V (Saint Vitus album)

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V
Studio album by Saint Vitus
Released 1990
Recorded November–December 1989 at Vielkang Studio, Berlin, Germany
Genre Doom metal
Length 35:52
Label Hellhound
Saint Vitus chronology
Mournful Cries
(1988)
V
(1990)
Live
(1990)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars [1]

V is the fifth album by the American doom metal band Saint Vitus, which was released in 1990. Its title is a reference to the Roman numeral five, not the letter "V" from the English alphabet. This album was also the band's first release not on SST Records and the last studio album to feature singer Scott "Wino" Weinrich (until 2012's Lillie: F-65).

In 2004, Southern Lord Records (SUNN32) re-released this album on CD and LP. The reissue CD contains bonus live footage from The Palm Springs Community Center on May 16, 1986.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Dave Chandler, except where noted.

  1. "Living Backwards" – 2:30
  2. "I Bleed Black" – 5:10
  3. "When Emotion Dies" (Chandler, Weinrich) – 2:00
  4. "Patra (Petra)" – 7:28
  5. "Ice Monkey" (Weinrich) – 4:02
  6. "Jack Frost" – 7:12
  7. "Angry Man" (Adams, Chandler) – 4:23
  8. "Mind - Food" – 3:07

Bonus live footage[edit]

  1. "Saint Vitus"
  2. "Prayer for the (M)Asses"
  3. "Clear Windowpane"
  4. "Zombie Hunger"
  5. "White Stallions"

Credits[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. Saint Vitus: V at AllMusic. Retrieved 14 September 2013.