Malice In the Beginning 12" vinyl LP

Summary: "In the Beginning..." is the first official full-length album released by the Californian Heavy Metal/Power Metal band "Malice. The album was produced by Michael Wagener for Double Trouble Productions , recorded at Total Access Studios, Redondo Beach and released in 1983.

Music Genre: Heavy Metal, Hard Rock Music

Description / Collector's info:  This album includes the original custom inner sleeve with album details, complete lyrics of all songs by Malice

Album  Production information: Produced by Michael Wagener for Double Trouble Productions

  Michael Wagener is a music producer, mixer, and engineer from Hamburg, Germany, best known for his productions with many top hard rock and heavy metal bands in the late 1980s.Pre-1970 Wagener and Udo Dirkschneider (Accept, U.D.O) performed together in a German band called "Band X", which was a predecessor to Accept. Michael Wagener was the original guitarist for the German band Accept.

  Michael Wagener is president of Double Trouble Productions

  His productions include records from the bands: , Accept , Alice Cooper , Dokken , Extreme , Great White , Janet Jackson , Kane Roberts , Keel , King's X , Lordi , Megadeth , Metallica , Mötley Crüe , Outrage , Overkill , Ozzy Osbourne , Raven , Renegade , Sergeant Steel , Skid Row , Smashed Gladys , Stryper , Testament , The Rasmus , Warrant , W.A.S.P. , White Lion and many others


Recorded at Total Access Studios, Redondo Beach, CA.

Alex Woltman - Sound Engineer

Alex Woltman, sound engineer who has been working on a dozen of Heavy Metal albums during the 1980s. Bands he has worked with include W.A.S.P., Malice, Lizzy Borden and others. For W.A.S.P. he engineered the two singles: "95-Nasty", "I Don't Need No Doctor" and the full-length album: "Inside the Electric Circus"

Ashley Howe - Sound Engineer

Duane Baron - Sound Engineer

Duane Baron, a sound engineer and producer who has been working on 2 dozen of Heavy Metal albums during the 1980s These albums include two W.A.S.P albums: "W.A.S.P" and "Inside the Electric Circus".

Mark Wilczak - Sound Engineer

George Marino (1947-2012) - Mastering Engineer

George Marino (1947-2012)  Senior Mastering Engineer at Sterling Sound N.Y.C. , he was probable the most experienced sound mastering engineer in the world and has mastered hundreds of discs in all music genres. . Jump to a list that covers the Heavy Metal albums he has mastered during the 1980s

Label Information:  Atlantic 781 250 / LC 0121
Record Format 12" LP Vinyl Gramophone Record 
Year & Country  1985 Made in Germany

Album cover photos of : Malice In the Beginning


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Band Members and Musicians on: Malice In the Beginning

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • James Neal - Vocals
  • Jay Reynolds - Guitars
  • Mick Zane - Guitars, Acoustic
  • Mark Behn - Bass, Taurus Pedals
  • Clifford Carothers - Drums, Motorcycle

Track Listing of: Malice In the Beginning

    The Song/tracks on "In The Beginng" are:
  • Rockin' With You 05:01
  • Into The Ground 03:48
  • Air Attack 03:01
  • Stellar Masters 03:58
  • Tarot Dealer 04:21
  • Squeeze It Dry 04:03
  • Hellrider 04:11
  • No Haven For The Raven 06:07
  • The Unwanted 04:37
  • Godz Of Thunder