Perpetual Burn

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Perpetual Burn
Studio album by Jason Becker
Released August 1988 (1988-08)
Recorded 1988
Studio Prairie Sun Recording Studios in Cotati, California
Genre Neoclassical metal
Length 42:01[1]
Label Shrapnel
Producer Jason Becker, Marty Friedman, Steve Fontano, Mike Varney
Jason Becker chronology
Perpetual Burn
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4/5 stars[2]
Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal6/10[3]
Rock Hard7.0/10[4]

Perpetual Burn is the first studio album by the American guitarist Jason Becker, released in 1988 through Shrapnel Records (United States) and Roadrunner Records (Europe). The album was released at around the same time as Dragon's Kiss, the first album by the fellow Cacophony guitarist Marty Friedman, who also co-produced and performed on Perpetual Burn.

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Jason Becker, except where noted.

Side one
2."Perpetual Burn"3:30
3."Mabel's Fatal Fable"4:52
Side two
5."Temple of the Absurd" (Becker, Marty Friedman)4:42
6."Eleven Blue Egyptians" (Becker, Friedman)5:44
7."Dweller in the Cellar"6:15
8."Opus Pocus"5:39
Total length:42:01




  1. ^ Perpetual Burn (CD edition "RR 9528 2").
  2. ^ Hinds, Andy. "Jason Becker - Perpetual Burn review". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2017-08-21. 
  3. ^ Popoff, Martin (1 November 2005). The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal: Volume 2: The Eighties. Burlington, Ontario, Canada: Collector's Guide Publishing. p. 40. ISBN 978-1894959315. 
  4. ^ Kupfer, Thomas (1988). "Review Album: Jason Becker - Perpetual Burn". Rock Hard (in German). No. 28. Retrieved 2017-08-20. 

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