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Bill Metoyer

Bill Metoyer

Real/full name:
Bill Metoyer
64 (born Mar 23rd, 1960)
Place of birth:
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.


Bill also produced a demo for the band Valraven.

Fates Warning

As Bill "Shoot Me" Metoyer:

1997 A Pleasant Shade of Gray Vocals (additional)

Flotsam and Jetsam

As Bill "Here Kitty Kitty" Metoyer:

1988 No Place for Disgrace Vocals (backing)


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

Sacred Steel

1998 Wargods of Metal Voice (track 1)


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

Acid Reign

2010 Moshkinstein (EP) Remastering (tracks 1-6)
2010 The Fear Remastering
2019 Moshkinstein (EP) Remastering

Agent Steel

2007 Alienigma Producer, Engineering, Mixing

Armored Saint

1982 First Demo (Demo) Engineering
1983 Armored Saint (EP) Engineering
1988 Saints Will Conquer (Live album) Producer, Engineering
2000 Revelation Mixing
2015 Win Hands Down Producer
2020 Punching the Sky Recording (guitars)


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


2005 Windrider Recording
2012 Marching On Engineering


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


1983 Be My Slave Engineering
1987 The Bitch Is Back Mixing, Engineering, Producer
1989 A Rose by Any Other Name (EP) Producer (tracks 1-2 & 5), Mixing (tracks 1-5), Remixing (tracks 3-4), Engineer (tracks 1-2 & 4-6)
2015 Betsy Mixing (track 12), Engineering (track 12), Producer (track 12)

Brain Dead

2014 Indoctrinator Producer

Cattle Decapitation

2004 Humanure Engineering, Producer, 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 Mixing, Engineering, Producer
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 Engineering, Mixing, Producer
1988 Live at the Ritz (Video) Mixing
1989 The Virgin Hot Metal Hell EP (Split) Producer, Engineering, Mixing
1989 Thrash Zone Producer, Engineering, Mixing
2003 Dirtiest... Rottenest (Compilation) Mixing, Producer, Engineering
2016 But Wait... There's More! (EP) Recording, Mixing


2006 Diabolical Indignation (Demo) Recording

Dark Angel

1985 We Have Arrived Engineering
1986 Merciless Death / We Have Arrived (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), Recording (track A2), Mixing (track A2)
1990 Weapons of Our Warfare Mixer
1995 Camelot in Smithereens Mixing (tracks 1-4, 7-9)

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)


2010 Decline Mastering, Producer, Mixing, Engineering
2018 Détente (EP) Engineering


1982 Red Alert (EP) Engineering, Producer

Dr. Know

1988 Wreckage in Flesh Engineering (assistant)

Echo Hollow

1998 Diet of Worms Producer, Engineering, Mixing
2004 Superficial Intelligence Mixing


2020 The Descending (Single) Producer, Engineering, Mixing, Mastering, Recording (vocals, bass, guitars)
2020 Word of God (Single) Producer, Engineering, Mixing, Mastering, Recording (vocals, bass, guitars)
2020 United States of Anarchy Recording (vocals, bass, guitars), Producer, Engineering, Mixing, Mastering
2024 Raising Fresh Hell (Single) Engineering (Additional)
2024 Subjugated Souls (Single) Engineering (additional)
2024 Toxic Grace Engineering (additional)

Faith or Fear

2009 Instruments of Death (Compilation) Mastering
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
1987 River's Edge (Split) Engineering (tracks A2-A4, B1 & B3)
1994 Inside Out Recording, Producer
1998 Still Life (Live album) Recording engineer
2005 Live in Athens (Video) Mixing, Recording (as "Bill "I don't know F*** all about C*** - D***" Metoyer")
2017 Awaken the Guardian Live (Live album) Mixing, Mastering


2022 Polarized Mastering
2024 Ripped into Exile 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 Mixing, Producer, Engineering
1989 Nosferatu Producer, Engineering
2007 Sins of the Past Mixing, Engineering, Mastering, Producer
2016 Vampiro Mixing, Mastering
2021 Clad in Black (Compilation) Mixing, Mastering (Disc 2)


1986 Torture Knows No Boundary (EP) Producer, Engineering (as "Bill "Ragin Kajon" Metoyer")
1988 Breaking Point Engineering, Producer
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) Producer, Mastering, Recording
2014 Immortal Legacy Producer, Mixing, Recording, Mastering
2023 Faster than Death (Demo) Mastering

Images of Eden

2018 Shield Me (Single) Mixing, mastering
2018 Soulrise Mixing, Mastering
2021 Angel Born Mixing, Mastering
2022 Weathered and Torn (EP) Mastering


2001 Burning Vengeance (Demo) 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

Lȧȧz Rockit

1989 Leatherface (Single) Producer

Lizzy Borden

1984 Give 'Em the Axe (EP) Engineering (recording)
1986 The Murderess Metal Road Show (Video) Engineering, Mixing
1986 The Murderess Metal Road Show (Live album) Engineering
1995 Terror Rising / Give 'em The Axe (Compilation) Engineering


2023 The Hood's Got Talent (Live from Third Encore Studios) (Live album) Recording, Mixing, Mastering


1986 Serve Your Savage Beast Engineering (tracks 1, 3)

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
2009 Ducefixion Engineering, Mixing


2016 Sworn to Secrecy Mixing, Mastering

Municipal Waste

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

MX Machine

2012 Devils Highway (EP) Producer, Mastering

New Eden

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


2009 Blood Portraits Mixing, Mastering

October 31

2016 Metal Massacre 31 Engineering (as "Bald Metoyer")


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
2016 The Curse / Nightmares Remastering, Liner notes
2017 Battle Cry Remastering, Liner notes
2017 Warning of Danger Remastering, Liner notes
2021 The Curse / Nightmares Remastering

Order & Chaos

1993 Order & Chaos (Demo) Engineering, Producer


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


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


2020 Blood Zone Mixing, Mastering

Psychic Pawn

1994 Decadent Delirium Recording, Mixing, Co-producer


2003 Redemption Engineering (drums)
2005 The Fullness of Time Engineering (drums)
2014 Live from the Pit (Live album) Mixing


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

Rigor Mortis

1989 Freaks (EP) Producer, Engineering

Rusty Eye

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


1984 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) Mastering, Recording


1992 Songs of Pain (Split) Producer (track 3), Engineering (track 3), Mixing (track 3), Recording (track 3)
1992 A Vision of Misery Mixing, Recording, Engineering, Producer
1994 Red Demo (Demo) Recording

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 Producer, Engineering


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 Mixing, Producer, Engineering


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

Steel Prophet

1989 Inner Ascendance (Demo) Mixing (as "Gordon "Bill" Shumway")
2000 Genesis (Compilation) Mixing (as "Gordon "Bill" Shumway")
2014 Omniscient Engineering
2019 The God Machine Engineering
2019 The God Machine Mixing (track 11) (as "Gordon "Bill" Shumway")

Step Child

1991 Demo (Demo) Producer
1994 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 Producer, Engineering


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


1984 Assassin / Tales of Brave Ulysses (Single) Producer, Engineering (track A)
1984 Trouble Producer, Engineering
1985 The Skull Producer, Engineering
2013 The Distortion Field Mixing


1985 Legions of the Dead Producer, Engineering, Mixing (as "Bill "Armageddon" Metoyer")
1987 Too Late to Pray Engineering, Mixing, Producer
1996 King of Kings Producer, Engineering, Mixing
2015 Too Late to Pray Recording (track 16)
2017 Too Late to Pray Recording (track 16)
2018 Too Late to Pray Recording (track 16)
2020 Hereafter Engineering


2001 Metal Blade Demos (Demo) Supervising


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


2006 Blood & Dirt (Video) Engineering (narration, DVD1)


1995 Coma Rage Engineering, Mixing, Producer

Void Vator

2019 Stranded (EP) Produced, Recorded, Engineered, Mixed, Mastered


1999 Helldorado Promo (Demo) 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 Producer, Mixing, Mastering, Recording


1996 Scorched Earth Producer, Mixing


1984 Lost and Lonely Days / Aliens (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 5-9)

World in Pain

1995 Demo 1995 (Demo) Producer, Engineering, Mixing


2015 The Chosen Few Mastering, Mixing


2018 Rage Mixing, Mastering


2017 Wrecker Mastering


1990 WWIII Producer, Recording


1984 Future Knights (EP) Mixing


2013 Hexed Engineering, Mixing, Mastering
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