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Heathen Machine

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Released  2003
Length  56:38
Artist  Balance of Power
Producer  Lionel Hicks
Recorded  POD Studios, 2002
Heathen Machine (2003)  Heathenology (2005)
Release date  2003
Label  Massacre Records
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Genres  Heavy metal, Progressive metal, Power metal, Christian metal
Similar  Ten More Tales of Grand Illu, Perfect Balance, Book of Secrets, When the World Falls Down, Heathenology

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Heathen Machine is the fifth album from British progressive rock band Balance of Power. It was released in 2003 and is the only album of the band to feature vocalist John K.


Production and recording

The album was produced and engineered by drummer Lionel Hicks. Like previous efforts, it was recorded at POD Studios and Summit Studios in London, England. It was mixed by Todd Fitzgerald and Hicks at Oarfin Studios in Minneapolis, US.

Art and design was done by PostScript Design.

Original track listing

All songs written by Tony Ritchie and Pete Southern, except where noted.

  1. "The Rising" (Lionel Hicks) - 1:19
  2. "Heathen Machine" (Tony Ritchie) - 6:34
  3. "I Wish You Were Here" - 7:14
  4. "Chemical Imbalance" (Ritchie) - 5:14
  5. "No Place Like Home" (Ritchie) - 6:54
  6. "The Eyes of All the World" - 6:45
  7. "Just Before You Leave" (John K., Ritchie, Southern) - 6:31
  8. "Wake Up Call" - 8:21
  9. "Necessary Evil" - 7:46

Band members

  • John K - lead vocals
  • Pete Southern - guitar
  • Tony Ritchie - bass
  • Lionel Hicks - drums
  • Additional musicians

  • Leon Lawson - keyboards
  • Recording and producing

  • Lionel Hicks - producer, engineer, mixer
  • Todd Fitzgerald - mixer
  • PostScript Design - art design
  • Songs

    1The Rising1:20
    2Heathen Machine6:34
    3I Wish You Were Here7:14


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