Best Songs on Manowar's Kings of Metal

Kings of Metal is the 6th album by the American heavy metal band Manowar. It was released in 1988 by Atlantic Records. The album was the last to feature guitarist and founding member Ross "The Boss" Friedman, who later went on to rejoin punk band The Dictators. Drummer Scott Columbus left the band after this album as well, but rejoined for 1996's Louder Than Hell and remained with the band until 2008.

Genres: Power Metal, Speed Metal, Heavy Metal


Eric Adams − vocals

Ross the Boss − guitar

Joey DeMaio − bass guitars

Scott Columbus − drums

Additional musicians:

Canoldir Male Choir directed by Clive Griffiths

Arthur Whilshire, Grant Williams - voices on track 9


Richard Breen - engineer, mixing,

Synclavier programming

Elvis T. Gruber - assistant engineer

Vince Gutman - digital programming, recording and mixing supervision

Howie Weinberg - mastering at Masterdisk, New York

Jason Flom - executive producer

The Top Ten

1 Kings of Metal
2 Hail and Kill
3 Heart of Steel
4 Blood of the Kings
5 Wheels of Fire
6 The Crown and the Ring (Lament of the Kings)
7 Sting of the Bumblebee

This is a pretty impressive bass solo - probably it can be called "bass shredding". It's a metal cover of Rimsky-Korsakov's Flight Of The Bumblebee. - Metal_Treasure

8 Kingdom Come
9 The Warriors Prayer
10 Pleasure Slave
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