Release Date: August 11th, 2017
Released in 1984, Gates To Purgatory was German heavy metaller’s – Running Wild’s debut album. Heavily influenced by bands like Judas Priest, Kiss and AC/DC this is eight tracks of raw, primitive and powerful heavy metal that is lyrically themed with satanic iconography, with the band adopting the studs, leather and skulls look in their photos and artwork. Selling over 235,000 copies Gates To Purgatory catapulted Running Wild to metal stardom in their native Germany and beyond.
1.Victim of States Power
4.Soldiers of Hell
8.Prisoner of Our Time