Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Warrant - Ready To Command 2010 (Compilation)

Warrant - (not to be confused with the American Band Warrant). First class German Speed Metal. Formed in 1983 the band got quickly a good status, which culminated 1985 into the 2 releases "First Strike" and "The Enforcer".

Line up:
Jörg Juraschek – Vocals,/Bass
Oliver May - Guitars
Arno Verstraten – Drums

Former Past members:
Guitars: Thomas Klein
Drums: Thomas "Killing Machine" Franke (session) & Lothar Wieners

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Warrant - Ready To Command 2010
Unlike the running order of this compilation the EP was released earlier than the album, intended to be a teaser and a test on audience and customer response to the band. In fact, this release sums up all the band's output in their 25 year career until 2010.

Tracks:
01 - 10 from "The Enforcer" LP (1985)
11 - 15 from "First Strike" EP (1985)
16 - 17 originally from a planned second album in 1986. Re-recorded for a demo in 1999 and first available on a two-on-one CD reissue of "First Strike" and "The Enforcer".
18 - 19 Two live tracks have been recorded during the "Keep It True" VIII festival on April 13, 2007. They are exclusive to this release.


Tracks: (download per track for study)

01. Intro (00:50)
02. The Rack (03:51)
03. Ordeal Of Death (05:17)
04. Nuns Have No Fun (02:58)
05. Send Ya’ To Hell (04:07)
06. The Enforcer (04:57)
07. Betrayer (04:11)
08. Die Young (04:00)
09. Torture In The Tower (03:59)
10. Cowards Or Martyrs (03:40)
11. Satan (03:33)
12. Ready To Command (04:48)
13. Condemned Forever (04:26)
14. Scavenger’s Daughter (03:56)
15. Bang That Head (03:36)
16. Flame Of The Show (04:29)
17. When The Siren’s Call (04:49)
18. Nuns Have No Fun (Live At Keep True VIII) (02:51)
19. The Rack (Live At Keep It True VIII) (06:02)

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