Rob Halford (Robert John Arthur Halford)(25.08.1951 Birmingham, West Midlands, England)(Judas Priest) - Vox
Patrick Lachman (31.03.1970 Portland, Oregon)(Diesel Machine) - Guitars
Mike Chlasciak (
Michael Chlasciak)(5.10.1971 Warsaw, Poland)(Metal Mike, Painmuseum) - Guitars
Bobby Jarzombek (Robert Alan Jarzombek)(4.09.1963 San Antonio, Texas)(Fates Warning, Painmuseum, Sebastian Bach, Spastic Ink, The Foundry, Zierler) - Drums
Ray Riendeau (14.06.19?? Davenport, Iowa)(2wo, Dirty Blonde, James LaBrie) - Bass
Written by R. Halford, Roy Z., J. Baxter (1,6,7,11,12)
Written by R. Halford, Roy Z. (2)
Written by R. Halford, Roy Z., P. Lachman, M. Chlasciak, B. Jarzombek, J. Baxter (3)
Written by R. Halford, P. Lachman, R. Riendeau (4)
Written by R. Halford, P. Lachman, B. Jarzombek (5)
Written by R. Halford, M. Chlasciak (8)
Written by R. Halford, M. Chlasciak, P. Lachman, J. Baxter (9)
Written by R. Halford, P. Lachman, M. Chlasciak, B. Jarzombek (10)
Written by R. Halford, R. Riendeau, P. Olachman, M. Chlasciak, B. Jarzombek, J. Baxter (13)
Written by R. Halford, P. Lachman, M. Chlasciak (14)
Written by R. Halford, Roy Z., P. Lachman (15)
Produced by: ROY Z. Executive Producer / A&R: John Baxter Mixed by: Bill Cooper & Roy Z. & Joe Floyd.
"In The Morning" Produced by Ritchie Podolor & Roy Z. Mastered by: George Marino - Sterling Sound, NY.
Management: Rod Smallwood, Merck Mercuriadis & Dave Thorne - Sanctuary Artist Management Ltd - London / New York - Los Angeles
Art Direction/Design/Imaging: T42DESIGN Photography: John Eder
Crucible was created in room 303 of the Park Manor from 6 writing sessions held during March '01 through August '01. The exception to the just-noted is 'Trail of Tears' which was written in the band's Los Angeles rehearsal room a couple days before formal tracking commenced - November 1, 2001.
ON THE SURFACE IT MAY APPEAR SEVEN INDIVIDUALS COLLABORATED IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE RECORDING, BUT WE COULD NOT HAVE ENJOYEDOURSELVES OR GOTTEN ANY WHERE WHO THE HELP OF THE FOLLOWING:
Bill Cooper & Ritchie Podolor - American Recording - (Bill recorded Bobby's drum work, Ray's bass work and mixed the release w. Roy, Rob, Ritchie & JB)
Ritchie crafted "In The Morning" w. Rob)
Joe Floyd & Richard Carrette - Silver Cloud Recorders - (Roy Z. & Richard recorded Pat's & Mike's guitar work)
Roy Z. & Joe Floyd engineered & mixed Rob's session. Joe also purchased the lamp - seen often on the studio web cam: www.themetalgod.com :)
Ed Roth put down some killer, low-end keys, etc. and Mike Fassano is the best drum turner we know of. Thank you gentlemen
ON THE BUSINESS SIDE, IT'S OUR PLEASURE TO THNAK THE FOLLOWING FOR THEIR DEDICATION TO HALFORD:
Sanctuary London: Dave Thorne, Steve McTaggart, Martin Haxby, Andrea Bartlett, Bob Ward, Johnnie Allan, Vicky Sellicks, Dave Pattenden, Dan Whitney, Nick Mallison, and Mark Bridgeman. Sanctuary New York: Merck Mercuriadis, Cory Brennan, Jaison John, Drew Murray, Bob Cahill and Focus New York's Rob Shore. JVC Japan. Ken Wakamatsuya. International Booking: John Jackson - Helter Skelter, London. North America Booking: Rick Roskin - CAA, Los Angeles, U.K. Legal: Andrew Thompson & Mark Ashelford - Lee & Thompson. U.S. Legal: L. Lee Phillips - Manatt, Phelps & Phillips. U.K. Business Management: David Ravden & Martin Greene Ravden. U.S. Business Management: EMAS, Inc.
"She" is dedicated to Mrs. Joan Halford.
This album is dedicated to our families.
2002 (Metal-is Records MISBX020) CD (GB/RUS) (56:28) 2002 (Metal-is Records, Sanctuary Records MISCD020) CD (GB) (46:58)
2002 (Mystic Production MYST 312) MC (PL)
2002 (Sanctuary Records, Metal-is Records 06076-85233-2) CD (US)
2002 (Sanctuary Records, EMI Music Canada BG2 85233) CD (US/CA) (56:30)
2002 (Metal-is Records VICP-61852) CD (JAP) (53:56)
2002 (Metal-is Records, Sanctuary Records, Phantom Records MISCD020) CD (Thailand)
2002 (Sanctuary Records 50384 56902048) MC (Thailand)
2002 (Som Livre, Jive, Sanctuary Records, Metal-is Records MISCD020) CD (BRA) (46:58)
2002 (BMG Russia 82876 67789 2) CD (RUS)
2010 (Metal God Entertainment, Metal God Records MGE8077168) CD (US) (60:28) Remixed And Remastered
2010 (Sony Records Int'l SICP 2392) CD (JAP)
2016 (Metal-is Records MISBX020) LP (GB)