The Grave Digger

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The Grave Digger
The grave digger.jpg
Studio album by
Released22 October 2001
RecordedMay-June 2001 at Principal Studios, Senden, Münster, Germany
Pre-production recorded at Graveyard Studios, Netherlands
Mastered at Principal Studios, Germany
GenreHeavy metal, Power metal, Thrash metal
LabelNuclear Blast
ProducerChris Boltendahl, Jörg Umbreit, Vincent Sorg & Manni Schmidt
Grave Digger chronology
Excalibur
(1999)
The Grave Digger
(2001)
Tunes of Wacken - Live
(2002)

The Grave Digger is the tenth studio album by Grave Digger. This is the darkest album Grave Digger has done, along with 1995's Heart of Darkness; the lyrics are about dark concepts, some are inspired by the works of Edgar Allan Poe.

Track listing[edit]

All songs are composed and arranged by Boltendahl, Becker and Schmidt; all lyrics by Boltendahl

No.TitleLength
1."Son of Evil"5:04
2."The Grave Digger"5:05
3."Raven"4:33
4."Scythe of Time"5:14
5."Spirits of the Dead"3:55
6."The House"5:41
7."King Pest"4:08
8."Sacred Fire"4:11
9."Funeral Procession"5:45
10."The Haunted Palace"4:13
11."Silence"7:15
Total length:55:04

Note[edit]

The 2006 re-issue by Nuclear Blast includes the 2003 album Rheingold

Credits[edit]

Band members
Additional musicians
  • Olaf Senkbeil - Backing Vocals
  • Hacky Hackmann - Backing Vocals
Production
  • Britta Kühlmann - Recording
  • Henning Winter - Recording
  • Jens Rosendahl - Photography
  • Markus Mayer - Artwork, Cover concept, Design
  • Chris Boltendahl - Producer, Cover concept
  • Jörg Umbreit - Producer, Recording, Mixing
  • Manni Schmidt - Producer
  • Vincent Sorg - Producer, Mixing, Mastering