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Leviticus could sure school the current generation of metal fans a few things, starting with the longevity that goes hand in hand with creating quality art that has stood the test of time. Leviticus interweaved a foundation of melodic metal with tendencies towards power metal with I Shall Conquer, The Strongest Power and Setting Fire to the Earth along with some brilliant AOR moments with Knights of Heaven, thanks to John and Dino Elefante, to only be topped off with one of the best live performances ever (yeah, I just said that) Live at BobFest, which has none of what we all hated about live albums. More on that later.
Let's back up a moment!
Unlike the USA, not a lot of Christian Heavy Metal came out of Sweden. There have been a few bands, most notably Blindside, Crimson Moonlight, Divinefire, Jerusalem, Narnia, Pantokrator, Veni Domine, XT and of course Leviticus founded by Bjorn Stigsson, Hakan Andersson and Kjell Andersson in the early 80s.
LEVITICUS amassed a huge following in Europe but attracted a much smaller following among Christian headbangers in America who had to scramble to find their products pre-internet. Thankfully, their albums were released in the United States on labels such as Pure Metal, Refuge, Spectra, and Solid Rock.
In 1989, Leviticus released their fourth album Knights of Heaven (1989), which was the band’s fourth release (unless you count their Swedish debut Jag Skull) and was produced by John and Dino Elefante and exhibits a AOR rock sound remarkably like Petra, The Brave, Guardian and other Pakaderm bands. It received great reviews in a lot of magazines worldwide. The Swedish newspaper, "Goteborgs-Posten" wrote "Leviticus takes the top position in Swedish hardrock, together with Europe."
- Includes LTD Trading Card
- CD Limited to 500 Pressed
- 8 Page Booklet in Jewel Case, w/ Lyrics & Photos
- CD Release Date: Nov. 12, 2021
- Remastered from Original Sources
- Part of the Legends of Rock Series
- 2021 Girder Records (GR1107)
1. Born Again
2. The World Goes Round
3. Isn't It Love
4. Oh Lord
5. Feel So Good
6. Strong Love
8. Over the Hills
9. For Once In My Life
10. Love On Fire
|Packaging Type / Attributes||Jewel Case|
|Number of Discs||1|
- Stock: In Stock
- Reward Points: 9
- Catalog Number: GR1107
- Weight: 0.15kg