Climbin' the Walls

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Climbin' the Walls
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Studio album by Wrathchild America
Released January 30, 1989
Recorded 1988 at Amigo Studios, Los Angeles, California
Genre Thrash metal, power metal, heavy metal
Length 43:44
Label Atlantic Records
Producer Mark Dearnley, Wrathchild America
Wrathchild America chronology
Climbin' the Walls

Climbin' the Walls is the debut studio album by American heavy metal band Wrathchild America, released in 1989 by Atlantic Records. The album was moderately successful, becoming the band's only album to chart on the Billboard 200, where it peaked at #190.[1] A music video for "Climbin' the Walls" was released to promote this album.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 2/5 stars[2]

Climbin' the Walls received generally positive reviews. Eduardo Rivadavia from AllMusic gave the album a score of two stars out of five, and said that it is "full of speedy, muscular riffs, complex time changes, and superb drumming."[2]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Climbin' the Walls" Wrathchild America 4:28
2. "Hell's Gate" Wrathchild America 4:06
3. "No Deposit, No Return" Kevin Keller Wrathchild America 3:21
4. "Hernia" Wrathchild America 3:20
5. "London After Midnight" Kevin Keller, Wrathchild America 5:55
6. "Candy from a Madman" Kevin Keller Wrathchild America 5:44
7. "Silent Darkness (Smothered Life)" Wrathchild America 4:29
8. "Time" (Pink Floyd cover) David Gilmour, Nick Mason, Roger Waters, Richard Wright 5:39
9. "Day of the Thunder" Kevin Keller Wrathchild America 6:37



  1. ^ "Wrathchild America - Awards". Retrieved September 29, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Climbin' the Walls - Wrathchild America". Retrieved October 1, 2015.