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Don't Break the Oath
Studio album by Mercyful Fate
Released September 7, 1984
Recorded Easy Sound Recording, Copenhagen, Denmark, May 1984
Genre Heavy metal
Length 47:30
Label Combat, Roadrunner
Producer Henrik Lund
Professional reviews
Mercyful Fate chronology
Don't Break the Oath
The Beginning

Don't Break the Oath is Mercyful Fate's second full-length album. It was released in 1984.

The style Mercyful Fate employed on Don't Break The Oath resembled a mixture of post-Judas Priest and Iron Maiden heavy metal, lyrically preoccupied with Satan and the occult and distinguished by King Diamond's theatrical falsetto vocals. The album was remastered and subsequently re-issued on Roadrunner Records in 1997. named this the greatest extreme metal album of all time.[1] All lyrics written by King Diamond.


Track listing

  1. "A Dangerous Meeting" (Shermann) – 5:10
  2. "Nightmare" (Shermann) – 6:19
  3. "Desecration of Souls" (Shermann, Denner) – 4:54
  4. "Night of the Unborn" (Diamond) – 4:59
  5. "The Oath" (Diamond, Denner) – 7:31
  6. "Gypsy" (Shermann) – 3:08
  7. "Welcome Princes of Hell" (Diamond, Denner) – 4:03
  8. "To One Far Away" (Diamond) – 1:31
  9. "Come to the Sabbath" (Diamond) – 5:19

Remaster bonus track

  1. Death Kiss" (demo) – 4:30




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