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On November 6, 2007.

On November 6, 2007, “SPV” label released “4-Way Diablo”, the seventh Monster Magnet studio album. It was recorded 2006 – 2007, at “Sound City Studios”, “American Studios”, “The Sunset Lodge” and “Hydeaway Studios”, and was produced by Dave Wyndorf and Matt Hyde.

Personnel:

  • Dave Wyndorf– lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Ed Mundell– lead guitar
  • Bob Pantella – drums
  • Jim Baglino – bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Dave Wyndorf except where noted.

  1. 4-Way Diablo
  2. Wall of Fire
  3. You’re Alive
  4. Blow Your Mind
  5. Cyclone
  6. 2000 Light Years from Home– Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  7. No Vacation
  8. I’m Calling You
  9. Solid Gold
  10. Freeze and Pixillate
  11. A Thousand Stars
  12. Slap in the Face
  13. Little Bag of Gloom
  14. Tomorrow’s Sun
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On January 24, 1989.

On January 24, 1989, “Def American” label released the self-titled, debut Masters of Reality album. It was recorded 1988 – 1989, at “Atlantic Studios”, “Chung King Studios”, “Platinum Isle” in New York City, “Sound City Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Rick Rubin.

Personnel:

  • Chris Goss– vocals, guitar
  • Tim Harrington – lead guitar
  • Googe – bass
  • Vinnie Ludovico – drums
  • Owl – additional keyboards
  • David Bianco – engineer, mix engineer
  • Steve Ett – engineer
  • Brian Jenkins – assistant engineer
  • John Leamy– cover painting

Track listing:

All tracks by Chris Goss and Tim Harrington.

  1. Theme for the Scientist of the Invisible
  2. Domino
  3. The Blue Garden
  4. Gettin’ High
  5. The Candy Song
  6. Magical Spell
  7. The Eyes of Texas
  8. Sleep Walkin’
  9. Lookin’ to Get Rite
  10. John Brown
  11. Kill the King

On June 6, 2011.

On June 6, 2011, “Domino” label released “Suck It and See”, the fourth Arctic Monkeys studio album. It was recorded January-February 2011, at “Sound City Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by James Ford. The album was certified Platinum in UK by the “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Alex Turner – lead vocals, lead and rhythm guitar
  • Jamie Cook– lead and rhythm guitar
  • Nick O’Malley- bass, backing vocals
  • Matt Helders- drums, percussion, lead vocals, backing vocals
  • Josh Homme– backing vocals
  • James Brown – engineering
  • Craig Silvey– mixing
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Sean Oakley – assistant engineer
  • David Covell – assistant engineer
  • Morgan Stratton – mixing assistant
  • Bryan Wilson – mixing assistant
  • Matthew Cooper – art direction, design
  • Jason Evans – art direction, design
  • Aaron Brown – photography

Track listing:

All lyrics written by Alex Turner; all music composed by Jamie Cook, Ale Turner, Nick O’Malley and Matt Helders..

  1. She’s Thunderstorms
  2. Black Treacle
  3. Brick by Brick
  4. The Hellcat Spangled Shalalala
  5. Don’t Sit Down ‘Cause I’ve Moved Your Chair
  6. Library Pictures
  7. All My Own Stunts
  8. Reckless Serenade
  9. Piledriver Waltz
  10. Love Is a Laserquest
  11. Suck It and See
  12. That’s Where You’re Wrong

On June 6, 2011.

On June 6, 2011, “Xtra Mile” label released “England Keep My Bones”, the fourth Frank Turner album. It was recorded January-February 2011, at “Sound City Studios” in Los Angeles, California, and was produced by James Ford. The album’s title is taken from William Shakespeare’s play, “The Life and Death of King John”.

Personnel:

  • Frank Turner– lead vocals, acoustic guitar, harmonica
  • Ben Lloyd– electric guitar, mandolin, vocals
  • Tarrant Anderson– bass guitar
  • Matt Nasir– piano, organ, keyboards, string arrangements, vocals
  • Nigel Powell– drums, percussion, mandolin, vocals
  • Franz Nicolay, Chris T-T– additional vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Frank Turner, except where noted.

  1. Eulogy
  2. Peggy Sang the Blues
  3. I Still Believe
  4. Rivers
  5. I Am Disappeared
  6. English Curse
  7. One Foot Before the Other
  8. If Ever I Stray – Frank Turner, Nigel Powell
  9. Wessex Boy – Frank Turner, Nigel Powell
  10. Nights Become Days
  11. Redemption
  12. Glory Hallelujah

 

In May 1978.

In May 1978, “Epic” label released “Heaven Tonight”, the third Cheap Trick studio album. It was recorded 1977-1978, at “Record Plant” and “Sound City Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Tom Werman. In 1979 the album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada” and Platinum in US by “RIIA” in 1995.

Personnel:

  • Robin Zander– lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Rick Nielsen– lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Tom Petersson– bass, backing vocals
  • Bun E. Carlos– drums
  • Jai Winding – keyboards
  • Gary Ladinsky – engineer
  • Mike Beiriger – assistant engineer
  • George Marino– mastering
  • Jim Charne, Paula Scher– design
  • Reid Miles- photography

Track listing:

All songs by Rick Nielsen, except where noted.

  1. Surrender
  2. On Top of the World
  3. California Man – Roy Wood
  4. High Roller – Rick Nielsen, Tom Petersson, Robin Zander
  5. Auf Wiedersehen – Rick Nielsen, Tom Petersson
  6. Takin’ Me Back
  7. On the Radio
  8. Heaven Tonight – Rick Nielsen, Tom Petersson
  9. Stiff Competition
  10. How Are You – Rick Nielsen, Tom Petersson
  11. Oh Claire – Bun E. Carlos, Rick Nielsen, Tom Petersson, Robin Zander

 

On September 12, 2008.

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On September 12, 2008, “Warner Bros” label released “Death Magnetic”, the ninth Metallica studio album. It was recorded March 2007 – May 2008, at “Sound City Studios”in Los Angeles; “Shangri La Studios” in Malibu, California; Metallica’s HQ in San Rafael, California, and was produced by Rick Rubin. On the 51st “Grammy Awards” in 2009, Metallica won “Grammy Awards” for “Best Metal Performance” for “My Apocalypse”. Producer Rick Rubin received the award for “Producer of the Year, Non-Classical”, and art directors Bruce Duckworth, David Turner & Sarah Moffat were awarded “Best Recording Package”.” Death Magnetic” was awarded “Best Album in the 2009” at Kerrang! Awards. The album was certified Platinum in Argentina by “CAPIF”; 2 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIIA”; Platinum in Belgium by “BEA”; 4 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; 2 x Platinum in Denmark by “IFPI Denmark”; 3 x Platinum in Finland by “Musiikkituottajat”; Platinum in Greece by “IFPI Greece”; Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”; Platinum in Mexico by “AMPROFON”;  2 x Platinum in Poland by “ZPAV”; Platinum in Portugal by “AFP”;  2 x Platinum in Sweden by “GLF”; Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPI Switzerland”; Platinum in UK by the “BPI”; 2 x Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”, and Platinum in Europe by “IFPI”.

Personnel:

  • James Hetfield– vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Kirk Hammett– lead guitar
  • Lars Ulrich– drums
  • Robert Trujillo– bass
  • David Campbell– orchestration
  • Greg Fidelman– mixing, recording
  • Andrew Scheps– mixing
  • Mike Gillies – additional recording
  • Ted Jensen– mastering
  • Dan Monti– digital editing

Track listing:

All lyrics by James Hetfield; all music by James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, and Robert Trujillo.

  1. That Was Just Your Life
  2. The End of the Line
  3. Broken, Beat & Scarred
  4. The Day That Never Comes
  5. All Nightmare Long
  6. Cyanide
  7. The Unforgiven III
  8. The Judas Kiss
  9. Suicide & Redemption
  10. My Apocalypse

On July 11, 1975.

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On July 11, 1975, “Reprise” label released the self-titled, tenth Fleetwood Mac album. It was recorded January–February 1975, at “Sound City Studios” in Van Nuys, California, and was produced by Fleetwood Mac and Keith Olsen. It was band’s first album to feature Lindsey Buckingham as guitarist and Stevie Nicks as vocalist. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 182 on its list of “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. The album was certified 5 x Platinum in the US by the “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Lindsey Buckingham– vocals, electric, acoustic, and resonator guitars
  • Stevie Nicks– vocals
  • Christine McVie– vocals, keyboards, synthesizer
  • John McVie– bass guitar
  • Mick Fleetwood– drums, percussion
  • Waddy– rhythm guitar
  • Keith Olsen – engineer
  • David Devore – 2nd engineer
  • Herbert W. Worthington II – photography

Track listing:

  1. Monday Morning – Lindsey Buckingham
  2. Warm Ways – Christine McVie
  3. Blue Letter –  Michael Curtis, Richard Curtis
  4. Rhiannon – Stevie Nicks
  5. Over My Head – Christine McVie
  6. Crystal – Stevie Nicks
  7. Say You Love Me – Christine McVie
  8. Landslide – Stevie Nicks
  9. World Turning – Lindsey Buckingham, Christine McVie
  10. Sugar Daddy – Christine McVie
  11. I’m So Afraid – Lindsey Buckingham