The album was recorded at Music Factory Studio Kempten (Germany), and was produced by Sacred Steel and Christian Schmid. The album is available on Compact Disc (digipack edition), vinyl LP (featuring Sacred Steel's embossed logo), and digital formats.
The release of Heavy Metal Sacrifice is a celebratory event marking the group's 20th anniversary, offering fans SACRED STEEL's most compelling album yet. Featuring highlights "Let There Be Steel," "Hail The Godz Of War," "Children Of The Sky," and the title track, SACRED STEEL sets in motion a war machine that will crush all enemies of true heavy metal!
Order CD and Vinyl from the Cruz Del Sur Music Store.
"Let There Be Steel" official video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-KKSHelVu8k
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"Draw up a sword-wielding, tried-and-true, un-budgeable classic metal band and what you get is Sacred Steel."
- Dead Rhetoric
"The songs of Sacred Steel are full of hooks and engaging surprises."
- Sea of Tranquility
"Another chapter of solid, uncompromising and memorable heavy metal."
- Dutch MetalManiac
"If you're a heavy/power metal fan, this is an album you will enjoy."
- Nine Circles
"A legendary album from a legendary band!"
- Metal Nexus
"Heavy Metal Sacrifice preserves the essence of the most classic and traditional school."
- Tradicion Metalica
"Raging speed and Teutonic anthems. Let there be steel!"
- Maximum Metal
The band has already announced a round of shows to accompany the release of the album. Confirmed dates are as follows:
10.15.2016 - 20 years of Sacred Steel Festival & Heavy Metal Sacrifice Record Release Party with SACRED STEEL, TANKARD, STALLION, TRAGEDY DIVINE (Reunion Gig), and SEPTAGON
Ludwigsburg (GER) - Scala
10.21.2016 - Vienna (A) - Escape
10.22.2016 - Phantoms of Pilsen - Pilsen (CZ)
11.12.2016 - Burn This Town Festival with ROSAE CRUCIS, HAMMER KING, BATTLE RAM, and GRAAL
Rome (IT) - Traffic Club
1.13.2017 - Hamburg (GER) - Bambi Galore