EXODUS - Bonded By Blood ( 1985 France ) 12" Vinyl LP Album

This album "Bonded By Blood" is the debut/first full-length album by the American Thrash Metal band "Exodus".

  This LP has the original album cover art , an illustration of good and evil conjoined twin infants. Re-issues as of 1989 no longer use this illustration.

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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.

VINYL GRADING

NEAR MINT (NM or M-): A nearly perfect record which has no obvious signs of wear.

ALBUM COVER GRADING

NEAR MINT (NM or M-): The album cover looks close to perfect and has no folds, seam splits, cut-out holes, or other noticeable similar defects.

Essentials of: EXODUS - Bonded By Blood ( 1985 France )

Music Genre:

Thrash Metal, Heavy Metal

Label & Catalognr:

 Music For Nations – MFN 44

Media Format:

Record Format: 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

1985 Made in France / United Kingdom ( UK )

Collector Specific Notes

 

Record Label

Record label information:

  • The record label is sold light brown / yellowish
  • The "Music For Nations2 Logo ( The Man with the Red Flag ) is on the label's top half
  • There is NO Label Code
  • There is NO Rights Society
  • The catalognr "MFN 44" is printed left from the spindle hole.
  • "MADE IN FRANCE" is printed near the bottom center of the label.
  • The rim-text runs from 8:30 to 3:30 and is printed in English

Production & Recording Information

Producers:

Ken Adams - Producer

  Ken Adams ( Producer ) has produced albums for the Heavy Metal bands: "Gothic Slam", Exodus, Tension, Hades, "Mucky Pop" and was co-owner/founder of "Torrid Records ( together with Todd Gordon ).

Todd Gordon - Producer

  Todd Gordon ( Producer ) has been (Executive) producer of several Heavy Metal albums and worked with "Daniel Lorenzo (Hades)" for the album's artwork and design. He was co-founder/owner of Torrid Records ,Scarsdale, New York ( Together with Ken Adams ).

 

Sound & Recording Engineers:

John Volaitin - Sound Engineer

Gordon "The Triple Threat" Lyons - Sound Engineer

Robin Yeager - Sound Engineer

Mark Whitaker - Assistent Sound Engineer

Mark Whitaker is a music producer and sound engineer who has worked with the heavy metal bands: Exodus, Metallica, Laaz Rockit

Recording Location:

Recorded at Prairie Sun Recording Studios during July 1984

Prairie Sun Recording Studios, Fantasy Studios (Fantasy Studios is a recording studio in Berkeley, California, at the Zaentz Media Center, known for its recording of award-winning albums such as Journey's Escape and Green Day's Dookie. Built as a private recording studio for artists on the Fantasy Records label in 1971, it was opened to the public in 1980 for recording, mixing and

During the 1980s at least a dozen of heavy metal albums have been recorded at the "Prairie Sun Recording Studios" in California. Bands who have used this facility include: Chastain, Exodus, Laaz Rockit, Vicious Rumours.

Sound Mix Location:

Tres Virgos Studios - Sound Mix Studio ( California )

Mastering Engineer and Location:

George Horn - Mastering Engineer

  George Horn - Chief Mastering Engineer at Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA and mastering engineer at CBS Studios, San Francisco. George Horn has been working often together with Steve Fontano, Dino Alden, George Horn and Guy Aitchison on the same heavy metal albums.

Fantasy Studios - Mastering Studio

( California )

Album Cover Design & Artwork:

Donald J. Munz - Art Direction

Donald J, Munz has been responsible for the album cover design of half a dozen Heavy Metal albums.

Richard A. Ferraro - Cover Painting


Musicians:
  • Paul Baloff - vocals
  • Gary Holt - guitars
  • Rick Hunolt - guitars
  • Rob McKillop - bass
  • Tom Hunting - drums
  • Andy 'Airborne' Anderson, Lonnie Hunolt, T. Rage - Backing vocals
Tracklisting Side A:
  1. Bonded by Blood - 3:48
  2. Exodus - 4:09
  3. And Then There Were None - 4:44
  4. A Lesson in Violence - 3:49
  5. Metal Command - 4:16
Tracklisting Side B:
  1. Piranha - 3:50
  2. No Love - 5:11
  3. Deliver Us to Evil - 7:11
  4. Strike of the Beast - 3:56

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