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

  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
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"No More Love" is the 1977 album by the German Prog/Krautrock Rock band "Wallenstein"

International Record Syndicate I.R.S. ILP 25167


WALL OF VOODOO - Call of the West

"Call of the West" is the second studio album by Los Angeles new wave band Wall of Voodoo, released in 1983. "Mexican Radio", r is the group's most well-known song.

1982 Holland
Bernett Records SB 18035

Wango Tango Vol 1.

"Wango Tango Vol 1" is a compilation LP with unedited recordings by bands like Metallica , Venom and Waysted

1984 France
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Index of WARFARE Vinyl Album Discography and Album Cover Gallery

WARFARE - A Conflict of Hatred
WARFARE - A Conflict of Hatred

Neat Records RR 9556, 1988, Netherlands

On this album "Mantas" from the "VENOM" band is guest musician.

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WARFARE - Metal Anarchy
WARFARE - Metal Anarchy

RoadrunneR RR 9747, 1985, Netherlands

Metal Anarchy the 2nd full length album released by this NWOBHM band

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WARFARE - Total Death

WARFARE - Total Death

RoadrunneR Records RR125499, 1985, Netherlands

Total Death is an EP (Extended Play) record from the NWOBHM Metal band "Warfare". The band-members at the time of the recording include EVO, Falken and Gunner. "

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WARFARE - Two Tribes
WARFARE - Two Tribes

Neat Records Neat 45, 1984, England

Two Tribes is an EP ( Extended Play ) with three tracks and released in 1984.

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Label & Catalogno Band/Performers - Album Title Year Country

Mausoleum Records - SKULL 83109

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WARHEAD ( Belgium ) - The Day After New Web-Page   1986 Belgium
Mausoleum Records FIST 8357
WARHEAD - Speedway   Belgium




Metal Blade RR 9637
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WARLORD - Thy Kingdom Come 1987 Holland
NEAT 1036 War Machine - Unknown Soldier
WAR MACHINE - Unknown Soldier (1986)
Polydor 2480 602

WARNING - Self-Titled ( 1981 France )

This is the genuine French pressing of Warning's Debut Album.

WARNING was a Heavy Metal band from Paris, France. Their main activity period was from 1980 until 1985 during which they release three official albums: Warning ( 1981 ), Warning II ( 1982 ), Métamorphose ( 1984 ),

Polydor 2393 325
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WARNING - WARNING II ( 1982 France )

WARNING was a French hard-rock band active from 1980 until 1985. They released three albums sung in french language, their second being produced by Dieter Dierks

Music For Nations MFN 99

WARP DRIVE - Gimme Gimme 1987 France

Noise - N0019

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WARRANT - First Strike ( 1985, Germany ) New Item  

This album "First Strike" by the German Speed Metal band: Warrant , is their first official recording and 6 tracks. The album front cover artwork was done by Phil Lawvere a cover illustrator in Berlin in the early eighties, when thrash metal was born. He created covers for bands such as Celtic Frost, Rage, Kreator, Vendetta, Death Row, and Helloween. The photo of the Warrant band on the back cover was taken by Fred Baumgart . A photographed since the mid-1980's several German Heavy Metal bands, including: Warrant, Ballantinez, Kreator, Rage, Deathrow, Voivod, Tankard.





Season Of Mist – SOM148LP


WATAIN - Sworn To The Dark ( LTD ED 2LP White Vinyl , 2012 France ) New Web-Page  

Watain is a Swedish black metal band from Uppsala, formed in 1998. "Sworn To The Dark" is their third official record, this is the limited edition issued as two LP's pressed on white vinyl.


Roadrunner 125 505

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New Entry WAYSTED - Self-Titled (EP) (1984, Netherlands)

"Waysted" is "Waysted's" second recording and follows up on their debut album "Vices". "Waysted" has been produced by "Leo Lyons" (Leo Lyons is better known as bass-player in the British Rock band: "Ten Years After".) Musicians performing on this album are "Fin Muir - Vocals", "Andy Parker - Drummer", "Neil Shepard - Guitar", "Paul Chapman - Guitar", and "Pete Way - Bass". Before joining "Waysted" in 1984, "Andy Parker" has been drumming with "UFO" from 1969-1983. "Paul Chapman" gained a lot of experience by playing in several bands including "Skid Row", "UFO" and joined Waysted in 1984. "Pete Way" is one of the founding members of "UFO" and after leaving "UFO" in 1982 forms "Waysted" in 1982 together with "Fast Eddie Clarke"


New Renaissance Records NRR50 THUMBNAIL

WEHRMACHT - Biermacht ( 1989 USA )

  BIERMACHT is the second and final album released by this American Thrash Metal band

Despite their German name: "Wehrmacht", this is a Thrash Metal band from Portland, Oregon, USA. Their main activity period was from 1985 until 1990 in which they released two official albums: Shark Attack 1987 and Biermacht 1989.

New Renaissance Records NRR23

WEHRMACHT - Shark Attack ( 1987 USA )

"Shark Attack" is the debut album by the American Thrash Metal band "Wehrmacht"

Roadrunner RR 9852
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Wendy O'Williams - WOW 1984 Holland

WENDY & THE ROCKETTS - Dazed for Days


Atlantic 781 969 WX 277



"Big Game" is the third studio album by the hard rock band White Lion. It was released on August 10, 1989 by Atlantic Records

1988 Germany


WHITE LION - Fight to Survive

This album "Fight to Survive" was the first/debut album by the American/Danish band: "White Lion"

1985 USA Album Release small flag USA
Whitesnake - Lovehunter . Lovehunter's lurid cover art featuring a naked white female straddling a large snake was created by famed fantasy artist Chris Achilleos. Reportedly the controversial cover proved troublesome for Achilleos who subsequently refused to do album covers for many years


whitensnake ( hard rock / heavy metal, england ) VINYL RECORDS DISCOGRAPHY


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STEPS 57210112 AK

WICCA - Splended Deed

"Splended Deed" is the first and only record released by the German Thrash metal band: WICCA 

1988 Germany

No Colours NC 051

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WIGRID - Hoffnungstod

is the first full-length album by this Black Metal band

Enigma 3241-1

WILD DOGS - Reign of Terror ( 1987 Holland )

 "Reign Of Terror" is the third official album released by the American Speed/Power Metal band "Wild Dogs".   This album "Reign Of Terror" was recorded at the Prairie Sun Studios, Cotate, California and produced by Steve "Boom" Fontano and released in 1987.

Mausoleum Records – SKULL 8307

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New Entry   WILDFIRE - Brute Force and Ignorance

WILDFIRE was a British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM) from London, England. This band was active from 1982 until 1985, during this period they released two official-full length albums (and two single's): "Brute Force And Ignorance" in 1983, while "Summer Lightning" was released in 1984.

Mausoleum SKULL 8338

WILDFIRE - Summer Lightning ( 1984 Belgium )

  WILDFIRE was a British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM) from London, England. This band was active from 1982 until 1985, during this period they released two official-full length albums (and two single's): "Brute Force And Ignorance" in 1985, while "Summer Lightning" was released in 1984.

  This album "WILDFIRE - Summer Lightning" is the 2nd and final album by Wildfire

DINO Music LP CH 161
WILD HEARTS - S/T Self-Titled ( 1986 Switzerland Swiss release thumbnail )

Mute Records 12 Mute 57



WIRE - Ahead New Web-Page 1987


original UK / GB vinyl pressing

Wire / Dying Art, Mute Records 12 Mute 67



WIRE - Kidney Bingos

is an EP by English rock band Wire. It was released 1988.


Great Britain

original UK / GB vinyl pressing

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wishbone ash ( rock, england ) VINYL RECORDS DISCOGRAPHY


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Roadrunner RR 9830
WITCH CROSS - Fit For Fight . Their only full-length album "Fit For Fight" was recorded by the same engineer of cult HM gems such as Mercyful Fate'

WITCH CROSS - Fit For Fight .

Their only full-length album "Fit For Fight" was recorded by the same engineer of cult HM gems such as Mercyful Fate 's ``Melissa`` and ``Don't Break The Oath``, Henrik Lund at Easy Sound Recordings, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Witchhunt Records 9001 THUMBNAIL

WITCHHUNT RECORDS - Believe in Church and Agonize ( 1990 Switzerland )

This is the extremely rare and hard to find Swiss Thrash metal sampler released in 1990 by Witchhunt records.   This record contains early demo recordings of European hardcore punk crossover death and thrash metal bands like:   Disharmonic Orchestra , Invocator, Carbonized, Necrophobic, Unleashed and others   Because of the small market size (more often record were imported from Germany, France, or Holland) in Switzerland, This Swiss edition was pressed in limited quantities

Finger Print records Loud Stereo FING LP 004


WIZZ - Crazy Games

Crazy Games is the only official album released by the Swedish Heavy Metal band Wizz


1984 Sweden


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WRATHCHILD - Stackheel Strutt  is an EP pressed on red coloured vinyl


WRATHCHILD - Stackheel Strutt

is an EP pressed on red coloured vinyl

1983 France