The Curse (Omen album)

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The Curse
Omen The Curse Front.jpg
Studio album by Omen
Released October 1986 (1986-10)
Recorded Music Grinder Studios, Los Angeles, California
Genre Heavy metal
Length 45:47 (Original)
65:58 (1996 re-issue)
Language English
Label Metal Blade (USA)
Roadrunner (Europe)
Producer Bill Metoyer and Omen
Omen chronology
Warning of Danger
The Curse
Alternative cover
The 1996 re-issue, including the Nightmares EP.
The 1996 re-issue, including the Nightmares EP.
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Rock Hard 8.5/10 stars[2]

The Curse is the third studio album of the American heavy metal band Omen. It was originally released in 1986 by Metal Blade. In 1996 Metal Blade re-released The Curse with the EP Nightmares as bonus tracks. This is the final studio album recorded by Omen's original lineup.

Track listing[edit]

Original LP
No. Title Length
1. "The Curse" 5:48
2. "Kill on Sight" 4:53
3. "Holy Martyr" 4:05
4. "Eye of the Storm" 4:14
5. "S.R.B." 5:49
6. "Teeth of the Hydra" 6:01
7. "At All Cost" 5:29
8. "Destiny" 3:27
9. "Bounty Hunter" 4:27
10. "The Larch" 1:34
1996 re-issue bonus tracks (Nightmares EP)
No. Title Writer(s) Length
11. "Nightmares"   2:48
12. "Shock Treatment"   2:37
13. "Dragon's Breath"   2:58
14. "Termination" J.D. Kimball, Kenny Powell 3:30
15. "Bounty Hunter"   4:22
16. "Whole Lotta Rosie" (live AC/DC cover) Angus Young, Bon Scott, Malcolm Young 3:53




  1. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Omen - The Curse review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-10-05. 
  2. ^ Lerch, Uwe. "Review Album". Rock Hard. Hi-Media. Retrieved 2011-10-09.