Metal Commando
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Studio album by
Released24 July 2020
StudioHansen Studios, Denmark
Stuntguitar Music, Sweden
Fear Studios
Level 10
Backyard Studios
Length56:58
LabelNuclear Blast
Primal Fear chronology
Apocalypse
(2018)
Metal Commando
(2020)
Singles from Metal Commando
  1. "Along Came the Devil"
    Released: 15 May 2020[1]
  2. "I Am Alive"
    Released: 19 June 2020
  3. "Hear Me Calling"
    Released: 24 July 2020[2]
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Louder Sound4/5 stars[3]

Metal Commando is the thirteenth studio album by German heavy metal band Primal Fear. The album was released on 24 July 2020 via Nuclear Blast.[4][5]

Track listing

Metal Commando track listing[6]
No.TitleLength
1."I Am Alive"4:34
2."Along Came the Devil"4:21
3."Halo"4:19
4."Hear Me Calling"4:39
5."The Lost and the Forgotten"4:08
6."My Name Is Fear"4:04
7."I Will Be Gone"4:26
8."Raise Your Fists"3:52
9."Howl of the Banshee"4:54
10."Afterlife"4:29
11."Infinity"13:12
Total length:56:58
Digipak bonus tracks
No.TitleLength
12."Rising Fear"1:39
13."Leave Me Alone"4:04
14."Second to None"4:12
15."Crucify Me"4:06
Total length:70:59

Personnel

All information from the album booklet.[6]

Primal Fear

Production

  • Jacob Hansen – engineering, mixing, mastering
  • Stephan Lohrmann – cover art
  • Stefan Heilemann – layout

Charts

Chart performance for Metal Commando
Chart (2020)Peak
position
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[7]28
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[8]65
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[9]26
Czech Albums (ČNS IFPI)[10]66
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[11]7
Hungarian Albums (MAHASZ)[12]15
Spanish Albums (PROMUSICAE)[13]57
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[14]6

References

  1. ^ "Primal Fear To Deliver 'Along Came The Devil' Next Month". AntiMUSIC. 30 April 2020. Retrieved 23 June 2020.
  2. ^ "Primal Fear Unveils Music Video For 'Hear Me Calling'". Blabbermouth. 24 July 2020. Retrieved 24 July 2020.
  3. ^ Lawson, Dom (24 July 2020). "Primal Fear's Metal Commando: unashamedly brutish and balls-out". Louder. Retrieved 24 July 2020.
  4. ^ "PRIMAL FEAR Announces New Album 'Metal Commando'". Blabbermouth. 3 April 2020. Retrieved 23 June 2020.
  5. ^ "Video Premiere: PRIMAL FEAR's 'I Am Alive'". Blabbermouth. 19 June 2020. Retrieved 23 June 2020.
  6. ^ a b (2020). "Metal Commando liner notes". In Metal Commando [CD booklet]. Nuclear Blast.
  7. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Primal Fear – Metal Commando" (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved 6 August 2020.
  8. ^ "Ultratop.be – Primal Fear – Metal Commando" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 31 July 2020.
  9. ^ "Ultratop.be – Primal Fear – Metal Commando" (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved 31 July 2020.
  10. ^ "Czech Albums – Top 100". ČNS IFPI. Note: On the chart page, select 202031 on the field besides the word "Zobrazit", and then click over the word to retrieve the correct chart data. Retrieved 3 August 2020.
  11. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Primal Fear – Metal Commando" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 31 July 2020.
  12. ^ "Top 40 album DVD és válogatáslemez-lista – 2020. 31. hét" (in Hungarian). MAHASZ. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  13. ^ "Top 100 Albumes – Semana 31: del 24.7.2020 al 30.7.2020" (in Spanish). Productores de Música de España. Retrieved 4 August 2020.
  14. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Primal Fear – Metal Commando". Hung Medien. Retrieved 5 August 2020.