MALTESE FALCON METAL RUSH roadrunneR Records 12" LP Vinyl Album

"Metal Rush" by Maltese Falcon soars onto a 12" LP Vinyl Album, representing the only release by this Danish Heavy Metal band. Notably, this album marks the first official recording featuring Hal Patino, who later becomes part of the acclaimed Geisha band and joins forces with King Diamond. As a testament to Maltese Falcon's brief but impactful contribution to the heavy metal scene, "Metal Rush" captures a moment in time and stands as a collector's item for fans of Danish metal history.

 

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Album Description: The Maltese Falcon was a Danish heavy metal band that formed in the early 1980s. In 1984, the band signed with Roadrunner Records and released their debut 12" vinyl LP titled "Metal Rush." The album featured eight tracks, and the band's energetic and fast-paced heavy metal sound caught the attention of many fans of the genre.

Music Genre:

  Obscure Danish Heavy Metal 

Album Production information:

The album: "MALTESE FALCON - Metal Rush" was produced by: Henrik Lund

Henrik Lund ( Music Producer ) founder of Easy Sound Studio and he produced many Danish albums and several "Mercyful Fate" records. He is the brother of Niels Erik Lund.

Sound/Recording Engineer(s): Niels-Erik Otto

This album was recorded at: Easy Sound Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark

Album cover design and illustration: Peder Bundgaard

Album cover photography: Mogens Beck

Hal Patino: American bassist who fueled the sound of Danish heavy metal giants Geisha and King Diamond. His powerful basslines are a hallmark of their iconic albums. "Learn about him"

Henrik Lund founder of Easy Sound Studio and he produced many Danish albums and several "Mercyful Fate" records.

Easy Sound Studios a Danish recording studio established in 1974 by brothers Henrik Lund and Niels Erik Lund in the basement of their parents villa in Hellerup, a northern suburb to Copenhagen. In 1982 it was moved to central Copenhagen, into the premises of former movie theater Triangel Teatret on Østerbrogade 70 where it became the largest recording studio for rock music in Europe.

Niels Erik Otto has been sound engineer of heavy metal albums "Metal Rush" by "Maltese Falcon" and "Mercyful Fate's" "Don't Break the Oath"

Record Label Information:

  RoadrunneR RR 9824

Media Format:

12" LP Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record

Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram

Year & Country:

  1984 Made in Holland
Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: MALTESE FALCON - Metal Rush

Brief band-member biographies:

Hal Patino: American bassist who fueled the sound of Danish heavy metal giants Geisha and King Diamond. His powerful basslines are a hallmark of their iconic albums. "Learn about him"

 

Complete Track-listing of the album "MALTESE FALCON - Metal Rush"

The detailed tracklist of this record "MALTESE FALCON - Metal Rush" is:

    Track-listing Side One:
  1. Alive
  2. Rats
  3. Mammas In Town
  4. Heavy'N'Load
    Track-listing Side Two:
  1. Rebellion
  2. Headbanger
  3. On Fire
  4. Metal Rush
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