Tankard - The Meaning of Life 12" VINYL LP ALBUM

  This album includes a 12" insert with Tankard band-member photos, band-details and lyrics of all the songs

  Album front cover has a promo sticker with Tankard's Live tourdates in Germany and Switzerland

  "The Meaning of Life" is the fourth studio album from German thrash metal band Tankard.


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Music Genre:

Alcoholic Speed Thrash Metal 

Production information:

Producers Harris Johns, Karl-U Walterbach
Recorded at Musiclab Studio/Berlin April and May 1990.
Mixed at Hansa Studio Berlin, June 1990
Backing vocals by Gerre, Ken (Criminal Justice), Tommy (Megalomaniax)
Album cover concept by Buffo
Cover artwork by Sebastian Kruger/Becker-Derouet
Photography Buffo, Petra Gall

  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.

  Karl-Ulrich Walterbach founder and owner of "Noise" records ( Noise Records being a sub-label of Modern Music ). Producer and Executive producer of countless mainly Germany Heavy Metal albums.

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

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

Label Information:

Noise International N 0156-1  

Media Format:

12" Vinyl LP  

Year & Country:

1990 Made in Germany  

Band Members and Musicians on: Tankard - The Meaning of Life

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Andreas "Gerre" Geremia - Vocals, Bass(since 1982 with the Tankard band)
  • Andy Boulgaropoulos - Guitar ( with Tankard from 1982 until 1995)
  • Axel Katzmann - Guitar (with Tankard from 1982 until 1995)
  • Frank Thorwarth - Bass (with Tankard since 1982)
  • Arnulf Tunn - Drums, (drummer with the Germany Thrash Metal band "Tankard" from 1989 until 1993)

Track Listing of: Tankard - The Meaning of Life


The Song/tracks on "Tankard - The Meaning of Life" are:

    Side One:
  • Open All Night
  • We Are Us
  • Dancing on our Grave
  • Mechanical Man
  • Beermuda
    Side Two:
  • The Meaning of Life
  • Space Beer
  • Always Them
  • Wheel of Rebirth
  • Barfly

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