HADES If at first you don't succeed 12" Vinyl LP Album

Hades, the US metal band, unveiled their sonic prowess with "If at First You Don't Succeed..." – a compelling 12" Vinyl LP Album. Released in 1988 by Torrid Records and distributed in Europe via Roadrunner Records, the album showcased the band's resilience and musical finesse. With a fusion of powerful melodies and raw energy, Hades solidified their presence in the metal scene, leaving an indelible mark on enthusiasts across the European landscape. This album "HADES If at first you don't succeed" includes the original custom inner sleeve with album details, complete lyrics of all songs by and photos

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A few thank you's from the liner notes

Jimmy Thanks: Mom And Dad, Cindie, Steve And Jojo, Batman, Fz, Kevin Costello, Steve Carr, Marc Pollack, Shane-Rob-Sean-Phil (Law And Order), Andy, Chevy Chase, Deborah Lauren, William Shakespeare, Dom (Desiri.) Derosa, Ricky G. Keith Lopez, Ross The Boss, Steve Harris, Charlie And Anthrax, PauliNa Porizkova, Rotosound Strings, '65 Mustang Fastback, Mohammed Jerome Willie, Rachel, Martha Quinn, Ron Jeremy, Veronica Hart, John Leslie, Karen Carpenter, Everyone At Re-Side, Beastie Boys (Fight For Your Right Vid), The Pleasure Twins Still At Large, Pamala Stein Nov. '87, Englebert And Tom, That's Humperdinck & Jones, Lisa Pace And Mike Sabatini And Finallycto All My Doctors And All Who Supported Me During My Recovery And Especially The Band For Standing By Me, Thanks!

T. Coombs Thanks: Jesus, Mom And Joe, All My Drum Students-Hang Tuff And Hit 'Em Hard, Sam Jones, Max T. Sontag And James At Ash, Maria, Todd And All At Lp, Lee, Louie Lock, Dana And Drew, John, Brad And The Rossi Family, The R1Cc1Es-Nan, Jen, The Bus, Dr. Pepper Rules, Dw Pedals Kick, Pro Mark/Remo, Brian (What's Up Dude?) Downing, Mike Prince And The Word Thanks, Bagels And Cream Cheese At No O'clock In The Morning, John Rossi And Crew, Al (At The Body Shop).

Dan Lorenzo Thanks: Dawn And Donald Cook, Carol And Jack Curving, Paul Smith, Lyn Mcgarry, Irma And Jack Delvin, Kathy Hostak, Dawn Dabrovich, Beth Gustafson, Cheryl Rega, Lori Mattiace, N1Cky Eminuel, Stacey Donovan, Kari Wuhrer, Chevy Chase, Karen Isroe

Alan Thanks: My Mother For Always Being There To Listen, Albert And Maria Tecchio, Natalie KarpoviCh, Josephine°Modafferi, Robin, Debbie And The Entire Macy's Electronics Staff, Scott Qu1Ndazze, Steve Cohen, Liz (That Look!) Wheelock. Todd Bradbury All The Reliable People At Do-All Gmc Thanks Jim! Jason Mcmaster And Watchtower, Jeff Ftasinsk1, John Bush, Cindy Romo, Susan Much, Robbie "Rockets" Hadrava, John Yoon, Jeff Mc-Erlain, The Roadhog Bus-Tour! Leo, Natasha And Toni Margan, Lisa Calzone, Bill Doster, Kristin Braun, Laura Saradarian, And Chris Sokolewicz.

Ed Thanks: My Mom, Dad, Stefanie Fuhrman, Mark Paris, Eric Horn, All My Students, O'dibella Music, Sam Ash Music, Jackson Guitars, Marshall Amps

The Band Thanks: Todd Gordon, Ken Adams(Oh Yeah, Right!), Scott Koenig, Scott Lepage, Dennis Kaplan, Gotz Kuhnemund, Joe Allen, Thomas Kupfer, John Milnes, Dev1N Kuci Stockdale, Chris Milnes, Chuck Kaye, James Coble, Joe Wuk Kleon, Tom Boyd, Mike Minnick, Missy Wsou Callazo, Peter Davis Matt Wrtn O'shaughnessy, Ted Williams, Sal Treppied1, Dave Gizzo, Michael Schnapp, Frank Cariola, Charity At Wnyu, Giselle Dalois, Pat Prince, T.J. Scaglione, Chuck "Murphy's Law" Valle-For The Bass Rig First Time Around, And All Your Help, Malcolm Dome, Armored Saint, Whiplash, Dreamdeath, Tension, Overkill, Exe, Flotsam And Jetsam-Football Will Be Ours!, Carnivore, Death Angel Overlorde, Primal Scream, Nuclear Assault, Senseless Killin-(Hope T Spelled It Right!), Liegelord, Mucky Pup And The Puppettes, Have Mercy, Metal Church, The Crumbsuckers, Gothic Slam, Testament-(Nice Shirt In Kerr1Ng-Chuck!), Anthrax, Chalice, Prowler, Fates Warning, Meanstreak, Slayer, Savage Thrust, Deadly Blessing, Hostile Rage, Law And Order, Genocide, Machine Dog, Faith Or Fear, Run Dmc, Znowhite, Nevermore, Adrianne Stone, Tom Gattis And Amy, Mike And George Parente-Frank-John-Joe Starr And All The Staff At L'amour. Charity Kurtz, Dom Deluca, Scott Figman, Pat Lenove, Steve Grossman, Steve Wcdb Kantscheidt, Kevin Laveau, John Strednananskl Greg Fasouno, Richard Buss, Richard Scroggs, Steve Truglio, Don Girovasi, Matt Vinci, Dave Wary Pena, Frank White, Ann Leighton, Wild Rags, Noelle Wvkr Giuffida, Jurgen Hegewald, Flipside Records, The Pyramid, Greg Fulton, Scott Heller, Things From England, Don Wrsu Jamalson, Dan Davis, The Distinguished Members Of The Resistance Mailing List, And Of Course All Of Our Fans Everywhere Who Make Touring More Than Worth The Trip! See You All On The Road!

Executive Producers • Todd Gordon And Ken Adams • Recorded At Chung King House Of Metal, N.Y.C. • Mixed At Electric Lady Studios, N.Y.C. • Engineered By Steve Ett • Assistant Engineer • Chuck Valle • Mixed By Bruce Buchhalter • Assistant To Bruce • John Magnusson • All Mixes Done By Bruce Buchhalter Except I Too Eye • Face The Fat Reality • Outro • Mixed By Steve Ett At Chung King House Of Metal • Mastered At Frankford Wayne By Chris Gehringer • Photography And Cover Concept • Danny Muro • Inner Sleeve Photography • Frank White • Design • Deborah Lauren

Music Genre:

Power / Speed / Thrash Metal Music  

Album Production information:

The album: "HADES If at first you don't succeed" was produced by: Todd Gordon, Ken Adams

Todd Gordon ( Producer ) has been (Executive) producer of several Heavy Metal albums and worked with "Daniel Lorenzo (Hades)" for the album's artwork and design. He was co-founder/owner of Torrid Records ,Scarsdale, New York ( Together with Ken Adams ).

Ken Adams ( Producer ) has produced albums for the Heavy Metal bands: "Gothic Slam", Exodus, Tension, Hades, "Mucky Pop" and was co-owner/founder of "Torrid Records ( together with Todd Gordon ).

Sound/Recording Engineer(s): Steve Ett, Chuck Valle, Bruce Buchhalter.

"Steve Ett" shortname for "Steve Ettinger" in-house sound engineer at "Chung King House of Metal", New York City

Bruce Buchalter a sound and mixing engineer who has worked on dozens of albums and is probable best known for the work he did on "Iron Maiden" albums.

Mastered at Frankford Wayne by Chris Gehringer

This album was recorded at: Chung King House of Metal, New York City. Mixed at Electric Ladyland Studios NYC,

Album cover design: Danny Muro, Deborah Lauren

Daniel Muro worked for the producer Todd Gordon on several Heavy Metal bands. Bands he has photographed include Overkill, Hades and many others.

Album cover photography: Frank White

Frank White ( Photographer ) started at a very young age ( 12-13 years ) by photographer Hard Rock greatest like "Led Zeppelin", "Ronnie James DIO". He has photographed DIO from 1975 until 2009 and has published a photobook on DIO. During the 1980s White has published photos of Hard Rock and Heavy Metal bands on album covers and inner sleeves for bands like: Anthrax, Blood Feast, Cro-Mags, Hades, Overkill, Nasty Savage, Nuclear Assault and many others.

Record Label & Catalognr:

Roadrunner Records - RR 9533 1

Media Format:

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

Year and Country:

1988 Europe
Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: HADES If at first you don't succeed
    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Alan Tecchio - Lead Vocals
  • Jimmy Schulman - Bass
  • Tom Coombs - Drums
  • Dan Lorenzo - Guitars, Vocals

    Dan Lorenzo is from Paramus (New Jersey) and formed the "Hades" band in 1978. In 1978 Lorenzo left "Hades" and joined the "Non Fiction" band. "Alan Tecchio" joined Lorenzo in "Non Fiction". He rejoined Hades in 2010.

  • Ed Fuhrman - Guitars
Complete Track-listing of the album "HADES If at first you don't succeed"

The detailed tracklist of this record "HADES If at first you don't succeed" is:

    Track-listing Side One:
  1. Opinionate
  2. In The Mean Time
  3. Rebel Without A Brain
  4. King In Exile
  5. Face The Fat Reality
  6. Outro
    Track-listing Side Two:
  1. I Too Eye
  2. Diplomatic Immunity
  3. Process Of Assimilation
  4. Tears Of Orpheus
  5. Aftermath Of Betrayal (The Tragedy Of Hamlet)
  6. Finale
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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.