ACCEPT - Balls To The Wall 12" VINYL LP ALBUM

  "Balls to the Wall" is the fifth album by the German metal band Accept. It is the band's best known and highest-selling album, selling about two million copies worldwide, and is Accept's only record to attain Gold certification in America. The album's lead single, "Balls to the Wall", became Accept's signature tune and remains a metal anthem and trademark in the genre.

 

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Essentials of: ACCEPT - Balls To The Wall

Music Genre:

Heavy Metal ( Germany )

Label & Catalognr:

 RCA PL 70186 / LC 0316

Media Format:

Record Format: 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

1983 Made in Germany

Production & Recording Information

Album Packaging

This 12" LP vinyl music record comes comes in a Fold Open Cover (FOC), which is also also known as a Gatefold cover. The inner pages of this album cover contains a combined photo of the ACCEPT band

 

Producers:

Accept for Breeze Music GMBH,(Breeze Music Gmbh is a record company founded and owned by Dieter Dierks, located in Stommeln, Germany.)

Michael Wagener - Producer, Mix Engineer

  Michael Wagener is a music producer, mixer, and engineer from Hamburg, Germany, best known for his productions with many top hard rock and heavy metal bands in the late 1980s.Pre-1970 Wagener and Udo Dirkschneider (Accept, U.D.O) performed together in a German band called "Band X", which was a predecessor to Accept. Michael Wagener was the original guitarist for the German band Accept.

  Michael Wagener is president of Double Trouble Productions

  His productions include records from the bands: , Accept , Alice Cooper , Dokken , Extreme , Great White , Janet Jackson , Kane Roberts , Keel , King's X , Lordi , Megadeth , Metallica , Mötley Crüe , Outrage , Overkill , Ozzy Osbourne , Raven , Renegade , Sergeant Steel , Skid Row , Smashed Gladys , Stryper , Testament , The Rasmus , Warrant , W.A.S.P. , White Lion and many others

Sound & Recording Engineers:

Louis Austin - Sound Engineer

  Louis Austin a sound engineer from the UK (United Kingdom) who has engineered several classic rock/heavy albums for british bands like: Deep Purple, Def Leppard , Judas Priest as well as some international heavy metal bands like Accept and Obus .

Album Cover Design & Artwork:

Jean Lessenich - Design

Photography:

Dieter Eikelpoth - Photography


Musicians:
  • Udo Dirkschneider - Vocals (Udo Dirkschneider is a German heavy metal singer who rose to fame with German heavy metal band Accept. After leaving Accept in 1987, he formed U.D.O., with whom he has enjoyed commercial success as well.During the 1980s he also produced albums for the Heavy Metal bands: Faithful Breath, Raven and Street Fighter)
  • Herman Frank - Guitar (Herman Frank is a guitarist mainly known from his performances with Accept and Victory, but also played in Hazzard, Sinner and "The Element"=
  • Peter Baltes - Bass
  • Stefan Kaufmann - Drums, Guitars (Stefan Kaufmann joined Accept as drummer early enough to appear on the cover photos for their debut album, but too late to record the drums for the album (that was done by Frank Friedrich).)
  • Wolf Hoffmann - Guitars
Tracklisting Side One:
  1. Balls to the Wall
  2. London Leatherboys
  3. Fight it Back
  4. Head over Heals
  5. Losing More than You've Ever Had
Tracklisting Side Two:
  1. Love Child
  2. Turn Me On
  3. Losers and Winners
  4. Guardians of the Night
  5. Winterdreams

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