The Waste Lands (album)

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The Waste Lands
Venom - The Waste Lands.jpg
Studio album by Venom
Released 29 October 1992
Recorded Lynx Studios, Newcastle, England
Genre Thrash metal, speed metal
Length 41:35
Label Under One Flag
Producer Kevin Ridley
Venom chronology
Temples of Ice
(1991)
The Waste Lands
(1992)
Cast in Stone
(1997)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]
Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal 7/10[2]

The Waste Lands is the eighth studio album by British heavy metal band Venom. It is the last with bassist/singer Tony "Demolition Man" Dolan and also the last before the reunion of the classic Venom line-up from their first four albums, Welcome to Hell, Black Metal, At War with Satan and Possessed. The working title for this album was "Kissing the Beast", but the band changed it when they saw the cover.

Track listing[edit]

All songs were written by Anthony Bray, Tony Dolan and Jeff Dunn.

No. Title Length
1. "Cursed" 7:38
2. "I'm Paralysed" 2:32
3. "Black Legions" 3:44
4. "Riddle of Steel" 2:47
5. "Need to Kill" 5:11
6. "Kissing the Beast" 3:23
7. "Crucified" 3:32
8. "Shadow King" 3:51
9. "Wolverine" 4:08
10. "Clarisse" 4:49

Credits[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Waste Lands". AllMusic. Retrieved 1 September 2009. 
  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. 486. ISBN 978-1-894959-62-9.