Rock & Heavy Metal on vinyl albums from 1980s, of band-names starting with the letter "D"

This webpage lists all the Heavy Metal (incl Black, Crossover Death, Speed, Power, Thrash Metal) from the 1980s and collectable Hard Rock/Punk LP's as from the 1970s. Names are ordered in alphabetical order of the first part of the name. Bands which have a large discography (eg Accept, AC/DC) will have a seperate and dedicated webpage for their discography.

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Label & Catalogno Band/Performers - Album Title Year Country
Warner Bros (WB) Records W 2775

DAD D.A.D - Sleeping My Day Away + Stencil .

D-A-D is a Danish rock band previously known as Disneyland After Dark, a name that had to be changed after a threatening lawsuit from The Walt Disney Company.

1989 UK
Mondo Music MML 32886 / Select Records
DAMIEN - Stop This War

DAMIEN - Stop This War

  DAMNED - Black Album    

DAMNED - Live at Shepperton 1980

This album "DAMNED - Live at Shepperton 1980" was made live at a special gig played for the members of The Damned Fan Club at Shepperton, England in 1980.


Hexagone 883 034

DAN AR BRAS - Earth's Lament (NM/MINT)

Dan Ar Braz, born Daniel Le Bras (15 January 1949, Quimper, Brittany), is a French (Breton) guitarist and the founder of Héritage des Celtes.


Red Label Columbia 467937 1


DANGEROUS TOYS - Hellacious Acres

This is the second album by heavy metal band Dangerous Toys. It was released in 1991 and produced by Roy Thomas Baker.


ME 0719


DANZIG - Unofficial feat Metallica 1991 Germany
A&M Records 395 360 DARE - Blood From Stone

DARE - Blood From Stone

1991 Holland

A&M Records 395 221


DARE - Out of Silence

"Out of Silence" is the debut album by this English Hard Rock Band


Fresh Records FRESH LP 9

THE DARK - Chemical Warfare

1982 UK / England
Dark Angel - We Have Arrived

DARK ANGEL - Vinyl Recording Albums

Zyx Metallic JOWA 38802
DARK LORD - It's Nigh' Time
DARK LORD - It's Nigh' Time 1988 Germany

DARKTHRONE - The Complete Discography

Mausoleum Records – FIST 8337 , FIRST 8337

DARK WIZARD - Devil's Victim

"DARK WIZARD" is a Heavy Metal band from the Netherlands (Holland), this EP "Devil's Victim" is their first officially released recording

1984 Belgium

Mausoleum Records – SKULL 8386

DARK WIZARD - Reign of Evil

"DARK WIZARD" is a Heavy Metal band from the Netherlands (Holland), this album "Reign of Evil" is their only and final (last) full-length album.

1985 Belgium
  Dave Edmunds Band - I Hear You Rockin    
  DAVID BOWIE - Complete Vinyl Discography
SIRE Records SIR 56 979
DAVID BYRNE The Catherine Wheel

DAVID BYRNE The Catherine Wheel

"The Catherine Whee"l is David Byrne's musical score commissioned by Twyla Tharp for her dance project. The Catherine Wheel premiered September 22, 1981 at the Winter Garden Theatre in New York City.

The tracks "Big Blue Plymouth", "My Big Hands", "Big Business", and "What a Day That Was", were performed live by Talking Heads in 1982 and 1983; the latter two appear in their Stop Making Sense film, and "What a Day That Was" appears on the album.


1981 Germany

Vogue LDA 20257, Deep Purple (Overseas) Ltd



"White Snake" is the first solo album by David Coverdale, released in 1977. Coverdale would use the album title as the name of his future band, first known as "David Coverdale's Whitesnake" and soon afterwards shortened to just Whitesnake. This album is often incorrectly called Whitesnake, and should not be confused with the 1987 album of similar name.



Rare French Import Pressing

  David Gilmour - Information and detais of David Gilmour's recordings on vinyl can be found on the Pink Floyd Vinyl Discography

David Lee Roth - Vinyl Records

EPIC 83862

DAVID WERNER - ST/ Self-Titled 1979 Holland
Rough Justice JUST 10 DBC - Dead Brain Cells
Black Dragon BD 009
D.C. LACROIX - Crack of Doom

D.C. LACROIX - Crack of Doom

"Crack of Doom" was the first/debut full-length album released by the American New Wave Crossover Metal band: D.C. Lacroix

1986 France
DEAD BEAT - The Innocence of Nihilism DEAD BEAT - The Innocence of Nihilism    

New Rose ROSE 75

Dead Kennedys - Frankenchrist with Adult Poster by Hr Giger

Dead Kennedys - Frankenchrist with Adult Poster by HR Giger 1985 France

Rondelet Music & Recs, Explosion EXIT 2

DEAD MANS SHADOW - The 4'P's Pride Pacifism Passion Perseverance



Rare French Import Pressing

Dead Orchestra - Global Lobotomy DEAD ORCHESTRA - Global Lobotomy
Dearly Beheaded - Temptation DEARLY BEHEADED - Temptation
Death ... Is Just the Beginning    

DEATH - Metal Vinyl Albums

GEFFEN Records 7599-24280

DEATH ANGEL - Act III (1990)

"Act III" is the third studio album by the thrash metal band Death Angel, released in 1990 on Geffen Records. Regarded by many critics and fans as the band's best recording , the album was produced by famed metal producer Max Norman (Ozzy Osbourne, Megadeth, Loudness), and marked the first (and only) major label release by Death Angel.

Enigma Records 3332-1 Death Angel - Frolic Through The Park DEATH ANGE L- Frolic Through The Park
Under One Flag FLAG 14
Death Angel - Ultra Violence . "The Ultra-Violence" is the first album by the band Death Angel, released in 1987.

DEATH ANGEL - Ultra Violence . (1987, England)

"The Ultra-Violence" is the first album by the band Death Angel, and was released in 1987.

Enigma Records ST-73253

DEATH ANGEL - The Ultra-Violence(1987, USA)


DEATHCORE - Spontaneous Underground

Noise International N 0081

DEATHROW - Raging Steel

Cobra Records CL 1037

DEATHROW - Raging Steel (Cobra Record Label)
Chrysalis 103 681
Debbie Harry - Chrome / The Jam was Moving
DEBBIE HARRY - Chrome / The Jam was Moving 7" Single 1981 Germany
Chrysalis 203 810
DEBBIE HARRY - KooKoo H.R. Giger

DEBBIE HARRY - KooKoo H.R. Giger

"Koo Koo" is the title of the debut solo album by Debbie Harry, released in August 1981 while Harry was still a member of the group Blondie.

Black Dragon Records BD 014
Ded Engine - Hot Shot
DED ENGINE- Self Titled 1986 France

DEEP PURPLE - Complete Vinyl LP Discography

DEF LEPPARD - Vinyl Albums

Roadracer RO 9504


DEFIANCE - Product of Society (1988)

is the debut album by the American thrash metal band Defiance. It was released in 1989 on Roadracer Records. It was the only album by Defiance to feature Ken Elkington on vocals and had cover art by Ed Repka.

Waverick 9362-48350
DEFTONES - S/T self-titled 2003 USA
Demon Heart of Our Time NWOBHM Clay records 12" Vinyl LP

DEMON - Heart of Our Time

1985 France
Carrere 67.800

DEMON - Night of the Demon


Sonic Records – SONIC LP 8

New EntryDEMON - Taking the World by Storm (1989, UK)

"Taking the World by Storm" is the seventh full length album by the NWOBHM band: Demon. The album was produced by Mike Stone who also produced several other albums for Demon as well as Discharge band.

Demoniac's Vulture The Most Famous Creedence Hits

Mercury SRM 1-1164
THE DEMONS - Self-Titled 1977 USA

Devil's Recprds MAD 2019 / Garage Madrigal

DER KAISER - La Griffe de L'Empire

is the second and final album by this French Heavy Metal band: Der Kaiser

1985 France
Despair - History of Hate

DESPAIR - History of Hate

DESPAIR is a Speed/Thrash Metal band from Dortmund, Germany and was founded in 1986.

US Metal Records US 14

New EntryDESTINY - Atomic Winter (1988, West Germany)

"Atom Winter" is the 2nd Full-length album by "Destiny" and is the 1st album with singer "Zenny Hansson". The album was engineered by Ilbert, Chips, Henryk Lipp. Chips is short for "Chips Kiesbye", musician in the Swedish "Sator" band and successful producer of several Swedish rock/metal bands. The drawing on the front cover is by Derek Riggs, known for the album covers and other artwork for "Iron Maiden".

DESTRUCTION vinyl LP Discography

Auburn AU-004

New EntryDESTRUCTOR - Maximum Destruction (1985, USA)

"Maxium Destruction" is the first official full-length album by the American Thrash metal band: Destructor.

Roadrunner RR 9703
Destructor - Maximum Destruction (1986, Netherlands)
Roadrunner RR 9695
DETENTE - Recognize no Authority
DETENTE - Recognize no Authority (1986)
  Devil Dogs - Big Beef Bonanza!
DEVIL's MAD 2017


Bonjour L'enfer is a split/compilation by Devil's Records with tracks by some of the French best heavy metal bands like: Killers, Sortilege, Vulcain and others.


DIAMOND HEAD ‎– Am I Evil  This is the album by the Heavy Metal band Diamond Head and this is the original release of 1987 by FM Revolver Records before being re-released by Heavy Metal Records in 1994.


This is the album by the Heavy Metal band Diamond Head and this is the original release of 1987 by FM Revolver Records before being re-released by Heavy Metal Records in 1994.

1987 UK

DIMMU Borgir - Record Collection

No Remorse Records NRR 1004
DIMPLE MINDS Trinker an die Macht 1988 West-Germany

DIO Vinyl Record Collection

Edward Sax Music, Top Jimmy Music, Kez Sez Music, Outpost Entertainment Company DELP 9000


Dirty Blonde were a hard rock / heavy metal band from LA and performed rock the style of LA Guns and Ratt, but also with a more melodic streak than either of those bands.


Glam Rock, Hair Metal

Atlantic 81992-1

Dirty Looks - Turn of the Screw (Who's Screwing You) .

"Dirty Looks" is a Hard Rock band from San Francisco.

1989 USA
Roadrunner RR 9692DISCHARGE - Brave New World

DISCHARGE - Grave New World

"Grave New World" is perhaps the band's most controversial album, as it saw the band turn towards a heavy metal style, with slower tempos and a heavier, higher-quality sound in the recording. The band broke up shortly after its release

1985 Holland

Displeased Records – D00093

DISGORGE - She Lay Gutted PD (Picture Disc)

"She Lay Gutted" is the second album by this American Death Metal band.

1999 Netherlands
Nuclear Blast NB 123
Dismember - Massive Killing Capacity
Dismember - Massive Killing Capacity 1995  
Dissection The grief prophecy Demo 1991 Dissection The grief prophecy Demo 1991
1991 Sweden
  Dixie Dregs - Dregs of the Earth    
Dixie Dregs Dixie Dregs - Unsung Heroes    

DOKKEN - Beast from the East

DOKKEN - Vinyl Records


Doobie Brothers - Livin' on the Fault Line . "The Doobie Brothers" are an American rock group. They have sold over 27 million albums in the United States from the 1970s to the present    

WB Records 1-23696


DONALD FAGAN - The Nightfly

The Nightfly is the first solo album by Steely Dan co-founder Donald Fagen, released in 1982.

1982 USA
The Doors - The Doors S/T self-titled . "The Doors" is the self-titled debut album by the band The Doors, recorded in 1966 and released in 1967. It features the breakthrough single "Light My Fire", extended with a substantial instrumental section omitted on the single release, and the lengthy song "The End" with its Oedipal spoken-word section.

The Doors - Vinyl album discography

Doro Pesch 5

Doro Pesch - Vinyl Index

Doucette Doucette - The Douce is Loose      
Restless LS 9336
Doughboys - Happy Accident 1990 Holland
DREAM THEATER - When Dream and Day Unite

DREAM THEATER - When Dream and Day Unite

When Dream and Day Unite is the debut studio album by influential American progressive metal band Dream Theater. The album is composed mainly of material that originally surfaced during the band's early years as Majesty.

United Artists UAL 24077

DR FEELGOOD - As It Happens (Live) 1979 Italy
  Dr Feelgood - Casebook Nick Lowe    
UA United Artists UAS 30075

Dr Feelgood - Sneakin' Suspicion .

"Dr. Feelgood" is a British pub rock band, which was formed in mid 1971. The name of the band, Dr. Feelgood, is slang for heroin, or for doctors who are prepared to overprescribe drugs.

CBS S 65560
Dr Hook and the Medicine Show - Belly Up 1973 Holland

DR HOOK - The Very Best of Dr Hook

Metal Blade Records RR 9495 1

New EntryDR KNOW - Wreckage in Flesh (1988, Netherlands)

"Wreckage in Flesh" was recorded by the American Punk, Thrash Metal band: "Dr. Know" during June-August 1988 at "Pacific Sound, California" by sound engineer "Scott Campbell". For the recording of this album, Campbell was assisted by "Bill Metoyer". Eddy Schreyer at "Capitol Records" took care of the mastering. The album packaging, artwork and photographs were done by Alison 'Mouse' Brown, Eric Gottesman and Wendy Kramer.

Metal Blade Records RR 9620

D.R.I - Crossover
Metal Blade Records RR 9538
D.R.I - 4 Of a Kind
D.R.I - 4 Of a Kind (1988)
Roadracer RO 9429
DRI - Thrash Zone
D.R.I. - Thrash Zone (1989)

Frontrow 6.26763

DRIFTER - Reality Turns to Dust (1988)


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