EXUMER - Possessed By Fire - Thrash metal germany 1986 Harris Johns 12" VINYL LP ALBUM

  This is the Genuine Disaster Records release "Possessed by Fire" the first/debut studio album by the German thrash metal band Exumer. It was released in 1986 through Disaster Records. The album was produced by Harris Johns at Music Lab Berlin.

EXUMER a Thrash Metal band from Frankfurt, Germany and evolved from “Tartaros" in Exumer during 1985. During the 1980s this band released two official studio albums: “Possessed by Fire” in 1986 and “Rising From The Sea” in 1987.

This web page has photos of album covers, inner sleeves, record labels together with production details, musicians and track-listing.

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Front Cover Photo Of EXUMER - Possessed By Fire

Essential Album Information For: EXUMER - Possessed By Fire

Music Genre:

Speed/Thrash Metal

Label & Catalognr:

Disaster 10005

Media Format:

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

Year & Country:

1986 Made in Germany

EXUMER - Possessed By Fire Production & Recording Information


Harris Johns - Producer

  Harris Johns is a European music producer, active since the late-1970s in the heavy metal and punk scene, working for a lot of big-name bands, such as Helloween, Coroner, Tankard, Sodom, Voivod, Kreator, Exumer, Ratos de Porão, Slime, Daily Terror and many others. Most of his productions were recorded at his studio Music Lab Berlin Studio. After 10 years recording in a former guest house in the countryside near Berlin, which he called Spiderhouse, he reopened the Music Lab Berlin in 2007 and gave it up 2016. He is still producing and teaching music production skills. Here is a list of albums (during the 1980s on which Harris Johns has worked.

Tommy Ziegler - Producer

Sound & Recording Engineers:

Djamil Mehtieff - Mastering Engineer

Recording Location:

This album was recorded at: Musiclab Studios, Berlin

Album Cover Design & Artwork:

Martin Appoldt - Album Cover Design


Buffo Schnädelbach - Photographer

 Uwe "Buffo" Schnädelbach a German Photographer, Editor and Band manager (Tankard). During the 1980s he has photographed a dozen of Heavy Metal bands.


Mem von Stein - Vocals / Bass Guitar

Bernie - Guitars

Ray Mensch - Guitars

Syke Bornetto - Drums

Tracklisting Side One:
  1. Possessed By Fire 04:55
  2. Destructive Solution 03:46
  3. Fallen Saint 04:01
  4. A Mortal In Black 04:02
  5. Sorrows Of The Judgement 03:10
  6. Xiron Darkstar 03:11
  7. Reign Of Sadness 03:41
  8. Journey To Oblivion 04:20
  9. Silent Death 05:03

EXUMER - Possessed By Fire High Resolution & Quality Photos

Front Cover Photo Of EXUMER - Possessed By Fire

Front Cover Photo Of EXUMER - Possessed By Fire


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Photo Of The Back Cover EXUMER - Possessed By Fire

Photo of album back cover EXUMER - Possessed By Fire

Note: There is NO barcode on the album back cover.

Close up of Side One EXUMER - Possessed By Fire record's label

Close up of Side One EXUMER - Possessed By Fire

Record Label Details: Disaster Records ( Black and White Label Colour ) Disaster 10005 LC 8604, GEMA