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Krokus - Pay It In Metal FLAC album

Performer: Krokus
Genre: Rock
Title: Pay It In Metal
Country: Switzerland
Released: 1978
Style: Hard Rock, Heavy Metal
FLAC version ZIP size: 1879 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1710 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1233 mb
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This album has an average beat per minute of 134 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 111/176 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. Tracklist Pay It in Metal, Hardware. Album starts at BPM, ends at 111BPM (+111), with tempos within the -BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing). Recent albums by Krokus.

Including its original Painkiller Europe-only artwork, Pay It in Metal had at least three covers, with the Mercury Records "Talking Banana" . version being the one generally associated with this ten-song 1978 release. Instead, Pay It in Metal is distinctly un-metallic, with original vocalist Chris Von Rohr putting his best.

Krokus discography (all). Tokyo Nights, Heatstrokes (1979). Release date: Unknown. Catalog ID: 6326 800-2.

Black/Death Metal/Hardcore. 1977 - To You All. 1978 - Pay It In Metal. 1980 - Metal Rendez-vous.

Metal Rendez-vous is the fourth studio album by the Swiss hard rock band Krokus, released in June 1980. It is the first Krokus release to feature vocalist Marc Storace; Chris von Rohr had formerly served as the band's lead vocalist but appears on Metal Rendez-vous as the band's bassist. The track "Heatstrokes" charted number one in the British Heavy Metal Charts, and arguably opened up markets for Krokus in Britain and the United States, along with "Bedside Radio" and "Tokyo Nights"


A1 Killer 3:34
A2 Werewolf 3:19
A3 Rock Ladies 3:01
A4 Bad Love 4:53
A5 Get Out Of My Mind 3:40
B1 Rock Me, Rock You 3:20
B2 Deadline 2:01
B3 Susie 3:02
B4 Pay It 3:01
B5 Bye Bye Baby 4:16

Companies, etc.

  • Marketed By – Phonogram
  • Recorded At – The Manor
  • Mixed At – The Manor
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – PolyGram Records AG


  • Performer – Chris Von Rohr, Fernando Von Arb, Freddy Steady, Jürg Naegeli, Tommy Kiefer
  • Written-By – von Rohr*, von Arb* (tracks: A1 to B1, B3 to B5), Frutig (tracks: A2), Kiefer* (tracks: B2)


Labels show Mercury
(P) 1978 Polygram Records A.G. Schlieren
(Made In Holland)

this cover is a picture of an industral plant

Album was released in five different cover designs

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A): 6326 800 1Y 1 ℗1978 670 06 114
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B): 6326 800 2Y 1 ℗1978 670 06 112
  • Rights Society: STEMRA

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
6326 800 Krokus Pain Killer ‎(LP, Album) Mercury 6326 800 Switzerland 1978
6367 012 Krokus Pay It In Metal ‎(LP, Album, RE) Mercury 6367 012 Germany Unknown
ML 8018, 6374 050 Krokus Pay It In Metal ‎(LP, Album) Mercury, Mercury ML 8018, 6374 050 US 1978
MLR4-8018 Krokus Pay It In Metal ‎(Cass, Album) Mercury MLR4-8018 US 1978
ML 8018 Krokus Pay It In Metal ‎(LP, Album, RE, Pl) Mercury ML 8018 US 1985