Louder Than Hell is the eighth album by heavy metal band Manowar, released in 1996. It is the first album to feature guitarist Karl Logan, as well as the return of drummer Scott Columbus. Cover art was done by Ken Kelly. The songs "Brothers of Metal", "Courage" and "Number One" were demoed and played live by the band already in 1986, 10 years before their official album release.
One of the most internationally successful bands in all of heavy metaldom, Auburn, New York-born power metal outfit Manowar – Eric Adams (vocals), Karl Logan (guitars), Joey DeMaio (bass), and Donnie Hamzik (drums) – have sold over nine million records since their inception in 1980. Steeped in the pageantry of heavy metal, the group's approach was designed to be the raw, primal, Viking antithesis of classic rock, and their music followed suit, based on raw, aggressive riffs, with lyrics that were mostly about fighting, violence, honor, and death…
Kings of Metal is the sixth album by the American heavy metal band Manowar. It was released in 1988 by Atlantic Records. The album was the last to feature guitarist and founding member Ross "The Boss" Friedman, who later went on to rejoin punk band The Dictators. Drummer Scott Columbus left the band after this album as well, but rejoined for 1996's Louder Than Hell and remained with the band until 2008.
Kings of Metal MMXIV is a re-recording of Manowar's 1988 album, Kings of Metal. Lyrics are slightly changed as well as song titles.