Heavy Metal Maniac

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Heavy Metal Maniac
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Studio album by Exciter
Released January 14, 1983
Recorded The Dungeon Studios, Aylmer, Quebec, August 1982
Genre Speed metal, heavy metal
Length 37:59
Label Shrapnel
Producer John Belrose
Exciter chronology
Heavy Metal Maniac
(1983)
Violence & Force
(1984)Violence & Force1984
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]
Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal 6/10[2]

Heavy Metal Maniac is the first studio album by the Canadian speed metal band Exciter, released through Shrapnel Records in 1983. The album was reissued by Megaforce Records in 2005.[3]

Track listing[edit]

Side heavy
  1. "The Holocaust" (John Ricci, Dan Beehler) – 1:39 (instrumental)
  2. "Stand Up and Fight" (Beehler, Ricci) – 2:47
  3. "Heavy Metal Maniac" (Ricci, Beehler) – 3:47
  4. "Iron Dogs" (Beehler, Ricci) – 5:58
  5. "Mistress of Evil" (Allan Johnson) – 5:13
Side metal
  1. "Under Attack" (Beehler, Ricci, Clint) – 4:17
  2. "Rising of the Dead" (Johnson, Beehler) – 3:32
  3. "Black Witch" (Ricci, Beehler) – 6:59
  4. "Cry of the Banshee" (Johnson, Beehler) – 3:47
2005 CD edition bonus tracks
  1. "World War III" (Recorded at Nimbus Sound Stage Studios, Toronto, June 1981)
  2. "Evil Sinner" (Recorded at Pyramid Sound, Ithaca, N.Y., November 1983)
  3. "Interview # 1A"
  4. "Interview # 1B"
  5. "Interview # 2"

Credits[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Exciter Heavy Metal Maniac review". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-10-08. 
  2. ^ Popoff, Martin (November 1, 2005). The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal: Volume 2: The Eighties. Burlington, Ontario, Canada: Collector's Guide Publishing. p. 110. ISBN 978-1-894959-31-5. 
  3. ^ "Exciter - Heavy Metal Maniac". Encyclopaedia Metallum. Retrieved 2011-10-09.