This web-page list people who have played an important role in the evolution of rock music as musician, producer, sound engineer, mastering engineer, artwork artist, photographer or just by hanging around.
Hasse "Hal" Patino (bass, guitars) is one of the cornerstones of the development of Heavy Metal from Denmark. He performed as Hasse "Hal" Patino in the band " Maltese Falcon ", before joining Geisha in 1988. After the split of Geisha he went together with Pete Blakk to join the King Diamond band.
Hans Peter Huber a Swiss Sound and Mixing engineer, known for the albums by Krokus , Kick Axe, W.A.S.P.
Harris Johns is a European music producer, active since the late-1970s in the heavy metal and punk scene, working for a lot of big-name bands, such as Helloween, Coroner, Tankard, Sodom, Voivod, Kreator, Exumer, Ratos de Porão, Slime, Daily Terror and many others. Most of his productions were recorded at his studio Music Lab Berlin Studio. After 10 years recording in a former guest house in the countryside near Berlin, which he called Spiderhouse, he reopened the Music Lab Berlin in 2007 and gave it up 2016. He is still producing and teaching music production skills. Here is a list of albums (during the 1980s on which Harris Johns has worked.
The list of Hard Rock and Heavy Metal albums produced by Harris Johns during the 1980s
Henrik Lund ( Music Producer ) founder of Easy Sound Studio and he produced many Danish albums and several "Mercyful Fate" records. He is the brother of Niels Erik Lund.
Herman Rarebell (Real-name: Hermann Josef Erbel) a German drummer, ands a member of the hard rock band Scorpions. He was born on November 11, 1949, in Frankfurt, Germany.
Rarebell joined Scorpions in 1977, and played with the band until 1995. During his time with Scorpions, he contributed to several of the band's most famous albums, including "Taken by Force," "Lovedrive," and "Animal Magnetism." With his powerful drumming style, Rarebell helped define Scorpions' sound and establish them as one of the leading hard rock bands of the 1970s and 1980s.
In addition to his work with Scorpions, Rarebell has also collaborated with other musicians and released several solo albums. He is also known for his contributions to the world of drumming, and has been recognized for his musical skills with several awards and honors.
After leaving Scorpions, Rarebell continued to perform and record music, and remains active in the music industry to this day. He is widely regarded as one of the best drummers in the history of hard rock and heavy metal, and is admired by fans and fellow musicians alike.
Overall, Herman Rarebell is a talented musician and drummer, who has left a lasting impact on the world of hard rock and heavy metal.
Holger George is a bassist who played in the "Axe Victims" and "Universe" band. Unknown is when he played with the "Grandee" and "Satu" bands. Holly George is the pseudonym used by Holger George, which he used when playing with the "Axe Victims" band.
Horst Mueller - a sound engineer from Germany and has engineered the records of several German Metal bands, notable Destruction, Running Wild, Warrant and the Swiss Celtic Frost band, as well as many others. He has used several different aliases/pseudonyms, aliases used by Horst Mueller include: Horst "Hoddle" Muller, Horst H.I.F. "The Crazy Frog" Muller, Horst "The Only One" Muller, "Mad" Horst Muller
Howie Weinberg an American mastering engineer, best known for his work in the recording industry. He was born on 19 April 1954, in New York City, New York, USA.
Weinberg is widely regarded as one of the leading mastering engineers of his generation, with a career that spans over four decades. He has worked with a wide range of artists and genres, including rock, pop, metal, hip hop, and alternative music. Some of his most famous clients include Nirvana, U2, The Ramones, Slayer, Depeche Mode, and The Red Hot Chili Peppers, among many others.
Weinberg is best known for his work at Masterdisk, a legendary mastering studio located in New York City. He worked at Masterdisk for many years, and was responsible for mastering many of the most iconic albums of the late 20th century, including Nirvana's "Nevermind," U2's "The Joshua Tree," and Soundgarden's "Superunknown."
In addition to his work as a mastering engineer, Weinberg has also been involved in several other projects and initiatives in the music industry. He has been recognized for his contributions to the field of recording and mastering, and has received several awards and honors for his work.
Overall, Howie Weinberg is a talented and respected mastering engineer, who has made a significant impact on the world of music and recording.
Hugh Syme is a Canadian Juno Award-winning graphic artist and member of the Premier Artists Collection (PAC) who is best known for his artwork and cover concepts for rock and metal bands. He is also a musician and has appeared in some Rush songs as a keyboard player. Syme is notably responsible for all of Rush's album cover art since 1975's Caress of Steel as well as creating Rush's famous Starman logo.
Iron Maiden fans remember him best as the designer of The X Factor cover, which shows the band's mascot Eddie the Head dissected. It is remembered for its gritty realism. Whereas all previous Maiden albums were oil paintings, the X Factor Eddie was a puppet with some digital touch-ups to enhance its look. In some countries the cover was considered so gruesome that a less gory alternative was offered (the alternative cover is actually the back of the original CD booklet)
Collectors may wish to collect his complete oeuvre of album covers.