HADES - RESISTING SUCCESS Speed/Thrash Metal 12" Vinyl LP Album

In the world of American Speed/Thrash Metal, "Resisting Success" stands as the 1987 debut studio album by the formidable band Hades. Released on a 12" Vinyl LP Album, this record marks Hades' entrance into the metal scene with a powerful sonic onslaught. The album is a testament to the band's prowess in delivering relentless speed and thrash elements. With detailed descriptions and hi-res photos, this release is a captivating chapter in the world of metal history.

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

Haden's Resisting Success album is listed in the BNR Top Ten Albums  


large album front cover photo of: HADES Resisting Success

Music Genre:

Power / Speed / Thrash Metal Music

Album Production information:

Recorded and mixed at Fox Studios, Rutherford, N.J., Sep-Oct 1986
Producers: Todd Gordon, Ken Adams, David Blake

  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 ).

  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 ).

Sound/Recording engineers: David Blake, Jeff Gunther, Bill Klatt.

Mastering - Tom Coyne

Tom Coyne is a mastering engineer from New Jersey who has mastered dozens of Heavy Metal albums during the 1980s.

Album cover artwork by: Paul Millenchuck

Photography: Frank White, John Teechio

  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 Information:

Roadrunner RR 9598

Media Format:

12" LP Vinyl Gramophone Record 

Year & Country:

1987 Made in Holland
Band Members and Musicians on: Hades Resisting Success
    Hades Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Alan Tecchio - Lead Vocals
  • 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.

  • Jimmy Schulman - Bass
  • Scott LePage - Guitars
  • Tom Coombs - Drums
Track Listing of: Hades Resisting Success
    Side One:
  • The Leaders ?
  • On To Iliad
  • Legal Tender
  • Sweet Revenge
  • Night Stalker
  • Resist Success
  • Widow'S Mite
  • The Cross
  • Masque Of The Red Death
    • The Prince's Master Plan
    • The Masqueror including the Twelfth Hour and Return of the Red Death
Album cover photos of : Hades Resisting Success
Photo of Front Cover 
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Photo of Album's Back Cover with Hades band-members  
High Resolution Photo Album Back Cover of HADES - Resisting Success https://vinyl-records.nl  
Photo of Album's custom inner sleeve with collage of photos  
High Resolution Photo  of the  Original Custom Inner Sleeve (OIS) #1 of HADES - Resisting Success https://vinyl-records.nl  
Photo of Record Label 
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