SACRED CRUCIFIX - Realms of The North Vol. 1: 1987-1989
LABEL: Ripping Storm Records
First installment of the full collection of this seminal Thrash/Death Metal band from Finland.
Features their three-track Demo 1987 released under the CRIMINAL ASSAULT moniker and then re-released as SACRED CRUCIFIX Demo 1988 minus one song, and the "Realms of Darkness" Demo 1989.
This 2022 reissue features a 12-page booklet, a bonus rehearsal with unreleased songs recorded in 1988 with the CRIMINAL ASSAULT line-up and two soundboard sourced live songs recorded in 1989, the first part of an exclusive interview, and quality remastering by the folks at Toxic Basement Studios.
FOR FANS OF: Bathory, Hellhammer, (early) Benediction, (early) SentencedTRACK LISTING:
-"CRIMINAL ASSAULT" DEMO (1987)-
1. Brain Death
2. Beyond The Cross
3. Blessed Pilgrim
-"REALMS OF DARKNESS" DEMO (1989)-
4. The Fear / Requiem
5. Brain Death
6. Beyond The Cross
7. Realms Of Darkness
8. Ritual Of Death
9. Brain Death
10. Living In Fear
11. Beyond The Cross
12. Blessed Pilgrim
-LIVE SOUNDBOARD RECORDINGS (1989)-
13. Beyond The Cross
14. Realms Of Darkness