One Nation Underground (Hawaii album)


One Nation Underground is the title of the first studio album released by Hawaii, a speed metal band from the United States.

One Nation Underground
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Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 1983
RecordedMarch–May 1983
StudioRendez-Vous Recording, Honolulu, Hawaii
GenreSpeed metal
ProducerHawaii, Pierre Grill
Hawaii chronology
One Nation Underground
Loud, Wild and Heavy
Professional ratings
Review scores
Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal6/10[2]
Metal Forces7/10[3]

"Living in Sin" and "Escape the Night" had previously been recorded by Marty Friedman's pre-Hawaii outfit Vixen for their Made in Hawaii EP (1983). "Secrets of the Stars" was also featured on the Shrapnel Records compilation U.S. Metal Vol. III (1983).

Track listingEdit

All songs by Marty Friedman and Jeff Graves, except where indicated.

Side one
  1. "Living in Sin" (Friedman, Graves, Gary St. Pierre) – 3:15
  2. "Silent Nightmare" (Friedman, Graves, St. Pierre) – 3:01
  3. "One Nation Underground" (Friedman, Graves, St. Pierre) – 4:03
  4. "You're Gonna Burn" (Friedman, Graves, St. Pierre) – 4:05
  5. "Escape the Night" – 3:49
Side two
  1. "Nitro Power" – 4:26
  2. "The Pit and the Pendulum" – 3:07
  3. "Secret of the Stars" – 4:38
  4. "Overture Volcanica" – 3:42


Additional musicians
  • Rocky DeSopa, Roger Holland - additional backing vocals
  • Pierre Grill - producer, engineer


  1. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Hawaii One Nation Underground review". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-07-16.
  2. ^ Popoff, Martin (1 November 2005). The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal: Volume 2: The Eighties. Burlington, Ontario, Canada: Collector's Guide Publishing. p. 148. ISBN 978-1-894-95931-5.
  3. ^ Doe, Bernard (December 1983). "Hawaii - One Nation Underground". Metal Forces. No. 2. p. 30. Retrieved 2022-08-04.