"Rave-On Hits Hard," a 12" LP Vinyl Album featuring various artists, including iconic bands like Mercyful Fate, Astaroth, H-Bomb, Crossfire, Evil, Gilgamesj, and Sortilege, emerges as a sonic tapestry of hard-hitting tracks. With Mercyful Fate leading the charge, this compilation album unleashes a diverse array of sounds from the realms of hard rock and heavy metal. The amalgamation of tracks by these influential bands on a single vinyl record makes "Rave-On Hits Hard" a collector's gem, capturing the essence of a dynamic era in music.
Album Production information:
The album: "VA Rave-On Hits Hard" was compiled by: Stefan Rooyackers, Jac Hustinx
Jacques Hustinx, a Dutch musician, producer, and co-founder of Rave-On Records, played a pivotal role in shaping the landscape of heavy metal music during the 1980s. Born in Amsterdam, Netherlands, in 1965, Hustinx developed a deep passion for music at an early age. His love for the powerful and dynamic sound of heavy metal led him on a remarkable journey, collaborating with legendary bands and leaving an indelible mark on the genre.
Early Years and Musical Awakening
Collaborations with Influential Bands
1. Mercyful Fate
Legacy and Rave-On Records
Beyond the 1980s, Jacques Hustinx continued to make significant contributions to the music industry. His dedication to producing exceptional music and nurturing talent have earned him a revered status among musicians and metal enthusiasts alike. Through his collaborations and tireless efforts, Hustinx has solidified his place as a pioneer in metal music production and an influential figure in shaping the sound of heavy metal.
Album cover design: Bel Esprit Objects, Eindhoven, Holland
Models: Jacky Niessen, Elly Verduin, Birgit van Dijk
Album cover photography: Jos Van Gemert
Record Label Information:
|Rave-On Records RLP-011
|12" LP Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram
Year & Country:
|1985 Made in Netherlands (aka Holland)
The detailed tracklist of this record "VA Rave-On Hits Hard" is:
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Record Label Details: Rave-On Records RLP-011