El Rostro de la Muerte

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El Rostro de la Muerte
El Rostro de la Muerte.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 16, 2009
GenreThrash metal
LabelBlack Devil Records
Hirax chronology
The New Age of Terror
(2004)
El Rostro de la Muerte
(2009)
Immortal Legacy
(2014)

El Rostro de la Muerte (Spanish for "The Face of Death") is the fourth album by thrash metal band Hirax, released on November 16, 2009. It is the first to feature the brothers Steve Harrison (bass) and Lance Harrison (guitar) and the last with Glenn Rogers.

Music videos were made for "El Rostro de la Muerte (The Face of Death)" and "Broken Neck".[1][2] A special limited edition by Thrash Corner Records, limited to 240 hand-numbered copies, includes the album with an exclusive t-shirt, a woven patch and a Spanish certificate with the copy number and member signatures.[citation needed]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Baptized by Fire"4:18
2."Flesh and Blood"5:46
3."Eradicate Mankind"3:39
4."Chaos and Brutality"3:38
5."El Rostro de la Muerte (The Face of Death)"6:22
6."Blind Faith"2:49
7."Horrified"2:52
8."Battle of the North" (Instrumental)1:33
9."The Laws of Temptation"4:39
10."Death Militia"1:51
11."Broken Neck"2:01
12."Violent Assault"3:32
13."Cuando Cae la Oscuridad (When Darkness Falls)" (Instrumental)1:57
14."Satan's Fall"6:24
Total length:51:21
A picture disc vinyl edition by Deep Six Records contains a 7" single. The tracklisting is as follows
Side A
No.TitleLength
1."Flesh and Blood"5:46
Side B
No.TitleLength
2."The Laws of Temptation"4:39
Total length:10:25
2010 Hurling Metal Records bonus tracks
No.TitleLength
1."Bombs of Death"1:49
2."El Diablo Negro"4:13
Total length:57:23

Line-up[edit]

  • Katon W. De Pena - Vocals
  • Glenn Rogers - Guitar
  • Lance Harrison - Guitar
  • Steve Harrison - Bass
  • Jorge Iacobellis - Drums

Production[edit]

  • Ed Repka - Cover art
  • John Haddad - Recording
  • Maor Appelbaum - Mastering
  • Reinaldo Lopez - Executive producer
  • Andy Haller - Mixing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "HIRAX: 'El Rostro De La Muerte' Video Released". Blabbermouth.net. Retrieved February 14, 2012.
  2. ^ "HIRAX: "Broken Neck" Video Released". metalkaoz.com. Retrieved October 31, 2011.