Out of the Dark ... Into the Light

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Out of the Dark... Into the Light
EP by Kreator
Released 1988
Recorded Musiclab, Berlin, May, 1988 (studio tracks) and Dynamo Club, Eindhoven, Netherlands, 1988 (live tracks)
Genre Thrash metal
Length 24:36
Label Noise Records
Producer Harris Johns, Kreator
Kreator chronology
Terrible Certainty
Out of the Dark... Into the Light
Extreme Aggression
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 1.5/5 stars [1]

Out of the Dark... Into the Light is the second EP by German thrash metal band Kreator, released in 1988. The live tracks were recorded at Dynamo Club, Eindhoven, Netherlands, in 1988. Late 1990s reissues of Terrible Certainty album feature this EP as bonus material.

The early American version came in a 12" cardboard box.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Impossible to Cure" 2:41
2. "Lambs to the Slaughter" (Raven cover) 3:34
3. "Terrible Certainty" (Live) 5:19
4. "Riot of Violence" (Live) 5:48
5. "Awakening of the Gods" (Live) 7:13
6. "Flag of Hate*" (Live) 3:52
7. "Love Us or Hate Us*" (Live) 4:36
8. "Behind the Mirror*" (Live) 4:45
Total length: 24:36

Tracks 6-8, marked with an asterisk, are bonus tracks on the 1992 reissue, and are taken from the live video "Live in East-Berlin", which was recorded at Werner Seelenbinder-Halle in East-Berlin, East-Germany, March 4th 1990.

The American vinyl version swaps the order of the studio tracks (one and two) and the live tracks (three to five), and adds a sixth track: "Gangland", a Tygers of Pan Tang cover.


  • Manfred Eisenblatter - photography
  • Harris Johns - producer, mixing
  • Kreator - producer
  • Phil Lawrence - paintings, cover painting
  • Buffo Schnädelbach - photography


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