Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Darkness Descends
5:50
2 Never to Rise Again
3:53
3 Pain's Invention, Madness
7:46
4 Merciless Death
4:06
5 The Promise of Agony
8:26
6 Death Is Certain (Life Is Not)
4:16
7 Leave Scars
7:41
8 Act of Contrition
6:10
9 The Burning of Sodom
3:17
10 We Have Arrived
3:58

Credits

Medium 1

bass guitar:
Mike Gonzalez (1990-09 – 1990-10) (tracks 3, 8)
drums:
Gene Hoglan (The Atomic Clock) (1990-09 – 1990-10) (tracks 3, 8)
guitar:
Brett Eriksen (1990-09 – 1990-10) (tracks 3, 8)
Gene Hoglan (The Atomic Clock) (1990-09 – 1990-10) (tracks 3, 8)
Eric Meyer (US metal producer/engineer/guitarist) (1990-09 – 1990-10) (tracks 3, 8)
composer:
Jim Durkin (tracks 2, 5, 7)
Brett Eriksen (tracks 3, 8)
Gene Hoglan (The Atomic Clock) (tracks 2–3, 5, 7–8)
engineer:
Terry Date (American record producer and engineer) (tracks 3, 8)
Michael Monarch (tracks 2, 5, 7)
Paul Gordon (engineer) (tracks 2, 5, 7)
Earl West (engineer) (tracks 2, 5, 7)
lead vocals:
Ron Rinehart (1990-09 – 1990-10) (tracks 3, 8)
lyricist:
Jim Durkin (track 2)
Gene Hoglan (The Atomic Clock) (tracks 3, 5, 7–8)
Ron Rinehart (track 2)
mixer:
Dark Angel (L.A. thrash metal band) (tracks 3, 8)
Terry Date (American record producer and engineer) (tracks 3, 8)
producer:
Dark Angel (L.A. thrash metal band) (tracks 2–3, 5, 7–8)
Terry Date (American record producer and engineer) (tracks 3, 8)
Michael Monarch (tracks 2, 5, 7)
recorded at:
Space Station Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1988-05 – 1988-06) (tracks 2, 5, 7)
Front Page Recorders (Costa Mesa) in Costa Mesa, California, United States (1990-09 – 1990-10) (tracks 3, 8)
recording of:
Leave Scars (1988-05 – 1988-06) (track 7)
Never to Rise Again (1988-05 – 1988-06) (track 2)
The Promise of Agony (1988-05 – 1988-06) (track 5)
Act of Contrition (1990-09 – 1990-10) (track 8)
Pain's Invention, Madness (1990-09 – 1990-10) (track 3)