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

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 will have a seperate and dedicated webpage for their discography.

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Label& Catalogno Band/Performers - Album Title Year Country

Vinyl Solutions SOL 20

MACABRE - Gloom England  is the debut album of Macabre, released in 1989.

MACABRE - Gloom England  is the debut album of Macabre, released in 1989.

MACABRE - Gloom England

is the debut album of Macabre, released in 1989.

1989 England
Decomposed Records SOL-18
Macabre Grim Reality

MACABRE - Grim Reality


1978 UK
Black Dragon Records BD 023
MACE - The Evil in Good


MACE - The Evil in Good

"The Evil in Good" is the second and final (last) full-length album, released by the American Crossover/Thrash Metal band "Mace".

1987 France
JET 26325
MADAM X - We Reserve The Right

MADAM X - We Reserve The Right (1984)

"We Reserve The Right" is the debut official first full-length album, by the American Heavy Metal band: "Metal X".

Semetery Records

MADHOUSE - Razzle Dazzle





MADISON - Best in Show 1986 England
Roadrunner RR 9666

Mad Max - Night of Passion

1987 Holland

SKULL 8324

MAGGIE'S MADNESS - On Fire (1981, Belgium)

This album "On Fire" was the second a album released by "Maggie's Madness"

Vertigo 6360 093
MAGNA CARTA - Lord of the Ages 1973 England
Vertigo 6360 146
MAGNA CARTA - Martin's Cafe 1977 England

Strand 6.24154

MAGNA CARTA - No Truth in the Rumour 1979 Germany
  MAGNUM - Chase the Dragon    

JET Records JETLP 240

MAGNUM - Eleventh Hour

This album "MAGNUM - Eleventh Hou" is the fourth studio album by the British melodic rock band Magnum, released in 1983 by Jet Records

1983 UK

JET Records JET LP 230


MAGNUM - Marauder






MAGNUM - Mirador 1987 UK

FM Records WKFMPD 118


MAGNUM - Kingdom of Madness Picture Disc 1988 West Germany


MAGNUM - On A Storyteller's Night

This is the fifth studio album by the British melodic rock band Magnum, released in 1985 on FM Records. The album is widely considered as Magnum's breakthough album

1985 UK

Polydor 835277 POLD 5221

MAGNUM - Wings of Heaven

"Wings of Heaven" is the seventh studio album by British melodic rock band Magnum, released in 1988.

1988 Netherlands
SH 0028

MainEEaxe - Going For Gold ( 1985, Germany )

  This album "MainEEaxe - Going for Gold" is the third and last album by this Heavy Metal band

Virgin 207 387

MALCOLM McLAREN Swamp Thing (1985)

Malcolm Robert Andrew McLaren (22 January 1946-8 April 2010) was an English performer, impresario, self-publicist and former manager of the Sex Pistols and the New York Dolls.As a solo artist Malcolm cLaren had an innovative career which helped introduce hip hop to the United Kingdom.

Atlantic 781 250

MALICE - In the Beginning (1985)

"In the Beginning..." is the first official full-length album released by the Californian Heavy Metal/Power Metal band "Malice. The album was produced by Michael Wagener for Double Trouble Productions , recorded at Total Access Studios, Redondo Beach and released in 1983.

Atlantic 781 714

MALICE - License to Kill (1987)

"License to Kill" is the second full length album by the American Heavy Metal band "Malice". This album was produced by Max "On Yer Bike" Norman and released in 1987.

MALICORNE 1 - Colin 1979 Germany


MALICORNE 2 - Le Marriage Anglais

This album "MALICORNE 2 - Le Marriage Anglais" is an album of traditional Celtic folk music by Malicorne. The musical arrangements are similar to the contemporary English Albion Band but with a lesser electric element and more emphasis on traditional Celtic instrumentation.

1979 Germany
MALICORNE 4 - Nous Sommes Chanteurs de Cornettes

RoadrunneR RR 9824



This album "MALTESE FALCON - Metal Rush" is the only album released by this Danish Heavy Metal band


Zomba Productions Ltd, Jive Records 6.26665

MAMA'S BOYS - Growing up the hard way

This album "Growing up the hard way" is the sixth full length album of this Irish Hard Rock/Heavy Metal band

1987 Germany

Liberty LBG 83464
MAN - S/T Self-Titled Martin Ace Liberty Records

MAN - S/T Self-Titled Martin Ace Liberty Records

MAN - S/T Self-Titled Martin Ace Liberty Records

Man are a rock band from South Wales whose style is a mixture of West Coast psychedelia, progressive rock, blues and country-rock. Formed in 1968 as a reincarnation of Welsh rock harmony group ''The Bystanders''.

1971 England


Madrigal MAD 4023

MANIACS - self-titled White Label France

"Les Maniacs" were a punk rock - and garage rock band from Geneva , Switzerland, which existed from about 1982 to 1998, several internationally distributed albums released and toured extensively throughout Europe.



Rare French Import Pressing

Black Dragon BD 010
Manilla Road - The Deluge
1986 France

MANOWAR Vinyl Discography

REGAIN Records

MARDUK - Warschau 2LP FOC + Poster

Warschau is the third live album by Swedish black metal band Marduk. It was recorded in Warsaw, Poland in 2005 and released on January 23, 2006

MARDUK - Infernal Eternal Picture Disc
MAROON - The Cold Heart of the Sun
MAROON - The Cold Heart of the Sun
Century Media 9978771
MAROON - Order

MAROON - Order (2009)

Order is the fifth studio album by the German metalcore band Maroon. It was released on April 20, 2009 though Century Media Records. The album debuted at number 63 on the German Media Control Char

Roadrunner RR 9632

M.A.R.S - Project Driver

1986 Holland

RoadRunner RR 9529


MARTY FRIEDMAN - Dragon's Kiss

"Dragon's Kiss" is the first studio album by guitarist Marty Friedman, released in 1988 through Shrapnel Records. After parting ways with Jason Becker and Cacophony, Freidman composed his solo debut with the help of producer Mike Varney, as well as having some help from his former bandmate, Becker. Later, in his search to replace guitarist Jeff Young, Megadeth's Dave Mustaine, initially rejecting Friedman based upon his "flashy" image, accepted Friedman after listening to the album. Afterwards, he would seek greater fame with best-selling albums like "Rust In Peace", "Countdown To Extinction" and "Youthanasia", producing some of their best-known hits like Holy Wars...The Punishment Due and Symphony Of Destruction.

1988 Netherlands
United Artists UAS 30 022 XOT
Mass - Back to the Music
MASS - Back to the Music 1976 Germany

Shark Records SHARK 014

MASSACRA - Final Holocaust (1990)

is the debut album by the French death metal band Massacra. It was released in 1990 by Shark Records.


Massada - Pukul Tifa

Nuclear Blast Records NB 040 Master - Self-titled

MASTER - Self-titled

Nuclear Blast
Master - On the Seventh Day God Created MASTER Picture Disc PD

MASTER - On the Seventh Day God Created MASTER Picture Disc PD (1991)

US Metal Records US 1
Maxx Warrior - Self-titled

MAXX WARRIOR - Self-titled

December Creation
Mayhem Live "The return" 21th june in Bischofswerda 1997 Limited Edition 1000
MAYHEM - Live "The return" 21th june in Bischofswerda 1997 Limited Edition 1000

Vigillante VIG.1T

MAYHEM - Bloodrush

is the first full length album by this band. It was preceeded by "Gentle Murder", "Pulling Puppets Strings" and Bloodrush on 7" Singles

1985 Gt Britain

MC5 - Kick Out the Jams

Elektra ELK 22 022
MC5 - Kick Out The Jams
MC5 - Kick Out The Jams 1969 Germany
MC5 - Vintage Years with Rob Tyner Band
MC5 - Vintage Years with Rob Tyner Band   France

Arista Records 206 619 DM 206

MEAT LOAF - Bad Attitude    
Virgin V 2710
MEAT LOAF - Bat Out Of Hell II Back Into Hell 1993 UK


MEAT LOAF - Bat of out Hell    

Arista 207 741

MEAT LOAF - Blind Before I Stop    

Cleveland International EPIC EPC 83646

MEAT LOAF - Dead Ringer 1981  

Cleveland International / EPIC EPC 26156

MEAT LOAF - Hits Out of Hell 1983


original UK / GB vinyl pressing

Cleveland International EPC 26156


MEAT LOAF - Hits Out of Hell    

MEAT LOAF - Midnight at the Lost and Found

Epic Cleveland AS 477 / XSS 164830
MEAT LOAF - Paradise by the Dashboard Light White Label Demo 12" 1977 USA

Touch and Go 001

MEATMEN - We're the Meatmen and you Suck

is the album from the Michigan hardcore punk band The Meatmen, which was originally released in 1983


MEGADETH Complete vinyl lp discography

MEKONG DELTA - Dances of Death (& Other Walking Shadows)


Epic E 45370

MELIAH RAGE - Live Kill (Single Sided) (1989, USA)

"Live Kill" by "Meliah Rage" is their 2nd album , the particularity of this record is that it is single sided.

EPIC 465424
Melidian - Lost in the Wild
MELIDIAN - Lost in the Wild 1989 Holland

CBS 85423


MEN AT WORK - Business as Usual

This the debut album of Australian band "Men at Work", released in November 1981 in Australia and April 1982 in the US. This Australian release of the album included a black and white cover design; overseas releases had the same design but in a yellow and black color scheme.

1981 Italy
EPIC E 44447
Meliah Rage - Kill to Survive

MELIAH RAGE - Kill to Survive (1988, USA)

Kill to Survive was the first / debut record by "Meliah Rage"

Epic E 45370

New Entry MELIAH RAGE - Live Kill (Single Sided) (1989, USA)

"Live Kill" by "Meliah Rage" is their 2nd album , the particularity of this record is that it is single sided.

Mercyful Faith - Don't Break the Oath . "Mercyful Fate" is an influential Danish First Wave of Black Metal group who are often cited among the influences in the black metal, thrash metal, power metal, and progressive metal genres. They are also credited as a pioneering band of the first wave of black metal.

MERCYFUL FATE - Vinyl Records Index

Noise N 0022
METAL ATTACK VOL 1 - German Metal Attack Tour 1985
METAL ATTACK VOL 1 - German Metal Attack Tour 1985 1985 Germany
RCA 60 479 (60479)
Metal Ballads RCA Club Edition Various Artists 1988 Germany
RCA PL 74219

Metal Ballads - Vol 2 1989 Germany
RCA PL74822
Metal Ballads Vol 3 III
Metal Ballads Vol 3 III 1990 Germany
METAL CHURCH - The complete vinyl album discography

METAL CHURCH - The complete vinyl album discography

METALLICA - Complete vinyl and picture discography

Concept CC-0021
Ariola 210 197
METAL MARATHON - Hardrock Mix ( 1989, Germany )
Metal Maniaxe NWOBHM Ebony Records
METAL MANIAXE - NWOBHM Ebony Records ( 1982, England )
Wishbone Records WBMLP 7
Metal Sword - Harder Than Steel

METAL SWORD- Harder Than Steel  

"Harder Than Steel" is an Extended Play record, released by the Germany Heavy Metal band "Metal Sword". It was produced by Ferdinand Köther and Ralph "Ralf" Hubert as sound engineer.

1985 Germany
The METAL YEARS - The Decline of Western Civilization Part II

The METAL YEARS - The Decline of Western Civilization Part II

Motion Picture (Movie Soundtrack) from the movie THE DECLINE AND FALL OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION PART 2: THE METAL YEARS - from 1988 on Capitol Records. Features special live and exclusive songs from MEGADETH ("In My Darkest Hour"), ALICE COOPER w/ AXL ROSE & SLASH (GUNS & ROSES) - ("Under My Wheels"), MOTORHEAD ("Cradle To The Grave"), QUEENSRYCHE ("Prophecy"), METAL CHURCH ("The Brave"), ARMORED SAINT ("You Can Run But You Can't Hide"), LIZZY BORDEN and others .

Michael ( or McAuley ) Schenker Group - Vinyl Discography

Mike Batt - Starsound Collection with Biography


WEA 252 496

MIKE + MECHANICS - S/T Self-Titled

This the debut album by Genesis bassist and guitarist Mike Rutherford's band Mike + The Mechanics in 1985.


MIKE OLDFIELD Complete LP discography

Crammed Discs CRAM 055

MINIMAL COMPACT - The Figure One Cuts

"The Figure One Cuts" was the last studio album, recorded in 1987 with producer John Fryer (Cocteau Twins, Depeche Mode,

1987 Belgium

Underdog Records 67.640, Distributed by Carrere


MITCH RYDER - All The Real Rockers Come From Detroit 1980 France

XNTRIX All The Madmen Records MAD 4


MOB - Let the Tribe Increase

This album "MOB - Let the Tribe Increase" was used by the MOB to support their own record label "All The Madmen"


UK / England

Original UK vinyl pressing

All The Madmen Records MAD 6 / XNTRIX Music 1983

THE MOB - The Mirror Breaks / Stay / incl lyrics sheet Mad 6 7 " PS Single

"The Mob" were an anarcho-punk band originally from Yeovil, Somerset, England during the late 1970s and early 1980s.

Noise International N 0133
M.O.D - Gross Misconduct (MOD Method Of Destruction)
M.O.D - Gross Misconduct (MOD Method Of Destruction) 1989 Germany

Noise International N 0089 / SPV 08-4446

M.O.D Method Of Destruction - USA for MOD (1987, EEC)

"U.S.A. for MOD" is the first full-length album by the "M.O.D." band.

Caroline Carol 1359
M.O.D - Surfin M.O.D. (MOD Method of Destruction)
M.O.D - Surfin M.O.D. (MOD Method of Destruction) 1988 USA


"Molly Hatchet"is the self-titled debut album by American southern rock band Molly Hatchet, released in 1978 (see 1978 in music). The cover is a painting by Frank Frazetta entitled "The Death Dealer". 

Orange / Yellow Vertigo 838 722



Decca 6641 913

New Item   MOODY BLUES - The Moody Blues Story ( 1978, Netherlands )

"The Moody Blues Story" is a two record-set with a collection of Moody Blues songs up to 1978. This particular release was manufactured in France for distribution in the Netherlands.

Threshold – M B 1/2

New Item   MOODY BLUES - This Is The Moody Blues 2LP ( 1974, UK )

This is the UK version and has white labels with purple text.

Century Media Records 60-9708
Morgoth - Resurrection Absurd

MORGOTH - Resurrection Absurd

Morgoth was a German death metal band that was formed in 1987 R üdiger Hennecke and Carsten Otterbach in Meschede. Originally the name Cadaverous Smell was used and the band played grindcore / noise style. When Harry Busse joined the band they renamed themselves to "Minas Morgul". In 1987 the band settled on Morgoth when singer and bass-player Marc Grewe joined the band.

1989 Germany

Century Media Record

MORGOTH - Resurrection Absurd

2015 Germany

Century Media Records

MORGOTH - The Eternall Fall

This album "MORGOTH - The Eternall Fall" was recorded in 1990 and the last album with Grewe on Vocals, Bass

2015 Germany
Vertigo 832 747
Mortal Sin - Mayhemic Destruction

MORTAL SIN - Mayhemic Destruction (1987)

"Mayhemic Destruction" is the debut album of the Australian Speed/Thrash metal band: "Mortal Sin".

Motley Crue - Too Fast for Love

MOTLEY CRUE - Vinyl Records Catalogue

Bronze 202 876
Motorhead - Ace of Spades
MOTORHEAD - Ace of Spades 1980 West-Germany

MILAN A 120 174

MOTORHEAD - Beer Drinkers

is a compilation album with tracks from 1977 and 1980 . This album including tracks from the "Beer Drinkers" 12" EP

Bronze 893.048


"Iron Fist" is the fifth album by the British band Motörhead. Released on 17 April 1982, it peaked at #6 on the UK album charts. It was preceded by the release of the title track "Iron Fist" as a single on 3 April, which peaked in the UK singles chart at #29. It was the final album to be recorded by the Lemmy, Eddie Clarke and Phil Taylor line-up.

Bronze BRSP 6
Motorhead - No Remorse

MOTORHEAD - No Remorse

"No Remorse" is a 1984 compilation album by Motörhead covering their years under contract with Bronze Records, and with four newly recorded tracks. This is the last album they made for Bronze Records and the first to feature the new line-up of Lemmy, Phil Campbell, Würzel, and Pete Gill.

1984 Canada
Bronze 203 801
Motorhead - No Sleep Til' Hammersmith

MOTORHEAD - No Sleep Til' Hammersmith .

"No Sleep 'til Hammersmith" was Motörhead's first live album. The recordings were almost exclusively from three shows: (Leeds, March 28, 1981 and Newcastle March 29 and March 30, 1981).

1981 Germany

Liberty United Records LBR 1004


is the debut recording made by English Heavy Metal band Motörhead. Due to resistence of the record company, this album was published after three years

1976 UK

MOTORHEAD- Orgasmatron

Island ILPS-9148

MOUNTAIN - Nantucket Sleighride

1971 UK

Shrapnel 1001

Mister Varney Presents U.S. METAL - Unsung Guitar Heroes 1981


original USA vinyl pressing

Play it Again Sam Record BIAS 134s
LA MUERTE Death Race 2000

LA MUERTE - Death Race 2000

1989 Belgium
Music For Nations MFN 71
Music For Nations - The Singles Album 2LP
Music For Nations - The Singles Album 2LP 1986 USA
Fuego 1121


P.L.U.T.O is the 2nd full length album by the German (Krefeld) Indie-Rock band: M Walking on the Water

1989 Germany