Into the Unknown
Into the Unknown
Album info
ReleaseAugust 20, 1996
RecordedDallas Sound Lab, Dallas, TX, USA, January–February 1996
GenreHeavy Metal
LabelMetal Blade
ProducerTim Kimsey and King Diamond

Into the Unknown is the fifth album by Mercyful Fate, released by Metal Blade Records in 1996.

Into the Unknown is the most commercially successful Mercyful Fate album to date. It peaked at #31 in the Finnish charts, remaining for two weeks in the Top 40.[1] It is the only album by the band to appear on the charts.

Track listingEdit

No. Title Length
1. "Lucifer" (King Diamond) 1:31
2. "The Uninvited Guest" (Diamond) 4:16
3. "The Ghost of Change" (Diamond) 5:43
4. "Listen to the Bell" (Hank Shermann/Diamond) 3:58
5. "Fifteen Men (And a Bottle of Rum)" (Diamond/Michael Denner) 5:06
6. "Into the Unknown" (Shermann/Diamond) 6:36
7. "Under the Spell" (Diamond) 4:43
8. "Deadtime" (Diamond/Denner) 3:16
9. "Holy Water" (Diamond) 4:33
10. "Kutulu (The Mad Arab, Part 2)" (Shermann/Diamond) 5:19
Japanese release bonus track
# Title Length
11. "The Ripper" (Judas Priest cover) 2:53



  1. Steffen Hung. Mercyful Fate - Into The Unknown. Retrieved on 2012-02-25.

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