Metamorphosis (Mercenary album)

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Mercenary metamorphosis.jpg
Studio album by Mercenary
Released February 25, 2011
Genre Melodic death metal, power metal
Length 48:40
Label Napalm, Prosthetic
Mercenary chronology
Architect of Lies
Through Our Darkest Days
Alternative Cover
US version cover

Metamorphosis is the sixth studio album by the Danish melodic death metal band Mercenary. This is the first album, except for their debut, First Breath, not to include the Sandager brothers, Mikkel on clean vocals and Morten on keyboards and Mike Park on drums since 11 Dreams. This is also the first album to feature Morten Løwe on drums. It was released on February 25, 2011, under the label Napalm Records.[1] The US version was released on March 29 under the label Prosthetic Records, and will include one bonus track.[2] The song "The Follower" was released on the band's YouTube channel on December 23, 2010, and the song "In a River of Madness" was released for streaming on the band's Facebook page on February 8, 2011.[2][3] On February 14, the whole album was released for streaming on the Metal Hammer Germany website.[2][4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Through the Eyes of the Devil" - 5:13
  2. "The Follower" - 4:33
  3. "In a River of Madness" - 5:59
  4. "Memoria" - 5:43
  5. "Velvet Lies" - 6:53
  6. "In Bloodred Shades" - 4:35
  7. "Shades of Grey" - 5:36
  8. "On the Edge of Sanity" - 4:24
  9. "The Black Brigade" - 5:44[4]

Bonus tracks[edit]

  • "Incorporate Your Demons" (US bonus track)
  • "Vanity For Sale" (iTunes bonus track)[2]
  • "The Devil's Own" (iTunes bonus track)


Band members

  • René Pedersen – vocals, bass guitar
  • Martin Buus – lead guitar]], keyboards
  • Jakob Mølbjerg – rhythm guitar
  • Morten Løwe – drums


  • Kim Olesen - keyboards

Additional credits Don G. – cover art[2]