This web-page list people 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.
Pat Johnson an American Photographer who has photographed many of the great personalities in music, sports and entertainments. During the 1980s he has contributed to the album covers of...
Patrick Cogneaux a sound engineer associated with "Shiva Studio, Brussels, Belgium" who has worked on albums for "FN Guns", Ostrogoth, Steelover, TSA, Wildfire, Warhead and many others.
Paul Quinn (full-name: Paul Anthony Quinn) is one of original founding members of Saxon and started in the Coast and "Son Of Bitch Bands"
Pete Blakk a guitarist with many years of experience by playing in Danish and Swedish Heavy Metal bands. After the Geisha band split-up he joined "King Diamond" followed by "Blakk Totem"
Phil Lawvere was a cover illustrator in Berlin and in the early eighties, when thrash metal was born. While working with Karl-Ulrich Walterbach he created album covers for bands such as Celtic Frost , Rage , Kreator , Vendetta , Death Row and Helloween .
Prairie Sun Recording Studios, Fantasy Studios (Fantasy Studios is a recording studio in Berkeley, California, at the Zaentz Media Center, known for its recording of award-winning albums such as Journey's Escape and Green Day's Dookie. Built as a private recording studio for artists on the Fantasy Records label in 1971, it was opened to the public in 1980 for recording, mixing and
During the 1980s at least a dozen of heavy metal albums have been recorded at the "Prairie Sun Recording Studios" in California. Bands who have used this facility include: Chastain, Exodus, Laaz Rockit, Vicious Rumours.
A list in chronological order of some of the albums recorded and engineered at Prairie Sun Studios:
1985 Bonded by Blood, EXODUS (USA)
1985 Mystery of Illusion, Chastain
1985 Soldiers of the Night, Vicious Rumors
1986 Ruler of the Wasteland, Chastain
1987 Kein Schlaf bis Deutschland (EP), Attitude
1987 Know Your Enemy, Lääz Rockit
1987 Reign of Terror, Wild Dogs
1988 Dragon's Kiss, Marty Friedman
1989 Annihilation Principle, Lääz Rockit
1989 Holiday in Cambodja (EP), LAAZ ROCKIT
1989 Passion, Dirty Blonde
1991 Infra Blue, Joey Tafolla