineering, Recording, Mixing

Santa Oscuridad

2019 Santa oscuridad (EP) Mastering
2019 Santa oscuridad (EP) Mastering

Savage Grace

1983 The Dominatress (EP) Engineering, Mixing

Sentinel Beast

1986 Depths of Death Engineering, Producer


1983 On the Run (Single) Mixing

Six Feet Under

1996 Alive and Dead (EP) Producer, Engineering, Mixing
1997 Warpath Engineering
2005 A Decade in the Grave (Compilation) Engineering
2008 Death Rituals Drum Tracking Assistant


1996 Shadow of Doubt Mixing
1997 Angel Seed XXIII Producer, Mixing, Engineering


1983 Show No Mercy Engineering, Mixing
1984 Haunting the Chapel (EP) Engineering
1984 Live Undead (Live album) Producer, Engineering
1985 Hell Awaits Engineering, Recording

Steel Prophet

1989 Inner Ascendance (Demo) Mixing (as "Gordon "Bill" Shumway")
2014 Omniscient Engineering
2019 The God Machine Engineering

Step Child

1995 The Prayer Producer


1992 Planetary Destruction Producer (as "Gordon Shumway")

The Fallen

2002 Front Toward Enemy Producer & Engineering

The Militants

1995 Demo 95' (Demo) Producer


1984 Fist Held High Engineering, Producer


1990 Stop the Bleeding Mixing, Mastering
1991 Psycho Surgery Producer
1992 Pathogenic Ocular Dissonance Mixing, Engineering, Producer
1997 Crawl to China Producer
1998 Acoustic Archives (Compilation) Producer
2000 Microscopic View of a Telescopic Realm Producer
2003 Where Moth and Rust Destroy Producer


1984 Assassin (Single) Engineering, Producer
1984 Trouble Producer, Engineering
1985 The Skull Producer, Engineering
2013 The Distortion Field Mixing


1985 Legions of the Dead Producer, Mixing, Engineering (as "Bill "Armageddon" Metoyer")
1987 Too Late to Pray Engineering, Producer, Mixing
1996 King of Kings Producer, Mixing, Engineering
2015 Too Late to Pray Recording (track 16)
2017 Too Late to Pray Recording (track 16)
2018 Too Late to Pray Recording (track 16)


1996 Valraven (Demo) Producer


2001 Metal Blade Demos (Demo) supervising


1989 Man of Straw Engineering (as "Gordon Shumway")


1995 Coma Rage Engineering, Producer, Mixing


1999 Helldorado Promo (EP) Engineering
1999 Helldorado Engineering (as "Bill "Big Balls" Metoyer")
2001 Unholy Terror Engineering
2002 Dying for the World Engineering, Mixing, Producer


2008 War Without End Mixing, Producer, Recording, Mastering


1996 Scorched Earth Mixing, Producer


1984 Lost and Lonely Days (Single) Engineering
2015 Deliver Us (EP) Engineering (tracks 8-9)


1984 Day of the Saxons (EP) Mixing
1988 Marshall Law / Day of the Saxons (Split) Mixing (tracks 1-4)

World in Pain

1995 Demo 1995 (Demo) Producer, Engineering, Mixing


2015 The Chosen Few Mastering, Mixing


2017 Wrecker Mastering


1990 WWIII Producer


1984 Future Knights (EP) Mixing
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