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AXE – NEMESIS 12″ VINYL LP ALBUM

AXE band was previously called “Alien” and comes from ex-members of “Babyface” with “Edgar Riley Jr”, “Bobby Miles”, “Bobby Barth”, “Mike Turpin”. In 1979 it was renamed from “Alien” into “AXE” and “Michael Osborne” joined them as second guitarist.

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AXE – LIVING ON THE EDGE 12″ LP ALBUM VINYL

A0625 AXE Living on the Edge
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AXE an American Hard Rock band from Gainesville, Florida, USA. AXE band was previously called “Alien” and comes from ex-members of “Babyface” with “Edgar Riley Jr”, “Bobby Miles”, “Bobby Barth”, “Mike Turpin”. In 1979 it was renamed from “Alien” into “AXE” and “Michael Osborne” joined them as second guitarist.

“Living on the Edge” is the second full length album by the American Hard Rock band “AXE”. It is their last album recorded and released on MCA records.In addition this is the last album with the original Babyface, Alien, Axe, as this is the final album with Michael Turpin.

Background information on the band-members of AXE

Edgar Riley Jr is an American singer and keyboard player who started his musical career in the Rock band “Babyface” and has been singer in Alien and AXE. Actually these three bands are the same group of musicians, but the band was renamed several times.

Bobby Barth is an American singer, guitarist, music producer and started his musical career in the band “Wakefield”. Around 1973 Barth left “Wakefield” and founded the band called “Babyface”. Babyface evolved over the year from Babyface, into Alien and finally Axe. Starting as a studio musican and guest musican he performed with the band “Blackfoot” during 1984-1985.

Michael Osborne was a guitarist in the American bands Alien and Axe. Osborne died in a car-accident in 1985 and caused the end of the Axe band.

Michael “Mike” Turpin bass guitar player with the bands: Babyface, Alien and Axe. “Living on the Edge” is the last album with Mike Turpin on bass.

Teddy Mueller is an American drummer who started at the age of 14 in a band called Prism (1968). After several band changes he joined Alien/Axe in 1977.