"Hellraiser" is a song written by Ozzy Osbourne, Zakk Wylde, and Lemmy Kilmister. The song was recorded by Osbourne for his 1991 album No More Tears and also by Motörhead for their 1992 March ör Die album. Motörhead's version was released as a single.
Ozzy Osbourne version
|Song by Ozzy Osbourne|
|from the album No More Tears|
|Released||19 October 1991|
The song appeared in the first trailer for Painkiller. It also featured in the popular 2004 video game, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, on its in-game radio station "Radio X", though it was removed from the game in 2014 along with other songs due to the license expiring.
- Ozzy Osbourne – vocals
- Randy Castillo – drums
- John Sinclair – keyboards
- Zakk Wylde – guitars
- Bob Daisley – bass
|Single by Motörhead|
|from the album March ör Die|
|Motörhead singles chronology|
Motörhead's recording of the song was used in the movie Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth, and in 1992 was released as the A-side of the single and as the sixth track on their tenth studio album, March ör Die.
The B-sides of the single were "Name in Vain", which also appears on the album March ör Die, and "Dead Man's Hand".
This version also has some minor lyrical alterations.
Single track listing
- "Hellraiser" (Ozzy Osbourne, Zakk Wylde, Lemmy)
- "Name in Vain" (Phil Campbell, Würzel, Lemmy)
- "Dead Man's Hand" (Campbell, Würzel, Lemmy, Phil Taylor)
- Lemmy – vocals, bass
- Phil "Wizzo" Campbell – rhythm guitar
- Michael "Würzel" Burston – lead guitar
- Mikkey Dee – drums
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