"Stricken by Might" is E-X-E's debut/first album.


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Collectors information / Album Description: 

E-X-E's Stricken by Might is a classic speed/thrash metal album from 1986. The album is characterized by its fast tempos, heavy guitars, and aggressive vocals. The lyrics deal with themes of violence, war, and death. Stricken by Might is a must-have for fans of speed/thrash metal, and is an essential album for any collection.

The album was produced by Alex Perialas and E-X-E, and was released by AXIS Records. The album was recorded at Pyramid Sound Studios, Ithaca, New York.

The album was a critical and commercial success, and helped to establish E-X-E as one of the leading speed/thrash metal bands. The album was praised for its fast tempos, heavy guitars, and aggressive vocals. The lyrics were also praised for their thoughtfulness and depth. Stricken by Might is considered to be one of the most important albums of the speed/thrash metal scene, and is a classic example of the genre.

This album includes the lyrics sheet with all the lyrics of the songs performed by "E-X-E".

Music Genre:

  Speed/Thrash Metal

Album Production information:

 The album: "EXE - Stricken by Might" was produced by: Carl "MC" Canedy
Sound/Recording Engineer(s): Alex "Imp" Periales
This album was recorded at: Pyramid Sound, Ithaca, NY

  Alex Perialas is an American Producer and sound engineer, and owner of the "Pyramid Sound Recording Studios" in Ithaca, and has been responsible for the production and engineering of dozens of Heavy Metal albums during the 1980s. Perialas is a well-known music producer and engineer who has been active in the industry for over three decades. He has worked with a wide range of musical artists, including heavy metal bands like Anthrax, Slayer, and Overkill, as well as pop artists like Taylor Dayne and New Kids on the Block. Throughout his career, Perialas has become known for his technical expertise, creative vision, and ability to bring out the best in his artists.

 Perialas was born in Greece and grew up surrounded by music. His father was a classical guitarist and his mother was a singer, so it was only natural that he would develop an early love for music. He began playing the guitar at the age of 12 and quickly became interested in recording and producing music. He moved to the United States in the 1970s to study music engineering and quickly began working in the industry, first as an assistant engineer and then as a producer.

 One of Perialas' earliest successes came with the release of the album "Among the Living" by Anthrax in 1987. This album marked a departure from the traditional sound of heavy metal and helped to establish Perialas as a major player in the genre. He went on to produce several more albums for the band, including "State of Euphoria" and "Persistence of Time". He also worked with other heavy metal acts like Slayer, Overkill, and Testament, helping to shape the sound of the genre and establish it as one of the dominant forces in popular music.

 In addition to his work in heavy metal, Perialas has also produced and engineered albums in a wide range of other genres. He has worked with pop artists like Taylor Dayne and New Kids on the Block, helping to create some of their biggest hits. He has also worked with hip-hop artists like MC Lyte and jazz musicians like Grover Washington Jr. This versatility and ability to work with a wide range of artists is one of the reasons why Perialas has been so successful throughout his career.

 Throughout his career, Perialas has been dedicated to the art of music production and engineering. He has a deep understanding of the technical aspects of recording and a keen ear for what makes a song sound great. He is also a creative visionary who is able to bring out the best in his artists, helping them to create music that is both innovative and commercial. His work has been recognized with numerous awards and accolades, including multiple Grammy nominations and wins.

 In conclusion, Alex Perialas is a music producer and engineer who has made a significant impact on the industry. His work has helped to shape the sound of heavy metal and establish it as one of the dominant genres in popular music. He has also worked with a wide range of other artists, bringing out the best in them and helping them to create innovative and commercially successful music

  Carl Canedy a highly respected figure in the world of heavy metal music. He is best known as the drummer and co-founder of the American heavy metal band, The Rods. Canedy has been an influential figure in the genre for several decades, and his contribution to the heavy metal music scene has been widely recognized by fans and musicians alike.

 Canedy was born on 25 August 1955, in Syracuse, New York, and grew up in a musical family. His father was a saxophonist and his mother played the piano, so it's no surprise that Canedy developed a passion for music at a young age. He started playing the drums when he was just ten years old and soon realized that he had a talent for it. By the time he was a teenager, he was already playing in local bands and quickly made a name for himself in the music scene.

 In 1979, Canedy co-founded The Rods, along with guitarist David “Rock” Feinstein and bassist Garry Bordonaro. The band was known for its energetic live performances and its blend of classic rock and heavy metal elements. They quickly gained a loyal following and released their first album, "Rock Hard," in 1981. The album was well-received by fans and critics and was considered a classic in the heavy metal genre.

 Throughout his career, Canedy has been known for his powerful drumming style, which has been described as aggressive, hard-hitting, and energetic. He has been a driving force behind The Rods’ sound, and his drumming has been an integral part of the band's success. He has also been praised for his musical versatility, as he is able to play a wide range of musical styles, from hard rock to heavy metal.

 In addition to his work with The Rods, Canedy has also collaborated with a number of other artists and bands, including the legendary guitarist Ronnie James Dio. He has also been involved in several musical projects outside of The Rods, including recording sessions, live performances, and drum clinics.

Jack Adelman is a mastering engineer who has mastered duing the 1980s "See You in Hell (LP)" by "Grim Reaper", "Rolling Thunder" by "Attila", "Stricken by Might" by "E-X-E (USA)", and "Children of Madness" by "Battlezone"

Record Label Information:

  AXIS Records LP 2A

Media Format:

  12" LP Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

  1987 Made in USA
Band Members and Musicians on: EXE - Stricken by Might
    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Vocals: Joseph Palma
  • Guitars: Adam Marigliano
  • Guitars: Rui Tavora
  • Bass: R.H. Böckel
  • Drums: Charles Lopez
Track Listing of: "EXE - Stricken by Might"

The Songs/tracks on "EXE - Stricken by Might" are

  1. Slaughter Disorder 02:21
  2. Stricken By Might 02:51
  3. Autopsy 03:41
  4. Metal Hell 05:15
  5. Slayer 04:56
  6. Martial Law 04:14
  7. Warchild 04:07
  8. Fatally Wounded 03:14
  9. Seek and Destroy 03:33
  10. Crib Death 03:35
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