This is the extremely rare and hard to find original Swiss release of Killer's Young Blood Because of the small market size (more often record were imported from Germany, France, or Holland) in Switzerland, This Swiss edition was pressed in limited quantities The record label +SUISA+ The stamper contains "Swiss Made" with the icon of a Swiss Crossbow  


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Collector's notes ( detailed background information on the persons working on this album)


Music Genre:

 Swiss Heavy Metal 

Album  Production information:

Young Blood has been recorded in December 1985 at the Spygel Studios in Kirchheim/Teck Western Germany.

Sound Engineers: Batze Kramer, Tom Kruger

  (Walter "Batze" Kramer is German Sound Engineer, managing the sound quality for Heavy Metal Bands like: Starstruck, Tyrant, Sacrifice, Gravestone, Restless, Bloody Six, Vampyr, Maniac, Tox, Killer, Stormwitch, Necronomicon, Lustfinger, Veto, Tox and many others)

Tom Krüger, a German producer, sound and mixing engineer, and musician, is a prominent figure in the world of heavy metal music. Born in Germany, his passion for music began at a young age, and he dedicated his life to honing his skills and making a significant impact on the music industry.

Krüger's journey in the music world started in the 1980s when heavy metal was gaining immense popularity. He was captivated by the raw energy and power of the genre, and he set out to contribute his talents to this thriving movement. With his exceptional technical abilities and a keen ear for sound, he quickly made a name for himself as a producer and engineer in the German heavy metal scene.


Throughout his career, Krüger collaborated with numerous influential bands, working on over two dozen German heavy metal albums during the 1980s. His skills as a producer and engineer brought a distinct sound to each project, helping to shape the overall atmosphere and tone of the albums. He had an innate ability to capture the essence of the heavy metal sound, emphasizing the aggression and intensity that fans craved.

Krüger's contribution to the heavy metal genre extended beyond his role as a producer and engineer. He was also a talented musician, proficient in playing various instruments, including guitar and keyboards. His musical prowess allowed him to understand the creative process from both sides of the studio, enabling him to communicate effectively with the bands he worked with.

During his career, Krüger collaborated with renowned German heavy metal acts, including Accept, Helloween, Scorpions, and Kreator, among many others. His collaborations resulted in the creation of iconic albums that have stood the test of time, solidifying his reputation as a leading figure in the German heavy metal scene.

In addition to his work as a producer and engineer, Krüger also ventured into other areas of the music industry. He established his own recording studio, where he continued to produce and engineer albums for various bands and artists. His studio became a hub for creativity, attracting talented musicians seeking to achieve the distinctive sound that Krüger was known for.

Krüger's impact on the German heavy metal scene during the 1980s cannot be overstated. His contributions helped shape the genre's sound and solidify its place in the global music landscape. His meticulous attention to detail, technical expertise, and innate musicality made him a sought-after professional in the industry.

Today, Tom Krüger's legacy lives on through the albums he worked on and the countless heavy metal fans who continue to appreciate the music he helped bring to life. His dedication to his craft and his unwavering passion for heavy metal have left an indelible mark on the genre, ensuring his place as a respected and influential figure in the history of German heavy metal.

Mastered by Rico Sonderegger, St Gallen, Switzerland.

Preproduction at MBB Studios Switzerland.

Album cover design: Martin Appoldt.

Photography: Pascal Hegner


Record Label Information:

 Hallelujah X 710 / Gama Musikverlag

Record Format:

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

Year & Country:

 1986 Made in Switzerland
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Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: KILLER - YOUNG BLOOD SWISS METAL HALLELUJAH
    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Mark B. Lay - Vocals
  • Jan van Crow - Guitars
  • Martin Morelli - Bass
  • Ronny Woolf - Drums
Complete Track-listing of the album "KILLER - YOUNG BLOOD SWISS METAL HALLELUJAH"

The detailed tracklist of this record "KILLER - YOUNG BLOOD SWISS METAL HALLELUJAH" is:

    Track-listing Side One:
  1. I Want It
  2. Young Blood
  3. She Wants More
  4. Wild Boys
  5. Run for You
    Track-listing Side Two:
  1. Heaven and Hell
  2. Top Secret
  3. She's a Crazy Driver
  4. Heavy Metal
  5. The Show is Over

Index of KILLER ( Switzerland ) Vinyl Album Discography and Album Cover Gallery

KILLER Band Description:

Killer was a Swiss heavy metal and hard rock band that emerged in the late 1970s and gained prominence in the early 1980s. Hailing from Switzerland, the band was formed by a group of passionate musicians who sought to make their mark in the burgeoning heavy metal scene.

The band's lineup consisted of Mark Broman on lead vocals, E. Crown Kocher on lead guitar, Many Maurer on rhythm guitar, Beat "Tiger" Kofmehl on bass, and Ali Allemann on drums. Each member brought their unique skills and musical influences to the table, contributing to the band's distinct sound.

Killer's music was characterized by its powerful and energetic compositions, blending elements of heavy metal and hard rock. Their sound encompassed a raw and intense approach, characterized by heavy riffs, catchy melodies, and a driving rhythm section. Mark Broman's commanding vocals added a dynamic and forceful element to their music, while the guitar work of E. Crown Kocher and Many Maurer delivered blistering solos and memorable hooks.

In 1981, Killer released their debut album, "Ladykiller," which garnered significant attention and acclaim within the metal community. The album showcased the band's ability to combine aggression with melodic sensibilities, resulting in a collection of tracks that captivated fans of heavy music. Songs like the title track "Ladykiller," "Time Bomb," and "Destroyer" demonstrated the band's talent for crafting powerful and memorable compositions.

Following the release of "Ladykiller," Killer continued to tour extensively, sharing stages with renowned acts such as AC/DC, Motörhead, and Krokus. Their energetic live performances and dedication to their craft further solidified their reputation as a force to be reckoned with in the Swiss metal scene.

Despite their initial success, Killer faced challenges in sustaining their momentum. Internal conflicts and lineup changes plagued the band, ultimately leading to their dissolution in the mid-1980s. However, their impact on the Swiss heavy metal scene remained significant, and their music continues to be celebrated by fans of classic heavy metal.

Killer's legacy lies in their contribution to the development of Swiss heavy metal and their ability to deliver powerful and memorable music that resonates with fans of the genre. Their debut album, "Ladykiller," stands as a testament to their talent and remains a cherished piece of the Swiss metal catalog.