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This album "First Strike" by the German Speed Metal band: Warrant , is their first official recording and 6 tracks. The album front cover artwork was done by Phil Lawvere a cover illustrator in Berlin in the early eighties, when thrash metal was born. He created covers for bands such as Celtic Frost, Rage, Kreator, Vendetta, Death Row, and Helloween. The photo of the Warrant band on the back cover was taken by Fred Baumgart. A photographed since the mid-1980's several German Heavy Metal bands, including: Warrant, Ballantinez, Kreator, Rage, Deathrow, Voivod, Tankard.

WARRANT - First Strike album cover photo
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Music Genre:  Speed Metal 
Production information:

The album: "WARRANT - First Strike" was produced by: Horst Müller and Warrant

Sound/Recording Engineer(s): Horst Müller

This album was recorded at: Caet Studio, Berlin, Germany

Album cover design: Warrant

Cover Painting: Phil Lawvere (Artwork)

Cover Layout: L+Z Grafik Design

Album cover photography: Fred Baumgart

Record Company & Catalog number:  Noise - N0019
Record Format 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  
Year & Country:  1985 Germany

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Photo of "WARRANT - First Strike" 12" LP Record - Side One:

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Photo of "WARRANT - First Strike" 12" LP Record - Side Two:

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Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: WARRANT - First Strike

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Jörg Juraschek (Vocals, Bass, Songwriter)
  • Lothar Wieners (Drums)
  • Thomas Klein (Guitar)

Complete Track-listing of the album "WARRANT - First Strike"

The detailed tracklist of this record "WARRANT - First Strike" is:

    Track-listing Side One:
  1. Intro
  2. Satan
  3. Ready To Command
  4. Condemned Forever
    Track-listing Side Two:
  1. Scavenger's Daughter
  2. Bang That Head

Album's Condition and Grading Details

Strict grading according to the Goldmine Grading for Vinyl records has been applied, this record has been carefully visually inspected to determine the grading.


NEAR MINT or NM, M- : this record appears virtually flawless A very minor scuff and very little else can appear on the vinyl

Album Cover:

NEAR MINT or NM, M- : The album cover looks as close to perfect with only minor signs of wear and or age. No seam-wear, ring-wear, stickers, cut-outs, or writing on the cover. Minor impressions to the cover

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