"Reach Out" is a 12" Vinyl Maxi Single. This track was originally issued on the full-length album "Soldiers Under Command" by the Christian Heavy Metal band "STRYPER".

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Music Genre:

Christian Heavy Metal 
Album Production information:

The album: "STRYPER - Reach Out" was produced by: Michael Wagener for Double Trouble Productions

This album was recorded at: Amigo Recording Studios

Chaz Ramirez - Sound Engineer

Record Label & Catalognr:


Media Format:

12" LP Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

Made in USA

Collector notes:

Michael Wagener is a renowned music producer, mixer, and engineer hailing from Hamburg, Germany. He is highly recognized for his work with numerous prominent hard rock and heavy metal bands, particularly during the late 1980s, when he achieved considerable success and acclaim for his production contributions.


Before his rise as a producer, Wagener had a musical career of his own. He was a guitarist and part of a German band called "Band X" in the pre-1970 era. Notably, Udo Dirkschneider, known for his involvement with the bands Accept and U.D.O., also performed alongside Wagener in "Band X". This early collaboration between Wagener and Dirkschneider acted as a precursor to the formation of Accept, the influential German heavy metal band.

While Michael Wagener began as a guitarist for Accept , he eventually transitioned into the realm of music production, where he found his true calling. His talent, expertise, and meticulous approach to producing and mixing led him to work with some of the biggest names in hard rock and heavy metal. Wagener became highly sought after for his ability to capture the energy and power of these genres in the studio.

In addition to his work as a music producer, mixer, and engineer, Michael Wagener is also the president of Double Trouble Productions. This production company, headed by Wagener, focuses on providing high-quality production services to various artists and bands in the music industry.

Over the years, Wagener's production credits have included collaborations with iconic bands such as Metallica, Ozzy Osbourne, Skid Row, Dokken, White Lion, and many others. His contributions to the sound and success of these bands have solidified his reputation as a prominent figure in the world of rock and metal production.

Michael Wagener's work is characterized by his meticulous attention to detail, ability to capture powerful performances, and his knack for creating an impactful and polished sound. His contributions to the music industry, particularly in the hard rock and heavy metal genres, have left a lasting imprint and have helped shape the sonic landscape of numerous iconic albums.


Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: STRYPER - Reach Out
    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Robert Sweet - Drums
  • Michael Sweet - Lead Vocals, guitars
  • Tim Gaines - Bass
  • Oz Fox - Guitars
  • John van Tongren - Keyboards
Complete Track-listing of the album "STRYPER - Reach Out"

The detailed tracklist of this record "STRYPER - Reach Out" is:

    Track-listing Side One:
  1. Reach Out
    Track-listing Side Two:
  1. Together as One

STRYPER - Reach Out 12" Vinyl LP Album High Resolution & Quality Photos

Front Cover Photo Of STRYPER - Reach Out 12" Vinyl LP Album
Front Cover Photo Of STRYPER - Reach Out 12" Vinyl LP Album


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Photo Of The Back Cover STRYPER - Reach Out 12" Vinyl LP Album
Photo of album back cover STRYPER - Reach Out 12" Vinyl LP Album