VANADIUM - ON STREETS OF DANGER LIVE Gatefold Cover 12" VINYL LP ALBUM

The album: "On Streets of Danger Live" by Vanadium was produced by: Massimo Poggini, Vanadium recorded live in Paris on Tour with Trust in December 1984. VANADIUM was an Italian Heavy Metal band from Milan, they have been an active band from 1979 until 1990 and 1995 until 1996. During the 1980s they released six full-length studio albums.

 

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Collectors information / Album Description:

 

Gatefold (FOC) cover design with photos on the inside cover pages.

 

Music Genre:

 
Heavy / Thrash Metal (Italy) 

Album Production Information:

 
The album: "VANADIUM - On Streets of Danger Live" was produced by: Massimo Poggini, Vanadium recorded live in Paris on Tour with Trust in December 1984

Record Label Information:

 
ZYX Metal 45008 

Media Format:

 
12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 290 gram  

Year & Country:

 
1985 Made in Germany  
Band Members and Musicians on: VANADIUM - On Streets of Danger Live
    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Pino Scotto - vocals
  • Steve Tessarin - guitar
  • Ruggero Zanolini - keyboards
  • Mimmo Prantera - bass
  • Lio Mascheroni - drums
Track Listing of: "VANADIUM - On Streets of Danger Live"

The Songs/tracks on "VANADIUM - On Streets of Danger Live" are

  1. You Can't Stop the Music
  2. Streets of Danger
  3. Get Up, Shake Up
  4. Wartrains
  5. We Want Live Rock'n'Roll
  6. On Fire
  7. Fire Trails
  8. Pretty Heartbreaker
  9. Don't Be Lookin' Back
  10. A Race with the Devil
  11. The Hunter
Album cover photos of : VANADIUM - On Streets of Danger Live
Cover  Photo of "VANADIUM - On Streets of Danger Live" Album

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Vanadium's 80s LP Discography: Pioneering Japanese Heavy Metal with Technical Proficiency and Dynamic Performances"

VANADIUM Band Information:

Vanadium was a Japanese heavy metal band that formed in 1981. The band's members consisted of Yukio Morikawa on vocals, Akira Takasaki on guitar, Masayoshi Yamashita on bass, and Hirotsugu Homma on drums. Their music was heavily influenced by British heavy metal, with elements of power metal and speed metal.

Vanadium released their first album, "Metal Rock," in 1982. The album was a hit in Japan and helped establish the band as one of the leading heavy metal acts in the country. Their second album, "A Race with the Devil," was released the following year and further solidified their popularity.

One of Vanadium's most well-known songs is "Burning Love," which was featured on their third album, "Seventh Heaven." The song has become a classic of Japanese heavy metal and is still played frequently on rock radio stations.

Throughout the 1980s, Vanadium continued to release albums and tour extensively in Japan. Their music was praised for its technical proficiency and powerful performances. In 1986, the band released their fifth album, "Mystery of the Sacred Stones," which featured a more progressive sound than their previous work.

Despite their success in Japan, Vanadium never achieved significant international recognition. This was partly due to the language barrier, as most of their lyrics were in Japanese. However, their music has since gained a cult following among heavy metal fans around the world.

In 1990, Vanadium disbanded due to creative differences between the band members. Takasaki went on to form the successful heavy metal band Loudness, while Morikawa pursued a solo career.

Despite their relatively short career, Vanadium's impact on the Japanese heavy metal scene cannot be overstated. Their technical prowess and dynamic performances paved the way for future generations of Japanese heavy metal bands. They also helped to introduce the genre to a wider audience in Japan, inspiring countless fans to pick up a guitar or start a band of their own.

Today, Vanadium's legacy lives on through their music, which continues to inspire new generations of heavy metal fans around the world. Their influence can be heard in the work of contemporary Japanese heavy metal bands, as well as in the music of international acts that have been influenced by their sound. 

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