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On April 25, 1989.

On April 25, 1989, “Geffen” label released the self-titled, debut Blue Murder album. It was recorded 1988 – 1989, at “Little Mountain Sound Studios” in Vancouver, British Columbia, and was produced by Bob Rock.

Personnel:

  • John Sykes– lead vocals, guitars
  • Tony Franklin- bass, backing vocals
  • Carmine Appice- drums, backing vocals
  • Nik Green – keyboards
  • John Webster- additional keyboard programming
  • Mike Fraser- engineer, mixing
  • Chris Taylor, Ken Lomis – assistant engineers
  • Greg Fulginiti, John Golden – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by John Sykes, except where noted.

  1. Riot
  2. Sex Child
  3. Valley of the Kings – John Sykes, Tony Martin
  4. Jelly Roll
  5. Blue Murder – Carmine Appice, John Sykes, Tony Franklin
  6. Out of Love
  7. Billy
  8. Ptolemy
  9. Black-Hearted Woman – Carmine Appice, Tony Franklin, John Sykes

On April 13, 2004.

On April 13, 2004, “Epic” label released “Is There Love in Space?” the tenth Joe Satriani studio album. It was recorded 2003 – 2004, at “The Plant Studios” in Sausalito, in California, “Studio 21” in San Francisco, and was produced by Joe Satriani.

Tracks listing:

  • Joe Satriani– vocals, guitar, keyboard, bass, harmonica, engineering
  • Jeff Campitelli– drums, percussion
  • Matt Bissonette– bass
  • John Cuniberti – tambourine, engineering
  • Z. Satriani – bass
  • Mike Manning – sound effects
  • Eric Caudieux– digital editing
  • Justin Phelps – engineering assistance
  • Mike Boden – engineering assistance
  • Mike Fraser– mixing
  • George Marino – mastering

Tracks listing:

All tracks by Joe Satriani.

  1. Gnaahh
  2. Up in Flames
  3. Hands in the Air
  4. Lifestyle
  5. Is There Love in Space?
  6. If I Could Fly
  7. The Souls of Distortion
  8. Just Look Up
  9. I Like the Rain
  10. Searching
  11. Bamboo
  12. Dog with Crown & Earring

On March 14, 2000.

On March 14, 2000, “Epic” label released “Engines of Creation”, the eighth Joe Satriani album. It was recorded in 1999, at “Chateau FAF” in Los Angeles, “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Joe Satriani, Eric Caudieux and Kevin Shirley.

Personnel:

  • Joe Satriani– guitar, keyboard, programming, arrangement
  • Eric Caudieux– keyboard, programming, bass, arrangement, editing, engineering, mixing
  • Anton Fig– drums
  • Pat Thrall– bass
  • Enrique Gonzalez – engineering assistance
  • Mike Pilar – engineering assistance
  • Mike Fraser– mixing
  • Howie Weinberg– mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Satriani.

  1. Devil’s Slide
  2. Flavor Crystal 7
  3. Borg Sex
  4. Until We Say Goodbye
  5. Attack
  6. Champagne?
  7. Clouds Race Across the Sky
  8. The Power Cosmic 2000 – Part I
  9. The Power Cosmic 2000 – Part 2
  10. Slow and Easy
  11. Engines of Creation

 

On January 24, 1995.

On January 24, 1995, “Warner Bros” label released “Balance”, the tenth Van Halen studio album. It was recorded May – September, 1994, at “5150 Studios” in Studio City, “Little Mountain Sound Studios” in  Vancouver, and was produced by Bruce Fairbairn. In 2004, the album was certified 3 x Platinum, in US by the “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Eddie Van Halen– lead guitar, keyboards, background vocals
  • Michael Anthony– bass, background vocals
  • Sammy Hagar– lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Alex Van Halen– drums, percussion
  • Steve Lukather– background vocals
  • The Monks of Gyuto Tantric University – chants
  • Mike Fraser– mixing
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Erwin Musper – engineer
  • Mike Plotnikoff – engineer
  • Jeri Heiden – art direction
  • Randee Saint Nicholas – photography
  • Glen Wexler – photography (front cover)

Track listing:

All tracks by Eddie Van Halen, Michael Anthony, Sammy Hagar  and  Alex Van Halen.

  1. The Seventh Seal
  2. Can’t Stop Lovin’ You
  3. Don’t Tell Me (What Love Can Do)
  4. Amsterdam
  5. Big Fat Money
  6. Strung Out
  7. Not Enough
  8. Aftershock
  9. Doin’ Time
  10. Baluchitherium
  11. Take Me Back (Déjà Vu)
  12. Feelin’

On November 18, 1997.

On November 18, 1997, “Vertigo” and “Elektra” labels released “Reload”, the seventh Metallica studio album. It was recorded May – October 1997, at “The Plant Studios” in Sausalito, California, and was produced by James Hetfield, Bob Rock and Lars Ulrich. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, 2 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, Platinum in Finland by “Musiikkituottajat”, Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”, Platinum in Poland by “ZPAV”, Platinum in Sweden by “GLF”, and 3 x Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • James Hetfield– vocals, guitar
  • Kirk Hammett– guitar
  • Jason Newsted– bass
  • Lars Ulrich– drums, percussion
  • Marianne Faithfull– additional vocals
  • Bernardo Bigalli – violin
  • David Miles – hurdy-gurdy
  • Jim McGillveray – percussion
  • Brian Dobbs – engineering
  • Randy Staub – engineering, mixing
  • Darren Grahn – assistant engineering, digital editing
  • Kent Matcke, Gary Winger, Bernardo Bigalli – assistant engineering
  • Mike Fraser– mixing
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Paul DeCarli, Mike Gillies – digital editing
  • Andie Airfix – design
  • Andres Serrano– cover design
  • Anton Corbijn– photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by James Hetfield.

  1. Fuel – music by Kirk Hammett, Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield
  2. The Memory Remains – music by Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield
  3. Devil’s Dance – music by Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield
  4. The Unforgiven II – music by Kirk Hammett, Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield
  5. Better Than You – music by Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield
  6. Slither – music by Kirk Hammett, Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield
  7. Carpe Diem Baby – music by James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett
  8. Bad Seed – music by James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett
  9. Where the Wild Things Are – music by Lars Ulrich, Jason Newsted, James Hetfield
  10. Prince Charming – music by Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield
  11. Low Man’s Lyric – music by James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich
  12. Attitude – music by James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich
  13. Fixxxer – music by Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett

On October 5, 2010.

On October 5, 2010, “Epic” label released “Black Swans and Wormhole Wizards”, the thirteenth Joe Satriani studio album. It was recorded June–August 2010, at “Skywalker Sound” in Nicasio; “Studio 2” in San Francisco, and was produced by Joe Satriani and Mike Fraser.

Personnel:

  • Joe Satriani– guitar, keyboard, bass, engineering
  • Mike Keneally– keyboard
  • Jeff Campitelli– drums, percussion
  • Allen Whitman – bass
  • Mike Fraser– engineering, mixing
  • Mike Boden – engineering, digital editing
  • Dann Michael Thompson, Judy Kirschner – engineering assistance
  • Eric Mosher – additional editing, mixing
  • George Marino – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Satriani.

  1. Premonition
  2. Dream Song
  3. Pyrrhic Victoria
  4. Light Years Away
  5. Solitude
  6. Littleworth Lane
  7. The Golden Room
  8. Two Sides to Every Story
  9. Wormhole Wizards
  10. Wind in the Trees
  11. God is Crying

On July 26, 2005.

On July 26, 2005, “Spitfire” label released “Unleash the Fury”, the fifteenth Yngwie Malmsteen studio album. It was recorded in 2005, at “Studio 308” and “Baroque & Roll” studios in Miami, and was produced by Yngwie Malmsteen.

Personnel:

  • Yngwie Malmsteen– vocals, background vocals, guittar, keyboard, sitar, bass, orchestration, arrangement, engineering
  • Doogie White– vocals
  • Joakim Svalberg– keyboard
  • Patrick Johansson– drums
  • Keith Rose – engineering
  • Mike Fraser– mixing
  • Mike Fuller – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Yngwie Malmsteen.

  1. Lock & Loaded
  2. Revolution
  3. Cracking the Whip
  4. Winds of War (Invasion)
  5. Crown of Thorns
  6. The Bogeyman
  7. Beauty and a Beast
  8. Fuguetta
  9. Cherokee Warrior
  10. Guardian Angel
  11. Let the Good Times Roll
  12. Revelation (Drinking with the Devil)
  13. Magic and Mayhem
  14. Exile
  15. The Hunt
  16. Russian Roulette
  17. Unleash the Fury
  18. Paraphrase