Sodom ‎– In The Sign Of Evil

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DG-Nr. 001 Sodom In The Sign Of Evil(12", MiniAlbum) Devil's Game DG-Nr. 001 Germany 1985 Sell This Version
DG-Nr. 001 Sodom In The Sign Of Evil(12", MiniAlbum, TP, W/Lbl) Devil's Game DG-Nr. 001 Germany 1984 Sell This Version
MBR 1044 Sodom In The Sign Of Evil(12", MiniAlbum) Metal Blade Records MBR 1044 US 1985 Sell This Version
72049-4 Sodom In The Sign Of Evil(Cass, MiniAlbum) Enigma Records (3), Metal Blade Records 72049-4 US 1985 Sell This Version
72049-4 Sodom In The Sign Of Evil(Cass, MiniAlbum, Whi) Enigma Records (3), Metal Blade Records 72049-4 US 1985 Sell This Version
MBR 1044 Sodom In The Sign Of Evil(LP, MiniAlbum, TP) Metal Blade Records MBR 1044 US 1985 Sell This Version
SHE 4004, SHE-4004 Sodom In The Sign Of Evil(12", MiniAlbum) Steamhammer, Steamhammer SHE 4004, SHE-4004 US 1986 Sell This Version
WSK-124 Sodom In The Sign Of Evil(12", MiniAlbum) Woodstock Discos WSK-124 Brazil 1987 Sell This Version
SHCD 4004 Sodom In The Sign Of Evil(CD, MiniAlbum, RE) Steamhammer SHCD 4004 US 1988 Sell This Version
SHC 4004 Sodom In The Sign Of Evil(Cass, MiniAlbum) Steamhammer SHC 4004 US 1988 Sell This Version
VMLP017 Sodom In The Sign Of Evil(12", MiniAlbum, Ltd, Pic) Vinyl Maniacs VMLP017 Sweden 2005 Sell This Version
WM55037 Sodom In The Sign Of Evil(12", S/Sided, MiniAlbum, Etch, Ltd, M/Print, RE) Wax Maniax WM55037 US 2016 Sell This Version
WM55037 Sodom In The Sign Of Evil(12", S/Sided, MiniAlbum, Etch, Ltd, RE, Bei) Wax Maniax WM55037 US 2016 Sell This Version
WM55037 Sodom In The Sign Of Evil(12", S/Sided, MiniAlbum, Etch, Ltd, RE, Blu) Wax Maniax WM55037 US 2016 Sell This Version
WM55037 Sodom In The Sign Of Evil(12", S/Sided, MiniAlbum, Etch, Ltd, RE, Gre) Wax Maniax WM55037 US 2016 Sell This Version
WM55037 Sodom In The Sign Of Evil(12", S/Sided, MiniAlbum, Etch, Ltd, RE, Pur) Wax Maniax WM55037 US 2016 Sell This Version
WM55037 Sodom In The Sign Of Evil(12", S/Sided, MiniAlbum, Etch, Ltd, RE, Red) Wax Maniax WM55037 US 2016 Sell This Version
VALOUR 033 Sodom In The Sign Of Evil(Cass, MiniAlbum, EP, Ltd, RE, RP) Valour Music VALOUR 033 Indonesia 2018 Sell This Version
1553 Sodom In The Sign Of Evil(Cass, MiniAlbum, Unofficial) Deck 1553 Poland Unknown Sell This Version
ZM:169 Sodom In The Sign Of Evil(Cass, MiniAlbum, Unofficial) Deck ZM:169 Poland Unknown Sell This Version

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Torger

Torger

June 12, 2017
edited about 1 year ago
referencing In The Sign Of Evil, 12", MiniAlbum, DG-Nr. 001
It seems to be a common misconception that this EP was released in 1984, but all evidence and credible sources points to 1985 being the actual release year:

* This original first pressing by Devil's Game has "1985" printed on the labels as phonographic copyright date.

* The SPV distribution code 60-2120 is higher than, for instance, Destruction - Sentence Of Death EP (which was released in November 1984 and has distribution code 60-1838). This points to a 1985 release date.

* Earliest album reviews found are from Kerrang #91 (april 1985) and German version of Metal Hammer (03.09.1985).

* Books by credible music researchers also state 1985 as release year: M. Ahlers & C. Jacke's Perspectives on German Popular Music (2016), J. McIver's Extreme Metal II (2010), and D. Ekeroth's Swedish Death Metal (2008).

* Sources (unverified, but supposedly based on interviews with band members) claim the album was recorded in October 1984. SPV were not happy with the result, and the songs were scrapped until the band finally released them through Devil's Game instead, months later (i.e. 1985).

Current (wrong) release date found on Wikipedia and Metal Archives are fantasy dates (e.g. "May 5, 1984") with no sources, and clearly a result of edit wars and years of general internet confusion/misinformation.
Neonknightprowler

Neonknightprowler

November 16, 2016
referencing In The Sign Of Evil, 12", S/Sided, MiniAlbum, Etch, Ltd, RE, Blu, WM55037
Did Tom A. also "handpicked" that crap logo on the cover??? If so, then he's surely lost his mind, messing around with the legacy. And same thing happened with Obsessed by Cruetly reissue. A shame this great idea of a reissue got burned already at the start. Throw it in the garbage.
Magmaro

Magmaro

August 25, 2014
referencing In The Sign Of Evil, 12", MiniAlbum, DG-Nr. 001
iI have this one on its first press, is exactly the same as posted in the pictures and it sounds absolutely beautiful. I haven not find the stamp 001 on the inner sleeve.
DannyDaytona

DannyDaytona

June 15, 2014
referencing In The Sign Of Evil, 12", MiniAlbum, DG-Nr. 001
i have this one as a white label pressing. The plain inner sleeve has a stamp that reads 001.
Kein.Mensch

Kein.Mensch

July 18, 2012
edited over 6 years ago
referencing In The Sign Of Evil, 12", MiniAlbum, DG-Nr. 001

I have a version of this 12" which looks identical with this one. Supposed to be Brazilian but releasing label looks to be Devil's Game. The differences with the original are: (i) a small horse logo on the lower right corner of the back-side of the sleeve, and (ii) the label on the vinyl which has different design than the original, has black/greenish photocopy-like letters barely readable, is really messed-up, roughly cut and bootleg-like. Does anybody has more info on this? Bootleg? Thanks in advance.