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Steel Prophet
Book Of The Dead (DOWNLOAD)
ROAR! Rock Of Angels Records
Release: 17 December 2021

First time on vinyl! Celebrating 20 years since its original release, “Book of the Dead” by Steel Prophet is finally available on limited Red/Orange Splatter Vinyl! This time, the label and band decided to do justice to the originally planned artwork cover, and feature it on this vinyl anniversary edition. The band’s lead guitarist, Steve Kachinsky comments on that: “After 20 years the layout for the “Book of the Dead” album cover has finally been corrected! When it was first released, the final edit wasn’t made because of the deadline at the printer’s shop, and so it was released with the wrong graphic on the cover. It’s great to finally see it the way it was meant to be so long ago!”

MARKETING AND PROMOTION / SELLING POINTS

  • Celebrating 20 years since the original release date, “Book of the Dead” is finally available on vinyl!
  • “Book of the Dead” is released worldwide by ROAR! Rock of Angels Records (Grave Digger, Mystic Prophecy, Ashes of Ares, Mad Max etc.).
  • Pressed on 180gram Red/Orange splatter vinyl, limited edition of 300 copies world-wide 
  • Recorded at Silver Cloud Studios, Burbank, CA. July 15 – August 13, 2000
  • Produced by Joe Floyd and Steve Kachinksky
  • Additional production Rich Carette
  • Additional guitar on “Church Of Mind” – Joe Floyd
  • Engineered by Joe Floyd
  • Photos by Alex Solca
  • Cover art by Thomas Ewerhard
  • Anniversary edition artwork / layout edits and retouch by Giannis Nakos (Remedy Art Design)
  • Targeted product ads on social media pages (Facebook / Instagram)
  • Print magazine / webzine advertisement campaigns.
  • Extensive newsletter mailout to media contacts.
  • EU promotional campaign to all relevant media.

TRACK LIST:

SIDE A:
1. When Six was Nine
2. Tragic Flaws
3. Escaped
4. Soleares
5. Church of Mind

SIDE B:
1. Burning into Blackness
2. The Chamber
3. Locked Out
4. Ruby Dreams (Faith and Hope)
5. Phobia
6. Anger Seething
7. Oleander

Steel Prophet (Book Of The Dead era):
Karl Petter Rosqvist – Drums
Vince du Juan Dennis – Bass
Rick Mythiasin – Lead and Background Vocals
Jim Williams – Lead and Rhythm guitars, acoustics, mellotron
Steve Kachinsky Blakmoor – Lead and harmolodic guitars, moog, mellotron, baritone guitar, backing vocals

Steel Prophet – Fight, Kill

Steel Prophet – Damnation Calling

Steel Prophet – Life=Love=God Machine

Steel Prophet – Soulhunter

Steel Prophet – Thrashed Relentlessly

Steel Prophet – Crucify

Steel Prophet – The Revenant

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