SCORPIONS VIRGIN KILLER UNCENSORED FIRST GERMAN PRESSING 12" LP VINYL ALBUM

 

This is the first pressing of the album "SCORPIONS - Virgin Killer Uncensored First German pressing" with the uncensored album cover

Virgin Killer is the fourth studio album by the German heavy metal band Scorpions. It was released in 1976 and was the first album of the band to attract attention outside Europe. The title is described as being a reference to time as the killer of innocence, this is the original cover featured a nude prepubescent girl, which stirred controversy

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Music Genre:

 
German Hard Rock, Heavy Metal 
Album 
Production information:

The album: "SCORPIONS - Virgin Killer Uncensored First German pressing" was produced by: Dieter Dierks

  Dieter Dierks from Stommeln, Germany is a musician, sound engineer, producer, music publisher and studio owner. During the 1970s responsible for the recordings of many so called "Krautrock" bands like: "Ihre Kinder", "Ash Ra Tempel", "Tangerine Dream", "Witthüser & Westrupp", Hoelderlin, Wallenstein, "Birth Control", "Guru Guru", Embryo, "Popol Vuh", Bröselmaschine, "Amon Düül" and "Floh de Cologne". As of the late 1970s he has been responsible for the recordings of the "Scorpions", "Accept", "Twisted Sister" and many many other bands. Dieter Dierks was also founder of "Dierks Studios" and "Breeze Music"

This album was recorded on 32 tracks at Dierks Studios Cologne.

  Dierks Studios , a Sound recording studio and media company, founded and owned by Dieter Dierks in Stommeln, Cologne, Germany.

Album cover design: Stefan Boehle

Album cover photography: Michael von Gimbut

Michael von Gimbut a German photographer who has taken photographs of bands like: Can, Michael Chapman, Scorpions, Supermax, Udo Lindenberg and many others. Some of his works has been used on album covers. Most notably the controversial album covers of "In Trance" and "Virgin Killer" by the Scorpions

Label Information:

 
RCA Victor PPL1-4225

Media Format:

 
12" LP Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

 
1976 Made in Germany

Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: SCORPIONS - Virgin Killer Uncensored First German pressing

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Klaus Meine vocals

    Klaus Meine is a German singer and was born 1948, Hannover, Germany. He has been lead singer with the German Hard Rock / Heavy Metal band "Scorpions" since 1969. Meine made a guest-appearance on Michael Schenker's album "Rock Will Never Die".

  • Ulrich Roth guitar, vocals

    Ulrich Roth ( also known as Uli Jon Roth ) a German guitar player and best known as the Lead Guitarist of the German Hard Rock / Heavy Metal band "Scorpions". He started his career in a band called "Dawn Road" around 1973. The band-members Uli Jon Roth, Achim Kirschning, Francis Buchholz, Jürgen Rosenthal joined Rudolf Schenker and Klaus Meine to form "Scorpions". Roth was guitarist with "Scorpions" from 1974 until 1977 and formed is proper band "Electric Sun".

  • Rudolf Schenker guitar, vocals

    Rudolf Schenker - Founder and Guitarist with the German Hard Rock / Heavy Metal band "Scorpions" since it's formation in 1964. Rudolf is brother of Michael Schenker and Barbara Schenker. He uses guitar made by the German guitar maker Dommenget.

  • Francis Buchholz bass

    Francis Buchholz - Bass guitar player from Hannover, Germany and was born in 1954. Buchholz started his musical career , together with Ulrich Roth and Hans-Jurgen Rosenthal, during 1972 in a band called "Dawn Road". "Dawn Road" dismantled around 1974 and members joined "Scorpions". Buchholz performed with the Scorpions from 1973 until 1992.

  • Achim Kirschning synthesizer, keyboards
  • Rudy Lenners percussion, drums

    Rudy Lenners - Drums, Producer, Illustrator is from Belgium and was born in 1952. Lenners has been performing with "Scorpions" from 1975 until 1977. He replaced Jürgen Rosenthal and appeared on two Scorpions albums: "In Trance" and "Virgin Killer", he was replaced by Herman Rarebell in 1977. in 1983 Lenners performed with the Belgian band "Key West" and recorded te album "First Invasion". Later during 1985 he played drums with the "Steelover" band.

Complete Track-listing of the album "SCORPIONS - Virgin Killer Uncensored First German pressing"

The detailed tracklist of this record "SCORPIONS - Virgin Killer Uncensored First German pressing" is:

    Track-listing:
  1. Pictured Life (Meine, Roth, Schenker) 3:21
  2. Catch Your Train (Meine, Schenker) 3:32
  3. In Your Park (Meine, Schenker) 3:39
  4. Backstage Queen (Meine, Schenker) 3:10
  5. Virgin Killer (Roth) 3:41
  6. Hell Cat (Roth) 2:54
  7. Crying Days (Meine, Schenker) 4:36
  8. Polar Nights (Roth) 5:04
  9. Yellow Raven (Roth) 4:58

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