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End of the Age (COMPILATION) by Bride

"End Of The Age" is a best of CD which combines Bride's first three albums and two new songs ("Everybody Knows My Name" and "Same Ol' Sinner"). Pure Metal Records was sold to Star Song Music Group and a compilation is a quick way to recoup money since most of the songs have already been recorded. Star Song contracted Bride to record the two new songs as an incentive for Bride fans to buy the album. They had little other interest in the band and was not interested in signing Bride to a recording contract. Things changed once the album was released. The new song, "Everybody Knows My Name", went to #1 on the Christian Metal charts and stayed there for 14 weeks. Likewise, when "Same Ol' Sinner" was released, it stayed at #1 for 8 weeks. Star Song became interested very quick. Bride signed a three album deal with Star Song with their first of three albums to be put out on the new and revised Pure Metal label. This album was also released on the secular label 214 Records with no changes. The new Bride sound had changed from heavy metal to hard rock and they had changed the lineup once again to help with the new direction:

Dale Thompson - Vocals
Troy Thompson - Guitars
Jerry McBroom - Drums
Rick Foley - Bass

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Year:
1990

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May 2, 2014 07:12:04 PM
Worth having for "Everybody Knows My Name" and "Same Ol' Sinner"
Nov 19, 2014 12:41:13 PM
As zoe777 pointed out, it's worth having just for the two new songs. I really like this compilation. Although they left out som great songs, the ones they chose are top notch. Especially enjoyed the remastered sound, all the songs has really good quality on this one, even the ones from "Show No Mercy".

4 stars for solid compilation and two great new songs.

Hell No (3:49)

Close the hatches and lower the sails
The wind is whipping great balls of hail
Tempest is raging pulling us down
Time to learn to swim or time to drown
Oars have broken your time to kneel
The storm is screaming with vengeance to kill
Faith has plunged into the sea beneath
Waves beat the ship with iron fist to sink

We won't go to Hell,
no we won't go [2x]

Fear is the driver we fight for our lives
We're not afraid of death but we don't want to die
Prayed outloud and clung to the deck
No glory for sailors when they've been ship wrecked

Copyright 1990 Bride

#1Everybody Knows My Name4:22
#2Hell No3:49
#3Hot Down South3:07
#4Forever Darkness3:40
#5Heroes7:11
#6Same Ol' Sinner4:07
#7Thunder In The City5:51
#8Fire And Brimstone4:25
#9Evil That Men Do3:38
#10All Hallows Eve5:12
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