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Iced Earth

Tribute To The Gods

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Category: Power Metal

Year: 2002

Label: Century Media Records

Catalog Number: 8106-2

Average Rating: 80 / 100 (2 ratings)

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Iced Earth Tribute To The Gods Album Cover

Jon Schaffer Rhythm, Lead, Acoustic Guitars, Vocals
Matt Barlow Lead Vocals
Larry Tarnowski Lead Guitar
Richard Christy Drums
James Macdonough Bass
1.  Creatures Of The Night  4:01  Cover: Kiss
2.  Number Of The Beast  4:33  Cover: Iron Maiden
3.  Highway To Hell  3:24  Cover: AC/DC
4.  Burnin' For You  4:26  Cover: Blue Oyster Cult
5.  God Of Thunder  3:57  Cover: Kiss
6.  Screaming For Vengeance  4:38  Cover: Judas Priest
7.  Dead Babies  5:40  Cover: Alice Cooper
8.  Cities On Flame  3:59  Cover: Blue Oyster Cult
9.  Long Way To The Top  4:42  Cover: AC/DC
10.  Black Sabbath  5:31  Cover: Black Sabbath
11.  Hallowed Be Thy Name  7:08  Cover: Iron Maiden
Total Running Time:  51:59

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Existing comments about this CD

From: Fog-hat Date: May 28, 2004 at 8:40
A good covers album by one of the best Metal bands around. Nothing to write home about, but Jon & Matt to a better than average job. The only thing is I wish they would have put their own "spin" on each song such as "what would 'Burnin' for you' have sounded like if Iced Earth had wrote it? etc....

From: SIXXSWINE Date: August 5, 2004 at 1:57
Iced Earth hit you with track after classic track on this one. An all cover record, which at first seems like just another novelty record. Wait! This one will bust you in the chops time after time. They did no wrong on this one. You don't have to be a fan of their music to be able to get into this record. I'd recommend it to any metal fan that was raised on classic 70's hard rock & metal. Some might say that they are carbon copies of the originals. There's some truth to that. Still... 6

From: Metal Midget Date: September 2, 2004 at 3:47
Their cover of Highway to Hell was crap. Technically it was an accurate cover, but it was missing the "oomph", the heart, the soul of the original by a long shot. Sounded empty and weak, even though like I said, they're playing the right notes.

From: Blayde Date: December 21, 2004 at 3:11
Great cover songs, I wish they would have strayed away from Kiss and AC/DC. Then again Schaffer was influenced by them, so it's his decision. Would have been nice if there were more Maiden and Priest covers.

From: Doghouse Reilly Date: August 8, 2013 at 21:45
This was originally part of the Dark Genesis box set, but ended up being released by itself. A covers album obviously, and as such, I can't give it more than a 75 rating. There are some definite highlights though, starting right off with "Creatures Of The Night," and you just knew Barlow was going to tear that one up, with his Paul-Stanley-with-balls voice. Jon Schaffer takes the mic on a heavy-thumping version of "God Of Thunder." The two Blue Oyster Cult songs rip, but for some reason, Schaffer's grinding, trebly guitar tone, of the band's somewhat stiff, non-grooving delivery doesn't suit either of the AC/DC tunes all that well, especially "Highway To Hell." THey don't really add anything to "number Of The Beast," but do a good job on "Hallowed Be Thy Name." The worst song is "Black Sabbath," which just falls flat.

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