MERCYFUL FATE - Don't Break The Oath OIS Roadrunner netherlands 12" Vinyl LP Album

This album "MERCYFUL FATE Don't Break The Oath OIS" includes the original custom made inner sleeve (OIS) with album production details, complete lyrics of all songs by and artwork/photos .

"Mercyful Fate" is an influential Danish First Wave of Black Metal group who are often cited among the influences in the black metal, thrash metal, power metal, and progressive metal genres. They are also credited as a pioneering band of the first wave of black metal.

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Album's Condition and Grading Details

Strict grading according to the Goldmine Grading for Vinyl records has been applied, this record has been carefully visually inspected to determine the grading.

VINYL GRADING

NEAR MINT (NM or M-): A nearly perfect record which has no obvious signs of wear.

ALBUM COVER GRADING

NEAR MINT (NM or M-): The album cover looks close to perfect and has no folds, seam splits, cut-out holes, or other noticeable similar defects.

Essentials of: MERCYFUL FATE - Don't Break The Oath

Music Genre:

Heavy Metal, Death Metal

Label & Catalognr:

 Roadrunner Records RR 9835

Media Format:

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

Year & Country:

1984 Made in Netherlands for European distribution

Production & Recording Information

Album Packaging

This 12" LP vinyl music record comes with a so called original custom inner sleeve with black background colour, photos of King Diamond and the Mercyful Fate band-members and lyrics of all the songs on this album.

Producers:

Henrik Lund - Producer

  Henrik Lund ( Music Producer ) founder of Easy Sound Studio and he produced many Danish albums and several "Mercyful Fate" records. He is the brother of Niels Erik Lund.

Sound & Recording Engineers:

Henrik Lund - Sound Engineer

Niels Erik Otto - Sound Engineer

 Niels Erik Otto has been sound engineer of heavy metal albums "Metal Rush" by "Maltese Falcon" and "Mercyful Fate's" "Don't Break the Oath"

Recording Location:

Easy Sound Recording, Copenhagen, May 1984

Album Cover Design & Artwork:

Thomas Holm, Studio Dzyan

Thomas Holm started his career as art designer in the early 1980's and has done the album covers for bands like: Mercyful Fate, King Diamond, Spartan Warrior, Dark Heart. For the "King Diamond" and "Mercyful Fate" albums he has often been working together with "Thorbjorn Jorgensen".

  Studio Dzyan ( album artwork and graphics design ) was founded by Thorbjorn Jorgensen and has worked with both Thomas Holm and Thorbjorn Jorgensen to illustrate 1980s albums by "King Diamond" and "Spartan Warrior".

 

Photography:

Ole Bang - Photographer

 Ole Bang ( Photographer ) During the 1980's Ole Bang has done much of the photo work for Mercyful Fate and King Diamond albums.


Musicians:
  • Vocals - King Diamond (Real name: Kim Bendix Petersen, ex- Brainstorm, ex- Blackrose, ex- Brats, ex- Danger Zone,)

      Kim Bendix Petersen better known by his stage name King Diamond , is a Danish heavy metal musician. As a vocalist, he is known for his extensive vocal range, in particular his usage of falsetto. He started his career in 1974 with a band called Brainstorm and has since performed with "Black Rose", Brats, "Danger Zone", "Mercyful Fate" and the eponymous "King Diamond" band.

    Here is an interactive graphical map showing King Diamond's musical network

  • Guitars . Hank Shermann (aka Hank de Wank, Rene Krollmark, ex- Brats, ex- Danger Zone,
  • Rene Krollmark is from Denmark and was born in 1958. He is also known under the aliases Hank De Wank, Hank Shermann started his musical career as guitar player in 1977 with a band called Brats, this was followed by "Danger Zone", "Mercyful Fate", Fate, Lavina, "Zoser Mez"

  • Guitars - Michael Denner (ex- Brats, ex- Danger Zone, ex- Mercyful Fate, ex- King Diamond, ex- Lavina, ex- Force of Evil)

      Michael Denner is a Danish heavy-metal guitarist. He is part of the heavy metal duo Denner/Shermann with Hank Shermann. Michael Denner plays guitar with Brats from 1979-1980, Mercyful Fate from 1981-1996 (with several interruptions.

  • Bass - Timi "Grabber" Hansen (ex- Danger Zone, ex- Mercyful Fate, ex- King Diamond, ex- Lavina)

    Timmi "Grabber" Hansen is a Danish bass player. He played in the Danish heavy metal band Mercyful Fate from 1981 to 1985 and from 1992 to 1993, and King Diamond from 1985 to 1987. Before joining "Mercyful Fate" TImmi Hansen performed together with Michael Denner in a band called "Danger Zone".

  • Drums - Kim Ruzz -(real name: Kim Thyge Jensen)

    Kim Ruzz ( real name: Kim Thyge Jensen) has been playing drums from 1981-1985 in the Danish Thrash metal band: " Mercyful Fate".

Tracklisting Side A:
  1. A Dangerous Meeting 5:10
  2. Nightmare 6:19
  3. Desecration of Souls 4:54
  4. Night of the Unborn 4:59
Tracklisting Side B:
  1. The Oath 7:31
  2. Gypsy 3:08
  3. Welcome Princes of Hell 4:03
  4. To One Far Away 1:31
  5. Come to the Sabbath 5:19

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