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On January 4, 1975.

On January 4, 1975, “Atco” and “Vertigo” labels released “Elysian Encounter”, the second Baker Gurvitz Army studio album. It was recorded in 1974, at “Ramport Studios” in London, and was produced by Eddy Offord.


  • Adrian Gurvitz– lead and backing vocals, guitar
  • Peter Lemer – keyboards
  • Paul Gurvitz – bass, backing vocals
  • Ginger Baker- drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Snips- lead vocals

Track listing:

  1. People – Ginger Baker, Adrian Gurvitz
  2. The Key – Ginger Baker, Adrian Gurvitz
  3. Time – Adrian Gurvitz
  4. The Gambler – Adrian Gurvitz
  5. The Dreamer – Adrian Gurvitz
  6. Remember – Ginger Baker, Adrian Gurvitz
  7. The Artist – Adrian Gurvitz
  8. The Hustler – Ginger Baker, Adrian Gurvitz, Paul Gurvitz

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”.


  • 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

In February 1986.

In February 1986, “Vertigo” label released “Cinema”, the sixteenth Nazareth album. It was recorded in  1985, at “Pearl Sound Studios” in Michigan, “Cava Sound Workshops” in Glasgow, and “Castle Sound Studios” in Pentcaitland, Scotland, and was produced by Eddie Delana.


  • Dan McCafferty- vocals
  • Pete Agnew- bass guitar, back vocals
  • Manny Charlton- guitars
  • Darrell Sweet- drums, back vocals
  • Eddie Delana – engineer
  • Calum Malcolm- emulator

Track listing:

All tracks by Manny Charlton, except where noted.

  1. Cinema – Pete Agnew, Manny Charlton, Dan McCafferty, Darrell Sweet
  2. Juliet – Pete Agnew, Manny Charlton, Dan McCafferty, Darrell Sweet
  3. Just Another Heartache
  4. Other Side of You
  5. Hit the Fan
  6. One from the Heart
  7. Salty Salty – Pete Agnew, Manny Charlton, Dan McCafferty, Darrell Sweet
  8. White Boy
  9. A Veteran’s Song – Pete Agnew, Manny Charlton, Dan McCafferty, Darrell Sweet

In December 1973.

In December 1973, “Vertigo” label released “Mekanïk Destruktïẁ Kommandöh”, the third Magma studio album. It was recorded in 1973, and was produced by Giorgio Gomelsky. The French edition of “Rolling Stone” magazine named the album the 33rd greatest French rock album.  In 2015, the same magazine ranked the album at number 24 on its list of the “50 Greatest Prog Rock Albums of All Time.


  • Klaus Blasquiz– vocals, percussion
  • Stella Vander– vocals
  • Muriel Streisfield– vocals
  • Evelyne Razymovski– vocals
  • Michele Saulnier– vocals
  • Doris Reinhardt– vocals
  • René Garber– bass clarinet, vocals
  • Teddy Lasry– brass, flute
  • Jean-Luc Manderlier– piano, organ
  • Benoit Widemann– keyboards
  • Claude Olmos– guitar
  • Jannick Top– bass
  • Christian Vander– drums, vocals, organ, percussion
  • Eddie Sprigg, Gilbert, Gilles Sallé, Simon Heyworth, Steve Michell, Tom Rabstener– engineer
  • Loulou Sarkissian– stage manager

Track listing:

All tracks by Christian Vander.

  1. Hortz Fur Dëhn Štekëhn Ẁešt
  2. mah Sürï Dondaï
  3. Kobaïa Ïss Dëh Hündïn
  4. Da Zeuhl Ẁortz Mëkanïk
  5. Nëbëhr Gudahtt
  6. Mëkanïk Kömmandöh
  7. Kreühn Köhrmahn Ïss Dëh Hündin

In November 1977.

In November 1977, “Vertigo” label released “Rockin’ All Over the World”, the tenth Status Quo studio album. It was recorded in 1977, at “Studio Bohus” in Sweden, and was produced by Pip Williams.


  • Francis Rossi– guitar, vocals
  • Rick Parfitt– guitar, vocals
  • Alan Lancaster– bass, vocals
  • John Coghlan– drums
  • Andy Bown– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Frank Ricotti- percussion

Track listing:

  1. Hard Time – Francis Rossi, Rick Parfitt
  2. Can’t Give You More – Francis Rossi, Bob Young
  3. Let’s Ride – Alan Lancaster
  4. Baby Boy – Francis Rossi, Bob Young
  5. You Don’t Own Me – Alan Lancaster, Mick Green
  6. Rockers Rollin’ – Rick Parfitt, Jackie Lynton
  7. Rockin’ All Over the World – John Fogerty
  8. Who Am I – Pip Williams, Peter Hutchins
  9. Too Far Gone – Alan Lancaster
  10. For You – Rick Parfitt
  11. Dirty Water – Francis Rossi, Bob Young
  12. Hold You Back – Francis Rossi, Rick Parfitt, Bob Young

In November 1969.

In November 1969, “Vertigo” label released “Valentyne Suite”, the second   Colosseum album. It was recorded in 1969, and was produced by Tony Reeves and Gerry Bron.


  • Dave Greenslade- Hammond organ, vibraphone, piano, backing vocal
  • Dick Heckstall-Smith- saxophones, flute
  • Jon Hiseman- drums, machine
  • James Litherland- guitars, lead vocals
  • Tony Reeves- bass guitar
  • Neil Ardley- conductor, string arrangement

Track listing:

  1. The Kettle – Dick Heckstall-Smith, Jon Hiseman
  2. Elegy – James Litherland
  3. Butty’s Blues – James Litherland
  4. The Machine Demands a Sacrifice – James Litherland, Dick Heckstall-Smith, Pete Brown, Jon Hiseman
  5. Valentyne Suite Theme One: January’s Search – Dave Greenslade
  6. Valentyne Suite Theme Two: February’s Valentyne – Dave Greenslade
  7. Valentyne Suite Theme Three: The Grass is Always Greener – Dick Heckstall-Smith, Jon Hiseman

In October 1976.

In October 1976, “Vertigo” label released “Heat Treatment”, the second Graham Parker and The Rumour album. It was recorded in 1976, at “Rockfield Studios” in Wales, and was produced by Robert John “Mutt” Lange and Nick Lowe.


  • Graham Parker– vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar
  • Bob Andrews– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Brinsley Schwarz– guitar, backing vocals
  • Steve Goulding– drums, backing vocals
  • Andrew Bodnar– Fender bass
  • Martin Belmont– guitar, backing vocals
  • John “Viscount” Earle– saxophones
  • Danny Ellis – trombone
  • Albie Donnelly – saxophones
  • Dick Hanson – trumpet

Track listing:

All tracks by Graham Parker.

  1. Heat Treatment
  2. That’s What They All Say
  3. Turned Up Too Late
  4. Black Honey
  5. Hotel Chambermaid
  6. Pourin’ It All Out
  7. Back Door Love
  8. Something You’re Going Through
  9. Help Me Shake It
  10. Fools’ Gold