"The Dictators" was one of the early punk/new wave rock bands formed around 1974 in New York City. This band has been active from 1974 until 1980s. "Manifest Destiny" is the second official album and was released in 1977 on Asylum records.
Strict grading according to the Goldmine Grading for Vinyl records has been applied, this record has been carefully visually inspected to determine the grading.
VERY GOOD (VG): Many of the defects found in a VG+ record will be more pronounced in a VG disc.
VERY GOOD (VG): The album cover will look worn, used.
Pre-Punk Rock / New Wave
Asylum Records – AS 53061
Record Format: 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram
1977 Made in the Netherlands ( Printed on album back cover near the bottom of the sleeve )
"Manifest Destiny" includes the original custom inner sleeve with album details, complete lyrics of all songs by and artwork
Murray Krugman - Producer
Sandy Pearlman - Producer
John Jansen - Sound Engineer
This album by "The Dictators" was recorded at the Record Plant, New York
Roni Hoffman - Art Direction and Design
Veronica Drew Ink.i - Art Direction and Design
Anne Garnere - Art Direction and Design
Handsome Dick Manitoba - Lead Vocals
Andy Shernoff - Lead Vocals, Keyboards
Ross The Boss - Lead Guitar
Ross Friedman aka "Ross The Boss" is mostly known for being founding member and guitarists for the "The Dictators" and "Manowar" bands. In 1984 he used the alias "Ross The Boss" to produce the album "Unlaced" by the "BlackLace" band.
Top Ten - Rhythm Guitar
Mark "The Animal" Mendoza - Bass Guitar
Mark "The Animal" Mendoza ( Bass Guitar ) started his musical career in the New Yorkese band "The Dictators" with whom he performed from 1974 until 1978. In 1978 he joins the band "Twisted Sister" with whom he performed until 1988. ( with several reunions at a later stage )
Ritchie Teeter - Drums, Vocals
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 )
ASYLUMRe AS 53061 Record Label Details: ℗ 1977 (7E-1109-A)