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PETRA - ON FIRE! (*New-Vinyl) FIRE SPLATTER VINYL w/POSTER, 2022 GIRDER RECORDS, LIMITED RUN
FIRE SPLATTER VINYL
- 2022 Girder Records GR1120LP
- Includes 12x18" Poster
- Remastered from Original Sources by Rob Colwell
- Originally Release in 1988
- Legends of Rock™ Edition
- Release Date June 24, 2022
Christian Rock's #1 band, PETRA, is louder, crisper with more definition, punch and attitude and finally get the credit they deserve. Never Say Die (1981), Not Of This World (1983), Back To The Street (1986) and On Fire! (1988) have been remastered for vinyl from original sources and are back on vinyl for the first time decades. All 4 of these classic Christian rock releases are printed on heavy weight vinyl in a special effect/color combination, includes a 12"x18" poster and includes 2 sided printed inner sleeve with lyrics and photos.
2021 marks the 40th anniversary of Never Say Die and 2022 will mark Petra's 50th Anniversary.
RELEASE DATE: Spring/Summer 2022
On Fire!, originally released in 1988, is by far the heaviest of all Petra albums with the exception of Jekyll and Hyde. A true hard rock masterpiece if there ever was one. On Fire! was nominated for a Grammy™ and won a Dove award for their music video. It was also the first album to include their new bassist, Ronnie Cates. It was PETRA IN THEIR PRIME and deserving of all the awards bestowed on them by the critics and fans. After This Means War dropped in 1987 with such success, no one would ever go on record saying that Petra would be able to top it. That thought would have been ludicrous. But the band, engineers, and producers had other plans, forging an entirely new album that would go down as one of the band's all-time great albums, and for most, their absolute favorite. As much as this album rocks, it also checks all the boxes for a spiritual warfare attack on the kingdom of darkness. Make no mistake about it, this is one album that is a threat to the enemy or anyone that thinks that Petra won't go down fighting. They were absolutely on fire (pun intended). It's a true representation of what a rock album should be. Just one listen and you'll quickly understand why Petra was everyone’s favorite Christian Rock band.
Remastered from original sources with an 8-page booklet with lyrics in a jewel case. It also comes with a very special flaming LTD collector’s card inside.
Bob Hartman – Lead guitar, arrangements
John Lawry – Keyboards, arrangements, background vocals
Louie Weaver – Drums
John Schlitt – Lead and background vocals
Ronny Cates – Bass guitar
John Andrew Schreiner – Keyboards, programming
Tim Heitz – Programming
John Lawry – Computer programming
John Elefante – Background vocals
Bob Carlisle – Background vocals
Rikki Michelle – Background vocals on "Homeless Few"
All Fired Up (4:30)
Hit You Where You Live (4:20)
Mine Field (4:28)
First Love (4:10)
Counsel Of The Holy (3:37)
Somebody's Gonna Praise His Name (4:02)
Open Book (4:28)
Stand In The Gap (4:10)
- Homeless Few (4:33)