Masquerade (Running Wild album)

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Masquerade
Masquerade Running Wild cover.jpg
Studio album by Running Wild
Released October 30, 1995
Genre Heavy metal, power metal
Length 61:40
Label Noise
Running Wild chronology
Black Hand Inn
(1994)Black Hand Inn1994
Masquerade
(1995)
The Rivalry
(1998)The Rivalry1998
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Rock Hard 9/10 stars[1]

Masquerade is the ninth album by German band Running Wild. It is the first in a trilogy of a theme of good versus evil, continued with The Rivalry and concluded with Victory. The album has sold over 130,000 units worldwide.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Contract / The Crypts of Hades" – 2:19
  2. "Masquerade" – 4:19
  3. "Demonized" – 4:40
  4. "Black Soul" – 5:17
  5. "Lions of the Sea" – 5:48
  6. "Rebel at Heart" – 5:44
  7. "Wheel of Doom" – 4:02
  8. "Metalhead" – 4:56
  9. "Soleil Royal" – 4:44
  10. "Men in Black" – 4:35
  11. "Underworld" – 6:19
  12. "Iron Heads" (Bonus) – 3:43
  13. "Bones to Ashes" (Bonus) – 5:17

All songs by Rolf Kasparek except "Iron Heads" – music: Gerald Warnecke, lyrics: Rolf Kasperek

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (1995) Peak
position
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[2] 54

References[edit]