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LEATHERWOLF self-titled Endangered Species 1984 12" LP ALBUM VINYL


Collectors information & Description: 

This is the 1984 debut official full-length album by the American Heavy Metal band "Leatherwolf". This album is also known as "Endangered Species", NOT to be confused with the "Leatherwolf" album released in 1987.

Bass Guitar player Matt Hurich left Leatherwolf in 1986 to join the Christian Heavy Metal band "Stryper".

LEATHERWOLF (self-titled) Endangered Species 1984 album cover photo
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Collector's notes ( detailed background information on the persons working on this album)

Album Fact Sheet: LEATHERWOLF (self-titled) Endangered Species 1984
Music Genre: Heavy Metal / Speed Metal 
Album Production information:

The album: "LEATHERWOLF (self-titled) Endangered Species 1984" was produced by: Mark Avnet

Sound/Recording and Sound Mix Engineer(s): Mark Avnet and Randy Burns
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This album was recorded and mixed at: Mad Dog Studio, Venice, Ca.

Art Direction and Photography: Heather Harris

Artwork: Fritz Hartman


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.


Record Company / Catalog number / Label: Steamhammer SH 0030, SPV GmbH SPV 08-1854
Record Format12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  
Year & Country:  1985 Made in Germany

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A0574 LEATHERWOLF Leatherwolf (self-titled) 1984 (Germany) 

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A0574 LEATHERWOLF Leatherwolf (self-titled) 1984 (Germany)  

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A0574 LEATHERWOLF Leatherwolf (self-titled) 1984 (Germany)  

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A0574 LEATHERWOLF Leatherwolf (self-titled) 1984 (Germany)  

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Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: LEATHERWOLF (self-titled) Endangered Species 1984

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Mike Olivieri - Vocals, lead guitar, growls and howls (Michael Olivieri - singer and guitarist with the American Heavy Metal band "Leatherwolf" since 1981. He also performed in the bands Hailmary, Michael Olivieri Band, Soul Sign.)
  • Geoff Gayer - Lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Carey Howe - Lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Matt Hurich - Bass guitar, backing vocals

    Bass Guitar player Matt Hurich left Leatherwolf in 1986 to join the Christian Heavy Metal band "Stryper".

  • Dean "Drum Machine" Roberts - Sticks and tricks

Complete Track-listing of the album "LEATHERWOLF (self-titled) Endangered Species 1984"

The detailed tracklist of this record "LEATHERWOLF (self-titled) Endangered Species 1984" is:

    Track-listing Side One:
  1. Spiter 3:45
  2. Endangered Species 5:15
  3. Tonight Is The Night 3:32
  4. The Hook 3:54
    Track-listing Side Two:
  1. Season Of The Witch 3:47
  2. Off The Track 3:41
  3. Kill And Kill Again 4:20
  4. Vargant 2:46
  5. Leaterwolf 4:10

Interactive Concept Map of LEATHERWOLF (self-titled) Endangered Species 1984

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