Hellraiser (album)

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Hellraiser
Krokus hellraiser.jpg
Studio album by Krokus
Released 15 September 2006
Recorded House of Audio, Winterbach, Germany
Digital Arts Studio, Basel, Switzerland
Genre Hard rock, heavy metal
Length 55:55
Label AFM
Producer Dennis Ward, Marc Storace
Krokus chronology
Rock the Block
(2004)
Hellraiser
(2006)
Hoodoo
(2010)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Blabbermouth.net 5.5/10 stars[2]

Hellraiser is the 15th studio album by the Swiss hard rock band Krokus. It marks 30 years since the release of their first album, Krokus of 1976. It is also their first album on the German record label AFM Records. Armand "Mandy" Meyer featured as lead guitarist, replacing Fernando von Arb. The album was also released in a DigiPack format with a bonus track, "Walking in the Spirit".

Hellraiser peaked at No. 200 on the Billboard Top 200 album chart, the first to do so since 1988's Heart Attack.[citation needed] It peaked at No. 2 in the Swiss Album chart[3] and was certified Gold in Switzerland.[4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Hellraiser" (Marc Storace) - 3:37
  2. "Too Wired to Sleep" (Tony Castell, Storace) - 2:44
  3. "Hangman" (Dominique Favez, Storace) - 4:06
  4. "Angel of My Dreams" (Castell, Storace) - 3:47
  5. "Fight On" (Mandy Meyer, Storace) - 5:02
  6. "So Long" (Meyer, Storace) - 4:30
  7. "Spirit of the Night" (Meyer, Storace) - 4:01
  8. "Midnite Fantasy" (Storace) - 4:10
  9. "No Risk No Gain" (Favez, Storace) - 3:52
  10. "Turnin' Inside Out" (Meyer, Storace) - 3:51
  11. "Take My Love" (Favez, Storace) - 4:57
  12. "Justice" (Charly Preissel, Storace) - 3:46
  13. "Love Will Survive" (Favez, Castell, Storace) - 3:37
  14. "Rocks Off!" (Castell, Storace) - 3:54
Japanese edition bonus track
  1. "Hellraiser" (live) - 3:46
Digipak edition bonus track
  1. "Walking in the Spirit" - 2:38

Personnel[edit]

Band members
Production
  • Dennis Ward - producer, engineer, mixing, keyboards
  • Jürgen Lusky - mastering

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prato, Greg. "Krokus Hellraiser review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2012-08-26. 
  2. ^ Alisoglu, Scott. "Krokus "Hellraiser"". Blabbermouth.net. Retrieved 2013-10-16. 
  3. ^ "Krokus - Hellraiser". Hitparade.ch. Media Control Charts. Archived from the original on 9 November 2012. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community: Awards (Krokus; 'Hellraiser')". IFPI Switzerland. Hung Medien.