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Between the Hammer & the Anvil Lyrics

Judas Priest - Painkiller
Band
Album

Painkiller

(1990)
TypeAlbum (Studio full-length)
GenresHeavy Metal
LabelsColumbia Records, Sony Music
Album rating :  97 / 100
Votes :  246
7. Between the Hammer & the Anvil (4:49)
Track rating :  96.9 / 100       Votes :  62       [ ]
Written by Glenn Tipton, Rob Halford and K. K. Downing

Storm warning
But there's no fear
Lies forming
The sacrament lays bare

The sinner
Will testify
They'll suffer
When sacrificed on high

The burning sermons purge their evil words
Between the Hammer and the Anvil

Force rises
False rituals
Baptizes
The body and the soul

Our union
Their fall from grace
Confession (confess your sins)
Will seal them to their fate

The burning sermons will survive their curse
Between the Hammer and the Anvil

Transgression
They prey on grief
Our mission
To purify belief

This altar
Gives power and light
They'll falter
While we are shining bright

The burning sermons consecrate their sins
Between the Hammer and the Anvil

Storm warning
But there's no fear
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Judas Priest - Painkiller
Painkiller - Lyrics
1.  Painkiller Lyrics2.  Hell Patrol Lyrics
3.  All Guns Blazing Lyrics4.  Leather Rebel Lyrics
5.  Metal Meltdown Lyrics6.  Night Crawler Lyrics
▶   7.  Between the Hammer & the Anvil Lyrics8.  A Touch of Evil Lyrics
9.  Battle Hymn Lyrics10.  One Shot at Glory Lyrics
11.  Living Bad Dreams Lyrics
Judas Priest - Painkiller
Painkiller - Album Credits
Members
Additional musicians
  • Chris Tsangarides : Songwriting (track 8)
  • Don Airey : Keyboards (track 8)
Other staff
  • Chris Tsangarides : Producer, Recording, Mixing Engineer
  • Rob Halford : Producer, Recording, Mixing, Cover Concept
  • Glenn Tipton : Producer, Recording, Mixing, Cover Concept
  • K. K. Downing : Producer, Recording, Mixing, Cover Concept
  • Ian Hill : Producer, Cover Concept
  • Scott Travis : Producer, Cover Concept
  • Attie Bauw : Engineer
  • Patrice Rouillon : Engineer
  • Tom Calcaterra : Equipment Manager
  • Jon Astley : Remastering (2001 reissue)
  • Mark Wilkinson : Cover Art, Illustration
  • Pencock Marketing & Design : Graphic Design
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