Friends of Hell

Friends of Hell is the second studio album by the British doom metal band Witchfinder General. It was released in 1983 on Heavy Metal Records. Drummer Graham Ditchfield was dismissed at the end of the recording sessions and is not listed as a band member.[1]

Friends of Hell
scantily clad women attacked by men in period costume in front of a church.
Studio album by
Released1983
RecordedMarch 1983[1]
StudioHorizon Studios, Coventry, England
GenreDoom metal
Length36:16
LabelHeavy Metal Records
ProducerRobin George
Witchfinder General chronology
Death Penalty
(1982)
Friends of Hell
(1983)
Live '83
(2005)
Singles from Friends of Hell
  1. "Music" / "Last Chance"
    Released: 1983
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic[2]
Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal10/10[3]

Track listingEdit

All songs by Zeeb Parkes and Phil Cope, except where indicated

Side one
  1. "Love on Smack" (Parkes, Cope, Rod Hawkes) - 4:10
  2. "Last Chance" - 3:50
  3. "Music" - 3:05
  4. "Friends of Hell" - 6:12
Side two
  1. "Requiem for Youth" - 4:35
  2. "Shadowed Images" - 4:15
  3. "I Lost You" - 2:55
  4. "Quietus" - 6:20
  5. "Quietus Reprise" (Cope) - 0:38

PersonnelEdit

Witchfinder GeneralEdit

ProductionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Phil Cope interview". Witchfinder General Official Website. November 2004. Archived from the original on 11 September 2015. Retrieved 7 May 2014.
  2. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. Friends of Hell at AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-05-07.
  3. ^ Popoff, Martin (1 November 2005). The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal: Volume 2: The Eighties. Burlington, Ontario, Canada: Collector's Guide Publishing. p. 417. ISBN 978-1894959315.