RISK - Hell's Animals SteamHammer Records 12" Vinyl LP Album

"Hell's Animals" is the second full-length studio ( and third record ) released by the German Power / Thrash Metal band "RISK", it was released in 1989. The album front cover illustration was by "Sebastian Krüger. This web-page has hi-res photos of the album covers, record label and a detailed description.

  The band "RISK" is founded by three ex-members of "Faithfull Breath" namely Heinrich Mikus, Jurgen Dusterloh, Peter Dell and was complemented with Roman Keymer and Thilo Hermann. The RISK band has been active from 1986 until 1993.


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Album Description & Collectors information:


This album "RISK - Hell's Animals" includes the original custom inner sleeve with album details, complete lyrics of all songs by and photos. 

Music Genre:

Speed / Thrash Metal 
Album  Production information:

The album: "RISK - Hell's Animals" was produced by: H.R. Mikus

Sound/Recording Engineer(s): H.R. Mikus & Detlev Mohrmann

Sebastian Krüger a German Illustrator who has (during the 1980s) drawn around two dozen of album covers for bands like: Destruction, Risk, Sodom, Tankard, Running Wild.

Record Label Information:

SteamHammer SPV 08-7592
Record Format
12" LP Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  
Year & Country 
1989 Made in West Germany
Band Members and Musicians on: RISK - Hell's Animals
    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Vocals: Heinz Mikus ( Heinrich "Heinz" Mikus - Singer, Lead Guitar and Sound Engineer. He started in 1967 in the German Hard Rock / Heavy Metal band "Faithful Breath". He was faithful to this band until 1986 when he joined the German Thrash metal band: "RISK" until 1993. In the late 1990s he was also sound engineer on a couple of albums for Liar and Morgoth.)
  • Guitars: Roman Keymer
  • Guitars: Thilo Hermann
  • Bass: Peter Dell ( Peter Dell - Bass, Moog Pedal. Timeline 1985-1986 Faithful Breath 1986-1993 Risk)
  • Drums: Jürgen Düsterloh (Jurgen Dusterloh - Drums. Timeline: 1982-1986 Faithful Breath, 1986-1993 Risk)
Track Listing of: "RISK - Hell's Animals"

The Songs/tracks on "RISK - Hell's Animals" are

  1. Monkey Business 03:07
  2. Perfect Kill 03:47
  3. Dead or Alive 03:08
  4. The Secret of Our Destiny 04:29
  5. Sicilian Showdown 03:33
  6. Torture and Pain 03:36
  7. Mindshock 02:51
  8. Megalomania 04:11
  9. Russian Nights 04:27
  10. Epilogue 02:58
Album cover photos of : RISK - Hell's Animals
Front Cover Photo of "RISK - Hell's Animals" Album
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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. Images can be zoomed in/out ( eg pinch with your fingers on a tablet or smartphone ).

Back Cover  Photo of "RISK - Hell's Animals" Album
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Inner Cover   of "RISK - Hell's Animals" Album
Large Hires Photo
Close-up Photo of "RISK - Hell's Animals" Record Label 
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