"Metal Sword" is a German Heavy Metal band from Duisburg, it was formed in 1982 by Rainer Schaffranietz ( Rick ) and Thomas Alkämper ( T.A. ). This mini-LP "Harder Than Steel" is the only official record this band has released.
Wishbone Records WBMLP 7
Record Format: 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram
1985 Made in Germany
Ferdinand Kother - Producer
Ralph "Ralf" Hubert - Sound Engineer
Ralph "Ralf" Hubert - Producer, sound engineer, sound mixer and bass player with "Mekong Delta" has produced, engineered and mixed many heavy metal band's album. Some of these bands include: Brainfever, Steeler, Fact, Warlock, Living Death, Atlain, Stormwind, Darxon, Hunter, Lions Breed, Metal Sword, Overdose, Breaker, Mad Butchter, Carrie, Invader, Holy Moses, Siren, Target, Kreator, Sacred Chao. Being a producer and sound engineer he has been responsible (influencer) of the Teutonic Metal sound of the 1980s.
As a musician" Ralph Hubert" using the alias "Björn Eklund" he played bass with the band "Mekong Delta" since 1985 , other bands he performed with are Schwarzarbeit and X-Mas Project.Ralph Hubert was also co-founder of "Aaarrg Records" in 1986.
This album was recorded at: Studio Zbahn, Bochum during the summer of 1985