War of Words (Fight album)

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War of Words
Studio album by Fight
Released September 14, 1993
Genre Groove metal, thrash metal, heavy metal
Length 59:26
Label Epic
Producer Attie Bauw and Rob Halford
Fight chronology
War of Words
(1993)
A Small Deadly Space
(1995)
Alternative cover
2008 Remixed and Remastered edition cover

War of Words is the debut studio album by English-American heavy metal band Fight, released on September 14, 1993 by Epic Records.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
Rock Hard (de) 9/10[2]

In 2005, War of Words was ranked number 386 in Rock Hard magazine's book of The 500 Greatest Rock & Metal Albums of All Time.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Rob Halford

No. Title Length
1. "Into the Pit"   4:13
2. "Nailed to the Gun"   3:38
3. "Life in Black"   4:34
4. "Immortal Sin"   4:39
5. "War of Words"   4:29
6. "Laid to Rest"   4:40
7. "For All Eternity"   4:42
8. "Little Crazy"   3:49
9. "Contortion"   4:35
10. "Kill It"   3:30
11. "Vicious"   3:11
12. "Reality – A New Beginning" (hidden track "Jesus Saves" starts at 9:43 on original release) 13:18

Personnel[edit]

Fight
Production
  • Produced by Attie Bauw and Rob Halford
  • Executive producer – John Baxter
  • Recorded by Attie Bauw
2008 Remixed and Remastered Edition

Charts[edit]

Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1993 The Billboard 200 83

Singles

Year Single Chart Position
1993 "Little Crazy" Mainstream Rock Tracks 21

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hill, Gary. War of Words (Fight album) at AllMusic
  2. ^ Kühnemund, Götz. "Rock Hard review". issue 77. Retrieved 24 May 2013. 
  3. ^ [...], Rock Hard (Hrsg.). [Red.: Michael Rensen. Mitarb.: Götz Kühnemund] (2005). Best of Rock & Metal die 500 stärksten Scheiben aller Zeiten. Königswinter: Heel. p. 54. ISBN 3-89880-517-4.