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

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
Roadrunner RR 9601
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RACER X - Second Heat (1987)

"Second Heat" is the Racer X's second studio record, and introduced two new members to the band lineup, Bruce Bouillet and Scott Travis.

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RAGE ( heavy metal, Germany ) 1980s VINYL RECORDS DISCOGRAPHY

 

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Carrere 67.670

This is probable the first full length album by the British NWOBHM band: Rage. (Note: there is also a German Heavy Metal band with the same band-name)

RAGE (Great Britain) - Out of Control NWOBHM ( 1981 France )

This is probable the first full length album by the British NWOBHM band: Rage. (Note: there is also a German Heavy Metal band with the same band-name)

 

RoadrunnR RR 9667

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RAILWAY - Climax (1987)

Album cover in the style of Hajime

RoadRunneR 9760

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RAILWAY - Railway II (1985)

Railway II was their 2nd full length album and released in 1970

RAINBOW with Ritchie Blackmore LP Discography

 

rainbow with ritchie blackmore ( hard rock, england ) VINYL RECORDS DISCOGRAPHY

 

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EPIC EPC 82215
RAM JAM Self-Titled / Black Betty

RAM JAM - Self-Titled / Black Betty

"Ram Jam" is an album released by Ram Jam in 1977. The first track on the album, the single "Black Betty", is Ram Jam's best known song. It reached the #7 position in the UK singles chart in September 1977. The album reached #34 in the Billboard Pop Albums chart in the US.
 

Ramones
RAMONES - Ramones self-titled
Metal Enterprises Bestell Nr ME 531
RANDOM - Randomised
 

RANDOM - Randomised (1989, Germany)

RANDOM a German Hard Rock/Heavy Metal band who supported Running Wild, S.D.I. on the 1991 Tour. Random is planning to become active again in 2008.

Line Records 6.25 318
Randy California - All Along the Watchtower ( 1982 Germany )
Yellow AL 31755

RANDY CALIFORNIA - Kapt. Kopter and the (Fabulous) Twirly Birds ( 1972 USA ) New Web-Page  

Ebony EBON 34

RANKELSON - Hungry For Blood NWOBHM Orig 1988

RANKELSON - Hungry For Blood NWOBHM (1986, UK)

 

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Ratt ( hard rock/heavy metal, usa ) VINYL RECORDS DISCOGRAPHY

 

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Roadrunner Records – RR 9672

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New Entry RAVAGE - Wrecking Ball (1986, Netherlands)

"Wrecking Ball" is the one and only album released by the Chicago Heavy Metal band "Ravage". It has been recorded and released in 1986. It has been recorded, mixed and mastered in the Fantasy Studios, Pierce Arrow Recorder, Solid Sound Studio. Album cover artwork was done by Guy Aitchison.

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raven ( british heavy metal / nwobhm, united kingdom) VINYL RECORDS DISCOGRAPHY

 

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Rave-On Records RLP-011

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VA Rave-On Hits Hard (1985)

This split album "VA Rave-On Hits Hard" includes tracks by the bands: Mercyful Fate, Astaroth, H-Bomb, Crossfirel, Evil, H-Bomb, Gilgamasj, Sortilege

CBS 84134

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RAY GOMEZ - Volume

This is the first / debut album by Ray Gomez

1980  
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RAZOR - Evil Invaders (1985)

"Evil Invaders" is the second full-length album and third official recording by the Canadian Speed/Thrash Metal band "Razor" from Guelph, Ontario. The album was produced by "Walter Zwol" and released during 1985.

Valentino Records 790 564-1

RECKLESS - No Frills

1987 Germany

EPIC EPC 64709

REDBONE - The Witch Queen of New Orleans

"The Witch Queen of New Orleans" is the European release of "Message from a Drum" and is the third album by American band Redbone released in 1971.

1971 Hollland
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RENAISSANCE - Ashes are Burning Sovereign Capitol

"Ashes Are Burning" is the album by progressive rock band Renaissance, released in 1973 It was the first of several Renaissance albums to feature an orchestra playing along with the band on some songs.

1973 England
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REO SPEEDWAGON ( ROCK, USA ) Selected Vinyl Records & Photo Gallery

 

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Profane Existence Records / Seventh Generaton Records

RESISTANT CULTURE - Welcome to Reality

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Polydor 2310 080

Richie Havens - Alarm Clock .

Richie Havens is perhaps best known for his intense rhythmic guitar style, soulful covers of pop and folk songs and his opening performance at the Woodstock Festival.

1971 Germany
 

Rick Wakeman - Journey to the Centre of the Earth

Rigor Mortis

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RIGOR MORTIS- Rigor Mortis self-titled

Music for Nations MFN 65
RIO - Sex Crimes

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RIO - Sex Crimes ( 1986 England )

  "Sex Crimes" is the second and final official album released by the British Hard Rock / Heavy Metal band "RIO". It has been released on the record labels "Music For Nations" and "New Electric Way"

N.E.W New Electric Way 2346

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RIO - Sex Crimes N.E.W.

RIO - Sex Crimes N.E.W. ( 1986 France )

 

ZYC Metal 5146

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RIOT - Warrior (Live version) / Born in America
Starpoint Music 731 SK

RISING EMPIRER- Danger Explosiv

Obscure Swiss Progressive ROck

1980 Switzerland
SteamHammer SPV 08-7592
RISK - Hell's Animals

RISK - Hell's Animals (1989, West-Germany)

The band "RISK" is founded by three ex-members of "Faithfull Breath" namely Heinrich Mikus, Jurgen Dusterloh, Peter Dell and was complemented with Roman Keymer and Thilo Hermann. The RISK band has been active from 1986 until 1993.

Steam Hammer SPV 60-7607

RISK - Ratman

RISK - Ratman (1989, West-Germany)

CBS SAMPLP 1271

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RMC et Hard Rock Presentent LA DOUM DOUM QU'UN PILE (1988, France)

 

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ROBERT PLANT ( Rock / New Wave, England ) Vinyl Records Discography & Photo Gallery

 

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CBS S 64188

ROBERT WYATT - End of an Ear

"The End of an Ear" is the debut solo album by Soft Machine's Robert Wyatt.

1970 England UK

 

ROBIN TROWER ( Blues-Rock, England ) Vinyl Records Discography & Photo Gallery

 

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A&M AMLX 68560
ROCK GODDESS - Hell Hath No Fury

ROCK GODDESS - Hell Hath No Fury (1983, Netherlands)

"Rock Goddess" was an all-female heavy metal band from the New Wave of British Heavy Metal era that briefly enjoyed cult status in the early 1980s in Britain.

MEAOANR C60 27211 005
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Pok-IIahopama - 1987 Rock Panorama 1988 Russia

ODE Records 21653

Rocky Horror Picture Show  is the original soundtrack album to the 1975 film The Rocky Horror Picture Show, an adaptation of the musical The Rocky Horror Show that had opened in 1973. This is the soundtrack released as an album in 1975 by Ode Records, produced by Richard Hartley.

Rocky Horror Picture Show

is the original soundtrack album to the 1975 film The Rocky Horror Picture Show, an adaptation of the musical The Rocky Horror Show that had opened in 1973. This is the soundtrack released as an album in 1975 by Ode Records, produced by Richard Hartley.

1975

Canada

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Schnoutz Records 6367-032
Rock Zirkus - Back Again 1982 Switzerland
RoadRunner RR 9833
The RODS - Let Them Eat Metal

The RODS - Let Them Eat Metal (1984, Netherlands)

Arista 204 741
THE RODS - Wild Dogs
THE RODS - Wild Dogs (1982, EEC)
ROGER WATERS - The Pros and Cons of Hitchhiking Uncensored Gatefold

 

ROGER WATERS ( Rock, England ) Vinyl Records Discography & Photo Gallery

 

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ROGUE MALE ( NWOBHM / Heavy Metal, England ) Vinyl Records Discography & Photo Gallery

 

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ROLLING STONES LP Discography, incl bootlegs

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RORY GALLAGHER Record Index

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WEA 24 0028-1

ROSE TATTOO - Scarred for Life ( 1982 Netherlands )

WEA 24. 0028

ROSE TATTOO - Scarred for Life ( 1982 Germany )

ROUGH DIAMOND - Self-titled    

Music For Nations 12 KUT 103

ROX - Krazy Kutz / Sweet Sixteen

ROX - Krazy Kutz / Sweet Sixteen ( 1983 France )  New Web-Page

 

"Krazy Kutz" is the second and final recording ( until 2019 ) and was released by the ROX band in 1983.

RoadrunneR 9890

ROX - Violent Breed (SS Still Sealed)

ROX - Violent Breed ( 1983 Netherlands ) New Web-Page

"VIOLENT BREED" is the first full-length studio album released by the British Heavy Metal (NWOBM) band ROX ( from Manchester )

 

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ROY BUCHANAN - Vinyl Recording Albums

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Muza SX 2160
RSC - Fly Rock   Poland
RUNAWAYS Girlie Rock Collection

 

RUNAWAYS ( Girlie ROck, South-Africa ) Vinyl Records Discography & Photo Gallery

 

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RUNNING WILD Pirate Metal Discography

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April Music Inc. EPIC EPC 84806

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RUSS BALLARD & BARNET DOGS - Into the Fire

1981

Rock, Psych, Prog Rock

 

Mercury SRM 1 4013

RUSH - Moving Pictures

"Moving Pictures" is the eighth studio album by Canadian rock band Rush. The album was recorded and mixed from October to November 1980 at Le Studio located in Morin Heights, Quebec, Canada, and released on February 12, 1981.

1980

USA

original USA vinyl pressing

Mercury 6337 243

 

RUSH - Signals

1982  
LOVE Records
RUSTY JAMES - Save the last Dance for me    
Axe Killer Records 7021
RUTHLESS - Discipline of Steel
RUTHLESS - Discipline of Steel (1986, France)

Virgin 200988

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RUTS - The Crack

This album "THE RUTS - The Crack" is The Ruts first album, released in 1979

1979 France