Black as Death

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Black as Death
Iron Mask - Black as Death (cover).jpg
Studio album by Iron Mask
Released December 16, 2011
Recorded 2011
Genre Power metal
Length 67:26
Label AFM Records, Marquee/Avalon
Producer Dushan Petrossi
Iron Mask chronology
Shadow of the Red Baron
(2010)
Black as Death
(2011)
Fifth Son of Winterdoom
(2013)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Metal-Temple 7/10 stars[1]
Metal Kaoz 6/10 stars[2]
Metal Storm 8/10 stars[3]
Sputnikmusic (4.3/5)[4]
Lords of Metal (73/100)[5]

Black as Death is the fourth studio album by Belgian power metal band Iron Mask, released on December 16, 2011 by AFM Records. All songs were composed by Dushan Petrossi.[6] The album marks another change in band-lineup, comprising ex-Yngwie Malmsteen bandmates Mark Boals, Göran Edman, and Mats Olausson.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "From Light into the Dark" – 1:41
  2. "Black as Death" – 6:59
  3. "Broken Hero" – 3:18
  4. "Feel the Fire" – 4:34
  5. "Genghis Khan" – 5:53
  6. "God Punishes, I Kill" – 7:40
  7. "Rebel Kid" – 5:02
  8. "Blizzard of Doom" – 5:20
  9. "The Absence" – 4:08
  10. "Magic Sky Requiem" – 5:40
  11. "Nosferatu" – 6:27
  12. "When All Braves Fall" – 5:41
  13. "Sons of The Sun" (Japan Bonus Track) - 4:31
  14. "Evil Strikes in Silence" (Europe Bonus Track) – 4:47
  15. "March of The Slaves" (vinyl bonus track)

Personnel[edit]

Technical personnel[edit]

  • Mix & mastering, drum recording - Dennis Ward at House of Audio, Germany
  • Guitars, bass, orchestral samples recording - Dushan Petrossi at Iron Kingdom Studio, Belgium
  • Vocals recording - Mark Boals, USA
  • Keyboards recording - Mats Olausson, Sweden
  • Artwork - Genzoman
  • Frontcover concept - Dushan Petrossi
  • Design and layout - Thomas Ewerhard

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