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Samhain – Live 85-86 (2020) CD Album

Band: Samhain

Album: Live 85-86

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Music Genre: Punk Rock Goth Rock Heavy Metal

Label: Evilive

Release Country: United States

Record Type: 18 Tracks CD Album

Samhain was formed in 1983 in Lodi, New Jersey, by vocalist Glenn Danzig and bassist Eerie Von following the breakup of The Misfits. The idea for Samhain, though, had allegedly been concieved a few years prior to that and a number of songs for the project were written while Danzig was still in the Misfits (the Misfits also recorded a few songs that Danzig had written with Samhain in mind). After tossing around several line-ups, the band was completed with Steve Zing, another Lodi native and former classmate of Von's, on drums. Danzig would also handle guitar duties, although former Minor Threat guitarist Lyle Preslar played with the band at their first show and recorded several songs with the band. Eschewing the straight up punk sound and horror movie image of the Misfits, Samhain played a more goth and atmospheric style of music with some punk and metal overtones and the lyrics focused more on the occult and real life violence. Following the recording, but prior to the release of their first album, 1984's "Initium",


18 Tracks
1 All Hell2:29
2 Samhain1:47
3 The Shift2:50
4 The Howl2:45
5 Unholy Passion3:32
6 All Murder, All Guts, All Fun3:37
7 I Am Misery4:18
8 The Hungry End3:37
9 Horror Biz3:23
10 He-Who-Can-Not-Be-Named1:35
11 Black Dream2:24
12 Death Comes Ripping2:06
13 Mother Of Mercy3:38
14 To Walk The Night2:06
15 Halloween II3:28
16 In My Grip2:44
17 London Dungeon2:43
18 Archangel3:25

Tracks 1 to 10 recorded live at Danceteria, NYC, 1985.
Tracks 11 to 18 recorded live at Metro, Chicago, 1986.
This Is The First Jewel Case Version With The Orange Blood Misprint. Also, The 6 in "86" On The Front Cover Is Cut Off. These Issues Were Quickly Corrected Making This Version A must Have For Collectors.

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