True as Steel (album)

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True as Steel
Studio album by Warlock
Released August 18, 1986
Recorded Country Lane Studios,
Munich, Germany
Hammerton A Studios,
Düsseldorf, Germany, May-June 1986
Genre Heavy metal, speed metal
Length 38:57
Label Vertigo (Europe)
Mercury (USA)
Producer Henry Staroste
Warlock chronology
True as Steel
Triumph and Agony
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

True as Steel is the third album by German heavy metal band Warlock, released in 1986.

This album has their first success outside of Europe, the single "Fight for Rock" charted on Billboard, and the music video for this song was aired on MTV's Headbangers Ball.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Mr. Gold"   Frank Rittel, Henri Staroste, Doro Pesch, René Maué 3:33
2. "Fight for Rock"   Niko Arvanitis, Staroste, Pesch, Maué 3:06
3. "Love in the Danger Zone"   Peter Szigeti, Staroste, Pesch, Maué 4:09
4. "Speed of Sound"   Arvanitis, Staroste, Pesch, Maué 3:21
5. "Midnite in China"   Arvanitis, Staroste, Pesch, Maué 4:30
6. "Vorwärts, All Right!"   Szigeti, Staroste, Pesch, Maué 3:45
7. "True as Steel"   Arvanitis, Staroste, Pesch, Maué 3:20
8. "Lady in a Rock 'n' Roll Hell"   Szigeti, Staroste, Pesch, Maué 3:42
9. "Love Song"   Staroste, Pesch, Maué 3:45
10. "Igloo on the Moon (Reckless)"   Szigeti, Staroste, Pesch, Maué 3:10
11. "T.O.L. (Instrumental)"   Szigeti, Staroste 2:20
12. "You Hurt My Soul (Bonus Track 2011)"     5:29
13. "Turn It On (Bonus Track 2011)"     3:40
14. "Evil (Bonus Track 2011)"     2:57


Band Members[edit]


  • Henry Staroste - producer, mixing
  • Rainer Assmann - engineer
  • Garth Richardson - assistant engineer
  • Michael Wagener - mixing at Amigo Studios, Hollywood, USA
  • Mastered at Sterling Sound Studios, New York, USA


  1. ^ "Warlock True as Steel review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 14 October 2011.