Time (Mercyful Fate album)

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Studio album by
Released25 October 1994
RecordedMay–August 1994
StudioDallas Sound Lab, Dallas, TX, USA
GenreHeavy metal
LabelMetal Blade
ProducerKing Diamond, Tim Kimsey and Hank Shermann
Mercyful Fate chronology
The Bell Witch EP
Into the Unknown
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]
Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal8/10[2]
Rock Hard (GER)9.0/10[3]

Time is the fourth studio album by the Danish heavy metal band Mercyful Fate. It was released on 25 October 1994 by Metal Blade Records.

The track "The Mad Arab" is about H. P. Lovecraft's character Abdul Alhazred, the author of the fictional forbidden tome of occult lore The Necronomicon

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by King Diamond.

1."Nightmare Be Thy Name"Michael Denner3:29
2."Angel of Light"Diamond3:37
3."Witches' Dance"Diamond4:47
4."The Mad Arab"Hank Shermann4:42
5."My Demon"Diamond4:42
7."The Preacher"Shermann3:29
8."Lady in Black"Diamond3:49
10."The Afterlife"Shermann4:32
11."Castillo del Mortes"Shermann6:14


Mercyful Fate
  • Tim Kimsey - producer, engineer, mixing
  • Kevin Wade - assistant engineer
  • Frank Salazar - pre-mastering
  • Eddy Schreyer - mastering at Future Disc, Los Angeles


  1. ^ Anderson, Jason. "Mercyful Fate - Time review". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2016-11-23.
  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.
  3. ^ Albrecht, Frank (1994). "Dynamit: Mercyful Fate- Time". Rock Hard (in German). No. 90. Retrieved 2016-11-23.
  4. ^ Nash, J. "Mercyful Fate - Time". Sputnikmusic. Retrieved 2016-11-23.