War of Words (Fight album)

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War of Words
Fight - War of Words.jpg
Studio album by Fight
Released September 14, 1993
Genre Heavy metal, groove metal, thrash metal
Length 59:26
Label Epic
Producer Attie Bauw and Rob Halford
Fight chronology
War of Words
(1993)
A Small Deadly Space
(1995)
Alternative cover
2008 Remixed and Remastered edition cover

War of Words is the debut studio album by English-American heavy metal band Fight, released on September 14, 1993 by Epic Records.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
Rock Hard (de) 9/10[2]

In 2005, War of Words was ranked number 386 in Rock Hard magazine's book of The 500 Greatest Rock & Metal Albums of All Time.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Rob Halford.

No. Title Length
1. "Into the Pit" 4:13
2. "Nailed to the Gun" 3:38
3. "Life in Black" 4:34
4. "Immortal Sin" 4:39
5. "War of Words" 4:29
6. "Laid to Rest" 4:40
7. "For All Eternity" 4:42
8. "Little Crazy" 3:49
9. "Contortion" 4:35
10. "Kill It" 3:30
11. "Vicious" 3:11
12. "Reality – A New Beginning" (hidden track "Jesus Saves" starts at 9:43 on original release) 13:18

Personnel[edit]

Fight[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Produced by Attie Bauw and Rob Halford
  • Executive producer – John Baxter
  • Recorded by Attie Bauw

2008 Remixed and Remastered Edition[edit]

Charts[edit]

Album
Year Chart Position
1993 Billboard 200 83[4]
Singles
Year Single Chart Position
1993 "Little Crazy" Mainstream Rock Tracks 21

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hill, Gary. War of Words at AllMusic
  2. ^ Kühnemund, Götz. "Rock Hard review". issue 77. Retrieved 24 May 2013. 
  3. ^ [...], Rock Hard (Hrsg.). [Red.: Michael Rensen. Mitarb.: Götz Kühnemund] (2005). Best of Rock & Metal die 500 stärksten Scheiben aller Zeiten. Königswinter: Heel. p. 54. ISBN 3-89880-517-4. 
  4. ^ "Fight". Billboard. Retrieved 6 October 2016.