Iced Earth (album)

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Iced Earth
Iced Earth 1990 EU JP cover.jpg
European and Japanese cover
Studio album by Iced Earth
Released November 1990
Recorded Morrisound Studios, August 1990
Genre Thrash metal
Length 43:49
Label Century Media
Producer Tom Morris
Iced Earth chronology
Enter the Realm
(1989)
Iced Earth
(1990)
Night of the Stormrider
(1991)
Alternative cover
American cover
American cover
Alternative cover
Remastered cover
Remastered cover
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic link 2/5 stars

Iced Earth is the eponymous debut studio album by American heavy metal band Iced Earth. It was released in November 1990 internationally and February 1991 in North America. The album has three different covers (a European/Japanese cover, an American cover and a remastered cover). This album was Mike McGill's only album with Iced Earth, as well as the last for singer Gene Adam.

Iced Earth's first three albums (this album, Night of the Stormrider, and Burnt Offerings) were remastered in 2001, and each had a new cover.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Iced Earth" Jon Schaffer Schaffer 5:22
2. "Written on the Walls" Gene Adam Adam, Randall Shawver, Schaffer, Dave Abell 6:06
3. "Colors" Schaffer Shawver, Schaffer 4:50
4. "Curse the Sky" Schaffer Shawver, Schaffer 4:41
5. "Life and Death" Schaffer Shawver, Schaffer 6:07
6. "Solitude" (instrumental) Shawver, Schaffer 1:44
7. "Funeral" (instrumental) Shawver, Schaffer 6:15
8. "When the Night Falls" Schaffer Schaffer 9:01
Total length: 44:14

Credits[edit]

  • Gene Adam − lead vocals
  • Randall Shawver − lead guitar
  • Jon Schaffer − rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Dave Abell − bass
  • Mike McGill − drums