Bodine was a Heavy Metal from The Hague, Netherlands and was active from the year 1978 until 1983. "Three Times Running" is their third and final official full-length album.
Bodine was a Heavy Metal band from The Hague, Netherlands, active from 1978 to 1983. "Three Times Running" marked their third and final official full-length album, featuring a powerful collection of tracks that showcased their raw energy and musical prowess.
Produced by Bodine and John Smit for Flamingo Productions, "Three Times Running" was recorded at DMC Studios in Baarn in August 1983, with John Smit serving as the sound engineer. The album's production quality captured the band's dynamic sound and showcased their technical proficiency.
The album cover design by Buzzin' Bruno and the photography by Govert De Roos added visual appeal to the release, perfectly complementing the intense and energetic music contained within. The attention to detail in both the cover art and photography demonstrated the band's commitment to delivering a complete artistic experience.
Axel Joseph Langemeijer's lead vocals commanded attention throughout the album, delivering powerful performances that ranged from gritty and aggressive to melodic and emotionally charged. His vocal range and versatility added depth and dimension to Bodine's music, enhancing the overall impact of the album.
The guitar work by Anthony "Iron" Lucassen and Rheno Xeros showcased their exceptional skill and musicianship. From blistering solos to intricate riffs, their performances captivated listeners and left a lasting impression. Jeronimo's bass lines and Gerard Haitsma's thunderous drumming provided a solid foundation for the heavy sound of "Three Times Running", contributing to the album's overall intensity.
With its tracklisting featuring standout songs like "Shout", "Battlefield", "Rampage", and "Free Kick", "Three Times Running" represented Bodine's growth as a band and their ability to deliver high-quality Heavy Metal. The album stands as a testament to their legacy in the genre and remains a sought-after addition to any Heavy Metal vinyl collection.
The album: "BODINE - Three Times Running" was produced by: Bodine, John Smit for Flamingo Productions
Sound/Recording Engineer(s): John Smit
This album was recorded at: DMC Studios, Baarn , August 1983
Album cover design: Buzzin' Bruno
Album cover photography: Govert De Roos
Heavy Metal, Hard Rock
Record Format: 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram
1983 USA and Canada
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