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On August 2, 2019.

On August 2, 2019, “Vertigo” label released “Rewind, Replay, Rebound”, the seventh Volbeat studio album. It was recorded in 2019 and was produced by Jacob Hansen, Michael Poulsen, and Rob Caggiano.


  • Michael Poulsen– lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Jon Larsen– drums
  • Rob Caggiano– lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Martin Pagaard Wolff – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Ray Jacildo – piano
  • Doug Corcoran – saxophone
  • Mia Maja – vocals
  • Carolynn Clyne – choir
  • Juanita Guinyard – choir
  • Lennasia Harvey – choir
  • Shacara McLaurin – choir
  • Sharifa Lubin – choir
  • Christine Stevens – choir
  • Julian Summers – choir
  • Lennox Van Cooten – choir
  • Justin Ward – choir
  • Harlem Gospel Choir – background vocals
  • Melissa Cross – synthaxe
  • Jacob Hansen – background vocals, engineer
  • Bryan Russell – organ, engineer, editing
  • Francesco Ferrini – string arrangements, engineer
  • Joe Barresi – mixing
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Karsten Sand – illustrations
  • Henrik Siegel – graphic design
  • Ross Halfin – band photography
  • Dan Scudamore – cover photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Michael Poulsen, except where noted. All music as noted. “Die to Live”, by Poulsen and Rob Caggiano.

  1. Last day Under the Sun – Michael Poulsen, Rob Caggiano
  2. Pelvis on Fire – Michael Poulsen
  3. Rewind the Exit – Michael Poulsen, Rob Caggiano
  4. Die To Live – lyrics and music by Michael Poulsen and Rob Caggiano
  5. When We Were Kids – Michael Poulsen, Jon Larsen, Rob Caggiano
  6. Sorry Sack of Bones – Michael Poulsen
  7. Cloud 9 – Michael Poulsen, Jon Larsen, Kaspar Boye Larsen
  8. Cheapside Sloggers – Michael Poulsen
  9. Maybe I Believe – Michael Poulsen, Jon Larsen, Rob Caggiano
  10. Parasite – Michael Poulsen
  11. Leviathan – Michael Poulsen, Rob Caggiano
  12. The Awakening of Bonnie Parker – Rob Caggiano, Michael Poulsen
  13. The Everlasting – Michael Poulsen, Jon Larsen
  14. 7:24 – Michael Poulsen


On May 3, 2005.

On May 3, 2005, “Sony BMG” label released the self titled Joe Perry solo album. It was recorded in 2005, at “The Boneyard”, and was produced by Joe Perry and Paul Caruso.


  • Joe Perry– lead and backing vocals, guitars, bass guitar, synth guitar, keys
  • Paul Caruso- drums, hand percussion, drum programming, backing vocals, recording engineer
  • The Bonaires (Billie Paulette Montgomery Perry, Chris Noyes, Roman Perry, Jim Survis) – backing vocals
  • Ross Halfin – cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Perry, except where noted.

  1. Shakin’ My Cage
  2. Hold on Me
  3. Pray for Me
  4. Can’t Compare
  5. Lonely
  6. Crystal Ship – Ray Manzarek, Robby Krieger, John Densmore, Jim Morrison
  7. Talk Talkin’
  8. Push Comes to Shove
  9. Twilight
  10. Ten Years
  11. Vigilante Man – Woody Guthrie
  12. Dying to Be Free
  13. Mercy

On October 17, 2000.

On October 17, 2000, “Divine” and “Priority” labels released “Iommi”, the debut Tony Iommi solo album. It was recorded 1996 – 2000, at “A&M Studios”, “Chipping Norton”, “Long View Farm”, “Sunset Marquis Hotel” and “Olympic Studios”, and was produced by Bob Marlette.


  • Tony Iommi– lead and rhythm guitar
  • Bob Marlette– keyboard, programming, engineering, mixing
  • Martin “Ace” Kent – rhythm guita
  • Brian May– lead guitar
  • Billy Corgan– rhythm guitar
  • Henry Rollins– vocals
  • Skin – vocals
  • Dave Grohl– vocals, drums
  • Laurence Cottle– bass
  • Terry Phillips – bass
  • Jimmy Copley– drums
  • John Tempesta– drums
  • Philip Anselmo– vocals
  • Laurence Cottle – bass
  • Matt Cameron– drums
  • Serj Tankian– vocals
  • Jimmy Copley – drums
  • Billy Corgan– vocals, bass
  • Kenny Aronoff– drums
  • Ian Astbury– vocals
  • Peter Steele– vocals, bass
  • Ozzy Osbourne– vocals
  • Bill Ward– drums
  • Billy Idol– vocals
  • Ben Shepherd– bass
  • Ralph Baker – executive production
  • Art Shoji – art direction
  • Maggie Magarian – art direction, design
  • William Hames, Ross Halfin, Mike Clement, Gene Kirkland – photography
  • JMO Design – logo

Track listing:

  1. Laughing Man (In the Devil Mask) – Tony Iommi, Bob Marlette, Henry Rollins
  2. Meat – Tony Iommi, Bob Marlette, Skin
  3. Goodbye Lament – Tony Iommi, Bob Marlette, Dave Grohl
  4. Time is Mine – Tony Iommi, Bob Marlette, Philip Anselmo
  5. Patterns – Tony Iommi, Bob Marlette, Serj Tankian
  6. Black Oblivion – Tony Iommi, Billy Corgan
  7. Flame On – Tony Iommi, Bob Marlette, Ian Astbury
  8. Just Say No To Love – Tony Iommi, Bob Marlette, Peter Steele
  9. Who’s Fooling Who – Tony Iommi, Bob Marlette, Ozzy Osbourne
  10. Into the Night – Tony Iommi, Bob Marlette, Billy Idol

On August 3, 1987.

On August 3, 1987, “Phonogram” label released “Hysteria” the fourth Def Leppard studio album. It was recorded February 1984–January 1987, at “Wisseloord Studios” in Hilversum; “Windmill Lane Studio 2” in Dublin; “Studio Des Dames” in Paris, and was produced by Robert John “Mutt” Lange. In 2004, “Hysteria” was ranked at number 464 on “Rolling Stone’s” magazine list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. The album was certified 4 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”; 10 x Platinum in Canada by “CRIA”; Diamond in US by the “RIIA” and 2 x Platinum in UK by the “BPI”.


  • Joe Elliott – lead vocals
  • Phil Collen- guitars, backing vocals
  • Steve Clark- guitars, backing vocals
  • Rick Savage- bass, bass synthesiser, backing vocals
  • Rick Allen– drums
  • Robert John “Mutt” Lange– backing vocals
  • Rocky Newton – backing vocals
  • Philip “Art School” Nicholas – keyboards, Fairlight programming
  • Nigel Green – engineer, assistant engineer, mixing
  • Erwin Musper, Ronald Prent – engineer
  • Mike Shipley– mixing
  • Bob Ludwig, Howie Weinberg– mastering
  • Ross Halfin, Laurie Lewis – photography
  • Mark Flannery – tape operator
  • Art concept, design – Andie Airfix @ Satori

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Elliott, Rick Savage, Phil Collen, Steve Clark and Mutt Lange.

  1. Women
  2. Rocket
  3. Animal
  4. Love Bites
  5. Pour Some Sugar On Me
  6. Armageddon It
  7. Gods of War
  8. Don’t Shoot Shotgun
  9. Run Riot
  10. Hysteria
  11. Excitable
  12. Love and Affection


On August 25, 1988.


On August 25, 1988, “Elektra” label released “…And Justice for All”, the fourth  Metallica studio album. It was recorded January – May 1988, at “One on One Recording Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Metallica and Flemming Rasmussen. The album’s front cover was designed by Stephen Gorman on a scheme by James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich. “Kerrang!” magazine listed the album at number 42 on its list of the “100 Greatest Heavy Metal Albums of All Time” In 1990, the album single “One” won Metallica its first “Grammy Award” for “Best Metal Performance”.“…And Justice for All” became band’s best-selling album of the time; it was certified 3 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; Platinum in Finland by “IFPI”; Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”, and 8 x platinum in the US by the “RIIA”.


  • James Hetfield– lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Kirk Hammett– lead guitar
  • Jason Newsted– bass guitar
  • Lars Ulrich– drums
  • Michael Barbiero– mixing
  • Mike Clink– drum engineering
  • George Cowan – assistantengineering
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Flemming Rasmussen– engineering
  • Steve Thompson– mixing
  • Toby Wright– additional engineering
  • Stephen Gorman –cover art
  • Ross Halfin – photography
  • Pushead– illustrations
  • Reiner Design Consultants, Inc. – design, layout


Track listing:


All lyrics by James Hetfield, except “To Live Is to Die” by Cliff Burton.

  1. Blackened – James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Jason Newsted
  2. …And Justice for All – James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett
  3. Eye of the Beholder – James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett
  4. One – James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich
  5. The Shortest Straw – James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich
  6. Harvester of Sorrow – James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich
  7. The Frayed Ends of Sanity – James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett
  8. To Live Is to Die – James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Cliff Burton
  9. Dyers Eve – – James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett

On June 8, 1992.


On June 8, 1992, “Slash Records” label released “Angel Dust”, the fourth Faith No More studio album. It was recorded January – March 1992, at “Coast Recorders” and “Brilliant Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Faith No More and Fatt Wallace. The album became the best selling Faith No More album outside the United States, reaching Platinum certificate in Europe and Gold in Australia.


  • Mike Bordin– drums
  • Roddy Bottum– keyboards
  • Billy Gould– bass
  • Jim Martin– guitars
  • Mike Patton– vocals, melodica
  • Matt Wallace–engineer, mixing
  • David Bryson – co-mixing
  • Adam Munoz, Craig Doubet, Gibbs Chapman, Lindsay Valentine, Nikki Tafrallin– assistant engineering
  • John Golden – mastering
  • Kim Champagne– artwork direction
  • Ross Halfin– band photo
  • Wernher Krutein– bird photo, Red Square photo adaptation
  • Mark Burnstein– meat photo

Track listing:

  1. Land of Sunshine – Mike Patton
  2. Caffeine – Bob Gould, Mike Patton
  3. Midlife Crisis – Roddy Bottum, Mike Bordin, Bob Gould, Mike Patton
  4. RV – Roddy Bottum, Mike Patton, Bob Gould
  5. Smaller and Smaller – Bob Gould, Mike Patton, Roddy Bottum, Mike Bordin, Matt Wallace
  6. Everything’s Ruined – Mike Patton, Bob Gould, Roddy Bottum
  7. Malpractice – Mike Patton
  8. Kindergarten – Mike Patton, Bob Gould, Jim Martin
  9. Be Aggressive – Roddy Bottum
  10. A Small Victory – Mike Patton, Bob Gould, Roddy Bottum, Mike Bordin
  11. Crack Hitler – Mike Patton, Bob Gould, Roddy Bottum, Mike Bordin
  12. Jizzlobber – Jim Martin, Mike Patton
  13. Midnight Cowboy – John Barry


On March 3, 1986.


On March 3, 1986, “Elektra” label released “Master of Puppets”, the third Metallica studio album. It was recorded September – December 1985, at “Sweet Silence Studios” in Copenhagen, and was produced by James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett, Cliff Burton, Lars Ulrich and Flemming Rasmussen. The album cover was designed by Metallica and Peter Mensch and painted by Don Brautigam.“Master of Puppets” was the band’s last album to feature bassist Cliff Burton, who died in a bus crash in Sweden during the album’s promotional tour. In 2003, “Master of Puppets” was certified 6× platinum by the “Recording Industry Association of America”, 6× platinum by “Music Canada” and gold by the “British Phonographic Industry”. Magazine “Rolling Stone” ranked “Master of Puppets” at number 167 on its list of the “500 greatest albums of all time”; “Time” included the album in its list of the “100 best albums of all time”; magazine “Guitar World” voted “Master of Puppets” the fourth greatest guitar album of all time.


  • James Hetfield– lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Kirk Hammett– lead guitar
  • Cliff Burton– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Lars Ulrich – drums
  • Peter Mensch– cover concept
  • Don Brautigam – cover illustration
  • Ross Halfin, Rich Likong, Rob Ellsi – photography

Track listing:

All lyrics written by James Hetfield.

  1. Battery – James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich
  2. Master of Puppets – James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Cliff Burton, Kirk Hammett
  3. The Thing That Should Not Be – James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett
  4. Welcome Home (Sanitarium) – James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett
  5. Disposable Heroes – James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett
  6. Leper Messiah – James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich
  7. Orion – James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Cliff Burton
  8. Damage Inc. – James Hetfield, lars Ulrich, Cliff Burton, Kirk Hammett