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AXE - Living on the Edge 12" LP ALBUM VINYL


Collectors information & Description: 

AXE an American Hard Rock band from Gainesville, Florida, USA. AXE band was previously called "Alien" and comes from ex-members of "Babyface" with "Edgar Riley Jr", "Bobby Miles", "Bobby Barth", "Mike Turpin". In 1979 it was renamed from "Alien" into "AXE" and "Michael Osborne" joined them as second guitarist.

"Living on the Edge" is the second full length album by the American Hard Rock band "AXE". It is their last album recorded and released on MCA records.In addition this is the last album with the original Babyface, Alien, Axe, as this is the final album with Michael Turpin.

AXE - Living on the Edge album cover photo
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Collector's notes ( detailed background information on the persons working on this album)

Album Fact Sheet: AXE - Living on the Edge
Music Genre: Melodic Hard Rock
Album Production information:

The album: " AXE - Living on the Edge" was produced by: Tony Reale for Mike Curb Productions

Record Company / Catalog number / Label: MCA Records MCA-3224
Record Format12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  
Year & Country:  1980 Made in the USA

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Album Back Cover  Photo of " AXE - Living on the Edge"

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Photo of 12" LP Record Side One  AXE - Living on the Edge  Vinyl Record Store  

Photo of " AXE - Living on the Edge" 12" LP Record - Side One:

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Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: AXE - Living on the Edge

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Edgar Riley Jr - Lead Vocals, Keyboards

    Edgar Riley Jr is an American singer and keyboard player who started his musical career in the Rock band "Babyface" and has been singer in Alien and AXE. Actually these three bands are the same group of musicians, but the band was renamed several times.

  • Bobby Barth - Guitars

    Bobby Barth is an American singer, guitarist, music producer and started his musical career in the band "Wakefield". Around 1973 Barth left "Wakefield" and founded the band called "Babyface". Babyface evolved over the year from Babyface, into Alien and finally Axe. Starting as a studio musican and guest musican he performed with the band "Blackfoot" during 1984-1985.

  • Michael Osborne - Guitars

    Michael Osborne was a guitarist in the American bands Alien and Axe. Osborne died in a car-accident in 1985 and caused the end of the Axe band.

  • Michael Turpin - Bass

    Michael "Mike" Turpin bass guitar player with the bands: Babyface, Alien and Axe. "Living on the Edge" is the last album with Mike Turpin on bass.

  • Teddy Mueller - Drums

    Teddy Mueller is an American drummer who started at the age of 14 in a band called Prism (1968). After several band changes he joined Alien/Axe in 1977.

Complete Track-listing of the album " AXE - Living on the Edge"

The detailed tracklist of this record " AXE - Living on the Edge" is:

    Track-listing Side One:
  1. Living On The Edge 2:58
  2. Fantasy Of Love 3:14
  3. First Time, Last Time 3:56
  4. Carry On 2:58
  5. Running The Gauntlet 2:50
    Track-listing Side Two:
  1. I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch) 2:57
  2. Just Walk Away 3:01
  3. Let Me Know 3:22
  4. Save Our Love 3:13
  5. For A Little While 4:20

Album's Condition and Grading Details

Strict grading according to the Goldmine Grading for Vinyl records has been applied, this record has been carefully visually inspected to determine the grading.

Vinyl: Near Mint (NM or M-) - A nearly perfect record. A NM- record has more than likely never been played, and the vinyl looks perfectly, with no visible imperfections.

Cover: Very Good Plus (VG+) - LP cover will have slight signs of wear. In general, if not for a couple of minor things wrong with it, this would be Near Mint.


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