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The Awful Truth

Awful Truth

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Category: Melodic Metal
Year: 1989
Label: Enigma/Metal Blade
Catalog Number: 7 73432-2
Rating: 8.32 out of 10. (33 ratings)
 

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Personnel
Monty Colvin bass, vocals
Alan Doss drums, vocals
David von Ohlerking guitar, vocals
Tracks
1.  It Takes So Long  5:46
2.  Circle  5:18
3.  I Should Have Known  7:32
4.  Higher  7:17
5.  Ghost of Heaven  4:41
6.  No Good Reason  6:16
7.  Drowning Man  5:56
8.  Mary  5:31
  
Total Running Time:  48:17

Existing comments about this CD

From: bangtime   (IP unknown) Date: September 3, 2002 at 13:39
Quick info...the Awful truth is actually the Galactic Cowboys, before that incarnation!
From: Shawn Pelata   (IP unknown) Date: October 8, 2002 at 11:21
Actually, 2 of THE AWFUL TRUTH's members went on to be members of GALACTIC COWBOYS. Alan Doss (d) and Monty Colvin (b). The guitarist/vocalist for THE AWFUL TRUTH is MIA. That being said, this sounds NOTHING like GALACTIC COWBOYS. It's MUCH more ethereal and spacey and not as 'tongue in cheek'.
From: John May   (IP unknown) Date: June 20, 2004 at 13:00
I had this album on two occasions. Once on cassette and on CD. I loved Circle And I really loved Mary. No Good Reason was good too.
From: foob   (---.172-240-81.adsl-dyn.isp.belgacom.be) Date: June 1, 2007 at 13:17
The Awful Truth is a Progmetalband. The music is similar to that of King's X. They have the same melodic approach and the same type of singing. In fact, this album can easily stand comparison with the best stuff Pinnick & Co ever released. The King's X album that comes closest to 'The Awful Truth' is 'Dogman' I think. The sound is similar: heavy and groovy at times, although 'The Awful Truth' is a bit more melodic and ethereal.
From: Erika   (---.) Date: August 3, 2007 at 9:36
I adore this cassette & STILL listen to it to this day! If I recall straight, this tape was given to me from someone in my old youth group when I was 18-19 yrs old. I luv 'No Good Reason'. GR8 band. Each member/musician brought alot of talent to the table & yeah this is coming from a huge KX & GC fan!
From: Alix   (---.proxy.aol.com) Date: May 27, 2008 at 20:29
So I used to play with David after the breakup of The Awful Truth, it was In the Garden, of course we were not nearly as great as The Awful Truth... I also have this tape and we did many of those great songs. I still listen to it today, although the quality is pretty bad. I would love to get it on CD.
From: Nick   (---.pool1.unallocated-111-0.orangehomedsl.co.uk) Date: March 17, 2009 at 11:20
Great album. Every track is a classic. I have 2 copies on vinyl.
From: Red Label   (---.blng.qwest.net) Date: April 18, 2011 at 21:21
I love this cassette! Been listening to it since '89. Sure wish I had it on CD/MP3. What an awesome album.

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