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

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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X - Under The Big Black Sun 12" Vinyl LP
X - Under The Big Black Sun album front cover vinyl record

Elektra 60150 , 1982 , USA

"X: Under The Big Black Sun" emerges as the third album and major-label debut by the American punk band on the 12" LP Vinyl. Released on Elektra Records in 1982, this album marks a pivotal moment in X's discography. Each track on "Under The Big Black Sun" showcases the band's blend of punk energy with elements of rock. As a major-label debut, this release solidifies X's influence on the punk scene, offering listeners a sonic journey through the raw and authentic sounds of American punk in the early '80s.

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XBAND - Pleasure of Life (Punk) 7" Vinyl Single
XBAND - Pleasure of Life (Punk) album front cover vinyl record

  YoMamas Records   , 1986 , USA

Xband's 1985 punk rock masterpiece, "Pleasures Of Life," encapsulates the raw spirit of rebellion in a 7" vinyl single. Emerging from the DIY ethos of the '80s punk scene, the band's defiant sound and limited physical release contributed to its cult status. This sonic rebellion continues to resonate, making "Pleasures Of Life" a cherished artifact among punk enthusiasts and a symbol of punk's enduring countercultural legacy.

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XTC - The Big Express 12" Vinyl LP
XTC - The Big Express album front cover vinyl record

Virgin 206 613 , 1984 , EEC

  "The Big Express" is the seventh studio album by the British band XTC, released in 1984. It was one of XTC's harder-edged albums, in contrast to the pastoral Mummer and Skylarking which were released in sequence with it. The seventh track, "I Bought Myself a Liarbird" is about their former manager, Ian Reid. This web page has photos of album covers, inner sleeves, record labels together with production details, musicians and track-listing.

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XUTOS & PONTAPES - Album 88 12" Vinyl LP
XUTOS & PONTAPES - Album 88 album front cover vinyl record

Polydor SPA 835 631 , 1988 , Portugal

"Xutos & Pontapés: Album 88" amplifies the Portuguese rock scene on the 12" Gatefold/LP Vinyl. Born in Almada, Portugal, in 1978, the band emerged four years after the "Carnation Revolution." Originating from the local punk rock scene, Xutos & Pontapés set a trend by delivering rock tunes in Portuguese. "Album 88" captures the essence of their musical journey, offering enthusiasts a glimpse into the band's role in shaping the Portuguese rock landscape with their distinctive sound and linguistic approach.

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