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On August 12, 1997.

On August 12, 1997, WordSound” label released “Dub Meltdown”, album by Bill Laswell and Style Scott. It was recorded in 1997, at “Greenpoint Studios” in Brooklyn, NY, and was produced by Bill Laswell.

Personnel:

  • Bill Laswell– bass guitar, loops, effects, mixing
  • Style Scott– drums
  • Kowatchi – percussion
  • The Eye– effects, mixing
  • Professor Shehab – sampler, mixing
  • Robert Musso– engineering
  • Sneak Attack – artwork, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Bill Laswell and Style Scott.

  1. Crooklyn Dub Syndicate
  2. Fourth Column
  3. Aeon
  4. Emergency at the Plant
  5. Radioactive Dub
  6. Fallout
  7. A Greater Source of Power
  8. Melting Pot

On August 12, 1994.

On August 12, 1994, “Subharmonic” label released “Metatron”, the third Praxis album. It was recorded in 1994, and was produced by Bill Laswell and John Matarazzo.

Personnel:

  • Bill Laswell- bass
  • Buckethead– guitar
  • Brain– drums
  • Cookie Marenco – engineer
  • James Koehnline – artwork, cover art
  • Aldo Sampieri – design

Track listing:

  1. Wake the Dead
  2. Skull Crack (We Are Not Sick Men)
  3. Meta-Matic
  4. Cathedral Space (Soft Hail of Electrons)
  5. Turbine
  6. Vacuum-Mass
  7. Cannibal (Heart Shape of the Iron Blade)
  8. Inferno/Heatseeker/Exploded Heart
  9. Warm Time Machine/Low End Transmission/Over the Foaming Deep
  10. Double Vision
  11. Armed (T.S.A. Agent #5)
  12. Warcraft (Bruce Lee’s Black Hour of Chaos)
  13. Triad (The Saw is Family)
  14. Space After (The Consciousness That Dances and Kills)

On August 12, 1957.

On August 12, 1957, “Decca” label released “Rockin’ the Oldies”, the fifth Bill Haley and His Comets album. It was recorded March – April, 1957, in New York, and was produced by Milt Gabler.

Personnel:

  • Bill Haley– vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Franny Beecher– lead guitar
  • Billy Williamson– steel guitar
  • Johnny Grande– piano
  • Al Rex– double bass
  • Ralph Jones– drums
  • Frankie Scott- tenor saxophone

Track listing:

  1. The Dipsy Doodle – Larry Clinton
  2. You Can’t Stop Me from Dreaming – Cliff Friend, Dave Franklin
  3. Apple Blossom Time- Albert Von Tilzer, Neville Fleeson
  4. Moon Over Miami- Joe Burke, Edgar Leslie
  5. Is It True What They Say About Dixie?
  6. Carolina in the Morning- Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn
  7. Miss You- Charles Tobias, Henry Tobias, Harry Tobias
  8. Please Don’t Talk About Me When I’m Gone- Sam H. Stept, Sidney Clare
  9. Ain’t Misbehavin’- Harry Brooks, Fats Waller, Andy Razaf
  10. One Sweet Letter from You – Harry Warren, Lew Brown, Sidney Clare
  11. I’m Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter- Joe Young, Fred E. Ahlert
  12. Somebody Else is Taking My Place – Dick Howard, Bob Ellsworth, Russ Morgan

 

On August 12, 2016.

On August 12, 2016, “Polyvinyl” label released “Innocence Reaches”, the fourteenth of Montreal studio album. It was recorded in 2016, and was produced by Kevin Barnes.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Barnes – vocals, bass, drum programming, guitar, synthesizer, mixing, engineer
  • Bennett Lewis – guitar
  • Clayton Rychlik – drums, percussion, piano
  • JoJo Glidewell – keyboards, piano, synthesizer
  • Keiko Ishibashi – violin
  • Philip Mayer – percussion
  • Robert Parins – acoustic guitar, pedal steel
  • Zac Colwell – brass, woodwind
  • David Barnes – artwork
  • Drew Vandenberg – engineer
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Jerrod Landon Porter – layout, lettering

Track listing:

All tracks by Kevin Barnes.

  1. Let’s Relate
  2. It’s Different for Girls
  3. Gratuitous Abysses
  4. My Fair Lady
  5. Les Chants de Maldoror
  6. A Sport and a Pastime
  7. Ambassador Bridge
  8. Def Pacts
  9. Chaos Arpeggiating
  10. Nursing Slopes
  11. Trashed Exes
  12. Chap Plot

On August 12, 2016.

On August 12, 2016, “Fueled by Ramen” label released “Home of the Strange”, the third Young the Giant studio album. It was recorded in 2016, and was produced by Jeff Bhasker and Alex Salibian.

Personnel:

  • Sameer Gadhia – lead vocals, percussion, ukulele, organ, electric guitar
  • Eric Cannata – electric guitar, acoustic guitar, piano, synths, additional vocals, percussion
  • Francois Comtois – drums, percussion, additional vocals, piano, synths
  • Jacob Tilley – electric guitar, acoustic guitar, synths, vibraphone
  • Payam Doostzadeh – bass, piano, synths
  • Alex Salibian – additional electric guitar, piano, synths, vocals
  • Alexandra Govere, Gabrielle Walter-Clay, Nilu Madadi, Nora Riegels, Sonia Gadhia – additional vocals

Track listing:

  1. Amerika
  2. Something to Believe In
  3. Elsewhere
  4. Know-It-All
  5. Jungle Youth
  6. Titus Was Born
  7. Repeat
  8. Silvertongue
  9. Art Exhibit
  10. Nothing’s Over
  11. Home of the Strange

On August 12, 1991.

Metallica-the-Black-Album

On August 12, 1991, label “Elektra Records” released “Metallica” (best known as “The Black Album”), the fifth Metallica studio album. It was recorded October 1990 – June 1991, at “One on One Recording Studios” and was produced by Bob Rock, James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich. The album received world wide critical acclaim and became the band’s best selling album ever. As of November 2014, the album has spent 328 weeks on the “Billboard” album chart, making it one of the ten longest running discs of all time. The album was certified 16× platinum by the ”Recording Industry Association of America” (RIAA) on December 13, 2012, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 225 on its list of “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • James Hetfield– lead vocals, rhythm guitar, acoustic guitar, 12-string guitar; lead guitar and harmony guitar solo
  • Kirk Hammett– lead guitar
  • Lars Ulrich– drums, percussion
  • Jason Newsted– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Michael Kamen– orchestral arrangement on “Nothing Else Matters

Track listing:

All lyrics by James Hetfield.

  1. Enter Sandman – James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett
  2. Sad but True –James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich
  3. Hotter Than Thou – James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich
  4. The Unforgiven – James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett
  5. Wherever I May Roam – James Hatfield, Lars Ulrich
  6. Don’t Tread on Me – James Hatfield, Lars Ulrich
  7. Through the Never – James Hatfield, Lars Ulrich
  8. Nothing Else Matters – James Hatfield, Lars Ulrich
  9. Of Wolf and Man – James Hatfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett
  10. The God That Failed – James Hatfield, Lars Ulrich
  11. My Friend of Misery – james Hatfield, Lars Ulrich, Jason Newsted
  12. The Struggle Within – James Hatfield, Lars Ulrich

 

 

On August 12, 1985.

Old ways

On August 12, 1985, label “Geffen” released “Old ways”, Neil Young’s fourteenth studio album. The album material was recorded in the period between  January 1983  and April 1985 at House Of David, Nashville; The Castle, Franklin TN; Pedernales Recording Studio, Spicewood, TX and live at The Opry, Austin TX, and was produced by Neil Young, David Briggs, Ben Keith and Elliot Mazer.

Personnel:

  • Neil Young: guitar, banjo-guitar, harmonica, vocal
  • Waylon Jennings: guitar, vocal
  • Willie Nelson: guitar, vocal
  • Rufus Thibodeaux: fiddle
  • Ben Keith: pedal steel guitar, dobro
  • Tim Drummond: bass
  • Karl Himmel: drums
  • Joe Allen: bass (electric & upright)
  • Ralph Mooney: pedal steel guitar
  • Hargus “Pig” Robbins: piano
  • Gordon Terry: fiddle
  • Joe Osborn: bass
  • Anthony Crawford: mandolin, vocal
  • Terry McMillan: harmonica, jew’s harp
  • Béla Fleck: banjo
  • Bobby Thompson: banjo
  • David Kirby: guitar
  • Grant Boatwright: guitar
  • Johnny Christopher: guitar
  • Ray Edenton: guitar
  • Gove Scrivenor: autoharp
  • Farrell Morris: percussion
  • Marty Stuart: mandolin
  • Carl Gorodetzky: violin
  • Spooner Oldham: piano
  • Larry Byrom: vocal
  • Rick Palombi: vocal
  • Doana Cooper: vocal
  • Denise Draper: vocal
  • Gail Davies: vocal
  • Betsy Hammer: vocal
  • Pam Rose: vocal
  • Janis Oliver-Gill: vocal
  • Mary Ann Kennedy: vocal
  • Kristine Oliver-Arnold: vocal
  • Leona Williams: vocal
  • Strings:
    • Carl Gorodetsky, leader
    • George Binkley
    • John Borg
    • Roy Christensen
    • Virginia Christensen
    • Charles Everett
    • Larry Harvin
    • Mark Hembree
    • Lee Larrison
    • Betty McDonald
    • Dennis Molchan
    • Pamela Sixfin
    • Mark Tanner
    • David Vanderkooi
    • Gary Vanosdale
    • Carol Walker
    • Stephanie Woolf

Track listing:

All compositions by Neil Young; except wherenoted.

  1. The Wayward wind – Herb Newman and Stanley Lebowsky
  2. Get back to the country
  3. Are there any more real cowboys?
  4. Once an angle
  5. Misfits
  6. California sunset
  7. Old ways
  8. My boy
  9. Bound to glory
  10. Where is the highway tonight