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APOCALYPSE self-titled Thrash Metal act APOCALYPSE’s debut 12″ LP Vinyl Album Gallery & Information #vinylrecords

ITLED – RARE SWISS THRASH METAL 1ST PRESSING 12″ VINYL LP

  OUT OF TUNE RECORDS

  This is the extremely rare and hard to find Swiss 1st pressing release of Apocalypse’s Thrash Metal debut album 
  Because of the small market size (more often record were imported from Germany, France, or Holland) in Switzerland, This Swiss edition was pressed in limited quantities.

  Note the +Suisa+ on the record’s label as well as the “Swiss Made” and crossbow logo in record’s dead wax.

large photo of the album front cover of: Apocalypse self-titled
Album Summary: Thrash Metal act APOCALYPSE’s debut, originally released on Out Of Tune in Switzerland, was later picked up by Music For Nations, who released it through their Under One Flag imprint. 
Music Genre: Obscure Swiss Thrash Metal Music 

T’PAU – Bridge of Spies Brit Rock

T’PAU BRIDGE OF SPIES 12″ VINYL LP

“Bridge of Spies” is the first album by British rock band T’Pau. It spent one week at #1 in the UK Albums Chart. As well as reaching Number One on the British album chart itself it also spawned five hit singles – “Heart and Soul” (also a Top 5 in the US), the best-selling Number One hit “China in Your Hand” (re-recorded especially for single release), “Valentine,” a live version of “Sex Talk” (previously released in its original form as “Intimate Strangers”) and “I Will Be With You.”. This web-page has hi-res photos of the album covers, record label and a detailed description.

Photo of "Bridge of Spies" Album's Front Cover 

TRUST Hard Rock / Heavy Metal France

TRUST ( HARD ROCK , FRANCE ) VINYL LP ALBUMS GALLERY

Trust is a French rock band closely associated with both AC/DC and the New Wave of British Heavy Metal.

  TRUST is a Hard Rock / Heavy Metal band from Paris, France it was formed by Bernard “Bernie” Bonvoisin (vocals, lyricist), Norbert “Nono” Krief (guitar, composer), Raymond “Ray” Manna (bass guitar) and Jean-Émile “Jeannot” Hanela (drums) in 1977. TRUST had it’s main succes period from 1977 until 1985, during which they released 9 Official albums. 

TRUST Band-Photo

On the discography listing below you will find TRUST ( Hard Rock , France ) vinyl records released during the 1970s and 1980s. For each record you will have the record companie’s catalognr, album title, year and country of release. Complete information for each record can be viewed by selecting the corresponding links. Albums have been ordered in ascending alphabetical order of the album titles.

UFO – Strangers in the Night Heavy Metal

UFO W/MICHAEL SCHENKER STRANGERS IN THE NIGHT DOLP VINYL

“Strangers in the Night” is a double lp live album by the British Heavy Metal band “UFO”. It was recording in 1978 during concerts in n Chicago, Illinois and Louisville, Kentucky. It was the last recording of UFO with Michael Schenker until their reunion in 1993. This web-page has hi-res photos of the album covers, record label and a detailed description.

High Resolution Photos of ufo michael schenker strangers night dolp
Music Genre: Hard Rock
Trivia: Produced by Ron Nivsion
Album Packaging / Information: Gatefold (FOC) cover design 
Label Information: Chrysalis 300.268
Format12″ Double LP  
Year and Country 1979 Made in Holland

POISON – Open Up And Say Ah!!! Glam Metal

POISON – OPEN UP AND SAY AH CENSORED ALBUM COVER 12″ VINYL LP

The original album cover was banned somehow because some retailers objected to this sleeve on the grounds that it was too “raunchy”. “Open Up and Say… Ahh!” is the second studio album by American glam metal band Poison, released in 1988 through the Enigma label. The album is widely considered a classic in the glam metal genre. 

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POISON – Open Up And Say Ah censored Album Cover

Price 7.99€Buy Now

Album’s Condition and Grading Details 

Strict grading according to the Goldmine Grading for Vinyl records has been applied, this record has been carefully visually inspected to determine the grading.

VINYL GRADING

VERY GOOD PLUS (VG+): A Very Good Plus record will show some signs that it was played and otherwise handled by a previous owner who took good care of it. 

ALBUM COVER GRADING

VERY GOOD PLUS (VG+): The lp cover may have slight signs of wear, 

ESSENTIAL INFORMATION OF: POISON – OPEN UP AND SAY AH CENSORED ALBUM COVER 

Music Genre:

Hard Rock, Glam Metal

Label & Catalognr:

Enigma Capitol 1C 064-7 48493 DMM 

Media Format:

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

Year & Country:

1988 Holland / Germany

EL GRAN COMBO DE PUERTO RICO – Artist and Band Information Vinyl LP Collector’s Information #vinylrecords

EL GRAN COMBO DE PUERTO RICO SALSA MUSIC COUNTRY 

El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico, commonly known as El Gran Combo, is a Puerto Rican Salsa music orchestra. It is Puerto Rico’s most successful musical group, and one of Salsa’s most famous groups across Latin America. In 1983 Colombian people involved in musical matters gave them the moniker La Universidad de la Salsa (The University of Salsa).


FEATURED EL GRAN COMBO DE PUERTO RICO VINYL RECORDS


EL GRAN COMBO – 20 Anos De Exitos 12″ Vinyl LP 

MUSART MPI 80187 , 1990 , Mexico 

“20 Anos de Exitos” is a compilation album of some of the best songs of the Salsa band from Puerto RicoShow Details 

EL GRAN COMBO – Ameme 12″ Vinyl LP 

COMBO Records RCSLP 2060 Series 898 , 1989 , USA 

“Ameme” is the 1989 studio album released by the Puerto Rican salsa band, El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico. The album became the group’s fifth #1 album to top the Billboard Tropical Albums chart.Show Details 

EL GRAN COMBO – Latin Up! 12″ Vinyl LP 

Combo Records RCSLP-2070 Series 00998 , 1990 , USA 

El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico, commonly known as El Gran Combo, is a Puerto Rican Salsa music orchestra. It is Puerto Rico’s most successful musical group, and one of Salsa’s most famous groups across Latin America. In 1983 Colombian people involved in musical matters gave them the moniker La Universidad de la Salsa (The University of Salsa).Show Details 

EL GRAN COMBO – Nuestra Musica 12″ Vinyl LP 

Combo Records RSCLP 2045 Series 00898 , 1985 , USA 

El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico, is Puerto Rico’s most successful musical group, and one of Salsa’s most famous groups across Latin America. In 1983 Colombian people involved in musical matters gave them the moniker La Universidad de la Salsa (The University of Salsa).Show Details 

EL GRAN COMBO – Romantico Y Sabroso 12″ Vinyl LP 

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COMBO Records RCSLP 2068 , 1988 , Colombia 

“Romantico y Sabroso” is the 1987 studio album released by Puerto Rican salsa group, El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico. The album is considered El Gran Combos first release dominated by the distinct sub-genre known as salsa romantica.Show Details 

EL GRAN COMBO – Y Su Pueblo 12″ Vinyl LP 

Combo Records RCSLP 2048 , 1986 , USA 

“Y Su Pueblo” is the title of the 1986 studio album released by Puerto Rican salsa group, El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico. The album became the second #1 album to top the Billboard Tropical Albums chart ironically dethroning the group’s previous album,Show Details 


THE WHO – By Numbers Rock

THE WHO – BY NUMBERS BRITISH CLASSIC ROCK 12″ VINYL LP

“By Numbers” is the album released in 1975 by the British Rock band “The Who”. The illustration on the album front cover was drawn by John Entwistle the Bass guitar player of the band.  

Album Front Cover Photo of The Who - By Numbers

ESSENTIAL INFORMATION OF: THE WHO – BY NUMBERS 

Music Genre:

British Classic Rock

Label & Catalognr:

 Polydor De Luxe 2490 129 / EEL Pie Publishing

Media Format:

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

Year & Country:

1975 Holland

GREAT WHITE – Hooked Hard Rock

GREAT WHITE – HOOKED ORIGINAL FRONT COVER ILLUSTRATION 12″ VINYL LP ALBUM 

This is the album with the original artwork with some nudity. This cover was banned and replaced with an alternative cover that had the hook still below the sea level and the model partially submerged, so that only her head and arms were visible. This is the last album to feature bassist Tony Montana.. 

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GREAT WHITE – Hooked

Price 19.89€Buy Now 

Album’s Condition and Grading Details 

Strict grading according to the Goldmine Grading for Vinyl records has been applied, this record has been carefully visually inspected to determine the grading. 

VINYL GRADING

VERY GOOD PLUS (VG+): A Very Good Plus record will show some signs that it was played and otherwise handled by a previous owner who took good care of it. 

ALBUM COVER GRADING

VERY GOOD PLUS (VG+): The lp cover may have slight signs of wear, 

GREAT WHITE – HOOKED ESSENTIAL INFORMATION

Music Genre:

Hard Rock 

Label & Catalognr:

 Capitol Records – 064-7 95330 1 

Media Format:

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

Year & Country:

1991 Europe