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1919 Eternal

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Released  March 5, 2002
Length  60:08
Release date  4 March 2002
Label  Spitfire Records
Recorded  2001–2002
Artist  Black Label Society
Producer  Zakk Wylde
Genre  Heavy metal
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1919 Eternal (2002)  The Blessed Hellride (2003)
Similar  Black Label Society albums, Heavy metal albums

1919 Eternal (also stylized as 1919Eternal) is the third album by the heavy metal band Black Label Society. It was released on March 5, 2002 and was written for Zakk Wylde's father.

Contents

Black label society bleed for me


Writing

Five songs from the album sessions were written by Zakk Wylde for Ozzy Osbourne's album Down to Earth. Ozzy rejected the songs because they were "too Black Label", so Zakk kept them for this album. The songs were "Bleed for Me", "Life, Birth, Blood, Doom", "Demise of Sanity", an alternate piano version of "Bridge to Cross", and a demo presumably called "I'll Find the Way". The latter two were never released. These original demo songs featured drummer Christian Werr, a friend of Zakk's who happened to be in the right place at the right time to record the tracks. Later, when Zakk went to re-record these demos for 1919 Eternal, Christian's drum tracks were used for "Bleed for Me", "Life, Birth, Blood, Doom", and "Demise of Sanity", which is why Craig Nunenmacher does not appear on these songs.

Artwork

The album artwork is based on German Nazi propaganda poster used to recruit Dutchmen into the Schutzstaffel (SS).

Track listing

All songs written by Zakk Wylde, except "America the Beautiful" by Katharine Lee Bates and Samuel A. Ward.

  1. "Bleed for Me" – 5:31
  2. "Lords of Destruction" – 5:11
  3. "Demise of Sanity" – 3:23
  4. "Life, Birth, Blood, Doom" – 4:21
  5. "Bridge to Cross" – 5:49
  6. "Battering Ram" – 2:22
  7. "Speedball" – 0:58
  8. "Graveyard Disciples" – 3:20
  9. "Genocide Junkies" – 5:53
  10. "Lost Heaven" – 4:24
  11. "Refuse to Bow Down" – 4:53
  12. "Mass Murder Machine" – 5:47
  13. "Berserkers" – 5:06
  14. "America the Beautiful" (instrumental) – 3:17
  15. "Llabdeeps" (Japanese Bonus Track) – 1:00*

Note: The 15th track is an unlabeled bonus track on the Japanese edition of the album, "Speedball" reversed.

Credits

  • Zakk Wylde – vocals, guitars, bass guitar
  • Robert Trujillo – bass
  • Craig Nunenmacher – drums
  • Additional personnel

  • Christian Werr – drums (tracks 1, 3, 4)
  • Production
  • Produced by Zakk Wylde
  • Associate producer – Eddie Mapp
  • Engineered by Eddie Mapp and Sam Storey, assisted by Lou Michaels and Kent Hitchcock
  • Editing by Kent Huffnagle
  • Mastered by Ron Boustead
  • Management – Bob Ringe (Survival Management)
  • A&R – Paul Bibeau, Tami Fukatami
  • Art concept – Zakk Wylde
  • Art direction and design – Zakk Wylde and Peter Tsakiris (Drunken Monkey Studios)
  • Illustrations – Adam Guyot (Eternal Art Tattoo, Canyon County, CA)
  • Photography – Maryanne Bilham
  • Songs

    1Bleed for Me5:31
    2Lords of Destruction5:11
    3Demise of Sanity3:24

    References

    1919 Eternal Wikipedia


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