Fates Warning is:
Ray Alder - lead and backing vocals
Jim Matheos - guitars
Frank Aresti - guitars and backing vocals
Joe DiBiase - bass
Mark Zonder - acoustic and electronic drums
All songs deranged by Fates Warning
Special thanks to our guest artists:
Keyboards: Kevin Moore courtesy of our good friends in Dream Theater and Mechanic Records.
Violins: Faith Fraeoli
Management and direction by Andy Gould for Concrete Management.
Exclusive booking: William Morris Agency (Roger Gacon, Guy Richards)
Merchandise: Great Southern (Steve Miles)
Perfect Symmetry recorded and mixed 4/89 - 5/89 at Carriage House Studios, Stamford, CT.
Produced by Roger Probert for Major Productions
Engineer: Phil Magnotti
Additional engineering: Matt Lane and Johnny Montagnese
Mixed by Phil Magnotti and Max Norman
Excecutive Producer: Max Norman for On Yer Bike Ltd. / Brian Slagel for Metal Blade Records
Guitar and Amplification consultant: N.F. "Buck" Brundage
Production co-ordination: Johnny Montagnese
Studio Manager: Patricia Spicer
Mastered at Masterdisc by Bob Ludwig
Pre-production: Silver Cloud Studios & Bill's Place Studios, North Hollywood
Art Direction and Design: Hugh Syme / Stephen Hibbard
No Exit road crew:
Mark "you ain't eatin' 'cause I ain't hungry" Feivou: Road manager, drums and stage left guitars.
Dave "Emma" Obrizzo: Live sound engineer, stage left guitars, and director extraordinnaire.
Chip Lafferty: Live sound engineer.
Kevin "King Harles" Zimmerman: Stage right guitars.
Steve "digwood, chuckfoot": Stage right guitars.
Tom "atta boy B" Blardo: Stage left guitars.
Keith "Spock" Bycholski: Merchandise rep.
Rosie Floyd: Driver
Special thanks to: Andy Gould, Bob Chiappardi, Walter O'Brien and everyone at Concrete, Brian Slagel, Mike Faley, Steev Riccardo, Jon Sutherland, William Howell, Bill Metoyer, Karen Kloack and everyone at Metal Blade West, Cheryl Valentine, (We will do as Cheryl says), Jim Pitulski and everyone at Metal Blade East, Wes Hein, Clarissa Garcia, Lisa Gladfelter, Sam Kaisar and everyone at Enigma, Alexandria at Roadrunner and everyone at Capitol Records, Jem Aswad and Kevin Sharp at CMJ, Chris Black and Jeff Cuttrell at the Hard Report, Mark Laspini from FMQB, Bill Berrol, Cindy Rosenthal, Sal Barbara, Norma, Karla and Glenn at the Fan Club, Bryn Mutch, L. Viner, Vince Dennis, Steve Blackmore, Ann DiBiase and to Margaret, Lori, Lisa, Shelly and Dona.
We'd also like to thank the following for allowing us to use their products exclusively, B.C. Rich Guitars (John Spangler, Dave Williams), Gibson Strings and Accessories (Todd Mauer), Avedis Zildjian (Mike and Annmarie), Pro marks Sticks (Pat and Mike), Remo Heads (Eric) and we appreciate the support and assistance of Dunlop Accessories (Gabe Ireland), Gallien-Krueger (Jim Ross), Pierce Engineering, A.R.T., Drum Workshop, dDrum, Rims Technology, Aquarian Drum Products, Trebor at S.R.I. and to everyone who contributed their time, efforts and concern over the past year thank you for helping us to make Perfect Symmetry.
For Newsletter plus Fan Club and Tour Info write to:
P.O. Box 31190
Hartford, CT 06103
SASE or IRC required.
[Note: The Fan Club no longer exists, do not send anything to this address.]
Enigma / Metal Blade Records