RAILWAY - CLIMAX - 12" Vinyl LP Album

  Climax is the third full length album by the German heavy metal band: Railway

  This artwork of the "Climax" Album cover has been drawn in the style of Hajime Soroyama


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:

1. Accept: Dirk Steffens collaborated with the German heavy metal band Accept, which rose to fame in the 1980s. He produced their albums "Breaker" (1981) and "Restless and Wild" (1982). These albums are considered influential in the development of the speed metal and power metal genres.


2. Running Wild: Dirk Steffens worked with the German pirate metal band Running Wild. He produced their album "Branded and Exiled" (1985), which is known for its energetic and aggressive sound.

3. Pink Cream 69: Dirk Steffens collaborated with the German hard rock band Pink Cream 69. He produced their self-titled debut album "Pink Cream 69" (1989), which helped establish the band's melodic hard rock sound.

4. Sinner: Sinner is a German heavy metal band, and Dirk Steffens has produced some of their albums. While I couldn't find specific details about the albums he produced for Sinner, his involvement likely contributed to the band's sound and production quality.

5. Zed Yago: Dirk Steffens also worked with the German heavy metal band Zed Yago.

It's worth noting that Dirk Steffens' production work was mainly active during the late 1970s and onwards, as you mentioned. He played a significant role in shaping the sound of various German heavy metal and hard rock acts during that era.

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  
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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