"P" - Rock & Heavy Metal on vinyl albums for band-names starting with the letter "P"

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.

Photo of Pink Floyd DSOTM
 
Label & Catalogno Band/Performers - Album Title
Vertigo 830 790
Paganini - It's a long way to the Top

PAGANINI - It's a long way to the Top (1987, Germany)

Paganini a Swiss Heavy Metal/Hard Rock band from the town of Basel, Switzerland. This band was founded by Marco Paganini in 1983. The main activity period was from 1983 until 1987 with it's original band-members: Marco Paganini - Lead Vocals, Edgar Zanoni - Guitars, Iso - Bass, P.B. Bega - Drums, Ralph Murthy - Guitars. Around 1988 the band was reformed with Marco Paganini remaining as only member from the original formation.

Vertigo 826 068
Paganini - Weapon Of Love . "Weapon of Love" was the first full length album released by the Melodic Metal band: Paganini
 

PAGANINI - Weapon Of Love .(1985, Holland)

In the world of Swiss Hard Rock and Glam Metal, there exists a band that captured the essence of raw energy and unleashed it upon the world. Paganini, with their debut album "Weapon of Love", brought forth a sonic onslaught that left fans clamoring for more. Released in 1985 under the Vertigo Record Label, this LP remains a testament to the band's mastery of their craft.

Roadrunner RR 9593
Paradox - Product of Imagination

New Entry PARADOX - Product of Imagination (1987, Holland)

Paradox is a German (aka Teutonic) Speed/Thrash Metal which was formed in mid-1980s. During the 1980s they released two full length albums "Product of Imagination" and "Heresy".

"Product of Imagination" is the first full length album released by the German Speed/Thrash Metal band Paradox. It was recorded at the Karo Musikstudio and "Kalle Trapp" was responsible for the Production and the Sound mix. Joe Petagno (known for his artwork for Motorhead albums) has taken care of the album cover's artwork.

Roadrunner / Sword RR 125502
Parasite

PARASITE - Parasite S/T Self-Titled (1984)

"Parasite," the self-titled album by the Swedish Heavy Metal band, emerges as a powerful force on a 12" Vinyl LP. As the only official album released by Parasite, this self-titled work encapsulates the essence of the band's contribution to the Swedish Heavy Metal scene. With its dynamic sound and unique identity, "Parasite" stands as a testament to the band's impact and musical journey, making this album a cherished piece for collectors and enthusiasts of Swedish Heavy Metal.

No Future PUNK 4

thumbnail of front cover

THE PARTISANS - S/T Self-Titled (1983, England)

Explore the punk rock essence of "The Partisans" through their self-titled 12" LP Vinyl Album, brought to you by NO FUTURE Records. Originating from Bridgend, South Wales, the band's inception in 1978 during their early teenage years marked the beginning of a significant punk rock presence. With several entries on the UK Indie Chart, The Partisans' self-titled album reflects their impactful contribution to the genre, showcasing a distinctive blend of youth-driven rebellion and enduring influence within the punk rock realm.

SteamHammer SPV 08-7594
PARIAH - Blaze of Obscurity

PARIAH - Blaze of Obscurity (1989, West.Germany)

Delve into the sonic landscapes of "Blaze of Obscurity," the 12" Vinyl LP Album by Pariah, presented by Steamhammer Records. Notably, Pariah served as an interim moniker for the NWOBM band "Satan" during distinct periods, namely from 1988 to 1989 and 1997 to 1998. This album captures a transitional phase in the band's evolution, offering listeners a unique glimpse into the dynamic musical journey of Pariah and their contributions to the New Wave of British Heavy Metal.

Parish Hall

thumbnail image of album front cover

PARISH HALL- Parish Hall self-titled

Immerse yourself in the musical tapestry of Californian Hard Rock and Blues Rock with "Parish Hall," the self-titled 12" Vinyl LP Album. This debut and sole release by the band Parish Hall encapsulates their unique sound. Crafted with precision, the album stands as a testament to the band's artistic expression. From the soulful blues undertones to the robust hard rock elements, Parish Hall's self-titled album is a compelling exploration of their musical prowess and a timeless addition to the rock genre.

thumbnail of front cover

 

PAT Benatar ( Rock, USA ) Vinyl Records Discography

 

Show Details

thumbnail

 

PATTI SMITH GROUP ( Punk Rock, USA ) Vinyl Records Discography & Photo Gallery

 

Show Details

Polydor 2391 450 1

thumbnail image of album front cover

PAT TRAVERS - Crash and Burn

Embark on a musical journey with "PAT TRAVERS - Crash and Burn," a 12" Vinyl LP Album. This release marked the Pat Travers Band's pinnacle, reaching number 20 on the Billboard Magazine album chart. The album's success underscores its significance, blending Travers' musical prowess with a chart-topping appeal. "Crash and Burn" stands as a testament to Pat Travers' enduring impact on the rock scene, a must-have for enthusiasts of the genre.

Polydor 2383-436

thumbnail image of album front cover

PAT TRAVERS - Makin' Magic (1977, England)

Dive into the sonic enchantment of "PAT TRAVERS - Makin' Magic," an original UK 12" Vinyl LP Album. Serving as the second full-length album by Pat Travers, it captivates with musical finesse. While the album's details are succinct, its significance lies in being a pivotal release in Travers' discography. "Makin' Magic" epitomizes the artist's evolving style and showcases his mastery, making it a cherished gem in the world of rock.

 

Bearsville Rhino RNLP 70877

thumbnail image of album front cover

Paul Butterfield's - Better Days ( 1973 USA )

"Put It In Your Ear" is a 12" Vinyl LP Album by American blues harmonica player and singer Paul Butterfield, released in 1975. This album features a diverse range of tracks, from the energetic "You Can Run But You Can't Hide" to the soulful "Ain't That A Lot of Love." With its dynamic mix of blues and rock influences, it exemplifies Butterfield's musical versatility and passion for the genre.

Bearsville Rhino RNLP 70879

Paul Butterfield

Paul Butterfield - Put it in your Ear ( 1976 USA )

"Put It In Your Ear" is a 12" Vinyl LP Album by American blues harmonica player and singer Paul Butterfield, released in 1975. This album features a diverse range of tracks, from the energetic "You Can Run But You Can't Hide" to the soulful "Ain't That A Lot of Love." With its dynamic mix of blues and rock influences, it exemplifies Butterfield's musical versatility and passion for the genre.

Orange RCA Victor SF 8163 / LSP 4448 / ZPRS 9053
PAUL KANTNER Jefferson Starship - Blows Against the Empire

PAUL KANTNER Jefferson Starship - Blows Against the Empire ( 1971 England ) New Web-Page  

 This rare to find album includes the 8 page booklet with lyrics of the songs performed by Paul Kantner as well as some very psychedelic artwork.

"Blows Against the Empire" is a concept album by "Paul Kantner" and "Grace Slick", released under the name Paul Kantner and Jefferson Starship, the first album to use the "Starship" name, although the personnel line-up was not the same as would appear on the first actual Jefferson Starship album

CBS 80872

image thumbnail

PAVLOV's DOG - Pampered Menial

The 1975 Pavlov's Dog "Pampered Menial" gatefold 12" LP vinyl album is a true masterpiece of progressive rock. From the haunting vocals of David Surkamp to the intricate instrumentation, each track takes listeners on a captivating musical journey. The gatefold album cover design adds to the allure, providing a visual feast to accompany the sonic experience.

thumbnail

PEKATRALATAK - Mort Au Punk / URBAN BLIGHT - Revolte

The "Révolte" 12" LP unites the primal forces of Pekatralatak and Urban Blight in a punk symphony. The split album delivers unapologetic rebellion, with Pekatralatak's fierce energy on one side and Urban Blight's gritty urban commentary on the other. Accompanied by a booklet containing provocative lyrics and images, the vinyl encapsulates the raw, unfiltered essence of punk, inviting listeners to confront societal norms through an audial and visual journey of defiance.

RCA Victor APL1-2189

thumbnail image of album front cover

PEPPER - S/T Self-Titled ( 1977 USA )

"Pepper" unfolds as a sonic time capsule, encapsulating the essence of American rock in the self-titled 1977 release by the band Pepper. This 12" LP, originating from the USA, stands as the sole testament to the group's musical journey. Led by the soulful vocals of William "Bill" Hocher, the album weaves a narrative through rock landscapes. A vintage gem, this self-titled creation invites listeners to relive the spirited sounds of a bygone era.

 

PETER GABRIEL - Vinyl LP Discography
PETER GABRIEL - Vinyl LP Discography

Show Details

 

GRUNT FTR-1006 (BARS-8512)

thumbnail of front cover

PETER KAUKONEN - Black Kangoroo Gatefold Album Cover ( 1972 USA )

 

Dive into the musical realm with "Black Kangaroo" Gatefold Album Cover the debut solo masterpiece by Peter Kaukonen. This 12" LP vinyl album showcases Kaukonen's artistic prowess, offering a journey through his sonic landscape. The gatefold album cover hints at the visual storytelling within. As the needle finds its groove, listeners are treated to the distinctive sounds of Kaukonen's solo venture—a testament to his creative prowess and a captivating addition to the world of vinyl collectibles.

Cherry Red Music / No Future Recrds PUNK 3

thumbnail of front cover

PETER AND THE TEST TUBE BABIES - Pissed and Proud (1982, England)

This is the originally release of the in 1982 on No Future Records and was recorded at three different venues – Hammersmith, Wood Green, and their hometown, Brighton – during the August bank holiday of 1982. Although previously the band had released a raft of singles, this os their first full length album

 

 

thumbnail

 

peter tosh ( reggae, jamaica ) Vinyl Records Discography

 

Show Details

EMI America 1A 064.24 0647 DMM Direct Metal Mastering

Phantom, Rocker & Slick - Cover Girl  The album "Cover Girl" was the 2nd and final record released by this band

 

Phantom, Rocker & Slick - Cover Girl ( 1986 )

"Cover Girl" stands as the second and final musical chapter crafted by the dynamic trio Phantom, Rocker & Slick, immortalized in this 12" LP vinyl album. The culmination of their musical journey, this release showcases the band's prowess and distinctive style. From the captivating cover art to the last groove, the album is a testament to the collective genius of Phantom, Rocker & Slick. A sonic legacy, "Cover Girl" etches its mark in the world of rock history, marking the conclusion of an unforgettable musical odyssey.

Ariola – 200.894

album front cover thumbnail

New Entry PHONEY & THE HARDCORE - Phoney Hits (1979, Netherlands)

PHONEY & THE HARDCORE was a Dutch Rock/Pop-Rock band from Groningen (Netherlands) influenced by Herman Brood. Phoney and the Hardcore was formed around 1978 and has been active until 1982. "Phoney Hits" is their first official full length album.

SRI-LANCA 2180
PILEDRIVER (DE) - Letters of Steel

PILEDRIVER (DE) - Letters of Steel ( 1980 Germany )

Piledriver's 1980 debut, "Letters Of Steel," is a rare gem in German prog hard rock. With a unique blend of hard-hitting riffs and progressive elements, the album showcases the band's musical prowess. From the anthemic "Steel Blade" to the epic "Warlords," it takes listeners on a sonic journey. Despite being the band's sole studio release, "Letters Of Steel" remains a cult favorite, a testament to Piledriver's impact on the genre.

Roadrunner RR 9762
"Piledriver" was a Canadian power/speed metal band, founded in 1985 by Gord Kirchin. They were known for an over-the-top image and flamboyant song titles/lyrics ("Sex With Satan", "Alien Rape", "Sodomize the Dead", "Witch Hunt", "Human Sacrifice", etc)

PILEDRiVER (CAN)- Metal Inquisition ( 1985 )

"Piledriver" was a Canadian power/speed metal band, founded in 1985 by Gord Kirchin. They were known for an over-the-top image and flamboyant song titles/lyrics ("Sex With Satan", "Alien Rape", "Sodomize the Dead", "Witch Hunt", "Human Sacrifice", etc)

EPIC 465949

 

PINK CREAM 69 ( Heavy Metal / Hard Rock, Germany ) Vinyl Records Discography & Album Cover Photo Gallery

 

Show Details

thumbnail
PINK FLOYD - The Complete Vinyl DIscography with Album Cover Photo Gallery

Show Details

 

Geffen GEF 25509

thumbnail image of album front cover

PLIMSOULS - Everywhere at Once ( 1983 Holland )

Embark on a musical journey with "Everywhere at Once," the Geffen Records debut album by the iconic American Rock band, The Plimsouls. Enshrined in this 12" vinyl LP, the album captures the essence of the band's arrival on the Geffen Records stage. From the first track to the closing notes, The Plimsouls' distinctive sound permeates the air, solidifying their place in the rock pantheon. "Everywhere at Once" stands as a testament to The Plimsouls' artistic prowess and enduring impact on the rock music landscape.

Pogues, The

thumbnail image of album front cover

THE POGUES - Rum, Sodomy & The Lash

"Rum, Sodomy & The Lash" emerges as a timeless masterpiece from the English Punk band, The Pogues, captured on this 12" vinyl LP album. Released in 1985, the album resonates with the raw energy and poetic lyricism synonymous with The Pogues' unique brand of punk. Produced by the acclaimed duo Elvis Costello and Philip Chevron, the album's cover art, a vivid creation by Peter Mennim, sets the stage for a musical voyage that transcends genres, leaving an indelible mark on the punk rock landscape.

thumbnail
POISON ( USA, Glam Metal ) Vinyl Records 

Show Details

 

 

thumbnail image of album front cover

POINT BLANK - Second Season

Embark on a sonic journey with "Second Season," the 1977 masterpiece by the American Boogie Rock band, Point Blank, etched onto this 12" vinyl LP album. Produced by the legendary Bill Ham and skillfully recorded by Terry Manning and Larry Nix, the album is a testament to Point Blank's musical prowess. From the first groove to the final notes, "Second Season" encapsulates the band's distinctive boogie rock sound, marking a significant chapter in the world of American rock history.

MEAOANR C60 27211 005
thumbnail of front cover

Pok-IIahopama - 1987 Rock Panorama ( 1988 Russia )

The album's music reflects the diversity of Soviet rock music in the 1980s. The songs range from the hard rock of Bravo to the pop rock of Aria to the experimental music of Rock Atelje of Kris Kelmi. The album also features a song by Black Coffee, a band that was known for its political lyrics. This web page has photos of album covers, inner sleeves, record labels together with production details, musicians and track-listing.

 
Label & Catalogno Band/Performers - Album Title
thumbnail of front cover

 

POSSESSED ( DEATH / THrash Metal, usa ) Vinyl Records Discography & Photo Gallery

 

Show Details

thumbnail of front cover

POST MORTEM - Coroners Office Colored Red Vinyl

Dive into the dark realms of death metal with "Coroner's Office," the inaugural release by American Death Metal band Post Mortem, captured on this 12" Vinyl. Recorded at Baker Street Studios in Watertown and unleashed upon the world in 1986, this debut album stands as a testament to Post Mortem's unbridled intensity. The colored red vinyl adds an extra layer of visual allure, complementing the ominous sounds within. "Coroner's Office" marks the genesis of a band that left an indelible mark on the death metal landscape.

Dino Music 1201
thumbnail of front cover

Power of Metal Hammer (1986, Switzerland)

Unleash the sonic fury with "The Power of Metal Hammer," a double LP compilation album featuring the best of European and American Thrash and Heavy Metal from the 80s. This anthology, encapsulated in two vinyl discs, pays homage to the genre's golden era. A collaboration of raw power, the compilation brings together iconic tracks that defined a generation of metal enthusiasts. Immerse yourself in the intense sounds curated by Metal Hammer, a testament to the enduring impact of Thrash and Heavy Metal on the musical landscape.

Arista SPART 1153

thumbnail of front cover

PRAYING MANTIS - Time Tells no Lies NWOBHM England (1981, England)

Embark on a journey through the roots of British Heavy Metal with "Time Tells No Lies," the debut full-length album by Praying Mantis, immortalized on this 12" LP vinyl. A cornerstone of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM), this album introduces the prowess of the band in a sonic tapestry that defined an era. Released as the inaugural chapter of Praying Mantis's discography, "Time Tells No Lies" stands as a testament to their early contribution to the evolving landscape of heavy metal.

thumbnail of front cover

 

PRETTY MAIDS ( Heavy Metal / Hard Rock, Denmark ) Vinyl Records Discography & Photo Gallery

 

Show Details

Mercenary MER 2100
PRIMAL SCREAM - Volume One

PRIMAL SCREAM - Volume One (1987, USA)

Immerse yourself in the unbridled intensity of "Volume One," the sole official full-length album by the American Thrash Metal juggernaut, Primal Scream. Pressed onto a 12" Vinyl LP by Mercenary Records, this album stands as a testament to the raw power of the New York City-based band. Released as their defining opus, "Volume One" encapsulates the ferocity and precision that defined Primal Scream's contribution to the Thrash Metal scene, leaving an indelible mark on the world of heavy music history.

Princess Pang

thumbnail image of album front cover

PRINCESS PANG - self-titled

"Princess Pang's self-titled 12" vinyl LP stands as a testament to the Swedish Hard Rock band's brief yet impactful existence from 1986 to 1996. This album, their sole official release, encapsulates Princess Pang's musical journey. With a blend of hard-hitting rock, the LP represents a snapshot of the band's legacy, leaving an indelible mark on the hard rock landscape."

 

PROCOL HARUM ( Prog Rock, England ) Vinyl Records Discography & Photo Gallery

 

Show Details

Epic 483651

Prong - Rude Awakening Red Vinyl

PRONG - Rude Awakening Red Vinyl ( 1996 )

"Rude Awakening" is the third studio album by American industrial metal band Prong. It was released in 1990 on Epic Records. The album was produced by Terry Date and features the band's classic lineup of Tommy Victor on vocals and guitar, Paul Raven on bass, and Ted Parsons on drums.

Deaf Records – DEAF 02

thumbnail of front cover

PROPHECY OF DOOM - Acknowledge The Confusion Master Deaf Records (1990, UK )

Embark on a sonic odyssey with "Acknowledge The Confusion Master," the inaugural full-length album by Prophecy of Doom, captured on this 12" LP vinyl by Deaf Records. Released as the band's first official studio offering, the album delves into a cacophony of sound that encapsulates the essence of their musical journey. From the atmospheric cover art to the last resonating note, Prophecy of Doom's debut stands as a testament to their mastery of confusion, etched onto the grooves of this timeless vinyl release.

Strange Fruit SFPS 079

thumbnail of front cover

PROPHECY OF DOOM - The Peel Sessions (1990, UK)

"PROPHECY OF DOOM" was a British Death Metal band from Tewkesbury and active from 1988 until 1990. "The Peel Sessions" was a BBC Radio Broadcast hosted by John Peel and was from 1967 until 2004. Hundreds of artists and bands have been performed during these shows.

Total Experience TEL6-5709
thumbnail of front cover

PROPHET - self-titled (1985, USA)

Prophet's self-titled 12" Vinyl LP Album encapsulates the essence of this iconic New Jersey rock band's heyday (1985-1991). This collector's gem showcases their musical prowess, spanning three albums, namely "Prophet," "Cycle of the Moon," and "Recycled." With roots deeply embedded in the American rock scene, Prophet's legacy endures through the timeless tunes etched on this vinyl, a testament to their enduring impact on the musical landscape.

Protector
thumbnail of front cover

PROTECTOR - Golem

Protector's "Golem" unleashes a sonic onslaught, marking the 1988 debut of this German Thrash/Death Metal juggernaut. Recorded at Phoenix Studio, Bochum, in August 1988 under the expert guidance of sound engineer Jorg Stegert, this 12" Vinyl LP Album encapsulates the raw energy and ferocity of Protector's formative years. A relentless barrage of riffs and guttural vocals, "Golem" solidifies Protector's place in the world of Thrash and Death Metal history.

Virgin PILEP 1 MX215144

thumbnail image of album front cover

PIL - Public Image Ltd Limited Edition Australian Tour Souvenir

"PIL - Public Image Ltd Limited Edition Australian Tour Souvenir" encapsulates the vibrant energy of Public Image Ltd's (PIL) tour of Australia in December 1984. Released as a 12" maxi-single vinyl, this limited edition stands as a cherished memento of that tour. PIL, led by the enigmatic John Lydon, delivers a unique sonic experience, blending post-punk and experimental sounds. This collector's item serves as a sonic time capsule, capturing the essence of PIL's artistic exploration during this memorable tour.

Virgin Records V 2366

thumbnail image of album front cover

PIL PUBLIC IMAGE LTD - Album ( 1986 , England(

is the fifth studio album by English rock band Public Image Ltd, released on 3 February 1986. It features John Lydon backed by a group of musicians assembled by producer Bill Laswell, including Steve Vai, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Tony Williams and Ginger Baker.

Virgin Records XD 302.235, Fabricado por SONIC SA, Napoles 6 y 8, Barbera del Valles

thumbnail image of album front cover

PIL PUBLIC IMAGE LIMITED - Live in Tokyo 2LP ( 1983 Spain )

"Public Image Limited Live in Tokyo" immortalizes the band's dynamic performance in the pulsating heart of Japan during 1983. This live recorded album, reissued as a 12" 2x record VINYL set, captures the raw, unbridled energy of Public Image Ltd (PIL). Recorded at Nakano Sun Plaza Hall in Nakano, the album transports listeners to the atmospheric live setting, where John Lydon and company showcase their sonic prowess. A testament to PIL's enduring impact, this vinyl release echoes the essence of that memorable Tokyo concert.

 

Anagram GRAM 005

thumbnail of front cover

PUNK AND DISORDERLY III - The Final Solution (1983, Spain)

The album's sound is raw and aggressive, and it is a perfect example of the early British punk rock sound. The songs are fast and furious, and the lyrics are full of anger and frustration.

 

thumbnail of front cover

PURPLE FOX- Jimi Hendrix Hits

  Alex Boggs is a young man with hair down to his knees who plays a wailing guitar under the name "Purple Fox". The same cover artwork has also been used on the album "Purple Fox - Tribute to Jimi Hendrix"