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Rare and collectable vinyl LP Records GUIDE

Welcome to the Vinyl Records Collectors Guide, a web-site dedicated to all Music Fans and especially to all music released on vinyl. Here you will find detailed information on any record released on vinyl, including collector‘s information for each vinyl album.

Record Catalogno
Band/Performers - Album Title

EMI 1A 064-07724

Price 23.99€

IRON MAIDEN - Piece of Mind Gatefold (1983, Netherlands)

"Piece of Mind" is the fourth studio album by British heavy metal band Iron Maiden. It was originally released in 1983 on EMI, and on Capitol in the US; It was the first album to feature drummer Nicko McBrain, who had recently left the Paris-based band Trust and has been Iron Maiden's drummer ever since.

Electrola Harvest 1C 072-29 479

Price 39.99€

ELOY - Inside (1973)

is the second album by German progressive rock band Eloy. It was originally released in 1973.

Mausoleum Records - SKULL 8395

Price 24.95€

TOX - Prince Of Darkness Skull (1985, Switzerland)

"Prince of Darkness" is the first album by the Germany Heavy Metal band TOX and was recorded during December 1984 and January 1985, in Spygel Studios Kirchheim, Germany.

GWR Records – GWLP 48

Price 19.99€

SGM - Agression (1989, UK)

The SGM is a crossover/thrash metal band from Seatle, WA , they have been active from 1986 until 1990 and have released one official album called "Agression". This album SGM's "Agression" has been produced by Jack Endino, whi worked on seminal albums from bands such as Mudhoney, Soundgarden, and Nirvana

RoadrunneR RR 125517

Price 17.99€

EARTHSHAKER - Blondie Girl (1983)

This mini-album "Blondie Girl" by the Japanese Heavy Metal band: "Earthshaker" contains two studio tracks ("Blondie GIrl", "I Need The Woman"= and two live tracks ("Earthshaker", "Marionette").The Live tracks have been recorded 17 August 1983 at Shibuya Koukaido.

RoadrunneR 9809

Price 17.95€

EARTHSHAKER - Midnight Flight (1984)

"Midnight Flight" is the third album released by the Japanese Heavy Metal/Hard Rock band "Earthshaker". The album was produced by "Masa Itoh". It was recorded from 3 until 17 July at "The Automatt". Sound engineers are "Ken Kessie" and "Ray Pyle". Album design and artwork was done by "Masatgugu "Max" Takahashi".


Mausoleum BONE 128310


OSTROGOTH - Full Moon's Eyes (1983, Belgium)

"Full Moon's Eyes" is the first official record released by the Belgian Power/Speed Metal band "Ostrogoth"

Steamhammer – SPV 266301 LP

Price 27.99€

GRIM REAPER - Fear No Evil Ltd Red Coloured Vinyl

"Fear No Evil" is the second album released by the British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM) band "Grim Reaper". This is the Limited Edition in Red Coloured vinyl

Sonic Records – SONIC LP 8

Price 24.95€

DEMON - Taking the World by Storm (1989, UK)

"Taking the World by Storm" is the seventh full length album by the NWOBHM band: Demon. The album was produced by Mike Stone who also produced several other albums for Demon as well as Discharge band.

Steamhammer SH 0020

Price 47.99€


DESTRUCTION - Sentence of Death Blue/White Label (1984, Germany)

"Sentence of Death" is the first official album by the German Thrash metal band: Destruction .

RoadrunneR RR 9740

Price 24.95€

AVALANCHE - Pray for the Sinner (1985, Netherlands)

Avalanche is a three-men band from Kansas City, Missouri. This American Heavy Metal band was active from 1985 until 1988 and has released one full-length album called "Pray for the Sinner".

Metal Blade Records RR 9495 1

Price 27.95€

DR KNOW - Wreckage in Flesh (1988, Netherlands)

"Wreckage in Flesh" was recorded by the American Punk, Thrash Metal band: "Dr. Know" during June-August 1988 at "Pacific Sound, California" by sound engineer "Scott Campbell". For the recording of this album, Campbell was assisted by "Bill Metoyer". Eddy Schreyer at "Capitol Records" took care of the mastering. The album packaging, artwork and photographs were done by Alison 'Mouse' Brown, Eric Gottesman and Wendy Kramer.

Roadrunner RR 9759
AGENT STEEL - Skeptics Apocalypse

Price 47.95€

AGENT STEEL - Skeptics Apocalypse (1985, Holland)

"Skeptics Apocalypse" is the first official album by the American Speed/Power metal band "Agent Steel", it was recorded "somewhere in Los Angeles" (as it is mentioned on the album cover).

RoadrunneR RR 9750

Price 90€

ATTACKER - Battle At Helms Deep (1985, Holland)

"Battle At Helms Deep" is "Attacker's" first (debut) album. This is the version with the original album cover art with the "Green Monster" by Attacker, Steven Carr, and Ken Pontac. Later issues of this album have an album cover with a brownish monster over an open fire (which was most likely the very first album cover design)

Roadrunner RR 9690

Price 27.95€


AARONSROD - Illusions Kill (1986, Netherlands)

This album "Illusions Kill" by "Aaronsrod" has been produced by "Rick Asher Keefer" and released in 1986. It has been recorded at the "Sea West Studios" during 1985. The album cover was designed/drawn by "Frank Jensen" and the photos on the back cover were done by "Eddee Louie".

RoadrunneR – RR 9739

Price 17.95€

CHROME MOLLY - You Can't Have it All NWOBHM (1985, Netherlands)

This album "You can't Have it all" by "Chrome Molly" is their first official full-length album and has been produced by "Ray Neave" and "Andy Paul" , released in 1985. The album cover was designed/drawn by "Nick Waters" and "Gill Fisher" while the photos on the cover were done by "Paul Hart" and "Gary Wedekind".

Metal Blade Records – RR 9656

Price 34.95€

CITIES - Annihilation Absolute(1986, Netherlands)

"Annihilation Absolute" has been recorded 3 July until 4 September 1986 at Systems Two, Brooklyn, N.Y. and is the last full-length record by the American Metal band: CITIES.

RoadrunneR Records – RR125499

Price 27.95€

WARFARE - Total Death (EP, 1985, Netherlands)

"Total Death" is an EP (Extended Play) record from the NWOBHM Metal band "Warfare". The band-members at the time of the recording include EVO, Falken and Gunner. "Algy Ward" was responsible for the production. It has been recorded at the "Impulse 24 Studio". Keith Nichol was responsible for the sound engineering. Album cover artwork was by Elky-Fritz-Otch-Apple.


Noise International N 0112-1

Price 19.95€

RAGE - Perfect Man (1988, Germany)

"Perfect Man" is the third full-length album released the Teutonic Speed metal band "RAGE", it was recorded during February-March 1988 and released the same year. Production was managed by "Armin Sabol". Mixing and arrangement in the hands of "Will Reid-Dick". The album cover and original custom inner sleeve were done by "Hansi Haberkorn", "Joachim Luetke" for the design and graphics, while "Martin Becker" was the photographer.

Martin Becker (Photographer) during the 1980s "Martin Becker" has photographed around two dozen heavy metal bands. These bands include the two Swiss bands: "Coroner" and "Celtic Frost" as well other bands like: "Kreator", "Rage", Running Wild", "Tankard" and several others.


Noise – N 0038

Price 17.95€

RAGE - Reign of Fear (1986, West-Germany)

"Reign of Fear" is the first full-length album by the German Heavy Metal band "Rage". Previously the band has released two recordings using the band-name. "Avenger". Because there was already an English band called "Avenger" they decided to change their name in "Rage"

10 Records – 206 639, 10 Records – 206 639-620

Price 15.95€

MANOWAR - Sign of the Hammer (1984, Germany)

This album "MANOWAR - Sign Of The Hammer " includes the original custom inner sleeve with album details, complete lyrics of all songs by and artwork/photos

Roadrunner Records – RR 9738

Price 29.95€

OMEN - Warning of Danger (1985, Netherlands)

"Warning of Danger" is the second full length album by the American Heavy Metal band: "Omen". It has been recorded at the Eldorado Studios and Track Record Studio. Bill Metoyer has been taking care of the recording , while production was managed by "Brian Slagel" and Omen. Eddy Schreyer was the mastering engineer, mastering it at Eldorado Studio, Los Angeles.

Warner Bros. Records WB 56298

Price 19.99€

FRANK ZAPPA - Zoot Allures(1976, Netherlands)

This is the 1976 rock album by Frank Zappa. This was Zappa's only release on the Warner Bros. Records label. Due to a lawsuit with his former manager Herb Cohen Frank Zappa's recording contract was temporarily re-assigned from DiscReet Records to Warner Bros.


Scratch Records – 941308

Price 12.95€

TYRANT - Fight for your life ( 1986 Germany)

"Fight for your Life" is Tyrant's follow-up album of "Mean Machine" and Tyrant's second full length album.

Sound and mixing , as well as guest musician is done ny Tom Krüger , who has worked on several dozen Heavy Metal albums during the 1980s.

This album and "Mean Machine" have been recorded by the same Tyrant band-members, namely Kerrmit as singer, Holger Thiele Lead Guitarist, Carl Tomaschko - Rhythm Guitars, Andre Papack on Bass and Micky Budde hitting Drums, Percussion.

EMI – 1C 164 Y 24 0234 3

Price 17.95€

FRANK ZAPPA - Them Or Us DLP FOC(1984, Germany/Netherlands)

This album "FRANK ZAPPA Them Or Us DLP FoC" is the German/Netherlands release, released in October 1984. Its opening and closing tracks are covers: "The Closer You Are", which was written by Earl Lewis and Morgan Robinson and originally released by The Channels; and "Whippin' Post", originally recorded by The Allman Brothers Band. Zappa also produced and arranged the album.


Roadrunner RR 9461
King Diamond - Conspiracy (still sealed)

Price 24.95€

KING DIAMOND - Conspiracy (1989, Netherlands)

Conspiracy is the concept album by King Diamond, being the second part of a story that begun on the album "Them". It was released in 1989.

Conspiracy was the last album to feature original drummer Mikkey Dee (however, he was a studio musician at that time).

US Metal Records US 14

Price 24.95€

album has been recently added to the catalogueDESTINY - Atomic Winter (1988, West Germany)

"Atom Winter" is the 2nd Full-length album by "Destiny" and is the 1st album with singer "Zenny Hansson". The album was engineered by Ilbert, Chips, Henryk Lipp. Chips is short for "Chips Kiesbye", musician in the Swedish "Sator" band and successful producer of several Swedish rock/metal bands. The drawing on the front cover is by Derek Riggs, known for the album covers and other artwork for "Iron Maiden".

Metal Blade RR 9566
Nasty Savage - Abstract Reality . "Nasty Savage" was a thrash metal band originating from Florida, USA. The band rose to popularity primarily due to lead vocalist "Nasty" Ronnie Galetti's over-the-top stage show performances. After releasing four albums between 1983 and 1989 they broke up.

Price 17.95€

album has been recently added to the catalogueNASTY SAVAGE - Abstract Reality (1987, Holland)

"Nasty Savage" was a thrash metal band originating from Florida, USA. The band rose to popularity primarily due to lead vocalist "Nasty" Ronnie Galetti's over-the-top stage show performances. After releasing four albums between 1983 and 1989 they broke up.

Steamhammer SPV 08-7563

Price 17.95€

album has been recently added to the catalogueNAPALM - Cruel Tranquility (1989, Germany)

N 0054

Price 27.95€

album has been recently added to the catalogueASGARD - In the Ancient Days (1986, Germany)

Asgard is a Dutch Power/Thrash metal which was originally named "Angel Dust". This is the only one official album: "In the ancient days".

Album cover by: Ken Kelly

Harvest – 5C 062-04550, HÖR ZU – SHZE 297

Price 29.95€

album has been recently added to the cataloguePINK FLOYD - Atom Heart Mother (Horzu Edition) Gatefold (1970, Netherlands)

"Atom Heart Mother" is the fifth studio album by Pink Floyd, released in 1970 by Harvest and EMI Records in the United Kingdom and Harvest and Capitol in the United States. It was recorded at Abbey Road Studios, London, England, and reached number one in the United Kingdom, and number 55] in the United States charts, and went gold in the U.S. in March 1994.

Roadrunner Records – RR 9672

Price 19.95€

album has been recently added to the catalogueRAVAGE - Wrecking Ball (1986, Netherlands)

"Wrecking Ball" is the one and only album released by the Chicago Heavy Metal band "Ravage". It has been recorded and released in 1986. It has been recorded, mixed and mastered in the Fantasy Studios, Pierce Arrow Recorder, Solid Sound Studio. Album cover artwork was done by Guy Aitchison.

Burning World Records – BWR016

Price 9.95€

album has been recently added to the catalogueGNAW THEIR TONGUES - L'arrivée De La Terne Mort Triomphante (2010, Netherlands)

Mausoleum SKULL 8319

Price 47.95€

album has been recently added to the catalogueOSTROGOTH - Ecstasy and Danger (1983, Belgium)

This is the first release/edition of "Ecstasy and Danger" andis the first full-length album by the Belgian Heavy Metal band "Ostrogoth".

Roadrunner RR 9593
Paradox - Product of Imagination

Price 34.95€

PARADOX - Product of Imagination (1987, Holland)

Paradox is a German (aka Teutonic) Speed/Thrash Metal which was formed in mid-1980s. During the 1980s they released two full length albums "Product of Imagination" and "Heresy".

"Product of Imagination" is the first full length album released by the German Speed/Thrash Metal band Paradox. It was recorded at the Karo Musikstudio and "Kalle Trapp" was responsible for the Production and the Sound mix. Joe Petagno (known for his artwork for Motorhead albums) has taken care of the album cover's artwork.

NOISE 0113-1

Price 37.95€

album has been recently added to the catalogue TURBO - Last Warrior (Poland) (1988,Germany)

Turbo is a Polish Heavy Metal / Thrash Metal band from Pozna?, Poland. Active since 1980 until today with a couple of breaks. In the early 1980s their they performed in the Polish, near the end of the 1980s the changed into using the English Language.

"Turbo - Last Warrior" is their sixth full length album and the first album in English.


Price 17.95€

KICK AXE - Welcome to the Club (1986,Netherlands)

is the second studio album by Canadian heavy metal band, Kick Axe. The album was released in 1985. This album was released on Pasha Records

Noise N 0062 / SPV 08-4425 

Price 44.95€

RUNNING WILD - Under Jolly Roger (1987, Germany)

This is world's first Pirate Metal album.
"Running Wild" is one of the German power metal bands to emerge in the early/mid 1980s (along with Helloween, Gamma Ray, Rage, Blind Guardian, Grave Digger, EdGuy, etc). The band has carved its niche in the metal world as the first "pirate metal" band, a theme which took off with the release of this album "Under Jolly Roger"

Base Record / BEAT Records, NEAT 1011

Price 24.95€

album has been recently added to the catalogueRAVEN - All For One (1983, Italy)

Metal Blade Records RR 9627
Bitch The Bitch Is Back

Price 29.95€

BITCH - The Bitch Is Back (1987, Netherlands)

Bitch were an American heavy metal band, formed in Los Angeles in 1981. They gained notoriety as a result of their live performances which included sadomasochism and bondage themes. They were also the first artists signed to Metal Blade Records and one of the first metal bands to have a female singer

RoadRunner RR 9907

Price 14.95€

TANK - This Means War (NWOBHM, 1983, Netherlands)

"This Means War" is the third album by British heavy metal band Tank, released in 1983. On this album, the line-up expanded to a four-piece, with the addition of second guitarist Mick Tucker, former member of the NWOBHM band "White Spirit". Thanks to Tucker's songwriting contributions and to the sound expanded by an extra guitar, the band changed their music in comparison with their previous albums with longer, more melodic compositions, which helped differentiate Tank from Motörhead, the band they were often compared to.[

Roadracer Records – IRD-012

Price 39.95

TANK - Honour and Blood (NWOBHM, 1984 USA & Canada)

This album "TANK - Honour and Blood" is the fourth full length album by the NWOBHM band: TANK


EMI 1C 064-24-0200

Price 29.95€

IRON MAIDEN - Powerslave (1984, Germany)

Two very similar releases of "Powerslave" have been printed in Europe, one version was printed in the Netherlands and the other version was printed in Germany. This page describes Powerslave's printed in Germany version. Proof of this can be found on the album back cover, bottom right corener: "Printed in Germany by 4P Nicolaus Gmbh, Koln", printed in white letters.

Music For Nations MFN 66

Price 29.95€

AGENT STEEL - Unstoppable Force UK (1986,UK)

"Unstoppable Force" is the second and last album by the Speed Metal band: "Agent Steel", after the recording of this album the band split up.

Roadrunner RR 9622
King Diamond - Abigail

Price 23.95€

KING DIAMOND - Abigail (1987,Holland)

Abigail is the second album of King Diamond and is the band's first album to be centred on a story told throughout each of the songs. It was released in 1987 on Roadrunner Records. 

SH 0029

Price 43.95€

Destruction - Infernal Overkill (1985, Germany)

"Infernal Overkill" is the first full length album released by the German Heavy Metal band: Destruction.

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