KROKUS HARDWARE French Release 12" LP VINYL ALBUM

Album Description: This is the French release ( Made in West Germany ) of the 1981 album "Hardware" by the Swiss Heavy Metal "Krokus", it was recorded at Roundhouse Studios, London. Album cover photography was by Simon Fowler and Sulzer.

 

KROKUS - Hardware French Release 12" LP VINYL ALBUM front cover https://vinyl-records.nl

Collectors information & Description:

 

 

 

Music Genre:

 
Heavy Metal / Hard Rock 
Album 
Production information:

The album: "KROKUS - Hardware incl custom inner sleeve" was produced by: Krokus

Sound/Recording Engineer(s): Mark Dearnley, Nick Rogers

(Mark Dearnley a Sound Engineer from the USA having engineered on albums for Krokus, Loudness, V2, Wrathchild America and others.)

Mastered by Ian Cooper at the Townhouse

This album was recorded at: Roundhouse Studios, London. Nov-Dec 1980, Engineer

Album cover design: Forty Morell , Christophe Vorlet

Album cover photography: Sulzer and Simon Fowler

  Simon Fowler is a British photographer mainly known for photographing "Iron Maiden". For the album "Piece of Mind" he was called: Simon "Bullseye" Fowler.

Label Information:

 

Arabella 203 322

Arabella - A French Record label parented by "Ariola Eurodisc GmbH" 

Media Format:

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

Year & Country:

 
1981 Made in West Germany ( see rim-text on the record's label )

Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: KROKUS - Hardware (France)

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Tommie Kiefer (1952-1986) - Vocals, Guitars
  • Chris von Rohr - Bass, Percussion

    Christoph "Chris" von Rohr (born 24 October 1951 in Solothurn) is a Swiss rock musician, record producer, author, columnist, radio and television presenter. He is best known for being a member and founder of the hard rock band, Krokus . As producer he produced the Headhunter album: Headhunter.

  • Fernando von Arb
  • Marc Storace - Vocals

    Marc Storace , is a singer from Malta, he started singing bands like Stonehenge Union, The Boys. In 1970 he moved from Malta to London. At the end of 1971 he joined the progressive hard rock band TEA and released three studio albums: TEA, The Ship and Tax Exiles. In 1980, Marc recorded and released his first album with Krokus , Metal Rendez-vous. It became Krokus's first big International hit album.

  • Freddy Steady - Drums
  • Juerg Naegeli - Bass (Jürg Nägeli is from Switzerland and is musician, sound engineer and music producer. He has been performing with the Swiss Heavy Metal / Hard Rock band "Krokus", from 1976 until 1979 as bassist and from 1978 until 1980 on keyboards.)

Complete Track-listing of the album "KROKUS - Hardware (France)"

The detailed tracklist of this record "KROKUS - Hardware (France)" is:

    Side One:
  1. Celebration
  2. Easy Rocker
  3. Smelly Nelly
  4. Mr. 69
  5. She's Got Everything
    Side Two:
  1. Burning Bones
  2. Rock City
  3. Winning Man
  4. Mad Racket

 

Front Cover Photo Of KROKUS - Hardware French Release 12" LP VINYL ALBUM

 

KROKUS - Hardware French Release 12" LP VINYL ALBUM front cover https://vinyl-records.nl

 Note: The photos on this page are taken from albums in my personal collection. 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 Back Cover KROKUS - Hardware French Release 12" LP VINYL ALBUM

Photo of the Krokus band on the album back cover

Photo of the Krokus band on the album back cover

Close up of Side One record's label KROKUS - Hardware French Release 12" LP VINYL ALBUM

"Krokus" Record Label Details: Arabella 203 322, Made in West Germany, SACEM SDRM ℗ 1981 Sound Copyright

"Krokus" Record Label Details: Arabella 203 322, Made in West Germany, SACEM SDRM ℗ 1981 Sound Copyright
 

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