ALBUM: "The Forgotten Scroll" is the first official studio album released by the American Thrash and Power Metal band "Apocrypha". Apocrypha was from Las Vegas, Nevada, formed in 1987 and active until 1991.
Power Metal / Speed Metal
Roadrunner Records – RR 9568
Record Format: 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram
1988 Made in the Netherlands for European distribution
Marty Friedman - Producer
Marty Friedman ( full-name: Martin Adam Friedman ) an American Guitarist, Musician and Music Producer. During the 1980s he has performed with the bands Hawaii , Shout, Cacophony and in the 1990s he was lead guitarist with Megadeth .
Mike Varney - Executive Producer
Mike Varney - a music producer and founder of "Shrapnel Records", in the rock and heave metal music, known as producer of several W.A.S.P albums.
Steve Fontano - Sound Engineer
Steve Fontano (real name: Stephen M. Fontano) an American Producer, Sound Engineer, Mixer who has worked on hundreds of albums. In the context of 1980s Heavy Metal he has worked on several dozens of albums, some of the bands he has worked with are: W.A.S.P. , Racer X, Apocrypha, Chastain, Hexx, M.A.R.S, David T. Chastain, Tony MacAlpine.
Dino Alden - 2nd Sound Engineer
Dino Alden an American Sound Engineer who has worked on dozens of heavy metal albums during the 1980s. Some the bands he whose albums he has engineered are: Apocrypha, Attitude, Cacophony, Dr. Mastermind, Joey Tafolla ( Band ), M.A.R.S., Marty Friedman ( Band ), Mordred, Racer X, Tony MacAlpine, Vicious Rumors, Vinnie Moore.
George Horn - Mastering Engineer
George Horn - Chief Mastering Engineer at Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA and mastering engineer at CBS Studios, San Francisco. George Horn has been working often together with Steve Fontano , Dino Alden , and Guy Aitchison on the same heavy metal albums.
"The Forgotten Scroll" was recorded At – Prairie Sun Recording Studios and Mastered at Fantasy Studios
Album Cover Design & Artwork:
Bryan Sessions - Album Cover Concept
Guilty And Innocent Productions - Album Cover Artwork
Guy Aitchison - Album Cover Artwork
Guy Aitchison has been designing and drawing Heavy Metal album covers during the mid to late-1980s. During this period he has drawn numerous album covers. Since 1988 he apprenticed in Chicago at Bob Olson's Custom Tattooing and became a tattooist. Guy Aitchison has been working often together with Steve Fontano, Dino Alden, and George Horn on the same heavy metal albums.
Pat Johnson an American Photographer who has photographed many of the great personalities in music, sports and entertainments. During the 1980s he has contributed to the album covers of...
Steve Plocica - Lead Vocals
Tony Fredianelli - Guitar, Keyboards
Al Rumley - Bass Guitar
Mike Poe - Drums