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Collectors information & Description: 

This is the original first pressing/release which has both the Mausoleum Skull and Earthshaker label printed on the album back cover (upper right corner)

This album includes the original insert sheet with band-photos on one side and lyrics of all the songs performed by "Living Death" on the other side.

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Collector's notes ( detailed background information on the persons working on this album)

Album Fact Sheet: LIVING DEATH Vengeance Of Hell
Music Genre: Speed/Thrash Metal 
Album Production information:

The album: "LIVING DEATH Vengeance Of Hell" was produced by: Axel Thubeauville - Producer for Metallian Music.

Ralph "Ralf" Hubert - Sound Engineer

Recorded at Studio Wahn, Bochum, Germany, May-June 1984 and released later in 1984.

Detlef Braun - Artwork

Husky Heppke - Photographer

Additional information on the people working on the production of "Vengeance of Hell":

Axel Thubeauville (Essen, Germany) and owner of Metallian Music has been producing Hard Rock / Heavy Metal bands since 1983. Some of the groups include Brainfever, Living Death, Fact, Steeler, Warlock, Atlain, Breaker, Overdose, Mad Butcher, Carrie, Chainsaw, and many others. - Axel was also founder of the "Earthshaker Records". Axel Thubeauville. He also co-founded Aaarrg Records with Ralf Hubert and later formed his own Shark Records. Various old Earthshaker releases are now being re-released by Alex' new label Rusty Diamond. Bands released on the Earthshaker records label include: Carrie. Steeler , Living Death, Steeltower, Atlain, Fact. Axel Thubeauville has been working often together with Ralph "Ralf" Hubert.

Ralph "Ralf" Hubert - Producer, sound engineer, sound mixer and bass player with "Mekong Delta" has produced, engineered and mixed many heavy metal band's album. Some of these bands include: Brainfever, Steeler, Fact, Warlock, Living Death, Atlain, Stormwind, Darxon, Hunter, Lions Breed, Metal Sword, Overdose, Breaker, Mad Butchter, Carrie, Invader, Holy Moses, Siren, Target, Kreator, Sacred Chao. Being a producer and sound engineer he has been responsible (influencer) of the Teutonic Metal sound of the 1980s.
As a musician" Ralph Hubert" using the alias "Björn Eklund" he played bass with the band "Mekong Delta" since 1985 , other bands he performed with are Schwarzarbeit and X-Mas Project.Ralph Hubert was also co-founder of "Aaarrg Records" in 1986.

Detlef Braun(Album cover artwork) during the 1980s he has designed and painted the album cover artwork for a dozen of Heavy Metal albums. Some of the bands he has worked for are: Living Death, Mad Butcher, Steeltower, Brainfever and others

Husky Heppke a photographer who has during the 1980s taken photos of a half a dozen Heavy Metal bands for their album covers, these bands include: Atlain, Darxon, Fact Faithfull Breath and Living Death.

Record Company / Catalog number / Label: Mausoleum Records – SKULL 8360, Earthshaker Records – ES 4002
Record Format12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  
Year & Country:  1984 Belgium

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Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: LIVING DEATH Vengeance Of Hell

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Thorsten "Toto" Bergmann - Vocals
  • Frank Fricke - Guitars (Frank Fricke also worked on the remix of this album together with Axel and Ralf)
  • Reiner Kelch - Guitars (Reiner Kelch Guitarist from 1981 until 1991 with "Living Death", 1985 X-Mas Project, "Mekong Delta" from 1987 until 1988.)
  • Dieter Kelch - Bass

Complete Track-listing of the album "LIVING DEATH Vengeance Of Hell"

The detailed tracklist of this record "LIVING DEATH Vengeance Of Hell" is:

    Track-listing Side One:
  1. You And Me 4:13
  2. Living Death 4:07
  3. Night Light 5:45
  4. My Victim 4:15
  5. Labyrinth 3:15
    Track-listing Side Two:
  1. Heavy Metal Hurricane 3:48
  2. Hellpike 4:07
  3. Riding A Virgin 4:03
  4. Vengeance Of Hell 5:14

Album's Condition and Grading Details

Strict grading according to the Goldmine Grading for Vinyl records has been applied, this record has been carefully visually inspected to determine the grading.

Vinyl: Near Mint (NM or M-) - A nearly perfect record. A NM- record has more than likely never been played, and the vinyl looks perfectly, with no visible imperfections.

Cover: Near Mint (NM or M-) - An LP cover should have no more than the most minor defects, such as any sign of slight handling. An LP cover should have no creases, folds, seam splits, cut-out holes, or other noticeable similar defects.


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