Alaska with Bernie Marsden Heart of the Storm 12" Vinyl LP Album

"Heart of the Storm" by Alaska, Bernie Marsden's musical venture, sets sail on a 12" Vinyl LP Album. This album, the first of only two released by Bernie Marsden's band Alaska, encapsulates the melodic and rock-oriented sound of the era. With Bernie Marsden's musical prowess at the forefront, "Heart of the Storm" stands as a testament to Alaska's contribution to the rock scene during their brief but impactful existence. This album remains a cherished piece for fans of Bernie Marsden's diverse musical journey.


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Album Description :

The 1984 Alaska with Bernie Marsden "Heart of the Storm" 12" vinyl LP album is a classic example of the hard rock genre of the 1980s. This album was released by the British rock band Alaska, and features Bernie Marsden, the guitarist of the iconic hard rock band, Whitesnake.

The album's title track, "Heart of the Storm," is a standout song that features Marsden's signature guitar sound and powerful vocals from lead singer Robert Hawthorn. This song is a perfect example of the band's ability to blend catchy melodies with heavy rock riffs.

The 1984 Alaska with Bernie Marsden "Heart of the Storm" 12" vinyl LP album is a must-have for fans of hard rock from the 1980s. The album showcases the band's ability to write both heavy and melodic songs, and features excellent guitar work from Marsden. The album's production quality is also top-notch, making it a great addition to any vinyl collection.

Music Genre:

 British Melodic/Symphonic Hard Rock Music

Album Production information:

Produced by Bernie Marsden
Recorded at Britannia Row, London and The Chapel, South Thoresty, Lincolnshire, January and February 1984
Engineered by Nick Griffiths and Guy Bidmead
Assistant Engineers: Rick Woolgar, Andy Dransfield and Tim Dewey
Brian Stevens and Eric Cooper for the artwork
Mixed by Nick 'n' Guy at The Chapel
Alaska Logo John Collins

Collector's information:

BERNIE MARSDEN a British Rock and Blues Guitarist, known for his work with the "Whitesnake" band. Bernie Marsden's music career started in the early 1970's and has been active until today (2018). He has performed in many different bands , which include: UFO, Cozy Powell's Hammer, Babe Ruth, Paice Ashton Lord, Whitesnake, The Moody Marsden Band, The Snakes, The Company of Snakes.

  Guy Bidmead, producer and sound engineer has worked on the vinyl albums for several Hard Rock/Heavy Metal bands during the 1980s. These bands include: Motorhead, Wildfire, Trojan, Warfare, Exciter, Deaf Dealer, Coroner, Vanadium.

Record Label Information:

 RoadrunneR RR 9853

Media Format:

 12" LP Vinyl Gramophone Record 

Year & Country:

 1984 Made in Holland
Band Members and Musicians on: Alaska with Bernie Marsden Heart of the Storm
    Alaska's Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Bernie Marsden - Guitar

      BERNIE MARSDEN a British musician, songwriter, and producer who is best known for his work as the guitarist for the legendary hard rock band, Whitesnake. He was born on May 7, 1951, in Buckinghamshire, England.

    Marsden began his music career in the late 1960s and early 1970s as a member of various bands, including "Skinny Cat" and UFO. In 1978, he joined Whitesnake, which was led by David Coverdale at the time. During his time with the band, Marsden co-wrote some of their most famous songs, including "Here I Go Again" and "Fool for Your Loving."

    After leaving Whitesnake in the mid-1980s, Marsden continued to work as a session musician and producer. He also released several solo albums, including "And About Time Too" and "Look at Me Now."

    Throughout his career, Marsden has been recognized as one of the most talented guitarists in the hard rock genre. He has been praised for his technical skill, his ability to write catchy and memorable riffs, and his contributions to the development of the hard rock sound in the 1980s.

  • Robert Hawthorn - Vocals
  • Richard Bailey - Keyboards
  • Brian Badhams - Bass
  • John Marter - Drums
Track Listing of: Alaska with Bernie Marsden Heart of the Storm
    Side One:
  • Whiteout
  • Don't Say It's Over
  • Voice on the Radio
  • Susie Blue
  • Heart of the Storm

    Side Two:
  • Need Your Love
  • Can't Let Go
  • Other Side of Midnight
  • Headlines
  • The Sorcerer
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