Escape to Nowhere

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Escape to Nowhere
Omen Escape To Nowhere front.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 1988 (1988-10)
GenreHeavy metal
LabelMetal Blade (USA)
Roadrunner (Europe)
ProducerPaul O'Neill
Omen chronology
Escape to Nowhere
Reopening the Gates
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic2/5 stars[1]
Rock Hard7/10 stars[2]

Escape to Nowhere is the fourth studio album of the American heavy metal band Omen. It was originally released in 1988 by Metal Blade.

This is the first Omen studio album with Coburn Pharr on vocals (later Annihilator member), replacing J.D. Kimball.

Also, Cam Daigneault had replaced Steve Witting on drums before album's release, but all drums tracks used in the album are played by Witting.

Escape to Nowhere is the first Omen album to feature keyboards.

Track listing[edit]

1."It's Not Easy" 5:10
2."Radar Love" (Golden Earring cover)George Kooymans, Barry Hay6:07
3."Escape To Nowhere" 4:20
4."Cry For The Morning" 4:05
5."Thorn In Your Flesh" 4:03
6."Poisoned" 4:31
7."Nomads" 3:15
8."King Of The Hill" 4:06
9."No Way Out" 3:14


Additional musicians
  • Bob Kinkel - Keyboards
  • Paul Silver - additional Guitar on Radar Love
  • Cam Daigneault - Drums (replaced Steve Witting after the album recording)


  1. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Omen - Escape to Nowhere review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-10-10.
  2. ^ Kupfer, Thomas. "Review Album". Rock Hard. Hi-Media. Retrieved 2011-10-10.