Zar - Sorted Out - speed / power metal 12" Vinyl LP Album

"Sorted Out" by Zar is a speed/power metal masterpiece pressed onto a 12" vinyl LP. This album showcases the band's exceptional musicianship and powerful vocals, delivering a high-energy sonic assault. With lightning-fast guitar solos, pounding drums, and anthemic choruses, Zar creates an electrifying atmosphere that will satisfy fans of speed and power metal. "Sorted Out" is a must-have for lovers of intense and melodic metal music. This web page has photos of album covers, inner sleeves, record labels together with production details, musicians and track-listing.


ZAR - Sorted Out 12" Vinyl LP Album album front cover


Collector Notes:

This album includes the original custom inner sleeve with album details, complete lyrics of all songs by and photos of the Zar band-members. 

Music Genre:

Speed, Power Metal

Album Production Information:

Produced by Tommy Clauss and Jerry Schafer
Recorded and mixed by Tom Kruger, MTS Studio, Germany.

Tom Krüger, a German producer, sound and mixing engineer, and musician, is a prominent figure in the world of heavy metal music. Born in Germany, his passion for music began at a young age, and he dedicated his life to honing his skills and making a significant impact on the music industry.


Krüger's journey in the music world started in the 1980s when heavy metal was gaining immense popularity. He was captivated by the raw energy and power of the genre, and he set out to contribute his talents to this thriving movement. With his exceptional technical abilities and a keen ear for sound, he quickly made a name for himself as a producer and engineer in the German heavy metal scene.

Throughout his career, Krüger collaborated with numerous influential bands, working on over two dozen German heavy metal albums during the 1980s. His skills as a producer and engineer brought a distinct sound to each project, helping to shape the overall atmosphere and tone of the albums. He had an innate ability to capture the essence of the heavy metal sound, emphasizing the aggression and intensity that fans craved.

Krüger's contribution to the heavy metal genre extended beyond his role as a producer and engineer. He was also a talented musician, proficient in playing various instruments, including guitar and keyboards. His musical prowess allowed him to understand the creative process from both sides of the studio, enabling him to communicate effectively with the bands he worked with.

During his career, Krüger collaborated with renowned German heavy metal acts, including Accept, Helloween, Scorpions, and Kreator, among many others. His collaborations resulted in the creation of iconic albums that have stood the test of time, solidifying his reputation as a leading figure in the German heavy metal scene.

In addition to his work as a producer and engineer, Krüger also ventured into other areas of the music industry. He established his own recording studio, where he continued to produce and engineer albums for various bands and artists. His studio became a hub for creativity, attracting talented musicians seeking to achieve the distinctive sound that Krüger was known for.

Krüger's impact on the German heavy metal scene during the 1980s cannot be overstated. His contributions helped shape the genre's sound and solidify its place in the global music landscape. His meticulous attention to detail, technical expertise, and innate musicality made him a sought-after professional in the industry.

Today, Tom Krüger's legacy lives on through the albums he worked on and the countless heavy metal fans who continue to appreciate the music he helped bring to life. His dedication to his craft and his unwavering passion for heavy metal have left an indelible mark on the genre, ensuring his place as a respected and influential figure in the history of German heavy metal.

Record Label & Catalognr:

Bellaphon Bacilus Records 260-09-067

Media Format:

12" Vinyl LP  Gramophone Record
Album weight: 210 gram  

Year & Country:

1991 Made in Germany
Band Members and Musicians on: Zar Sorted Out
    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Thommy Bloch
  • Jerry Schaefer
  • Tommy Clauss
  • Bernd Gruenen
  • Peter Kuempf
Track Listing of: Zar Sorted Out

The Song/tracks on "Zar Sorted Out" are

    Side One:
  • The Devil Called My Name
  • I Dont Wanna Wait
  • In the Sign of the Elder
  • Spellbound - Hellbound
  • Carry On
    Side Two:
  • Distant Thunder
  • Shine On
  • The Fields
  • Marching with the Black
  • The Last of the Wolves
  • Stranded Heart

Front Cover Photo Of ZAR - Sorted Out 12" Vinyl LP Album

ZAR - Sorted Out 12" Vinyl LP Album album front cover

The album front cover shows a Gibson Flying V-like guitar

Photo Of The Back Cover ZAR - Sorted Out 12" Vinyl LP Album

ZAR - Sorted Out 12" Vinyl LP Album album back cover

Photo of the ZAR Band, Track-listing and production information on the album back cover

Photo Of Custom Inner Sleeve ZAR - Sorted Out 12" Vinyl LP Album

ZAR - Sorted Out 12" Vinyl LP Album custom inner sleeve

Black and White Photo of the ZAR band on the custom inner sleeve

Close up of record's label ZAR - Sorted Out 12" Vinyl LP Album Side One

ZAR - Sorted Out 12" Vinyl LP Album enlarged record label

Record Label Details: BACILUS RECORDS 260-09-067 ℗ 1991 Sound Copyright