Above All

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This article is about the British band. For other uses, see Above All (disambiguation).

Above All is a British heavy metal band.[1][2] They released their debut album Domain in 1996 on the Roadrunner Records label which was produced by Alex Newport (Fudge Tunnel, Nailbomb). Their lyrics were highly politically motivated and protested against right wing politics and advocated Straight Edge .

TV appearances[edit]

They made their debut TV appearance on MTV's Headbangers Ball, where they played the song "Prison". The program included an interview of the band where they were asked if they viewed themselves as a British hardcore band, to which they replied that they did not consider.

Line Up[edit]

After the release of "Domain" Bassist Hallam Foster left the group to be replaced by Daniel P Carter who had previously worked with the band on illustrations for the album. Subsequently a second guitar was added as the band's sound progressed and the role was filled initially by Robert Coleman of the band Understand and then later by Daniel Stewart who had previously played in Beacon with Carter.


Studio album by Above All
Released 1996
Recorded 1996
Genre Heavy Metal
Length 39.43
Label Roadrunner Records
Producer Alex Newport

Domain (1996)[edit]

Domain is the band's debut album released in 1996. At the time, it was described as the closest thing to British hardcore on MTV's Headbangers Ball.[citation needed]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Unborn Kingdom" – 4:27
  2. "Allies" - 5:10
  3. "Prison" - 3:39
  4. "Threshold" - 4:46
  5. "Fates Messenger" - 4:08
  6. "Shadowland" - 4:43
  7. "Blood of Ages" - 5:02
  8. "Forebearer" - 2:55
  9. "Empire" - 6:13

Line up[edit]

Other members[edit]


  1. ^ UnsignedPunk. "Above All Nations - UnsignedPunk". unsignedpunk.com. Retrieved 18 November 2015. 
  2. ^ "Above All (band)". SoundCloud. Retrieved 18 November 2015.