Heresy (Paradox album)

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Heresy
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Studio album by Paradox
Released November 20, 1989
Recorded January-July 1989 at Music Lab Studio, West Berlin, Germany[1]
Genre Thrash metal, Power metal, Speed metal
Length 42:11
Label Roadracer Records
Producer Harris Johns
Paradox chronology
Product of Imagination
(1987)
Heresy
(1989)
Collision Course
(2000)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]
The Metal Crypt (4.7/5)[3]
Sea Of Tranquility 4/5 stars[4]

Heresy is the second album by Paradox, released in 1989. The album preaches a conceptual story about the Albigensian Crusade of the 13th century. It is Paradox's best selling album to date,[5] and was the band's last studio album for 11 years, until Collision Course (2000).

Heresy was reissued by the German label High Vaultage Records in 1999, which contains 2 bonus tracks. The album was reissued again on August 13, 2007 by Metal Mind Productions from Poland as a digipack on golden disc, featuring bonus tracks, digitally remastered using 24-Bit process and limited to 2000 copies.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Heresy" – 6:55
  2. "Search for Perfection" – 4:54
  3. "Killtime" – 4:51
  4. "Crusaders Revenge" – 4:56
  5. "The Burning" – 5:26
  6. "Massacre of the Cathars" – 4:19
  7. "Serenity" – 4:53
  8. "700 Years On" – 5:14
  9. "Castle in the Wind" – 1:33

2007 reissue bonus tracks[edit]

  1. The Burning (Demo) – 05:57
  2. Massacre of the Cathars (Demo) – 03:48
  3. Heresy (live video)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Encyclopaedia Metallum: The Metal Archives - Paradox - Heresy". The Metal Archives. Retrieved 2012-02-08. 
  2. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Heresy [Bonus Tracks] - Paradox". AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-02-08. 
  3. ^ "Paradox - Heresy Review". The Metal Crypt. 2009-10-13. Retrieved 2013-07-25. 
  4. ^ "Review: "Paradox: Heresy (remaster)" - Sea of Tranquility - The Web Destination for Progressive Music!". Sea of Tranquility. 2007-09-12. Retrieved 2013-07-25. 
  5. ^ "Paradox Collaborating With Vogt Brothers On 'Heresy II' Concept Album". Blabbermouth.net. 7 January 2014. Retrieved 13 September 2014.