Kings of Metal

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Kings of Metal
Studio album by Manowar
Released 18 November 1988
Recorded Universal Recording, Chicago, Illinois, US
Genre Heavy metal, Power metal
Length 47:51
Label Atlantic
Producer Manowar
Manowar chronology
Fighting the World
(1987)
Kings of Metal
(1988)
The Triumph of Steel
(1992)

Kings of Metal is the sixth album by heavy metal band Manowar. It was released in 1988 by Atlantic Records. The album was the last to feature guitarist and founding member Ross "The Boss" Friedman, who later went on to rejoin punk band The Dictators. Drummer Scott Columbus left the band after this album as well, but rejoined for 1996's Louder Than Hell and remained with the band until 2008.

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Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Joey DeMaio except where noted.

American, European and Japanese track listing
No. Title Length
1. "Wheels of Fire"   4:11
2. "Kings of Metal" (Ross Friedman, DeMaio) 3:43
3. "Heart of Steel"   5:10
4. "Sting of the Bumblebee" (Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov) 2:45
5. "The Crown and the Ring (Lament of the Kings)"   4:53
6. "Kingdom Come"   3:55
7. "Pleasure Slave" (CD version of the album only) 5:37
8. "Hail and Kill" (Friedman, DeMaio) 5:54
9. "The Warrior's Prayer"   4:20
10. "Blood of the Kings"   7:30

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