Sultan's 1986 French-made 12" Maxi Vinyl, called "Rebel Fire,"captures the essence of melodic rebellion. Crafted for export to Switzerland, the trilogy is a melodic rock masterpiece. A sought-after collector's item, it showcases Sultan's enduring legacy in the '80s rock landscape. This web page has photos of album covers, inner sleeves, record labels together with production details, musicians and track-listing.

midsize image of front cover

Album Description:

n the heart of the 1980s, when hair was big and guitars soared, a Swiss band named Sultan unleashed a gem of melodic rock: the "Rebel Fire" 12" Maxi Vinyl. This French-pressed release, originally intended for the Swiss market, has become a prized possession among collectors, offering a thrilling glimpse into the band's sound and a bygone era of rock.

Rarity and Significance

What makes "Rebel Fire" particularly special is its rarity. As an export release with limited production, it's a testament to the niche, yet passionate, world of '80s European melodic rock. Its scarcity adds to its allure, making it a coveted piece for fans who appreciate the unique and hard-to-find.

The Music

The "Rebel Fire" Maxi Vinyl packs a punch with its two fiery tracks:

Side One: "Rebel Clever" – An anthem of defiance, its driving rhythms and soaring vocals fueling a sense of youthful rebellion.

Side Two: "Power of Fire" – Maintains the record's high-energy attitude, showcasing Sultan's knack for catchy melodies, powerful guitar riffs, and infectious choruses.

Listen to this album:

Music Genre:

 Heavy Metal (Switzerland)

Album  Production information: The album: "SULTAN - Rebel Fire" was produced by: Robert "NONO" Krief

This album was recorded at: Aquarius Studios, Geneva and Mountain Studios, Montreux

David Richards - Sound Engineer

Jean Ristory - Sound Engineer

Martin Grebert - Photograohy

Record Label & Catalognr:


Media Format:

 12" LP Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  
Country of Origin:  1986 Made in France for export to Switzerland

Band Members and Musicians on: SULTAN - Rebel Fire
    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Wils - Lead Vocals
  • Andy Pasker - Bass
  • Fabian Ranzoni - Drums, Keyboards
  • Henrik Nielsen - Guitars
  • Yann Bailey - Guitars

Track Listing of: "SULTAN - Rebel Fire"

The Songs/tracks on "SULTAN - Rebel Fire" are

    Side One:
  1. Rebel Clever
    Side Two:
  1. Power of Fire

Album Photo Gallery of SULTAN - Rebel Fire


Front Cover Photo Of SULTAN - Rebel Fire


SULTAN - Rebel Fire front cover

 Note: The photos on this page are taken from albums in my personal collection. Slight differences in color may exist due to the use of the camera's flash. Images can be zoomed in/out ( eg pinch with your fingers on a tablet or smartphone ).

Photo Of The Back Cover SULTAN - Rebel Fire


SULTAN - Rebel Fire back cover

Close up of Side One record's label SULTAN - Rebel Fire


Close up of Side One record's label SULTAN - Rebel Fire