Collectors information & Description: 

This album "HELSTAR - Remnants of War" includes the original custom inner sleeve with album details, complete lyrics of all songs by and photo of the Helstar band.

"Remnants of War" is the second album by the American Heavy Metal band Helstar and wasreleased by Combat Records in 1986. It was recorded following a lineup change and a change of studio to Mad Dog Studios in California.

This album has originally been released on Combat Records (MX 8052), this version has been licensed to Noise International for the German market.

HELSTAR - Remnants Of War album cover photo
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 Collector's attributes: This section contains detailed information to be able to uniquely identify this particular version/release of the album HELSTAR - Remnants Of War
 Album back cover Barcode: There is NO barcode for this album


 Bottom left corner:

NOISE International, a division of Modern Music
P.O. Box 110226, 1000 Berlin 11, W.-Germany. TLX 185738 modm d
distributed by SPV-Gmbh, Postfach 5665, 3000 Hannover 1, W.-Germany, TLX (17), 5118447


 Bottom right corner:

N 0043
LC 9066
(p) + (c) 1986
Licensed from important COMBAT

 Original Custom Inner Sleeve:

This album comes with a custom inner sleeve, one side has a photo of the Helstar Band, the other side has promotions for Noise International albums.

 Matrix code / run-out grooves  Side One:

N 0043-A mastered by SNB


 Side Two::

N 0043-B mastered by SNB

Additional collector information:

Download the free fact-sheet of HELSTAR - Remnants Of War with all these collector details in a single pdf file.

Album Fact Sheet: HELSTAR - Remnants Of War
Music Genre: Speed Metal, Heavy Metal 
Album Production information:

Producers: Helstar, Randy Burns

Executive Producers: Barry Kobrin, Steve Sinclair

Production Coordinator: Joe Leonard

Fred Caserta - Management

Joe Leonard - Producer

Michael "Mike" Faley Producer, Management

Recorded at Mad Dog Studios, Venice, USA

Jeff Payton - Photographer

Judy Virsinger - Album Artwork

Mike Lesser - Album artwork

Notes: Barry Kobrin was a music producer of the mid-80s with a focus on Heavy Metal music. He produced records for bands like: Abattoir, Agent Steel, Helstar, working closely together with the producer Steve Sinclair.

  Steve Sinclair, In the 1980s Steve Sinclair has been a successful producer for Heavy Metal bands. As an A&R Manager for Combat Records and Mechanic Records he produced many talented Heavy Metal and Punk bands. These bands include: Death, Crumbsuckers, Agent Steel, Nuclear Assault, Zoetrope, Ludichrist, Possessed, Dream Theater, Voivod, Vio-Lence, Abattoir, Dark Age, D.B.C., Dark Angel, Helstar

Joe Leonard has been production coordinator for Helstar's Remnants of War and executive producer for Cruel Tranquility by Napalm.

  Randy Burns is an American Music producer  ,   Sound Engineer  ,   and sound mixer. Responsible for the recorded sound of many Heavy Metal bands during the 1980s. Bands he has worked with include: 3rd Stage Alert  ,   Agent Steel   ,   Aversion  ,   Bitter End  ,   Chris Poland  ,   Crumbsuckers  ,   Dark Age  ,   Dark Angel  ,   DBC  ,   Dead End  ,   Death  ,   Excel  ,   Helstar  ,   Kreator   ,   Leatherwolf  ,   Lizzy Borden   ,   Ludichrist  ,   Megadeth   ,   Morgoth  ,   Mortal Sin  ,   Nuclear Assault   ,   Possessed  ,   Suicidal Tendencies  ,   Uncle Sam  ,   Zoetrope.

Judy Virsinger has created the artwork for Savatage, Helstar, Phil Spector, Aerosmith

Record Company / Catalog number / Label: Noise International - N 0043
Record Format: 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  
Year & Country: 1986 Germany

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Photo of "HELSTAR - Remnants Of War" 12" LP Record - Side One:

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Photo of "HELSTAR - Remnants Of War" 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: HELSTAR - Remnants Of War

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • James Rivera-vocals
  • Larry Barragan-guitars
  • Rob Trevino-guitars
  • Jerry Abarca-bass
  • Rene Luna - drums

Additional information on the band-members of the American Heavy Metal band Helstar:

James Rivera (Lead Vocals) since 1982 he has been singing in the American Heavy Metal band "Helstar". Since the 1990s he has been performing in many different bands.

Jerry Abarca - Vocals, Bass from with the American Heavy Metal band "Helstar" from 1985 until 2014

Larry Barragan (Lead Guitar, Keyboards) has been musician with the American Heavy Metal band "Helstar" since 1986 until Today (with a break inbetween).

Robert Trevino (Guitar) has been guitarist with the American Heavy Metal band "Helstar" from 1985 until 2016 with a long break inbetween.

René Luna - Drums from 1985-1987 in Helstar

Complete Track-listing of the album "HELSTAR - Remnants Of War"

The detailed tracklist of this record "HELSTAR - Remnants Of War" is:

  1. Unidos Por Tristeza - 0:48
  2. Remnants of War - 3:45
  3. Conquests - 3:47
  4. Evil Reign - 4:32
  5. Destroyer - 5:04
  6. Suicidal Nightmares - 5:20
  7. Dark Queen - 4:00
  8. Face The Wicked One - 5:16
  9. Angel Of Death - 6:18

Interactive Concept Map of HELSTAR - Remnants Of War

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