Digital Dictator

Summary

Digital Dictator is the second studio album by the American heavy metal band Vicious Rumors, released in 1988 through Shrapnel Records (United States) and Roadrunner Records (Europe);[2] a remastered edition was reissued in 2009.

Digital Dictator
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Cover art by Guy Aitchison
Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 9, 1988 (1988-02-09)
Recorded1987 at Prairie Sun Recording Studios in Cotati, California
GenreHeavy metal[1]
Length38:57
LabelShrapnel
ProducerSteve Fontano, Geoff Thorpe
Vicious Rumors chronology
Soldiers of the Night
(1985)
Digital Dictator
(1988)
Vicious Rumors
(1990)

Track listingEdit

"Western Front" (side one)
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Replicant" (Instrumental)Dave Starr, Mark McGee1:04
2."Digital Dictator"Starr, Geoff Thorpe, McGee, Carl Albert3:17
3."Minute to Kill"Thorpe, Albert, Larry Howe3:34
4."Towns on Fire"Thorpe, Howe4:23
5."Lady Took a Chance"Thorpe6:11
"Eastern Front" (side two)
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
6."Worlds and Machines"Thorpe, McGee, Howe5:30
7."The Crest"Thorpe2:56
8."R.L.H."Thorpe, Starr, McGee4:00
9."Condemned"Thorpe, Albert, McGee3:53
10."Out of the Shadows"Thorpe, McGee, Albert4:09
Total length:38:57

PersonnelEdit

Vicious Rumors
Additional musicians
  • John Lavaysse – background vocals
  • Dino Alden – background vocals, assistant engineer
Production
  • Dave Starr – mixing
  • Dino Alden – engineer (assistant)
  • Guy Aitchison – cover art
  • Steve Pollutro – logo
  • George Horn – mastering at Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, California
  • Rocky Ball – photography
  • Geoff Thorpe – cover concept, mixing, producer
  • Mark McGee – mixing
  • Doug Troxell – photography, production manager, sleeve design
  • Steve Fontano – producer, engineer, mixing
  • Rick Likong – photography
  • John Umphrey – photography
  • Stephanie Ball – photography
  • Tim Gennert – remastering (reissue)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Digital Dictator - Vicious Rumors". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2012-11-06.
  2. ^ "Vicious Rumors - Digital Dictator". Discogs. Retrieved 2012-11-06.