War of Words (Fight album)

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War of Words
Studio album by Fight
Released September 14, 1993
Genre Groove metal, Heavy metal, Thrash 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 first album from the heavy metal band Fight. It was released in 1993 on 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.