Where Legend Began

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Where Legend Began
English Dogs Legend.jpg
Studio album by English Dogs
Released December 1986
Recorded Matrix Studios, London
Genre Thrash metal, crossover thrash
Length 45:32
Label Under One Flag / Music for Nations
Producer English Dogs, Pete Gill
English Dogs chronology
Forward into Battle
(1985)Forward into Battle1985
Where Legend Began
Bow to None
(1995)Bow to None1995
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Kerrang! 3/5 stars[2]

Where Legend Began is probably English Dogs' most successful album and also their album most heavily influenced by thrash metal. It was released on the Under One Flag label late in 1986. A re-release ties "Trauma" and "The Eye of Shamahn" together as one song.

LP track listing[edit]

  • All songs written by English Dogs (Adie, Gizz Butt, Wattie, Pinch), except where noted.

Side one[edit]

  1. "Trauma" - 1:54
  2. "The Eye of Shamahn" (English Dogs, Jon Murray) - 5:01
  3. "Enter the Domain" - 5:01
  4. "Premonition" - 5:58
  5. "Calm Before the Storm" - 5:05

Side two[edit]

  1. "Flashback" - 4:11
  2. "A Tomb of Travellers Past" - 5:08
  3. "Middle Earth" - 5:07
  4. "Epilogue" - 8:08


  • Ade "Adie" Bailey: Lead Vocal
  • Gizz Butt: Lead & Rhythm Guitar, Backing Vocal
  • Mark "Wattie" Watson: Bass, Backing Vocal
  • Andrew "Pinch" Pinching: Drums, Percussion, Backing Vocal


  • Arranged By English Dogs
  • Produced By English Dogs & Pete Gill
  • Recorded, Engineered & Mixed By Jules Baby & Pete Gill
  • Assistant Engineers: Danthrax Smith


The album cover design is by the artist Duncan "Celt" Storr.


  1. ^ Huey, Steve. "English Dogs Where Legends Began review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-09-14. 
  2. ^ Miller, Paul (11 December 1986). "English Dogs 'Where Legends Began'". Kerrang!. 135. London, UK: United Magazines ltd. p. 16. 

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