Millennium Metal – Chapter One

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Millennium Metal – Chapter One
Millennium Metal.jpg
Studio album by Metalium
Released 25 June 1999
Recorded February-March 1999
Studio Impulse Recording Studio, Hamburg, Germany
Genre Power metal
Length 51:05
Label Massacre
Producer Lars Ratz, Chris Caffery
Metalium chronology
Millennium Metal – Chapter One
(1999)
State of Triumph – Chapter Two
(2000)State of Triumph – Chapter Two2000
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic2.5/5 stars[1]
Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal7/10[2]

Millennium Metal – Chapter One is the debut album by the German power metal band Metalium. It was released in 1999 by the German label Massacre Records and distributed in the USA by Pavement Music. Millennium Metal is a concept album and the first chapter of the ongoing saga of the mythic warrior Metalium. The story continues on their second album, State of Triumph - Chapter Two, released the following year.[3]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLyricsMusicNotesLength
1."Circle of Fate (Intro)"Mike Terrana  1:47
2."Fight"Lars RatzRatz, Matthias Lange 3:11
3."Dream of Doom"Terrana, Ratz, LangeLange, Ratz, Terrana 3:33
4."Break the Spell"RatzLange, Ratz 3:56
5."Revelation"Terrana, Ratz, LangeChris Caffery,Lange, Ratz, Terrana 3:21
6."Metalium"Terrana, Ratz, LangeRatz, Lange, Terrana 4:35
7."Metamorphosis"Terrana, Ratz, LangeRatz, Lange, Terrana 5:18
8."Void of Fire"Terrana, Ratz, LangeRatz, Lange, Terrana, Caffery 2:39
9."Free Forever"Terrana, Ratz, LangeRatz, Lange, Terrana 4:09
10."Strike Down the Heathen"RatzLange, Ratz 3:44
11."Pilgrimage"Terrana, Ratz, LangeCaffery, Ratz, Lange, Terrana 5:09
12."Metalians"Terrana, Ratz, LangeRatz, Lange, Terrana 4:08
13."Smoke on the Water"Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Jon Lord, Ian PaiceBlackmore, Gillan, Glover, Lord, PaiceDeep Purple cover5:36
14."Burning"AcceptAcceptAccept cover, digipak edition bonus track7:50

Personnel[edit]

Band members
  • Henning Basse - lead vocals
  • Chris Caffery - guitars, co-producer
  • Matthias Lange - guitars
  • Lars Ratz - bass, producer, mixing
  • Mike Terrana - drums, narration
Additional musicians
Production
  • JP Genkel - engineer, mixing
  • Tommy Hansen - pre-mastering
  • Alexander Krull - mastering

References[edit]

  1. ^ Huey, Steve. "Metalium - Millennium Metal review". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2012-12-06. 
  2. ^ Popoff, Martin (August 1, 2007). The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal: Volume 3: The Nineties. Burlington, Ontario, Canada: Collector's Guide Publishing. p. 276. ISBN 978-1-894959-62-9. 
  3. ^ "Metalium - Millennium Metal - Chapter One". Encyclopaedia Metallum. Retrieved 2011-05-04. 

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