Grave Digger Heavy Metal Breakdown 12" vinyl LP

Description / Collectors information: 

"Heavy Metal Breakdown" is the first official full-length recording, released by the Germany Heavy Metal band "Grave Digger", this album was originally released in 1984.

The "Grave Digger" band is from Gladbeck, Germany and was formed in 1980 by Chris Boltendahl, Peter Masson and Phillip Seibel.

Interactive Concept Map for GRAVE DIGGER - Heavy Metal Breakdown.

Music Genre:  German Heavy Power Speed Metal

Album  Production information:

The album: "Heavy Metal Breakdown" was produced by: Karl-Ulrich Walterbach, Grave Digger
Recorded at Music Lab Studio, Berlin
Sound engineer: Harris Johns

Album cover painting: Bernd Gansohr

Back cover photo: Jurgen Muller

  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.

  Karl-Ulrich Walterbach founder and owner of "Noise" records ( Noise Records being a sub-label of Modern Music ). Producer and Executive producer of countless mainly Germany Heavy Metal albums.


Record Label:  Silver Noise N 007
Record Format 12" Vinyl Full-Length Stereo Long-Play  Gramophone Record
Album weight: 230 gram  
Country of Origin:  1984 Made in Germany

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Grave Digger Heavy Metal Breakdown 12" vinyl LP  
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Band Members and Musicians on: Grave Digger Heavy Metal Breakdown

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Chris Boltendahl - Vocals
  • Peter Masson - Guitars
  • Willi Lackman - Bass
  • Albert Eckardt - Drums

Chris Boltendahl is a singer, bass player, photographer and painter. He is one of the founding members of the German Speed metal band "Grave Digger".

Track Listing of: "Heavy Metal Breakdown"

The Songs/tracks on "Heavy Metal Breakdown" are

  • Headbanging Man - 3:37
  • Heavy Metal Breakdown - 3:42
  • Back From The War - 5:35
  • Yesterday - 5:07
  • We Wanna Rock You - 4:17
  • Legion Of The Lost - 4:54
  • Tyrant - 3:18
  • 2000 Light Years from Home (Mick Jagger/Keith Richards) - 2:54
  • Heart Attack - 3:17

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