Label: Metal Blade Records – 3984-15641-1
Format: LP, 12″ vinyl (33⅓ RPM), cool grey marbled
Released: January 11th, 2019
Style: Death/Thrash Metal
THE CROWN is death/thrash metal band from Trollhättan, Västra Götaland, Sweden, formed in 1998 (1990-1998 as Crown of Thorns). Their original moniker (until 1998) was Crown of Thorns for the band’s first two albums, which had to be changed due to the US band Crown of Thorns threatening legal action. Lyrical themes: Death, Anti-religion, Satan. “Possessed 13” is sixth album where the band went under the name The Crown from October 2003. The album is divided into three parts: Track 1 – 5 is called “Initiation”, track 6 – 10 is called “Exaltation”, track 11 – 13 is called “Annihilation”. Recorded and mixed at Studio Fredman, produced by The Crown. Co-mastered at Studio Bohus by The Crown. Mastered for vinyl by Patrick P. Engel at Temple Of Disharmony in August 2018. Recommended for fans of At The Gates, Crown Of Thorns, The Haunted, Dimension Zero, Legion Of The Damned.