M.A.R.S Project Driver 12" Vinyl LP

 

M.A.R.S Project Driver 12" Vinyl LP

Album Summary:  Superband featuring Robert Rock, Rudy Sarzo, Tommy Aldridge and Tony MacAlpine
Music Genre:  Heavy Metal Music
Description / Collector's info:  On the album cover the album's name is "Project Driver" on the record's label it is called "Projekt Driver"
Album  Production information:

Produced by Mike Varney
Sound engineer: Stephen M. Fontano
Recorded at Prairie Sun Studios, Cotati, CA
Assistent sound engineers: Dino Alden, Randy Vance
Mastered by George Horn at Fantasy Studios
Album cover illustration: Guy Aitchison / Guilty and Innocent Productions
Photography by Pat Johnson Studios, San Francisco, CA

Collector's Notes:

  Mike Varney - a music producer and founder of "Shrapnel Records", in the rock and heave metal music, known as producer of several W.A.S.P albums.

  Steve Fontano (real name: Stephen M. Fontano) an American Producer, Sound Engineer, Mixer who has worked on hundreds of albums. In the context of 1980s Heavy Metal he has worked on several dozens of albums, some of the bands he has worked with are: W.A.S.P. , Racer X, Apocrypha, Chastain, Hexx, M.A.R.S, David T. Chastain, Tony MacAlpine.

 

George Horn - Chief Mastering Engineer at Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA and mastering engineer at CBS Studios, San Francisco.

  Guy Aitchison has been designing and drawing Heavy Metal album covers during the mid to late-1980s. During this period he has drawn numerous album covers. Since 1988 he apprenticed in Chicago at Bob Olson's Custom Tattooing and became a tattooist. Guy Aitchison has been working often together with Steve Fontano, Dino Alden, and George Horn on the same heavy metal albums.

Prairie Sun Recording Studios, Fantasy Studios (Fantasy Studios is a recording studio in Berkeley, California, at the Zaentz Media Center, known for its recording of award-winning albums such as Journey's Escape and Green Day's Dookie. Built as a private recording studio for artists on the Fantasy Records label in 1971, it was opened to the public in 1980 for recording, mixing and

During the 1980s at least a dozen of heavy metal albums have been recorded at the "Prairie Sun Recording Studios" in California. Bands who have used this facility include: Chastain, Exodus, Laaz Rockit, Vicious Rumours.

 

Label Information:  Roadrunner RR 9632
Record Format 12" LP 150 grams vinyl
Year & Country  1986 Made in Holland

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Band Members and Musicians on: M.A.R.S Project Driver

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Robert Rock - Vocals
  • Rudy Sarzo - Bass
  • Tommy Aldridge - Drums, Percussion
  • Tony MacAlpine - Guitars, Keyboards

Robert Rock is a rock singer from Orlando Florida, during the 1980s he has sung in the bands: Axel Rudi, Pell, Driver, Impellitteri, Joshua Perahia, M.A.R.S. , Vice (band)

Rudy Sarzo (real name: Rodolfo Maximiliano Sarzo Lavieille Grande Ruiz Payret y Chaumont) from Havana, Cuba has played bass guitar with dozens of bands. During the 1980s he has performed with the bands: Hear 'N Aid, M.A.R.S. , Ozzy Osbourne , Quiet Riot , Whitesnake.

Tommy Aldridge (Drums, Percussion) is a superstar from the 1980's having played with Gary Moore, Hear 'n' Aid, M.A.R.S. , Ozzy Osbourne, Vinnie Moore and White Oak Arkansas.

Tony MacAlpine is a Guitar and keyboard player having performed with Joey Tafolla, M.A.R.S. Tony MacAlpine (Band), Vinnie Moore.


Track Listing of: M.A.R.S Project Driver

    The Song/tracks on "Projekt Driver" are:
  • Nations on Fire (2:48)
  • Writings on the Wall (2:59)
  • Stand Up and Fight (3:44)
  • Nostradamus (6:08)
  • Unknown Survivor (3:34)
  • Fantasy (3:25)
  • Slave to My Touch (3:27)
  • I Can See It In Your Eyes (4:23)
  • You and I (3:47)

 


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