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Sabbat – History Of A Time To Come LP 1987 Noise International ‎– N 0098

Sabbat – History Of A Time To Come LP 1987 Noise International ‎– N 0098

History of a Time to Come is the debut full-length album by the British thrash metal band Sabbat. Sabbat signed to Noise Records in late 1986 but was not allowed to execute the contract until their youngest member (Andy Sneap) turned 18.

History Of A Time To Come was recorded in Germany in 1987. The album never was an underground success and became a cult classic, but it never propelled the band anywhere near the heights reached by many other metal acts in the late 80s thrash heyday. Instead, the lyrics focused on themes of witchery and satanism.

The standout track is “For Those Who Died” which was later covered by the English black metal band Cradle Of Filth.

The band features guitarist Andy Sneap, who is in formative years has become a prolific heavy metal producer and engineer who has worked with Testament, Ronnie James Dio, Megadeth, and Accept. Andy is currently a member of Judas Priest.

Sabbat – History Of A Time To Come LP 1987 Noise ‎– N 0098 (FULL ALBUM VINYL RIP)

“History Of A Time To Come” Album Artwork

Tracklisting

Andy Sneap and Martin Walkyier wrote all songs. 

  1. “Intro” – 2:00
  2. “A Cautionary Tale” – 4:15
  3. “Hosanna in Excelsis” – 4:00
  4. “Behind the Crooked Cross” – 6:00
  5. “Horned Is the Hunter” – 8:08
  6. “I for an Eye” – 5:22
  7. “For Those Who Died” – 6:25
  8. “A Dead Man’s Robe” – 4:48
  9. “The Church Bizarre” – 5:07

Sabbat Line Up

  • Martin Walkyier – vocals
  • Andy Sneap – lead guitar
  • Frazer Craske – bass
  • Simon Negus – drums
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Great Heavy Metal / Classic Rock Collection I Bought Locally In Los Angeles

Obituary ‎– Cause Of Death LP 2010 Cargo Records ‎– RRCAR 8767-1

The video above is a collection I bought locally in Los Angeles from a girl whose boyfriend had gone back to Canada and didn’t return for many months. I paid a fair price for this collection, but got a way better deal that I would normally get buying from a collector that was trying to cash in (and there’s nothing wrong with that).

The average condition was a long way from near mint and was an average of “very good”. It was a mix of classic rock, hard rock, thrash metal, and punk.

Some of the standouts in the collection included:

Samhain ‎– November-Coming-Fire LP – 1986 Plan 9 ‎– PL9-07 VG/VG – this was an actual first press, it was difficult to tell with reading the runout matrix which is.

Matrix / Runout (A-side etchings): PL-9-07-A -Pa.1-86
Matrix / Runout (B-side etchings): PL-9-07-B -Pa.1-86 
Matrix / Runout (Stamped on both sides, EDP is circled): MASTERED BY TRUTONE EDP
Matrix / Runout (A-side label): PL9-07-A
Matrix / Runout (B-side label): PL9-07-B

Autopsy ‎– Severed Survival LP 1989 Peaceville ‎– VILE 12 United Kingdom VG/VG – very rare – one of the first albums to come out on Peacevillle Records (1989) – which didn’t get on the map as a big underground label until the 1990s/

Autopsy ‎– Severed Survival LP 1989 Peaceville ‎– VILE 12

Black Flag ‎– Damaged LP 1981 SST Records ‎– 9502 w/ Anti-Parent Sticker

AC/DC ‎– Powerage LP 1978 Atlantic ‎– KSD 19180 CANADA *Red Translucent Vinyl VG

Metallica ‎– Master Of Puppets LP 1986 Elektra ‎– 96 04391 VG/VG Canada

Turbonegro ‎– Scandinavian Leather LP 2003 Epitaph ‎– 82031-1 VG/VG

Metallica ‎– Kill ‘Em All LP 1988 Elektra ‎– 96 07661 CANADA VG/VG

Deicide ‎– Deicide LP 2010 Cargo Records ‎– RRCAR 8744-1 GERMANY VG+/EX

Misfits ‎– Misfits LP 1988 Plan 9 ‎– PL9-09 VG/VG

Kiss ‎– Kiss LP 1974 Casablanca ‎– NB 9001 ‎VG/VG 1st Press Blue Label – with the alternate track list without “Kissin’ Time” – which was added on the 2nd pressing because the record company didn’t feel like there was “a hit”.

Obituary ‎– Cause Of Death LP 2010 Cargo Records ‎– RRCAR 8767-1 EUROPE VG/VG

Obituary ‎– Cause Of Death LP 2010 Cargo Records ‎– RRCAR 8767-1

Cannibal Corpse ‎– Eaten Back To Life LP 2015 Back On Black ‎BOBV140LP Blue VG+

Death ‎– Spiritual Healing LP 1990 Under One Flag ‎– FLAG 38 VG/VG UK

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There were also a large mix of more common classic rock albums that were great none-the-less!

If you have a collection like this I am always looking to buy, it doesn’t matter what state or country you live in – but if you are in LA we can meet locally, hit me up — I’d love to meet you and give you some money for your collection!

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Great New Mini Collection Of Thrash Vinyl I Just Bought From Europe

Sodom – In The Sign Of Evil LP 1985 Devil's Game – DG-Nr. 001 Germany

People often ask me if I can buy record collections in Europe and the answer is “Yes, I Can.” This is a small collection of just 20 albums I brought from a collector in Europe and consists of the following:

Septic Death – Gore Story Yellow Vinyl VG+/VG+ Lost and Found Records
Septic Death – Now That I Have The Attention What Do I Do With It VG+/VG+ Inner Lyric Sleeve Pusmort 0012-01D
E-X-E Stricken by Might VG+/VG+ Inner Lyric Sheet Axis LP 2
Sodom – Agent Orange VG+/VG+ Gatefold Sleeve Inner Lyric Sleeve SPV 08-7596
Dark Angel – Leave Scars VG+/VG+ Inner Lyric Sleeve Flag 30
Misfits Earth – A.D./Wolfsblood VG+/VG+ Silver Label AG 0024
Mercyful Fate – Curse of the Pharaohs VG/VG+ Satans Nightmare SN 1001
Paradox – Heresy VG+/VG+ Inner Lyric Sleeve SPV 08 – 7870 RO 9506 1
Realm – Endless War VG+/VG+ Inner Lyric Sleeve RO 9509 1
Defiance – Product of Society VG+/VG+ RO 9504 1
Amulance – Feel the Pain VG+/VG+ SPV 08-9805
Bathory – Under the Sign of the Black Mark VG+/VG+ Inner Lyric Sleeve Flag 11
Artillery – Terror Squad VG+/VG+ Inner Lyric Sleeve Neat 1038
Onslaught – Power From Hell VG+/VG+ Inner Lyric Sleeve Flag 7
Morbid Angel – Alters of Madness VG/VG+ Inner Lyric Sleeve Mosh11
Onslaught – The Force VG+/VG+ Inner Lyric Sleeve Flag 1
Deathrow – Raging Steel VG+/VG+ N 0081
Whiplash – Power and Pain VG+/VG+ Inner Lyric Sleeve RR 9718
Whiplash – Ticket to Mayhem VG+/VG+ Inner Lyric Sleeve RR 9596
Whiplash – Insult to Injury VG+/VG+ Inner Lyric Sheet RR 9482

While doing deals in Europe is slightly more complex than domestic deal they can be done all the same. The last few have been done by email only. This buy stated simply from the guy sending me the list above and this message, “Hi Jason, I’m in the UK and have a number of albums I am looking to sell. Please get in touch so we can discuss what I have to sell.”

The original owner sent me the photos below and I paid him via Paypal.

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Rare 80s Thrash Metal Vinyl Collection I Just Bought From Europe

This is a killer super-rare vinyl collection I just bought from a guy in Europe. The original owner contacted me through my blog, and we exchanged emails over a few weeks. It took a bit to get comfortable with wiring thousand of dollars overseas to someone I didn’t know, but I buy heavy metal record and CD collections all the time, and I’ve never had an issue.

The embed video is a walkthru of everything included in this epic thrash metal collection, which consisted of 177 albums. Included, were about 15 of them were non-thrash guitar nerd albums, so I removed them to stick to the thrash for this video.

Video Walkthru

Photo Gallery

Below is a photo gallery of some of the standouts, although most of them were pretty epic. The vinyl was at worst VG+ and quite a bit isEX / NM. The original owner stored all of these albums in protective sleeves, so the album jacket quality is impressive, 95% being VG+ to NM.

Unboxing Video

We filmed this video as I unboxed the album collection for the first time when it first arrived from Belgium

So mush suspense!

List Of Titles

I had a good idea of what titles were included in this collection, although to be honest, I was not 100% sure either! The original owner never compiled a list. He hand-wrote lists of the titles in this collection of paper and then emailed me photos. (see below)

Slayer ‎– Reign In Blood LP 1986 Def Jam Recordings ‎– 924 131-1 – Europe EX/EX

Metallica ‎– …And Justice For All LP 1988 Vertigo ‎– 836 062-1 EX/EX Holland

Metallica ‎– Ride The Lightning LP 1984 Roadrunner ‎– RR 9848 EX/VG+ Europe

Metallica ‎– Kill ‘Em All LP 1983 Roadrunner Records ‎– RR 9902 VG+/EX Netherlands

Metallica ‎– Metallica LP 1991 Vertigo ‎– 510 022-1 UK EX/EX

Metallica ‎– Master Of Puppets 2x LP Music For Nations ‎– MFN 60 DM EX/EX UK – Limited Edition Europe, 2x $% RPM – direct metal mastering

CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL LIST AND MORE INFO ON THIS COLLECTION

Have a collection like this you are looking to sell? Contact me, I pay a lot of money for collections like this.

Discus…

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Killer New Golden Age Of Metal Vinyl Collection I Just Bought!

thrash metal vinyl collection

It’s really hard to find good heavy metal vinyl collections, this is a rare exception. I managed to pick this one up with someone in Pittsburgh who answered my ad seeking vinyl collections. I paid a pretty penny for this collection, but it’s well worth it as is all the vinyl is in near-mint condition and contained many HUGE TILES (most first press). Check out this video of the unboxing.

You could check out this page where I listed the contents of all these albums, they are from the golden age of metal circa 1984 to 1989. A lot of good thrash metal and some hard to find hair metal records.

Gallery Of Some Of The Best Records…

if you or anyone you know is looking to sell your heavy metal CDs or thrash, classic rock vinyl I am constantly looking to buy them and I pay top dollar.

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