Sanctuary - Inception - CD DIGIPAK

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Incl. 28-page booklet.
  • Description

    “Inception” is a collection of presumed lost 1986 studio recordings, which guitarist Lenny Rutledge discovered recently: “I found the masters in my barn. The second floor of the barn is on top of our current recording studio and is very rough and open to the elements. The ground level is where we recorded the bulk of “The Year The Sun Died”. We found the masters in an unknown box in the barn, full of water and just wasting away.” After transferring these masters to digital, the nine tracks were magically restored, remixed and remastered by Zeuss (Queensrÿche, Hatebreed), who worked with the band on 2014’s “The Year The Sun Died” and is a huge SANCTUARY fan himself. Originally recorded in March 1986 (“Soldiers Of Steel”, “Battle Angels”) at Triad Studios in Redmond, Washington and at Studio One in White Center between April and July 1986, “Inception” contains previously unreleased highlights as “Dream of The Incubus” and “I Am Insane” as well as several classic “Refuge Denied” songs allowing you to delve deep into the Seattle legend’s beginnings. Apart from cover art by Ed Repka, “Inception” also offers tons of rare photos, flyers, artwork sketches and detailed liner notes by Lenny Rutledge. He concludes: “For me personally, I just wanted fans to be able to hear proper versions of the demos. They had a certain energy that was captured during the early days, maybe even more so than “Refuge Denied”. It’s no secret that you can find these on the internet but the quality is horrible. I think most people are under the impression that these are remastered or re-recorded versions of “Refuge…”, but this is all a prequel!”

    01. Dream Of The Incubus (04:28)
    02. Die For My Sins (03:41)
    03. Soldiers Of Steel (06:39)
    04. Death Rider / Third War (04:15)
    05. White Rabbit (02:35)
    06. Ascension To Destiny (05:06)
    07. Battle Angels (05:19)
    08. I Am Insane (04:02)
    09. Veil Of Disguise (06:23)

  • Additional Information

    Band Sanctuary
    Title Inception
    Label Century Media
    Generic musical style Thrash / Crossover
    Detailed musical style Melodic Thrash Metal
    Catalog # 88985406292
    Release Date 24 Feb 2017

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