AXE VICTIMS - Another Victim (First Pressing) 12" Vinyl LP Album

- Genuine 1st pressing of the only album by the "Axe Victims" band

"Another Victim," AXE VICTIMS' 1984 album from Wuppertal, Germany, bears witness to a musical epoch. Recorded at Hermes Studios, Kamen, under Charly Schade's sonic stewardship, the LP's sonic brilliance mirrors the band's commitment. Album cover by Kroll Photo Design adds visual resonance. A cherished relic, this sole official release epitomizes the '80s German rock scene, embodying AXE VICTIMS' lasting impact and creative fervor.


"Another Victim"Album Description:

In the world of music history, certain albums stand as poignant reminders of the creative fervor that characterized the era in which they were conceived. "Another Victim," the sole official album by the German band AXE VICTIMS, is one such gem that emanates from the musical landscape of the 1980s. Hailing from Wuppertal, Germany, AXE VICTIMS left an indelible mark on the local scene during their active years from 1982 to 1986.

The genesis of "Another Victim" can be traced back to the recording sessions held at Hermes Studios in Kamen, West Germany, spanning from December 1983 to January 1984. These sessions, presided over by the skilled hands of Sound/Recording Engineer Charly Schade, marked a crucial chapter in the album's creation. Schade's expertise played a pivotal role in capturing the raw energy and sonic nuances that defined AXE VICTIMS' distinctive sound.

The album's sonic tapestry was woven together with precision and passion, reflecting the band's commitment to their craft. The studio environment at Hermes Studios, renowned for its state-of-the-art facilities, provided AXE VICTIMS with the ideal setting to translate their musical vision into reality. The meticulous attention to detail during the recording process ensured that "Another Victim" would resonate with listeners far beyond its initial release.

The visual identity of the album was further shaped by the evocative Album cover photography courtesy of Kroll Photo Design. The cover art became a visual emblem, encapsulating the essence of AXE VICTIMS' music and offering a tantalizing glimpse into the sonic journey that awaited listeners within the grooves of the vinyl LP.

As the sole official album in the band's discography, "Another Victim" holds a special place in the hearts of fans and collectors alike. Its rarity and historical significance make it a coveted piece of musical memorabilia. The album not only captures the zeitgeist of the 1980s but also serves as a testament to the enduring legacy of AXE VICTIMS and their contribution to the rich tapestry of German rock and metal.

Music Genre:

  Heavy Metal 

Production information:

The album: "AXE VICTIMS - Another Victim" was produced by: Jos Kloek, Axe Victims, Alfie Falckenbach, Stonne Holmgren & Leo Felsenstein

Sound/Recording Engineer(s): Charly Schade

This album was recorded at: Hermes Studios, Kamen, West Germany, December 1983l - January 1984

Album cover photography: Kroll Photo Design

Collector's notes:

Jos Kloek, a Belgian music producer and sound engineer, emerged as a prominent figure in the vibrant Heavy Metal scene of the 1980s. Born in Belgium during a time when the music industry was undergoing significant transformations, Kloek's journey in the realm of sound engineering and production would leave an indelible mark on the Heavy Metal genre.

The 1980s were a dynamic period for the music industry, witnessing the rise of various genres and subcultures. It was during this time that Jos Kloek found his calling in the world of Heavy Metal, a genre characterized by its powerful and distorted sound, often accompanied by intense vocals and intricate guitar work.


Kloek's expertise as a sound engineer and producer became evident as he collaborated with a plethora of Heavy Metal bands, each contributing to the rich tapestry of the genre. Among the notable bands that benefited from Kloek's musical prowess were Crossfire, Killer , Dark Wizard , Speedway, Fisc , Axe Victims , E.F. Band , Together, Warhead , KAT, and FN Guns .

Crossfire, with their raw energy and aggressive sound, found a sonic ally in Kloek. His work with Killer showcased a meticulous approach to sound engineering, enhancing the band's musicality. Dark Wizard, Speedway, Fisc, and Axe Victims, each unique in their style, shared a common thread – the influence of Jos Kloek's technical finesse in the studio.

E.F. Band, Together, and Warhead, with their diverse sounds, benefited from Kloek's ability to capture the essence of their music and translate it into powerful recordings. KAT and FN Guns, known for their contributions to the Heavy Metal scene, also found a collaborator in Kloek who understood the intricacies of their sonic landscapes.

Jos Kloek's role extended beyond technical proficiency; he became a crucial part of the creative process, shaping the overall sound and identity of the bands he worked with. His dedication to preserving the authenticity of Heavy Metal while pushing the boundaries of production techniques contributed to the enduring legacy of the genre.

As the 1980s drew to a close, Kloek's impact on the Heavy Metal scene remained palpable. His work with a multitude of bands not only solidified his position as a respected music producer but also played a pivotal role in shaping the sonic landscape of Heavy Metal during a crucial period in its history.

Alfie Falckenbach was a visionary figure in the European Heavy Metal scene, known for his contributions as the founder of the Belgian record company, Mausoleum Records. Born on 7 April 1950, in Belgium, Falckenbach displayed an early passion for music and a keen entrepreneurial spirit that would lead him to shape the landscape of heavy metal in the 1980s.

Falckenbach's journey into the world of music began when he discovered his love for rock and roll during his teenage years. Inspired by the energetic and rebellious nature of the genre, he immersed himself in the music and developed a deep appreciation for heavy metal. Recognizing the potential of this genre, Falckenbach became determined to provide a platform for emerging European bands and offer them the exposure they deserved.


In 1982, Falckenbach established Mausoleum Records , a record company dedicated to promoting and supporting heavy metal music. Through his label, he aimed to give voice to talented European bands, particularly those from his home country of Belgium. Falckenbach's commitment to fostering talent and promoting the heavy metal scene resulted in the creation of numerous influential bands.

Working closely with talented collaborators like Leo Felsenstein and Stonne Holmgren, Falckenbach nurtured the growth of Mausoleum Records. He played a pivotal role in producing and promoting the music of various European heavy metal bands, giving them a platform to showcase their talent to a wider audience. His collaborations with Felsenstein and Holmgren brought a unique blend of expertise, creativity, and business acumen to the table, contributing to the success of the record label and the bands associated with it.

Under Falckenbach's guidance, Mausoleum Records became synonymous with quality heavy metal releases, launching the careers of many iconic bands. The record label introduced the world to Belgian metal acts like Acid, Ostrogoth, Killer, and Crossfire, among others, who would go on to make their mark in the metal scene. These bands not only gained recognition within Europe but also garnered international acclaim, thanks to the efforts of Falckenbach and his team.

Falckenbach's commitment to the heavy metal movement extended beyond Mausoleum Records. He played an active role in organizing concerts and festivals, providing a platform for metal bands to connect with their fans and expand their reach. His dedication to the genre and his understanding of its nuances made him a respected figure within the heavy metal community.

Alfie Falckenbach's influence on the European heavy metal scene cannot be overstated. His founding of Mausoleum Records, his collaborations with Leo Felsenstein and Stonne Holmgren, and his unwavering support for emerging bands shaped the landscape of heavy metal music in the 1980s. Today, his contributions continue to resonate, and his legacy lives on in the enduring music of the bands he helped to establish.

Although Alfie Falckenbach is no longer with us, his impact on the heavy metal genre remains as a testament to his dedication and passion for music. His visionary approach and unwavering commitment to supporting talented artists have left an indelible mark on the history of European heavy metal.

Leo "Rockstone" Felsenstein - one of founders of Mausoleum records (Belgium) has produced some Heavy Metal albums from 1980-1984. These include: Killer - Ready for Hell, Killer - Wall of Sound, White Heat - White Heat, Crossfire - See You in Hell, Killer - Shock Waves, Ostrogoth - Ecstasy and Danger, Axe Victims - Another Victim, Warhead - Speedway, Dark Wizard - Devil's Victim (EP).

Stonne Holmgren was co-founder of the Belgian record company " Mausoleum Records " and was in the 1980's responsible for the creations of many European and in particular Belgian Heavy Metal bands. For these productions he worked frequently together with "Leo Felsenstein" and "Alfie Falckenbach"

Record Label Information:

  Mausoleum Records - SKULL 8334

Media Format:

12" LP Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record

Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram

Year & Country:

  1984 Made in Belgium
Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: AXE VICTIMS - Another Victim
    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Vocals - Frank Fanfar
  • Bass – Holly George
  • Drums, Vocals – Martin Rocco
  • Guitar – Tom Bohn
  • Guitar, Vocals – Rowland Hag
Complete Track-listing of the album "AXE VICTIMS - Another Victim"

The detailed tracklist of this record "AXE VICTIMS - Another Victim" is:

    Track-listing Side One:
  1. Shoot From The Stars
  2. Heartbreaker
  3. For The Ladies
  4. Can't Stand It
  5. Man Of The Dark
    Track-listing Side Two:
  1. Young And Wise
  2. Soldier Of Life
  3. I've Got The Power
  4. Turn It Loud
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