Love You to Pieces

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Love You To Pieces
Lizzy Borden - Love You to Pieces.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedMay 31, 1985[1]
StudioMusic Grinder Studios, Sunswept Studios and MadDog Studios, Los Angeles, California
GenreHeavy metal, glam metal
Length40:45
LabelMetal Blade
ProducerLizzy Borden, Brian Slagel
Lizzy Borden chronology
Give 'Em the Axe
(1985)
Love You To Pieces
(1985)
The Murderess Metal Road Show
(1986)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[2]
Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal4/10[3]

Love You to Pieces is the debut album by the American heavy metal band Lizzy Borden, released on Metal Blade Records.[4] The album would produce the song "American Metal" which would later be added to the Metal Blade Records 20th Anniversary box set.[5]

In 2001, the album was re-released by Metal Blade Records with bonus tracks[6] and again on vinyl in 2018 before the release of the band's album My Midnight Things.[7]

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Council for the Cauldron"Lizzy Borden, Tony Matuzak, Gene Allen, Michael Davis, Joey Scott Harges3:12
2."Psychopath"Borden, Allen3:38
3."Save Me"Borden, Matuzak4:03
4."Red Rum"Borden, Matuzak, Allen, Davis, Harges3:53
5."Love You to Pieces"Borden, Matuzak4:29
Side two
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
6."American Metal"Borden5:54
7."Flesheater"Borden, Davis, Matuzak, Allen, Harges4:52
8."Warfare"Borden, Matuzak5:54
9."Godiva"Borden, Matuzak, Allen, Davis, Harges2:29
10."Rod of Iron"Borden, Matuzak4:32

Personnel[edit]

Lizzy Borden
  • Lizzy Borden – lead and backing vocals
  • Gene Allen – guitars, backing vocals
  • Tony Matuzak – guitars
  • Michael Davis – bass, backing vocals
  • Joey Scott Harges – drums, backing vocals
Additional musicians
  • Jon Natisch, Mark Benson, Tony Copozzi – backing vocals
Production
  • Randy Burns – engineer
  • Eddie Schreyer – mastering at Capitol Records, Los Angeles
  • Brian Slagel – executive producer
  • Tom Baker – 2001 remastering

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lizzy Borden "Love You to Pieces"". Metal Blade Records. Retrieved 2018-07-21.
  2. ^ Mason, Stewart. Love You to Pieces at AllMusic
  3. ^ Popoff, Martin (November 1, 2005). The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal: Volume 2: The Eighties. Burlington, Ontario, Canada: Collector's Guide Publishing. p. 199. ISBN 978-1-894959-31-5.
  4. ^ Sharpe-Young, Garry; Halford, Rob (2007). Metal: The Definitive Guide : Heavy, NWOBH, Progressive, Thrash, Death, Black, Gothic, Doom, Nu. Jawbone Press. p. 308. ISBN 978-1-906002-01-5. Retrieved September 19, 2017.
  5. ^ Torreano, Bradley. "Various Artists - Metal Blade Records: 20th Anniversary review". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2018-08-16.
  6. ^ "Lizzy Borden "Love You To Pieces (Reissue)" CD - Metal Blade Records". www.indiemerch.com. Retrieved 2018-07-21.
  7. ^ "Lizzy Borden - Love You To Pieces And Menace To Society LP Reissues Available". Bravewords.com. Brave Words & Bloody Knuckles. March 7, 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-16.