Pain Killer (Krokus album)

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Pain Killer
Painkiller cover.jpg
Studio album by Krokus
Released October 1978
Recorded The Manor Studio, Oxford, England, June 1978
Genre Hard rock
Length 34:07
Label Mercury
Producer Harry Sprenger
Krokus chronology
To You All
Metal Rendez-vous
Alternative covers
Pay It in Metal US cover
Pay It in Metal US cover
Pay It in Metal German cover
Pay It in Metal German cover
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]
Allmusic 2/5 stars[2]

Pain Killer is the third studio album by the Swiss hard rock band Krokus, released in 1978. It was recorded at The Manor Studio, Oxford, England, and took just six days to produce.[3]

The album was also released with the title Pay It in Metal, and featured different covers for different regions. In all, five different covers were released,[4] all containing exactly the same tracks.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Fernando von Arb and Chris von Rohr, except where indicated

Side one
  1. "Killer" - 3:34
  2. "Werewolf" (Freddy Steady, von Arb, von Rohr) - 3:19
  3. "Rock Ladies" - 3:01
  4. "Bad Love" - 4:53
  5. "Get Out of My Mind" - 3:40
Side two
  1. "Rock Me, Rock You" - 3:20
  2. "Deadline" (Tommy Kiefer, von Rohr) - 2:01
  3. "Susie" - 3:02
  4. "Pay It" - 3:01
  5. "Bye Bye Baby" - 4:16


Band members
  • Harry Sprenger - producer, mixing
  • Mick Glossop - engineer
  • Alan Douglas - assistant engineer