Through the Years (Artillery album)

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Through the Years
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Box set by Artillery
Released 10 September 2007 [1]
Recorded 1984-1999
Genre Thrash metal
Label Metal Mind Records
Artillery chronology
B.A.C.K.
(1999)
Through the Years
(2007)
When Death Comes
(2009)

Through the Years is a box set by Danish technical thrash metal band Artillery. It was released on 10 September 2007, through Metal Mind Records.

A box set or boxed set is a set of items packaged in a box, for sale as a single unit.

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Thrash metal is an extreme subgenre of heavy metal music characterized by its overall aggression and often fast tempo. The songs usually use fast percussive beats and low-register guitar riffs, overlaid with shredding-style lead work. The lyrics often deal with social issues and criticism of The Establishment, using direct and denunciatory language, an approach borrowed from hardcore punk.

Contents

Through the Years is a 4 CD collector's box set containing all four of Artillery's studio releases prior to their 2007 reunion ( Fear of Tomorrow , Terror Squad , By Inheritance , and B.A.C.K. ). It also has a 32-page booklet, all the lyrics printed, and the songs are remastered using a 24-bit process on gold discs. Each disc has multiple bonus tracks.

<i>Fear of Tomorrow</i> album by Artillery

Fear of Tomorrow is the debut album by Danish technical thrash metal band Artillery. It was released in 1985 by Neat Records.

<i>Terror Squad</i> (Artillery album) album by Artillery

Terror Squad is the second album by Danish thrash metal band Artillery. It was originally released in 1987 by Neat Records.

<i>By Inheritance</i> album by Artillery

By Inheritance is the third studio album by the Danish technical thrash metal band Artillery. It was released in 1990 by Roadrunner Records. It was Artillery's last album before they disbanded in 1991 and the release of their next album, B.A.C.K., in 1999. This album is considered by many thrash metal fans as a classic in the genre.

There is a pressing error in the track listing of this box set: on the By Inheritance album, the first bonus track is named as a demo of "Khomaniac", but is actually the same version of "Too Late To Regret" also featured as a bonus track on the Terror Squad album. The song is now available as a free download and streaming on the official Artillery website.

Track listing

Disc One: Fear of Tomorrow

  1. "Time Has Come"
  2. "The Almighty"
  3. "Show Your Hate"
  4. "King, Thy Name Is Slayer"
  5. "Out of the Sky"
  6. "Into the Universe"
  7. "The Eternal War"
  8. "Fear of Tomorrow"
  9. "Deeds of Darkness"

Bonus tracks:

  1. "Out of the Sky" (with Flemming Rönsdorf)
  2. "Deeds of Darkness" (with Carsten Lohmann)
  3. "Fear of Tomorrow" (with Flemming Rönsdorf)
  4. "Hey Woman" (with Carsten Lohmann)
  5. "Time Has Come" (with Carsten Lohmann)
  6. "Mind of No Return" (with Per Onink)
  7. "Bitch" (with Carsten Lohmann)

Disc Two: Terror Squad

  1. "Challenge"
  2. "In the Trash"
  3. "Terror Squad
  4. "Let There Be Sin
  5. "Hunger and Greed
  6. "Therapy
  7. "At War With Science
  8. "Decapitations of Deviants

Bonus tracks:

  1. "The Challenge" (bonus demo)
  2. "In the Trash" (bonus demo)
  3. "Therapy" (bonus demo)
  4. "Let There Be Sin" (bonus demo)
  5. "All for You" (with Per Onink)
  6. "We Are the Dead" (with Per Onink)
  7. "Too Late to Regret" (with Carsten Lohmann)
  8. "Deserter" (with Carsten Lohmann)

Disc Three: By Inheritance

  1. "7:00 From Tashkent"
  2. "Khomaniac"
  3. "Beneath the Clay (R.I.P.)"
  4. "By Inheritance"
  5. "Bombfood"
  6. "Don't Believe"
  7. "Life In Bondage"
  8. "Equal At First"
  9. "Razamanaz" (Nazareth cover)
  10. "Back in the Trash"

Bonus tracks:

  1. "Khomaniac" (with Flemming Rönsdorf; mistitled as "Too Late To Regret", same version as on Terror Squad; now available on the Artillery website)
  2. "Don't Believe" (with Flemming Rönsdorf)
  3. "Hey Woman" (with Flemming Rönsdorf)
  4. "All for You" (with Carsten Lohmann)
  5. "Blessed Are the Strong" (with Carsten Lohmann)
  6. "Day of Doom" (with Per Onink)

Disc Four: B.A.C.K.

  1. "Cybermind"
  2. "How Do You Feel"
  3. "Out of the Trash"
  4. "Final Show"
  5. "WWW"
  6. "Violent Breed"
  7. "Theatrical Exposure"
  8. "B.A.C.K.""
  9. "The Cure"
  10. "Paparazzi""

Bonus tracks:

  1. "Fly"
  2. "Jester"

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