The Bell Witch (EP)

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The Bell Witch
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EP by Mercyful Fate
Released 1994
Recorded 8 October 1993 (live tracks)
Genre Heavy metal
Length 28:56
Label Metal Blade
Producer King Diamond, Hank Shermann, Tim Kimsey
Mercyful Fate chronology
In the Shadows
(1993)In the Shadows1993
The Bell Witch
(1994)
Time
(1994)Time1994
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal 6/10[2]

The Bell Witch is a short, promotional EP released by Mercyful Fate to herald the band's reunion album. It features two tracks off In the Shadows, of which one is based on the American legend of the Bell Witch, plus four live tracks. The EP was released in 1994. It was re-released in 2004 on Metal Blade Records.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Bell Witch" (Hank Shermann) – 4:34
  2. "Is that You, Melissa" (King Diamond) – 4:37
  3. "Curse of the Pharaohs" (Diamond, Shermann) – 4:24 |¹
  4. "Egypt" (Diamond) – 4:53 |¹
  5. "Come to the Sabbath" (Diamond) – 6:48 |¹
  6. "Black Funeral" (Diamond, Shermann) – 3:40 |¹

|¹ Recorded live October 8, 1993 in Los Angeles, California.

Credits[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bell Witch - Mercyful Fate". AllMusic. 
  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. 273. ISBN 978-1-894959-62-9.