Nod to the Old School

Nod to the Old School is a compilation album by American heavy metal band Armored Saint. It was released in 2001 on Metal Blade Records. The album features some new tracks ("Real Swagger" and "Unstable"), live versions of two Revelation album tracks, the entire 1983 demo plus other rarities from their past.

Nod to the Old School
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Compilation album by
ReleasedJuly 24, 2001
GenreHeavy metal
Length77:20
LabelMetal Blade Records
Armored Saint chronology
Revelation
(2000)
Nod to the Old School
(2001)
La Raza
(2010)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars [1]

Track listingEdit

Metalblade 20th Anniversary single disc version
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Real Swagger"Joey Vera, John Bush4:20
2."Unstable"Vera, Bush4:48
3."March of the Saint" (2001 version)Bush, David Prichard, Gonzo Sandoval, Phil Sandoval, Vera3:56
4."Day of the Eagle" (Robin Trower cover)Robin Trower5:33
5."Never Satisfied" (Judas Priest cover)K. K. Downing, Al Atkins4:35
6."Tainted Past" (2001 acoustic version)Vera, Bush, G. Sandoval3:14
7."After Me, the Flood" (live from the US 2000 Tour Columbus Ohio)Vera, Bush5:13
8."Creepy Feelings" (live from the US 2000 Tour Columbus Ohio)Vera, Bush4:56
9."Lesson Well Learned" (From the original 1983 3 song EP)Bush, Prichard, Sandoval, Sandoval, Vera2:52
10."False Alarm" (From the original 1983 3 song EP)Bush, Prichard, Sandoval, Sandoval, Vera4:03
11."On the Way" (From the original 1983 3 song EP)Bush, Prichard, Sandoval, Sandoval, Vera4:43
12."Stricken by Fate" (From the 1983 3 song EP sessions)Bush, Prichard, Sandoval, Sandoval, Vera3:29
13."Reign of Fire" (From the 1989 24-track demo)Prichard, Bush4:15
14."Betty '79" (From the 1988 4-track demos) 0:54
15."People" (From the 1989 4-track demos)Vera, Bush4:08
16."Get Lost" (From the 1989 4-track demos)Vera, Bush3:41
17."Nothing Between the Ears" (From the 1989 4-track demos)Prichard, Bush4:28
18."Pirates" (From the 1989 4-track demos)Prichard, Bush, G. Sandoval3:10
Total length:72:18
Limited edition version disc 1
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
19."Medieval Nightmares" (From the 1989 4-track demos)Vera, Bush5:02
Total length:77:20
Limited edition version disc 2
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."You Can Run But You Can't Hide" (From the soundtrack of The Decline of Western Civilization II)Bush, Prichard, G. Sandoval, Vera3:03
2."Tongue and Cheek" (From the 1989 4-track demos)G. Sandoval, Vera, Bush4:48
Total length:7:16
German version disc 1
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Real Swagger"Vera, Bush4:20
2."Unstable"Vera, Bush4:48
3."March of the Saint" (2001 version)Bush, Prichard, Sandoval, Sandoval, Vera3:56
4."Day of the Eagle" (Robin Trower cover)Trower5:33
5."Never Satisfied" (Judas Priest cover)Downing, Atkins4:35
6."Tainted Past" (2001 acoustic version)Vera, Bush, G. Sandoval3:14
7."After Me, the Flood" (live from the US 2000 Tour Columbus Ohio)Vera, Bush5:13
8."Creepy Feelings" (live from the US 2000 Tour Columbus Ohio)Vera, Bush4:56
9."Lesson Well Learned" (From the original 1983 3 song EP)Bush, Prichard, Sandoval, Sandoval, Vera2:52
10."False Alarm" (From the original 1983 3 song EP)Bush, Prichard, Sandoval, Sandoval, Vera4:03
11."On the Way" (From the original 1983 3 song EP)Bush, Prichard, Sandoval, Sandoval, Vera4:43
12."Stricken by Fate" (From the 1983 3 song EP sessions)Bush, Prichard, Sandoval, Sandoval, Vera3:29
Total length:51:42
German version disc 2
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."You Can Run But You Can't Hide" (From the soundtrack of The Decline of Western Civilization II)Bush, Prichard, G. Sandoval, Vera3:03
2."Betty '79" (From the 1988 4-track demos) 0:54
3."People" (From the 1989 4-track demos)Vera, Bush4:08
4."Get Lost" (From the 1989 4-track demos)Vera, Bush3:41
5."Tongue and Cheek" (From the 1989 4-track demos)G. Sandoval, Vera, Bush4:13
6."Pirates" (From the 1989 4-track demos)Prichard, Bush, G. Sandoval3:10
7."Medieval Nightmares" (From the 1989 4-track demos)Vera, Bush5:02
Total length:24:04

CreditsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mathew, Leslie. Nod to the Old School at AllMusic

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