Orgasmatron is the 1986 studio album released by the British Hard Rock band "Motörhead". The album was recorded at the "Master Rock" studios in London, England and produced by Bill Laswell. This web page has photos of album covers, inner sleeves, record labels together with production details, musicians and track-listing.
Motörhead, the British powerhouse of Hard Rock and Heavy Metal, delivered a sonic juggernaut in the form of their 1986 album "Orgasmatron". As a dedicated collector of vinyl records from the 1960s to the early 1990s, with a keen focus on Heavy Metal and Hard Rock, you undoubtedly recognize the significance of this album in your collection. Let's dive into the making of "Orgasmatron", exploring its origins, its creators, and its enduring impact on the world of music.
The Birth of Orgasmatron
Recorded at the renowned "Master Rock" studios in London, England, this album marked a pivotal moment in Motörhead's career. Under the skilled production of Bill Laswell and Jason Corsaro, the band's sound took on a new dimension, a testament to their evolution as musicians.
The Masterminds Behind the Music
Bill Laswell, a respected producer known for his work in a wide range of genres, brought a unique perspective to the recording process. His collaboration with Motörhead resulted in a more polished and experimental sound, pushing the boundaries of what the band had previously achieved.
Jason Corsaro, known for his engineering work on several iconic albums, complemented Laswell's vision, ensuring that the album captured the raw energy for which Motörhead was celebrated.
Motörhead's classic lineup for "Orgasmatron" consisted of:
- Lemmy Kilmister: Bass and Vocals
- Phil Campbell: Guitar
- Wurzel: Guitar
- Pete Gill: Drums
This lineup was known for its exceptional chemistry and relentless live performances, and "Orgasmatron" showcased their collective prowess.
A Tracklisting That Rocks
The album's tracklisting reads like a journey through the gritty, adrenaline-fueled world of Motörhead:
1. Deaf Forever
2. Nothing Up My Sleeve
3. Ain't My Crime
5. Mean Machine
6. Built for Speed
7. Ridin' With the Driver
8. Doctor Rock
Each track is a sonic assault, with Lemmy's unmistakable gravelly vocals, Campbell and Wurzel's scorching guitar work, and Gill's thunderous drumming driving the album forward.
Legacy and Impact
"Orgasmatron" remains a landmark album in the Heavy Metal and Hard Rock genres. Its fusion of raw power and technical innovation set a standard that would influence countless bands to come. The title track, "Orgasmatron", has become an anthem in its own right, a symbol of Motörhead's enduring legacy
British Heavy Metal, Hard Rock, NWOBHM
GWR Records 24 701 (24701)
Record Format: 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram
Original custom insert with album details, lyrics and photos.
Bill Laswell - Producer
Jason Corsaro - Producer
Lemmy Kilmister - bass, vocals
Phil Campbell - guitar
Wurzel - guitar
Pete Gill - drums
Note: The images on this page are photos of the actual album. Slight differences in color may exist due to the use of the camera's flash. Images can be zoomed in/out ( eg pinch with your fingers on a tablet or smartphone )
Collage of Motorhead band photos on the original custom inner sleeve
GWR Records 24 701 Record Label Details: SACEM © ℗ 1986 GWR Records