Mercyful Fate is the first official release of Danish heavy metal band Mercyful Fate. It is also known as Nuns Have No Fun, the "first album" or the "EP". It is a four track, 45rpm effort and was recorded and mixed at Stone Studio in Roosendaal, Netherlands, in two days in September 1982 and released on the independent label Rave-On Records as RMLP-002. The album was produced and mixed by Jac Hustinx and engineered by Willem Steetjes. The cover is drawn by Ole Poulsen. The album in its entirety was later re-issued in 1987 as part of The Beginning compilation. There are three pressings:
First pressing is white bordered. Second pressing is black bordered. Third pressing is black bordered but distributed by Bertus Holland.
"A Corpse Without Soul" (Hank Shermann, King Diamond) – 6:53 "Nuns Have No Fun" (Shermann, Michael Denner, Diamond) – 4:17
"Doomed by the Living Dead" (Shermann, Diamond) – 5:06 "Devil Eyes" (Shermann, Denner, Diamond) – 5:48
King Diamond - vocals Hank Shermann - guitar Michael Denner - guitar Timi Hansen - bass Kim Ruzz - drums
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King Diamond Hank Shermann Sharlee D'Angelo Bjarne T. Holm Mike Wead
Carsten Van Der Volsing Jan Lindblad Benny Petersen Nick Smith Kim Ruzz Morten Nielsen Snowy Shaw Timi Hansen Michael Denner
Melissa Don't Break the Oath In the Shadows Time Into the Unknown Dead Again 9
Mercyful Fate The Bell Witch
The Beginning A Dangerous Meeting Return of the Vampire The Best of Mercyful Fate
Discography King Diamond Fate Force of Evil First wave of black metal Guit