Steelbath Suicide

Steelbath Suicide is the debut full-length studio album from the melodic death metal band Soilwork. The record was released on May 20, 1998 through Listenable and Century Media labels. The original release has two Japanese bonus tracks, "Disintegrated Skies" and "Burn," a Deep Purple cover.[2] Century Media re-released the album in 2000 with different cover art and a live track of "Sadistic Lullabye."[3]

Steelbath Suicide
Studio album by
Released20 May 1998
Recorded1997
StudioStudio Fredman, Sweden
GenreMelodic death metal
Length36:08
LabelListenable
Century Media (2000)
ProducerFredrik Nordström
Soilwork
Soilwork chronology
Steelbath Suicide
(1998)
The Chainheart Machine
(2000)
Alternative cover
Century Media's alternate release cover (2000)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic[1]

This album is a firm example of the band's immediate roots in Swedish Melodic death metal. The song "Demon in Veins", is a revised version of "Wake Up Call" off their demo; the lyrics changed are in the chorus.

Track listing

No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
1."Entering the Angel Diabolique" (instrumental) 
2:25
2."Sadistic Lullabye"Björn "Speed" Strid
  • Wichers
  • Strid
  • Svartz
2:55
3."My Need"Wichers
  • Wichers
  • Strid
  • Jimmy Persson
3:42
4."Skin After Skin"Strid
  • Wichers
  • Strid
  • Persson
3:27
5."Wings of Domain"StridWichers3:19
6."Steelbath Suicide"Strid
  • Wichers
  • Strid
  • Svartz
2:54
7."In a Close Encounter"WichersWichers2:52
8."Centro de predomiñio" (instrumental) Wichers2:06
9."Razorlives"StridWichers4:24
10."Demon in Veins"
  • Wichers
  • Strid
Wichers3:43
11."The Aardvark Trail"Strid
  • Wichers
  • Strid
  • Svartz
4:17

Credits

Release history

Region Date Version
Europe 20 May 1998 Original
2000 Re-issue
2008 Re-issue

References

  1. Jason Anderson. "Steel Bath Suicide - Soilwork | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-03-18.
  2. Archived April 11, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  3. "Soilwork - Steelbath Suicide (CD, Album)". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2015-03-18.
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