VENGhuman

Vengeance Rising

Human Sacrifice (2017 re-issue)

NEW CD
$ 20.00

Label : Roxx Records   Year : 2017

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“It was 30 years ago in 1987 when Pastor Bob Beeman of Sanctuary International would be led to call together a very special group of musicians that would come together to form a new ministry-minded band out of Southern California. With a lot of prayer and faith the players were assembled and the full band would come together to record and distribute their very first demo tape. That tape would be what many people still consider to be the beginning of a movement. One thing was certain – it was about to make a lasting impression on the Christian music community. That band was one of the very first in the genre of Christian thrash, that band was called Vengeance and that tape was their original 5-song self-titled cassette only demo. That tape would lead them to signing a multiple album record contract on Intense Records which ultimately led to the release of their first full-length album entitled ‘Human Sacrifice’. ‘Human Sacrifice’ was one of the most controversial releases of the time. Many Christian record stores would ban the album from their shelves completely. The album featured the hand of Pastor Bob himself portraying the bloodied hand of Christ nailed to the cross. The music was harsh and in the vein of bands like Dark Angel and Slayer – it definitely took the Christian ‘white’ metal scene to a whole new level. This classic album has been long out-of-print outside of a limited edition CD re-issue (1000 pieces) on the defunct Intense Millennium Records in 2010 and a limited edition vinyl picture disc (300 pieces) on Roxx Records in 2013, all of which are long sold out and now collector’s items. With the album still in high demand, we are very happy to bring to the public a new and very special pressing, adding a few twists as we celebrate 30 years of Vengeance. Roxx Records is proud to bring you a very special pressing of ‘Human Sacrifice’. This special package includes brand new liner notes from original Vengeance bassist Roger Dale Martin. It has been completely remastered by J Powell of Steinhaus Mastering and features a brand new layout done by our very own Scott Waters (No Life til Metal). This limited edition pressing will feature the newly designed artwork as originally featured on the vinyl picture disc version from 2013 and comes packaged in a beautiful glossy 6-panel wallet. Last but not least, we have added 5 special bonus tracks from that original demo tape that started it all 30 years ago.” -Roxx Records

TRACK LISTING:
Human Sacrifice
Burn
Mulligan Stew
Receive Him
I Love Hating Evil
Fatal Delay
White Throne
Salvation
From The Dead
Ascension
He Is God
Fill This Place With Blood
Beheaded

Bonus Tracks
1988 Demo
White Throne
He Is God
Salvation
Human Sacrifice
Beheaded