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LEVITICUS - Setting Fire To The Earth CD +LTD Trading Card

LEVITICUS - Setting Fire To The Earth CD +LTD Trading Card
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LEVITICUS - Setting Fire To The Earth CD +LTD Trading Card

Text by Girder Records official site.

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.

Leviticus released their third album Setting Fire To the Earth (1987), which became a best-seller around the world, and included many great reviews in multiple different music magazines. The album finally got the group noticed in North America during their 1988 US Tour opening for Larry Norman and serving as his backing band. "Flames of Fire" and "Saved" are standout metal songs on that release, with "The Suffering Servant" being a particularly strong ballad (based on Isaiah 41 and 53).

- 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 (GR1106)

1. Flames Of Fire
2. Saved
3. The First & The Last
4. I'm a Believer
5. Don't Go Out
6. Elijah On Carmel
7. The Suffering Servant
8. Get Up
9. Love Is Love

Product Details
Band Leviticus
Format CD
Year 2021
Packaging Type Jewel Case
Number of Discs 1

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Price in reward points: 180
  • Stock: Out Of Stock
  • Reward Points: 9
  • Catalog Number: GR1106
  • Weight: 0.15kg
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