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RAGE - Reign of Fear incl OIS 12" LP ALBUM VINYL

 

Collectors information & Description: 

"Reign of Fear" is the first full-length album by the German Heavy Metal band "Rage". Previously the band has released two recordings using the band-name. "Avenger". Because there was already an English band called "Avenger" they decided to change their name in "Rage". "Reign of Fear" is the only album with the original Avenger/Lineup of band-members: Peter "Peavy" Wagner, Jochen Schroeder, Jörg Michael, Thomas 'Guiness' Grüning,

This album "RAGE - Reign of Fear" includes the original custom made inner sleeve (OIS) with photos of the Rage band on one side and the Noise catalog on the other side.

RAGE - Reign of Fear album cover photo
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Collector's notes ( detailed background information on the persons working on this album)

Fred Baumgart photographed since the mid-1980's several German Heavy Metal bands, including: Warrant, Ballantinez, Kreator, Rage, Deathrow, Voivod, Tankard.

Jochen Schroederstarted playing in 1983 the German Heavy Metal band "Avenger", in 1985 he moved to play in "Mekong Delta" and around 1986-1987 to play in "Rage".

Jörg Michael has been playing drums in many different heavy metal bands, most notable he has played in "Avenger", "Axel Rudi Pell", "Grave Digger", "Headhunter", "Living Death", "Mekong Delta", "Rage", "Running Wild". "Saxon" and "Stratovarius". Together with "Peter Wagner" he also played in the "Der Riss" and "X-Mas Project" bands.

L+Z Grafik Design, a number of graphics artists have been working at "L+Z Grafik Design" and creating the album cover artwork for bands like: "Warrant", "Witch Hunter", Rage.

Peter "Peavey" Wagner started playing in 1983 the German Heavy Metal band "Avenger", in 1985 he moved to play in "Mekong Delta" and around 1986-1987 to play in "Rage". Together with Jorg Michael he also played in the "Der Riss" and "X-Mas Project" bands.

Phil Lawvere was a cover illustrator in Berlin and in the early eighties, when thrash metal was born. While working with Karl-Ulrich Walterbach he created album covers for bands such as Celtic Frost, Rage, Kreator, Vendetta, Death Row, and Helloween.

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.

 

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Album Fact Sheet: RAGE - Reign of Fear
Music Genre: Speed/Thrash Metal 
Album Production information:

The album: "RAGE - Reign of Fear" was produced by: Ralf Hubert

Sound/Recording Engineer(s): Def

This album was recorded at: Horus Sound Studio, February-March 1986

Album cover design: L+Z Grafik-Design

Album cover painting: Phil Lawvere

Album cover and inner sleeve photography: Fred Baumgart

Horus Sound Studio is located in Hannover, Germany has been the recording and sound mix studio for sound engineers like: Tommy Newton, Jan Nemec, Tommy Hansen. During the 1980s this studio has been used by bands like: Celtic Frost, Helloween, Rage, Sodom, Victory and many others

Phil Lawvere was a cover illustrator in Berlin and in the early eighties, when thrash metal was born. While working with Karl-Ulrich Walterbach he created album covers for bands such as Celtic Frost, Rage, Kreator, Vendetta, Death Row, and Helloween.

 

Record Company / Catalog number / Label: Noise – N 0038
Record Format12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  
Year & Country:  1986 Manufactured in West-Germany

High Quality Photo of Album Front Cover  "RAGE - Reign of Fear"

 
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Album Back Cover  Photo of "RAGE - Reign of Fear"

 
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Inner Sleeve   of "RAGE - Reign of Fear" Album

 
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Photo of "RAGE - Reign of Fear" Album's Inner Sleeve  

 
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Enlarged & Zoomed photo of "RAGE - Reign of Fear" Record's Label

Using the marked/"highlighted" rectangles below , you will be able to correctly identify this release of the album.

 
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Photo of "RAGE - Reign of Fear" 12" LP Record - Side One:

 
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Photo of "RAGE - Reign of Fear" 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: RAGE - Reign of Fear

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Peter 'Peavy' Wagner - Vocals, Bass, Acoustic Guitar
  • Jörg Michael - Drums
  • Jochen Schroeder - Guitar
  • Thomas 'Guiness' Grüning - Guitar

Peter "Peavey" Wagner started playing in 1983 the German Heavy Metal band "Avenger", in 1985 he moved to play in "Mekong Delta" and around 1986-1987 to play in "Rage". Together with Jorg Michael he also played in the "Der Riss" and "X-Mas Project" bands.

Jochen Schroeder started playing in 1983 the German Heavy Metal band "Avenger", in 1985 he moved to play in "Mekong Delta" and around 1986-1987 to play in "Rage".

Jörg Michael has been playing drums in many different heavy metal bands, most notable he has played in "Avenger", "Axel Rudi Pell", "Grave Digger", "Headhunter", "Living Death", "Mekong Delta", "Rage", "Running Wild". "Saxon" and "Stratovarius". Together with "Peter Wagner" he also played in the "Der Riss" and "X-Mas Project" bands.

Thomas 'Guiness' Grüning - Guitar player. Timeline: 1985 Avenger 1986-1987 Rage

Complete Track-listing of the album "RAGE - Reign of Fear"

The detailed tracklist of this record "RAGE - Reign of Fear" is:

    Track-listing Side One:
  1. Scared To Death
  2. Deceiver
  3. Reign Of Fear
  4. Hand Of Glory
  5. Raw Energy
    Track-listing Side Two:
  1. Echoes Of Evil
  2. Chaste Flesh
  3. Suicide
  4. Machinery

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: Very Good (VG) - LP cover will have obvious signs of wear.

 

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