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Release date: 8 November 1989
Style: Heavy metal


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01. Riding The Storm
02. Renegade
03. Evilution
04. Running Blood
05. Highland Glory (The Eternal Fight)
06. Marooned
07. Bad To The Bone
08. Tortuga Bay
09. Death Or Glory
10. Battle At Waterloo
11. March On [Original CD bonus]
12. Hanged, Drawn And Quartered [Later pressings bonus]
13. Win Or Be Drowned
14. Wild Animal [1999 reissue bonus]
15. Chains And Leather '90
16. Tear Down The Walls
17. Störtebeker

Top 20 albums of 1989: 3
Top 200 albums of all time: 98

Lyrics (11)

Rock 'N' Rolf - guitars, vocals
Michael "Majk Moti" Kupper - guitars
Iain Andrew Jackson Finlay - drums
Jens Becker - bass

Guest musicians
Ladislav Krížek - backing vocals

Additional info
Produced by Rolf "Rock 'N' Rolf" Kasparek.
Executive production by Karl-U. Walterbach.
Engineered and mixed by Jan Nemec.
Artwork and photography by Sebastian Krüger and Martin Becker.

Guest review by
Joey Jo Jo

Running Wild is so lame. Everything that is so cheesy about the genre you can find it with these guys. The costumes, silly themes, juvenile stage names, cartoonish mascot, uncomfortable anthems to legions of metal heads which borderline on homo eroticism, and even a tour with Motley Crue. Their music is fairly enjoyable and quite catchy at best (No one can out rhyme Rock n' Rolf, I'll give him that). Pretty much your common Iron Maiden style proto power metal group. I suppose our little front man gambled his lineup until the perfect one was found, because Death or Glory is a big step up for this once novelty band.

published 12.12.2005 | Comments (7)

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Mrtvozornik Top 100 Heavy Metal Albums Of The 80's  | #95
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Mrtvozornik Top 20 Heavy Metal Albums Of 1989  | #9
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CrimsonGlory_ - 25.01.2015 at 13:12  
Rating: 10 Flawless... Every single track is an anthem of metal.
TrueMetalJope - 14.01.2016 at 12:38  
Rating: 10
Written by CrimsonGlory_ on 25.01.2015 at 13:12

Flawless... Every single track is an anthem of metal.

The album has a high standard alright. After many listens I think "Renegade" and "Highland Glory" aren't quite as good as rest of the songs, but the bonus tracks make up for it. IMO "Wild Animal", "Störtebeker" and "Tear Down The Walls" could've been easily put on the original releases of "Death Or Glory" or "Blazon Stone" as they fit the sound of that RW era, definitely good songs.

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