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Band member Robert Garven declared in an interview:
Band member Robert Garven declared in an interview:
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”King of the Dead” was our best album, the reason was that we had total control over it. Every album could have been this good if we could have exercised complete control over its production and other things. This is the album which I feel is our best effort. The reason the long wait between albums is because when you are financing them yourselves, you have to come up with the money to pay for things like studio time. Plus being on all these independent labels their time tables are slower. I also did all the layout and design of the first three covers, all this while we were all working full-time trying to sponsor the dream.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://panzer.users5.50megs.com/articles/illliterature/ciritungol.htm |title=Cirith Ungol interview |last=Wren |first=Tom |publisher=50Megs.com |accessdate=2021-07-11 }}</ref>
”King of the Dead” was our best album, the reason was that we had total control over it. Every album could have been this good if we could have exercised complete control over its production and other things. This is the album which I feel is our best effort. The reason the long wait between albums is because when you are financing them yourselves, you have to come up with the money to pay for things like studio time. Plus being on all these independent labels their time tables are slower. I also did all the layout and design of the first three covers, all this while we were all working full-time trying to sponsor the dream.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://panzer.users5.50megs.com/articles/illliterature/ciritungol.htm |title=Cirith Ungol interview |last=Wren |first=Tom |publisher=50Megs.com |accessdate=2021-07-11 }}</ref>
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Guitarist Greg Lindstrom, who left the band in 1982, two years before the release of this album, said:
Guitarist Greg Lindstrom, who left the band in 1982, two years before the release of this album, said:
<blockquote>{{“}}Atom Smasher,‘ ‘Cirith Ungol’ and ‘Death of the Sun’ were all songs we had written together in the mid 70’s, and ‘Finger of Scorn’ was one of my songs that the band used with my blessing.<ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.ballbustermusic.com/2006/08/26/cirith-ungol/ |title=Hard Talk: Cirith Ungol |last=Harris |first=Jym |publisher=Ball-Buster Music.com |date=August 26, 2006 |accessdate=2021-07-11 }}</ref></blockquote>
<blockquote>’Atom Smasher’, ‘Cirith Ungol’ and ‘Death of the Sun’ were all songs we had written together in the mid 70’s, and ‘Finger of Scorn’ was one of my songs that the band used with my blessing.<ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.ballbustermusic.com/2006/08/26/cirith-ungol/ |title=Hard Talk: Cirith Ungol |last=Harris |first=Jym |publisher=Ball-Buster Music.com |date=August 26, 2006 |accessdate=2021-07-11 }}</ref></blockquote>
The cover of [[Michael Moorcock]]’s novel “Bane of the Black Sword” acts as the album’s cover: it is titled “King of the Dead” and was painted by [[Michael Whelan]].
The cover of [[Michael Moorcock]]’s novel “Bane of the Black Sword” acts as the album’s cover: it is titled “King of the Dead” and was painted by [[Michael Whelan]].
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