Hammer & Nail

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Hammer & Nail
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Studio album by Whitecross
Released May 23, 1988
Genre Christian metal
Label Pure Metal
Producer Joey Powers, Rex Carroll, Gavin Morkel
Whitecross chronology
Love on the Line (EP)
(1988)
Hammer & Nail
(1988)
Triumphant Return
(1989)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
CCM Magazine (no rating)[1]
Kerrang! 4/5 stars [2]

Hammer & Nail is the second album by Christian metal band Whitecross, released on May 23, 1988. It reached No. 15 on Billboard's Top Contemporary Christian Albums chart.[3] A review in CCM magazine stated that the album "wages war against mediocrity" so often found in Christian metal.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Living on the Edge" (5:13)
  2. "When the Walls Tumble Down" (3:33)
  3. "The Hammer and the Nail" (1:35)
  4. "Take It to the Limit" (4:09)
  5. "Walk with Me" (4:45)
  6. "Because of Jesus" (3:41)
  7. "When the Clock Strikes" (4:34)
  8. "Resist Him" (4:22)
  9. "Living in a Lost World" (3:52)
  10. "Top of the World" (3:43)

Personnel[edit]

  • Scott Wenzel - Vocals
  • Rex Carroll - Guitars
  • Mark Hedl - Drums
  • Jon Sproule - Bass

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Van Pelt, Doug (November 1988). "Metal Reviews / Hammer & Nail". CCM Magazine. 11 (5): 35. ISSN 1524-7848. 
  2. ^ Reynolds, Dave (19 November 1988). "Whitecross 'Hammer and Nail'". Kerrang!. 214. London, UK: Spotlight Publications ltd. p. 18. 
  3. ^ allmusic > Whitecross > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums