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Sodom – Persecution Mania LP 1987 Steamhammer – SHLP 7000

sodom German thrash band 1985

Persecution Mania is the second studio album by German thrash metal band Sodom. Persecution Mania was released 1 December 1987, and it was a first step in saw the movie away in saw them moving away from black metal themes into a more traditional thrash mold.

Tom Angelripper – vocals/bass guitar
Frank Blackfire – guitars
Chris Witchhunter – drums (RIP)

Editor’s Note: Chris Witchhunter was the original drummer for the band was in at 22 years. He died from liver failure in 2008 at the age of 42. He also was the drummer on Persecution Mania.

Sodom Band Photos 1987

Persecution Mania Album Art

Persecution mania - SODOM
Sodom – Persecution Mania

Tracklist

  1. “Nuclear Winter” 5:26
  2. “Electrocution” 3:26
  3. “Iron Fist” (Motörhead cover) 2:45
  4. “Persecution Mania” 3:40
  5. “Enchanted Land” 4:01
  6. “Procession to Golgatha” 2:01
  7. “Christ Passion” 6:13
  8. “Conjuration” 3:44
  9. “Bombenhagel” 5:11

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