PAGANINI - WEAPON OF LOVE - Lyrics Sleeve 12" Vinyl LP Album

"Weapon of Love" is the first/debut album by the Swiss Hard Rock / Glam Metal band "Paganini", this album was produced by ( Vic Vergaet ) and released in 1985 on the Vertigo Record Label.


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Album Description:

In the world of Swiss Hard Rock and Glam Metal, there exists a band that captured the essence of raw energy and unleashed it upon the world. Paganini, with their debut album "Weapon of Love", brought forth a sonic onslaught that left fans clamoring for more. Released in 1985 under the Vertigo Record Label, this LP remains a testament to the band's mastery of their craft.

The album was expertly produced by Vic Vergaet, a name synonymous with excellence in the music industry. His keen sense of sound and attention to detail allowed Paganini's music to shine through with clarity and power. Kalle Trapp, known for his skills as a producer, sound engineer, and musician, played a crucial role in shaping the album's overall sound.

One cannot discuss "Weapon of Love" without mentioning the incredible album cover painting by Joachim Pieczulski. His artistic vision perfectly captured the essence of Paganini's music, serving as a visual representation of the sonic journey that awaited listeners. The cover art became an iconic symbol of the band's identity and added to the overall allure of the album.

Inside the vinyl LP, fans were treated to a custom inner sleeve that featured the album's details and, most importantly, the complete lyrics to all of Paganini's songs. This inclusion allowed fans to fully immerse themselves in the band's poetic and emotive lyrics, enhancing the listening experience and deepening the connection between the music and the listener.

The band members themselves were a force to be reckoned with. Mark Paganini's powerful vocals commanded attention, effortlessly transitioning between soulful melodies and soaring screams. Ralf Murthy and Edgar Zanoni's guitar work electrified each track, unleashing blistering solos and memorable riffs that etched themselves into the listener's memory. Iso's bass provided a solid foundation, grounding the songs with its deep, resonating tones. And P.B. Bega's thunderous drumming added an explosive energy that propelled the music forward with relentless momentum.

Each track on "Weapon of Love" showcased Paganini's ability to weave intricate melodies and heavy riffs into a cohesive and captivating sound. From the anthemic opening track to the emotionally charged ballads, the album took listeners on a rollercoaster ride of emotions. Paganini's music was a potent blend of aggression and sensitivity, capturing the essence of love's complexities and the human experience.

Music Genre:

  Heavy Metal Hard Rock

Album  Production information:

The album: "Weapon Of Love" was produced by: Vic Vergeat (Toad)

Vic Vergeat, a Swiss musician and producer whose dynamic career spanned decades and genres. Enter the World of Vic Vergeat


Kalle Trapp - Producer, Sound Engineer, Musician

Kalle Trapp is a highly skilled and accomplished musician, sound engineer, and music producer hailing from Germany. With a deep passion for music and a relentless pursuit of sonic perfection, Trapp has made significant contributions to the industry throughout his career.


Trapp's musical journey began in his formative years, where he developed a profound love for various instruments and an insatiable curiosity for sound production techniques. His talent and dedication led him to join Karo Musikstudio, a renowned recording studio located in Germany, where he would embark on an impressive professional trajectory.

At Karo Musikstudio, Trapp's expertise as a sound engineer and producer flourished. He worked closely with a multitude of bands and artists, lending his technical prowess and artistic vision to their projects. His keen ear for detail and commitment to excellence earned him a reputation for delivering exceptional audio quality and innovative production techniques.

Throughout his career, Trapp had the privilege of collaborating with several esteemed bands, infusing their music with his unique creative perspective. He has been working for albums of "Angel Dust", "Blind Guardian", "Destruction", "Iron Angel", "Mad Max", Paganini, Paradox, Pestilence, Samain, Saxon, Sortilege and many others bands he has worked with include:

1. Rammstein: Trapp's technical proficiency and inventive approach to sound engineering contributed to the distinctive sonic identity of the German industrial metal band Rammstein. His collaborations helped shape the band's powerful and captivating sound.

2. Scorpions: Trapp's skills as a sound engineer and music producer were instrumental in his collaborations with the iconic German rock band Scorpions. He worked closely with the band to capture their energetic performances and enhance the impact of their music.

3. Tokio Hotel: Trapp's collaboration with the German pop-rock band Tokio Hotel showcased his ability to capture their unique sound and bring it to life in the studio. His contributions as a producer played a crucial role in the band's success.

4. Silbermond: Trapp's technical expertise and meticulous attention to detail were in high demand during his work with the German rock/pop band Silbermond. He played a vital role in shaping their sound and ensuring a polished and captivating sonic experience for their listeners.

5. Wir Sind Helden: Trapp's collaborations with the German indie rock band Wir Sind Helden highlighted his versatility as a producer. He skillfully captured the band's alternative rock sensibilities, contributing to their distinctive and engaging sound.

Kalle Trapp's extensive work as a musician, sound engineer, and music producer at Karo Musikstudio has solidified his position as a respected figure in the industry. His dedication, technical expertise, and ability to adapt to different musical genres have made him a sought-after professional in the German music scene and beyond.

Beyond his collaborations with renowned bands, Trapp has also pursued solo projects, where he showcases his own musical compositions and production work. His solo endeavors reflect his diverse influences, innovative production techniques, and a passion for pushing the boundaries of conventional music.

Joachim Pieczulski - Album Cover Painting


Record Label & Catalognr:

Vertigo 826 068


  This album includes the original custom inner sleeve with album details, complete lyrics of all songs by Paganini

Media Format:

  12" Vinyl Full-Length Stereo Long-Play  Gramophone Record
Album weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

  1985 Made in Holland
Band Members and Musicians
    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Mark Paganini - vocals
  • Ralf Murthy - guitars
  • Edgar Zanoni - guitars
  • Iso - bass
  • P.B. Bega - drums
Track Listing of: "Weapon Of Love"

The Songs/tracks on "Weapon Of Love" are

  • Guardian Angel 04:38
  • I Can Feel It 04:32
  • Berlin By Night 03:56
  • Weapon Of Love 03:05
  • No Just Another Affair 03:20
  • Don't Let Me Down 03:01
  • Break It Up 03:30
  • I Got What You Need 03:28
  • You Got Me Crazy 03:22

PAGANINI - Weapon Of Love High Resolution & Quality Photos

Front Cover Photo Of PAGANINI - Weapon Of Love
Front Cover Photo Of PAGANINI - Weapon Of Love


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 Back Cover PAGANINI - Weapon Of Love
Photo of album back cover PAGANINI - Weapon Of Love


Close up of record's label PAGANINI - Weapon Of Love Side One:
Close up of record's label PAGANINI - Weapon Of Love Side One

Record Label Details: Produced by Vic Vergaet, VERTIGO © 1985 Phonogram GMBH Hamburg, GEMA, LC 1633

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