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Cloven Hoof - The Opening Ritual / Fighting Back (CD)


  1. »The Opening Ritual«(released on Elemental Music) is changing hands for a small fortune nowadays. However, with their following albums»Cloven Hoof«(), a live album entitled»Fighting back«() and»Dominator«() the band explored new sonic landscapes (almost verging into Power Metal territory at times).
  2. This album also shows Cloven Hoof's musical direction leaning more towards power metal than their previous releases. The songs "The Fugitive" and "Reach for the Sky" were previously recorded on their live album Fighting Back, and "Road of Eagles" was originally recorded on their first demo and also recorded live in studio for the BBC.
  3. This line-up recorded the band's successful demo tape from , along with The Opening Ritual EP, and Cloven Hoof. Following the release of their self-titled debut, David Potter left the band to be replaced by Rob Kendrick, who took up the "Water" pseudonym.
  4. Cloven Hoof - The Opening Ritual (CD) NWOBHM. $ + $ shipping. CLOVEN HOOF THE OPENING RITUAL / FIGHTING BACK CD. $ + $ shipping. Cloven Hoof - Fighting Back CD # $ + $ shipping. Picture Information. Opens image gallery. Image not available. X. Have one to sell? Sell now Seller Rating: % positive.
  5. “The Opening Ritual” a four track mini album was released in July of , and the EP stayed in the “Sounds” and “Kerrang” heavy metal charts for six weeks peaking at number
  6. Tracks A1-A4 originally released as The Opening Ritual EP in Tracks B1-B4 from demo tape. Limited to copies. Comes with poster/5(10).
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  9. Cloven Hoof issued their debut vinyl 12″ EP “The Opening Ritual” in In , the self-titled Cloven Hoof album was released, followed by “Fighting Back” (), “Dominator” () and “A .

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