This album demonstrates that French musicians can produce Heavy Metal music. This album is surprisingly French sound metal with a German production team.


large photo of the album front cover of: Hero's Tears

Collector's info: 

This album includes the original custom inner sleeve with album details, and photos of Sortilege's band-members

Music Genre:
French Heavy Metal Music
Album  Production information:

Produced by Vic Vergeat (ex Toad)
Sound/recording engineers: Karl Trapp

Mastered by: Bernd steinwedel at Studio Nord, West-Germany
Recorded 1985 at Karo Music Studios, West Germany.

Album Cover: Odeon Zwo Werbeverlag, Hannover, Germany

Label Information:
Steam Hammer SH 0036
Media Format:
12" LP Vinyl Gramophone Record 
Year and Country:
1986 Made in Germany

Collector notes ( information on the persons working to produce this album)

  Kalle Trapp (real name: Karl Heinz Trapp) a producer, sound engineer and musician from Germany, who worked from the Karo Musikstudio (Münster, Germany) and has been working for albums of "Angel Dust", "Blind Guardian", "Destruction", "Iron Angel", "Mad Max", Paganini, Paradox, Pestilence, Samain, Saxon, Sortilege and many others

Album cover photos of : Sortilège Hero's Tears

Photo of Front Cover 
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 Note: The images on this page are photos of the actual album. Slight differences in color may exist due to the use of the camera's flash. Images can be zoomed in/out ( eg pinch with your fingers on a tablet or smartphone ).

Photo of the Sortilege-band on the back cover  
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Photo of the Sortilege-band on the inner jacket  
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Photo of Record Label 
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Band Members and Musicians on: Sortilège Hero's Tears

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Vocals : Christian Augustin (Christian "Zouille" Augustin was singer Sortilège from 1981-1986. Before joining Sortilège in 1981, he was in aDidier "Dem" Demajean played guitars in Sortilège from 1981-1986. band called "Correspondance".)
  • Guitars : Didier Demajean (Didier "Dem" Demajean played guitars in Sortilège from 1981-1986.)
  • Guitars : Stephane Dumont (Stéphane Dumont schoolfriend of Didier Demajean and together they formed the band "Blood Wave", this band became later "Sortilege". After Zouille left Sortilege, the band became "Bouche De Vieille". In 1992 "Stéphane Dumont" together with his partner "Carolyn Jones", started the band "Bliss". )
  • Bass : Daniel Lapp (Daniel "Lapin" Lapp started in the "Flagrant Delit" band , he joined "Blood Wave" in 1980 and followed "Stephane Dumont" and "Jean-Philippe Dumont" in the bands "Sortilege" and "Bliss". )
  • Drums : Bob Snake (Jean-Philippe "Bob" Dumont occasionally used the pseudonym "Bob Snake" and has played the drums in the French Heavy Metal/Cult band "Sortilège". )
  • Vic Vergaet - Synthesizer and piano (Vic Vergaet a Producer and musician during the 1980s he has been working bans like: Sortilège, Paganini,Zenith and others. )

Track Listing of: Sortilège Hero's Tears

    The Song/tracks on "Heros Tears" are :
  • Elephant Man 04:44
  • Win Her Heart 05:00
  • Flesh And Bones 06:45
  • When A Blind Man Cries 06:34
  • Fight The Dragon 04:46
  • Messenger 04:24
  • In The Rainbow 04:22
  • Bleeding Mountain 05:14
  • Sagittarius 03:45

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