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Mercyful Fate -Melissa lp

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2020 release on black vinyl with lyric insert

Mercyful Fate’s debut album, Melissa, took Black Sabbath’s dark occult obsessions to an extreme, fusing them with the speed and tightened, twin-guitar riffing attack of British metal bands like Judas Priest and Iron Maiden. But the band had a distinctive sound of its own, thanks to the neo-classical flourishes of guitarists Hank Shermann and Michael Denner and the unpredictable vocal leaps of King Diamond, who could jump from a deathly growl to an unearthly falsetto wail in the next line. The band was still finding itself, and some of the songs on Melissa have a tendency to move into long, meandering instrumental sections, but the basic components of Mercyful Fate’s influential European gothic black metal sound were already in place

Track listing:
1. Evil
2. Curse Of The Pharoahs
3. Into The Coven
4. At The Sound Of The Demon Bell
5. Black Funeral
6. Satans Fall
7. Melissa

Additional information

Label

Metal Blade Records

Catalogue Number

3984-15681-1

Release Year

2020