Destruction - Sentence of Death ( Steamhammer SH 0020 ) 12" Vinyl LP Album

Sentence Of Death is the first official release by thrash metal band Destruction, released in 1984. The album's characteristic mix of thrash riffs with black metal influences has sometimes been dubbed Black thrash.

This album includes the custom inner sleeve with band-photo and complete lyrics of all songs performed by Destruction

Album Front Cover Photo of Destruction - Sentence of Death

Essentials of: Destruction - Sentence of Death

Music Genre:

Thrash Metal ( From Germany )

Label & Catalognr:

Steamhammer SH 0020 / LC 9002
Published by Jumar Music

Media Format:

Record Format: 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

1984 Made in Germany

Collector Specific Notes

 

Record Label

Record label information:

  • The record labels have different colours on each side. Side One has blue grading into white , while Side Two has green-ish grading into white.
  • The Label Code on the labels is "LC 9002"
  • This is NO Rights Society on the labels.
  • The catalognr on the labels "SH 0020" is the same as on the album cover.
  • The rim-text runs all across the label's rim and is printed n the German language.

Production & Recording Information

Album Packaging

The Original Custom Inner Sleeve has on one side a black and white photo of the Three Destruction band-members. The other side of the inner sleeve has the complete lyrics of all the songs on this album.

Producers:

Wolfgang Eichholz - Producer

  Wolfgang Eichholz is from Germany doing production, engineering and also a musician. Notable he has been producer of several "Destruction" records and has worked with many European Heavy Metal bands during 1984-1988. Some of these bands include: Black Tears, Crack Jaw , Damien, Destruction , Sodom , Sortilège

Sound & Recording Engineers:

Horst Mueller - Sound Engineer

  Horst Mueller - a sound engineer from Germany and has engineered the records of several German Metal bands, notable Destruction, Running Wild, Warrant and the Swiss Celtic Frost band, as well as many others. He has used several different aliases/pseudonyms, aliases used by Horst Mueller include: Horst "Hoddle" Muller, Horst H.I.F. "The Crazy Frog" Muller, Horst "The Only One" Muller, "Mad" Horst Muller

Recording Location:

Caet Studio, Berlin, Germany during September 1984

  Caet Studios, Berlin is a popular sound recording music studio used by many German Heavy Metal bands. During the 1980s "Caet Studios" has been used by "Celtic Frost", "Running Wild", "Destruction", as well as many other bands.

Album Cover Design & Artwork:

Detlef Schmidt - Design


Musicians:
  • Tommy "Tommy" Sandmann
  • Marcel "Schmier" Schirmer - Vocals, Bass Guitar

     Schmier (real-name: Marcel Schirmer) vocals and bass player with the German Thrash Metal band "Destruction". He was one of the founding members of Destruction, which he left around 1989 to from the German Metal band "Headhunter" (not to be confused with Swiss band with the same name. Around 1999 he rejoined Destruction. Bands he has sung and played in are: Bassinvaders, Destruction, Headhunter (DEU), Pänzer (DEU).

  • Mike Sifringer
Tracklisting Side One:
  1. Intro
  2. Total Desaster
  3. Black Mass
Tracklisting Side Two:
  1. Mad Butcher
  2. Satans' Vengeance
  3. Devil's Soldier

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