Asgard is a Dutch Power/Thrash metal which was originally named “Angel Dust”. This is the only one official album: “In the ancient days”.
Rene Tholen, Peter Visscher, Harry Gravers, Appie van der Lei and Catrinus Homan originally started the “Angel Dust” band in Emmer-Compascuum, in the Dutch province Drenthe (Drenthe is known as the birthplace of the Polder-Blues band Cuby and the Blizzards.)
Around 1985 “Angel Dust” was disbanded and Appie van der Lei , Catrinus Homan, Harry Gravers, Peter Visscher and Rene Tholen continued as the ASGARD band.
ASGARD – In the Ancient Days album cover photo
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Collector’s notes ( detailed background information on the persons working on this album)
Album Fact Sheet: ASGARD – In the Ancient Days
Music Genre: Speed/Thrash Metal
Album Production information:
The album: “ASGARD – In the Ancient Days” was produced by: Ingo Nowotny Music Enterprises
Ingo Nowotny is a German producer and former musician from Usingen.
He founded at least four rock (later Nazi/RAC) labels and/or publishing companies: Metal Enterprises, Nowotny Music Enterprises, Nowotny’s Noize and IN Career Development.
Ingo Nowotny is from Usingen in Germany and is known for the production of several Heavy Metal albums in the late 1980s. Bands for which he produced albums include: Asgard, Beast, Black Virgin, Blowin Free, Bohse Onkelz, Break Point, Burning Vision, Escape, Expect No Mercy, Extreme Napalm, Godzilla, Kahlkopf, Reaper, Think of Misery.
Executive Producer: V I N O
This album was mastered at: Studio-Nord-Bremen
Album cover painting: Ken Kelly , L+Z Grafik&Design*
Ken W. Kelly is a fantasy artist. Over his 30-year career, he has focused in particular on paintings in the sword and sorcery and heroic fantasy subgenres. In the 1980s he did the album covers for Manowar, Asgard and Rainbow.
Album cover photography: Lino Schäfer
Record Company / Catalog number / Label: N 0054 LC 9066 / 06 4412 SPV GMBH
Record Format 12″ Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram
Year & Country: 1986 Germany