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Killer New First Press UK Thrash Metal Collection I Just Bought

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In the video and listed below on this post is a thrash metal vinyl collection I just bought from a guy in the United Kingdom. All of these are LPs first pressing from the 1980s and 1990s. Since the start of COVID-19, I have more frequently been buying collections without ever meeting the actual owner, at times never even talking to them. Instead, the deals are all worked out over email. So far, so good. All of the transactions have gone off without a hitch.

Here is a video of all of the awesome LPs I picked up on this awesome deal.

Photos

Here are some photos of some of my favorite LPs from this haul. One of my favorites is the cult classic “History Of A Time To Come” by Sabbat. The 2 Bolt Thrower “Warmaster” and “Realms Of Chaos” are both excellent and very hard to find as well. The rarest and expensive album is the first press Sadus “Illusions” album that is self-released. I’m sure how many copies of that were pressed, but it wasn’t very many. It was later reissued as “Chemical Exposure” by Roadracer Records (also included in this collection). Also great was the Metallica “Ride The Lightning” 1987 reissue limited edition DMM master – super rare…I’ve never even had one of these before.

List OF All Titles

LP’S

Bolt-thrower      In Battle there is no law. (LC7871)

 Warmaster. (MOSH29)

 Realm of Chaos (MOSH13)

D.R.I.                  4 of a kind. (RR95381)

Death Angel      The Ultra Violence. (FLAG14)

Exodus              Fabulous Disaster. (MFN90)

Megadeth          So Far, So Good, So What? (EST2053)

Metallica            Master of Puppets (MFN60) (THIS IS THE LP).                        

                            Master of Puppets.(MFN60DM) (2 x 12”)   

                            Ride the Lightning.(MFN27DM)

Napalm Death    From enslavement to obliteration (MOSH8)

                            Harmony Corruption (MOSH1925)

                            Scum (MOSH3)

Nuclear Assault  Handle With Care. (FLAG35)

                            Out of Order. (FLAG64)

   Survive.(FLAG21)

Obituary              The End Complete. (RC9201)

Paradise Lost     Gothic  (RED VINYL) – (VILE26)

S.O.D.                  Speak English or Die. (RR9725)

Sabbat.                Dreamweaver.                 

                             History of a time to come  08-445516

   Mourning has broken.       NO162-1

Sadus.                 Illusions.(DTP2112)

                             Chemical Exposure (R09259)

Slayer.                 Hell Awaits (RR9795)

                             Live undead (RR9574)

                             Reign In Blood (LONLP34)

                             Relentless (NB3359) (black vinyl – this has never been                                                                           opened it’s still sealed in. The cellophane cover)

                             Show No Mercy (RR9868)

                             South of Heaven (LONLP63)

Testament.          Return of the Apocalyptic City (075678248719)

Venom.                Possessed (MX8022)

                              Prime Evil (FLAG36)

                              Tear Your Soul Apart (MFLA950) 

Various.               Speed Kills, But Who’s Dying? (FLAG33)

HAIR BAND HARD ROCK STUFF

12” W.A.S.P. – SCREAM UNTIL YOU LIKE IT (12CL458)

12” W.A.S.P. – ANIMAL 

W.A.S.P. – W.A.S.P. (EJ240195)

W.A.S.P. – HEADLESS CHILDREN (EST2087)

W.A.S.P. – THE LAST COMMAND (UKWASP2)

MOTOTHEAD – BOMBER (BRON523)

MOTOTHEAD – ACE OF SPADES (BRON531)

MOTOTHEAD – ORGASMATRON (GWLP1)

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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