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A Time of Changes (album)

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Released  1985
Artist  Blitzkrieg
Label  Neat Records
Length  38:46
Release date  1985
Genre  Heavy metal
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Recorded  Impulse Studios, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Producer  Martin Smith, Brian Ross
A Time of Changes (1985)  Ten Years of Blitzkrieg EP (1991)
Heavy metal albums  Don't Metal with Evil, All for One, Live at the Inferno, Filth Hounds of Hades, No One Gets Out

Blitzkrieg a time of changes 1985 full album


A Time of Changes is the debut studio album by the British heavy metal band Blitzkrieg, released in 1985.

Contents

Blitzkrieg ragnarok inferno


History

This album came out when Brian Ross decided to reform Blitzkrieg and record the album they wanted to record before their split-up in 1981. After the original split of Blitzkrieg, Ross sang with Avenger, Satan and Lonewolf. "Pull the Trigger" is in fact a Satan song that wasn't featured on their first album Court in the Act. Ross recorded it with Satan, and it appeared on an earlier demo, Into the Fire. Satan guitarist Russ Tippins makes a guest appearance on the song. "Take a Look Around" was recorded during these sessions and intended to be used on a single, but that never materialized. It is added as track six (4:14) on the A Time of Changes – Phase 1 compilation. The crowd noise on "Hell to Pay" was lifted from a Queen concert as a joke on the rumors that the Blitzed Alive tape was a fake live show. At the time of its release most people believed "Hell to Pay" was actually recorded live.

The original 1985 album was never released outside of the UK on vinyl, though it was released in Japan on CD in 1990 by Neat Records/Teichiku Records Japan (TECP-25355) under the title A Time of Changes + More with two bonus tracks and subsequently by Castle in 1992 under the original title. The two extra tracks are from the original first 1981 release of the single "Buried Alive", which features "Blitzkrieg" on the "B-side". This version of "Blitzkrieg" differs from the release on the 1985 album and is most notable as the version which Metallica used to play in their early years and based their 1984 cover version on.

Track listing

All songs written by Brian Ross and Jim Sirotto, unless otherwise noted.

Side one
  1. "Ragnarok" (Ross, Sirotto, Ian Boddy) - 1:45 (instrumental)
  2. "Inferno" (Ross, Sirotto, Ian Jones) - 4:30
  3. "Blitzkrieg" (Ross, Sirotto, Jones) - 3:21
  4. "Pull the Trigger" (Russ Tippins) - 5:25
  5. "Armageddon" - 6:16
Side two
  1. "Hell to Pay" - 4:44
  2. "Vikings" - 4:03
  3. "A Time of Changes" - 6:24
  4. "Saviour" - 3:38
Japanese CD edition bonus tracks
  1. "Buried Alive" - 3:31 (1981 version)
  2. "Blitzkrieg" - 3:49 (1981 version)

Personnel

Blitzkrieg
  • Brian Ross – vocals, producer
  • Mick Procter – lead guitar
  • Jim Sirotto – rhythm guitar
  • Mick Moore – bass guitar
  • Sean Taylor – drums
  • Additional musicians
  • Ian Boddy – keyboards on tracks 1 and 7
  • Russ Tippins – guitar on track 4
  • Martin Smith – synthesizer on track 8
  • Production
  • Martin Smith – producer, engineer
  • Songs

    1Ragnarok / Inferno6:15
    2Blitzkreig3:23
    3Pull the Trigger5:22

    References

    A Time of Changes (album) Wikipedia


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