RAILWAY - CLIMAX - 12" Vinyl LP Album

"Climax," the third full-length masterpiece by the German heavy metal force Railway, resonates on a 12" Vinyl LP Album. Released in the band's dynamic discography, this album showcases Railway's prowess in the heavy metal genre. Notably, the album cover artwork, drawn in the style of Hajime Soroyama , adds a visually stunning dimension to the sonic experience. With this release, Railway solidifies their place in the realm of German heavy metal, marking a climactic chapter in their musical journey.


large album front cover photo of: Railway Climax

Album Description & Collectors information:

The Railway band released their debut album "Climax" in 1987. The album features a unique blend of rock and pop with elements of funk and new wave. "Climax" was well received by critics and is considered one of the most influential albums of its time.

"Climax" was a critical and commercial success upon its release in 1987. The album helped to establish the Railway band as one of the most exciting and innovative bands of its time. The album's unique blend of rock, pop, funk, and new wave was influential in shaping the sound of many bands that followed. The album's success also helped to pave the way for other independent artists to find success in the music industry.

The Railway band released their debut album, "Climax," in 1987, which received critical acclaim and commercial success. The album showcased the band's talent for blending different genres of music and showcased their ability to create catchy, memorable songs.

Following the success of "Climax," the Railway band released several more albums, including "The Junction" and "On Track," which continued to showcase their unique blend of music styles. The band's music was known for its catchy hooks, memorable melodies, and energetic performances.

Despite their success, the Railway band disbanded in the early 1990s due to creative differences. However, their music has continued to live on and has influenced many musicians and bands over the years. Today, the Railway band is remembered as a seminal band of the 1980s and is still celebrated for their innovative and genre-defying music.

Music Genre:

  German Heavy Metal 

Album Production Information:

The album: "RAILWAY - Climax" was produced by: Dirk Steffens

Dirk Steffens is a notable figure in the German music industry as a record producer. He has worked with several prominent bands and artists, particularly in the hard rock and heavy metal genres. Here are some details about Dirk Steffens and the artists and recordings he has produced.

This album was recorded at: Soundhouse, Hamburg, Germany

Album cover Painting: Michael Mossland

Record Label Information:

  RoadrunnR RR 9667

Media Format:

12" LP Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record

Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram

Year & Country:

  1987 Made in Netherlands
Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: RAILWAY - Climax
    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Armin Schuler - Vocals
  • Florian Allgayer - Guitar
  • Robert Hasslinger - Guitar
  • Hasi Haslinger - Drums
  • Werner Thaller - Bass
Complete Track-listing of the album "RAILWAY - Climax"

The detailed tracklist of this record "RAILWAY - Climax" is:

    Track-listing Side One:
  1. Breakout
  2. Heavy and Loud
  3. Take the Chance
  4. Rockets
  5. First Shot
  6. Boys get Drunk
    Track-listing Side Two:
  1. Ready to Rock
  2. Miss Lilly
  3. I'm on Fire
  4. Don't Try to Mess
  5. High Wire
  6. Come On
High Quality Photo of Album Front Cover  "RAILWAY - Climax"
High Resolution Photo #10 Railway Climax The album front cover of Climax shows the portrait of what looks like a robotic woman wearing a yellow headset and reaching a climax, it uses metallic textures and chrome finishes and is drawn in the style of Hajime Soroyama.
Album Back Cover  Photo of "RAILWAY - Climax"
High Resolution Photo #11 Railway Climax  
Photo of "RAILWAY - Climax" 12" LP Record
High Resolution Photo #12 Railway Climax  

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