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Surf Nicaragua

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Genre  Thrash metal
Label  Metal Blade Records
Length  17:28 26:03 (re-issue)
Released  October 1988 1995 (re-issue)
Producer  Bill Metoyer Sacred Reich
Surf Nicaragua (1988)  Alive at the Dynamo (1989)

Surf Nicaragua is an EP from Arizona thrash metal band, Sacred Reich. It was released in October 1988 on Metal Blade Records and follows the band's debut album, Ignorance, released the previous year.


Map of Nicaragua

The EP contains a cover version of the Black Sabbath song, "War Pigs", which also appeared on the band's next EP, Alive at the Dynamo in 1989, in live form. The song "Surf Nicaragua" contains a part from the song "Wipe Out" as well as the drum part from the Hawaii 5-0 theme song. All CD versions contain two bonus live tracks.

Heavy metal band Soulfly covered the song "One Nation" on their 2002 album, 3.

Track listing

  1. "Surf Nicaragua" (Phil Rind)– 4:39
  2. "One Nation" (Rind, Wiley Arnett) – 3:24
  3. "War Pigs" (Iommi, Osbourne, Butler, Ward) – 6:07
  4. "Draining You of Life" (Rind) – 3:18
  • Bonus live tracks on CD release
  • "Ignorance" (Rind) – 4:04
  • "Death Squad" (Rind) – 4:31
  • Credits

  • Phil Rind – vocals, bass
  • Wiley Arnett – guitar
  • Jason Rainey – guitar
  • Greg Hall – drums
  • Produced by Bill Metoyer and Sacred Reich
  • Cover art by Paul Stottler
  • References

    Surf Nicaragua Wikipedia

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