Angel Eyes (EP)

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Angel Eyes
Riot Angel Eyes.jpg
EP by
Released1997 (Japan)
RecordedMillbrook Sound Studios, Millbrook, New York
Studio M, San Antonio, Texas
Drumstick Sound Production, Dix Hills, New York
GenreHeavy metal, speed metal, power metal
Length20:22
LabelZero Corporation
ProducerMark Reale, Paul Orofino
Riot chronology
The Brethren of the Long House
(1995)
Angel Eyes
(1997)
Inishmore
(1998)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal7/10[1]

Angel Eyes is an EP by the American heavy metal band Riot, released on December 9, 1997 in Japan only, making it very collectible. It contains two songs from the recording sessions of the album Inishmore not available elsewhere, as well as "Turning the Hands of Time" which is not featured on the Japanese edition of Inishmore.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Angel Eyes" (Mike DiMeo, Mark Reale, Mike Flyntz) - 4:29
  2. "15 Rivers" (DiMeo, Reale, Bobby Jarzombek, Pete Perez) - 5:18
  3. "Red Reign" (DiMeo, Reale) - 5:27
  4. "Turning the Hands of Time" (DiMeo, Reale) - 5:08

Personnel[edit]

Band members[edit]

  • Mike DiMeo - lead vocals, Hammond organ
  • Mark Reale - electric lead and rhythm guitars, acoustic 6 and 12 string guitars, backing vocals, mandolin and Hammond organ, string arrangements, producer
  • Mike Flyntz - electric lead and rhythm guitars
  • Pete Perez - bass
  • Bobby Jarzombek - drums

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Tony Harnell, Danny Vaughn, Ligaya Perkins - backing vocals
  • Kevin Dunne - strings, orchestration, engineer
  • Yoko Kayumi - violin

Production[edit]

  • Paul Orofino - producer, engineer, mixing
  • Jeff Allen, Jack Bart - executive producers
  • Marius Perron, Bryan Scott - engineers
  • Jim Littleton - assistant engineer
  • Joseph M. Palmaccio - mastering

References[edit]

  1. ^ Popoff, Martin (August 1, 2007). The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal: Volume 3: The Nineties. Burlington, Ontario, Canada: Collector's Guide Publishing. p. 366. ISBN 978-1-894959-62-9.
  2. ^ "Riot - Angel Eyes". Encyclopedia Metal album. Retrieved 2012-01-12.