MERCYFUL FATE - MELISSA [DIGIPAK] - NEW CD
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Disc 1 1. Evil 2. Curse of the Pharaohs 3. Into the Coven 4. At the Sound of the Demon Bell 5. Black Funeral 6. Satan's Fall 7. Melissa 8. Black Masses 9. Curse of the Pharobs (BBC Radio 1 Session) 10. Evil (BBC Radio 1 Session) 11. Stan's Fall (BBC Radio 1 Session) 12. Curse of the Pharaobs - (Demo) 13. Black Funeral - (Demo) Mercyful Fate: King Diamond (vocals); Hank Sherman, Michael Denner (guitar);
Timi Grabber (bass); Kim Ruzz (drums).
Recorded at Easy Sound Recording, Copenhagen, Denmark in July 1983. Includes liner notes by Don Kaye.
Digitally remastered by Chris Gehringer (The Hit Factory, New York, New York).
This release includes a bonus DVD.
Mercyful Fate: King Diamond (vocals); Hank Shermann, Michael Denner (guitar); Timi Grabber (bass guitar); Kim Ruzz (drums).
Recording information: Dynamo, Eindhoven, Holland (1983).
One of the most important metal bands of the 1980s, Mercyful Fate took the gloom and doom of Black Sabbath, infused it with the faster tempos of Judas Priest, and added the complexity of prog rock. Meshing the sinister riffs and vibrant guitar harmonies of Michael Denner and Hank Shermann with the sterling rhythm section of bassist Timi Hansen and drummer Kim Ruzz, then topping