Holy (U.D.O. album)

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Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 18, 1999
RecordedROXX Studio, Pulheim, Germany, 1999
GenreHeavy metal
ProducerUdo Dirkschneider and Stefan Kaufmann
U.D.O. chronology
No Limits
Live from Russia

Holy is U.D.O.'s seventh album. It was recorded and mixed by Stefan Kaufmann at ROXX Studio in Pulheim and is the band's first album with the guitarist Igor Gianola, who had played with Ronni Le Tekrø in Wild Willy's Gang. The band recruited the drummer Lorenzo Milani after the release of the album; in the liner notes "guess who" replaces the name of the drummer.[1][2][3][4]

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Udo Dirkschneider and Stefan Kaufmann.

2."Raiders of Beyond"4:11
3."Shout It Out"4:55
4."Recall the Sin"4:36
5."Thunder in the Tower"5:04
6."Back Off"3:03
7."Friends Will Be Friends"3:33
8."State Run Operation"3:51
10."Ride the Storm"3:58
11."Cut Me Out"3:59
Total length:45:29


Additional Musicians

  • Frank Knight: backing vocals on "Holy", "Thunder in the Tower" and "State Run Operation", spoken words on "Holy"
  • Marcus Bielenberg: backing vocals on "Shout It Out"


  • Stefan Kaufmann: Producer, Engineering, Mixing
  • Udo Dirkschneider: Producer
  • Manfred Melchior: Mastering
  • Jens Rosendahl: Photography
  • Andreas Marschall: Cover art


  1. ^ "U.D.O. - Holy - Reviews". metalarchives.com. Retrieved December 12, 2013.
  2. ^ "Holy (Anniversary Edition)". amazon.com. Retrieved December 12, 2013.
  3. ^ Coe, Matt. "UDO–Holy". themetalpit.net. Retrieved December 12, 2013.
  4. ^ "U.D.O. - Holy - 01 Holy". youtube.com. Retrieved December 12, 2013.