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EXCITER - Long Live the Loud MFN Netherlands 12" LP ALBUM VINYL


Collectors information & Description: 

"Long Live the Loud" is the third studio album by the Canadian speed metal band Exciter, released through Music For Nations in 1984 and rereleased through Megaforce Records in march 2005 with the EP Feel the Knife. All songs were written by Dan Beehler, except "Victims of Sacrifice" by Johnson and Beehler.

This album "EXCITER - Long Live the Loud " includes the original custom inner sleeve with album details, complete lyrics of all songs by and artwork/photos.

There is NO barcode on the album cover.

This album "Long live the loud" by "Exciter" has been produced by "Guy Bidmead" and released in 1985. It has been recorded at the Britannia Row Studios, London, during February 1985, "Guy Bidmead" and "Laura Boisseau" were responsible for the recording. The album cover was designed/drawn by Alan Craddock and the style reminds of "Boris Vallejo" works.

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EXCITER - Long Live the Loud album cover photo
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Collector's notes ( detailed background information on the persons working on this album)

Dan Beehler - drummer in Hellrazor (Canada) from 1978 until 1980. In 1980 the Hellrazor band was renamed into "Exciter". Around 1993 Dan started his own band: "Beehler".

Allen James Johnson (Bass) started in 1977 in a band called "Jett Black" and joined Beehler in the Hellrazor, Exciter and Beehler bands.

John Ricci - this is John Ricci from Canada, not to be confused with the American John Ricci. He has been playing guitar in Hellrazor from 1978-1980 and Exciter from 1980-Present, with a break from 1985-1990 while playing in the "Blackstar" band.

Guy Aitchison has been designing and drawing Heavy Metal album covers during the mid to late-1980s. During this period he has drawn numerous album covers. Since 1988 he apprenticed in Chicago at Bob Olson's Custom Tattooing and became a tattooist. Guy Aitchison has been working often together with Steve Fontano, Dino Alden, and George Horn on the same heavy metal albums.

Album Fact Sheet: EXCITER - Long Live the Loud
Music Genre: Canadian Speed Metal  
Album Production information:

The album: "EXCITER - Long Live the Loud " was produced by: Guy Bidmead

Sound/Recording Engineer(s): Guy Bidmead

Assistent Recording Engineer: Laura Boisseau

Laura Boisseau was assistent to Guy Bidmead as sound engineer for the recording of "Long live the Loud" and "Feel the Knife" by Exciter.

This album was recorded at: Britannia Row Studios, London, February 1985

Album cover artwork: Alan Craddock

Record Company & Catalog number: Music For Nations RR 9782
Record Format 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  
Year & Country:  1985 Made in Holland

High Quality Photo of Album Front Cover  "EXCITER - Long Live the Loud "

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Album Back Cover  Photo of "EXCITER - Long Live the Loud "

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Inner Sleeve   of "EXCITER - Long Live the Loud " Album

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Photo of "EXCITER - Long Live the Loud " Album's Inner Sleeve  

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Photo of "EXCITER - Long Live the Loud " 12" LP Record - Side One:

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Photo of "EXCITER - Long Live the Loud " 12" LP Record - Side Two:

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Note: the above pictures are photos of the actual album and allow you to judge the quality of cover. Slight differences in color may exist due to the use of the camera's flash. The quality of these images has been reduced in order to preserve network bandwidth, high quality images of these scans can be made available on request

Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: EXCITER - Long Live the Loud

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • John Ricci
  • Dan Beehler
  • Allan Johnson

Complete Track-listing of the album "EXCITER - Long Live the Loud "

The detailed tracklist of this record "EXCITER - Long Live the Loud " is:

    Track-listing Side One:
  1. Fall Out
  2. Long Live the Loud
  3. I am the Beast
  4. Victims of the Sacrifice
  5. Beyond the Gates of Doom
    Track-listing Side Two:
  1. Sudden Impact
  2. Born to Die
  3. Wake Up Screaming
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