Soldiers of the Night

Summary

Soldiers of the Night is the first studio album by the American heavy metal band Vicious Rumors, released in 1985 through Shrapnel Records (United States) and Roadrunner Records (Europe); a remastered edition was reissued in 2010.[3] It is notably the only Vicious Rumors album to feature vocalist Gary St. Pierre as well as guitarist Vinnie Moore, the latter of whom would release his own debut album, Mind's Eye, in 1986.

Soldiers of the Night
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Studio album by
ReleasedMay 25, 1985 (1985-05-25)
RecordedPrairie Sun Recording Studios in Cotati, California
GenreHeavy metal
Length39:01
LabelShrapnel
ProducerVicious Rumors, Steve Fontano
Vicious Rumors chronology
Soldiers of the Night
(1985)
Digital Dictator
(1988)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic[1]
Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal5/10[2]

Track listingEdit

Western Front (side one)
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Premonition"Vinnie Moore1:06
2."Ride (Into the Sun)"Dave Starr, Rick Richards, Gary St. Pierre3:46
3."Medusa"Geoff Thorpe, St. Pierre3:59
4."Soldiers of the Night"Thorpe, St. Pierre4:24
5."Murder"Thorpe4:02
6."March or Die"Thorpe, St. Pierre, Mark Tate4:39
Eastern Front (side two)
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
7."Blitz the World"Moore, Thorpe, St. Pierre, Dave Starr3:39
8."Invader"Moore2:53
9."In Fire"Thorpe3:23
10."Domestic Bliss"Tate, Thorpe, Jim Cassero3:42
11."Blistering Winds"Thorpe, Moore3:28
Total length:39:01

PersonnelEdit

Vicious Rumors
Production

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Soldiers of the Night - Vicious Rumors". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2012-11-07.
  2. ^ Popoff, Martin (2005-11-01). The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal: Volume 2: The Eighties. Burlington, Ontario, Canada: Collector's Guide Publishing. p. 398. ISBN 978-1-894959-31-5.
  3. ^ "Soldiers of the Night & Digital Dictator CD Re-Release!". Vicious Rumors. Myspace. 2010-10-03. Retrieved 2012-11-07.