PHILADELPHIA were one of the premiere Christian rock bands in the 80’s releasing two classic and long out of print albums (“Tell The Truth” and “Search & Destroy”) before calling it a day. Then once again reappearing in 2016 to release a re-recorded version of their never released third album (“Warlord”).
A limited edition vinyl pressing of “Search & Destroy” is out as well as a limited edition CD version of “Search & Destroy” with a brand new never released bonus track exclusively for this CD pressing entitled “Losin’ Out”.
And this very specific “Search & Destroy” re issue we are now holding in our hands. And I can point that we are very excited about it. Yeah, because of the music included in here. Take a careful listen into PHILADELPHIA ‘s material and you will discover a very interesting mixture of Hard Rock and Melodic Heavy Metal.
Magnificent riffing, catchy choruses, melodic vocal lines and well written songs are the main features of the band’s music. With no doubt this is a record that you for sure want to spin again after it is over!
Let’s examine some more details about the re-issue editions: So, the vinyl and CD editions have been fully remastered and have never sounded better courtesy of Rob Colwell of Bombworks Sound. As well as a classic new design and package by Scott Waters of No Life Til Metal Graphics.
The beautiful vinyl package is being pressed in a quantity of 500 pieces with 150 on a very limited Gold vinyl and 350 on classic black vinyl. The CD version comes housed in a jewel case with 8 panel insert limited to 500 pieces only.
So to cut a long story short, if you still missing the long out of print original pressing of this classic this is your chance. Both the music and the packaging makes it an ideal addition for your collection. Go for it! Search and Destroy!