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Debüt No. 1 LP 1982
Label: Raubbau Prod. #: 66.22560 Country: Germany
Info: A collection of bands all recorded in the Raubbau Tonstudios in late 1981-early '82. This compilation would surely have fallen into impossible obscurity had it not become the vinyl "debüt" of some of Germany's Greatest Sons.
Came in a gatefold sleeve originally, but when a number of waterdamaged copies later turned up they were distributed by the Running Wild fan-club with a new hand-made cover.
Unknown to most this album had 2 follow-ups the following years (exactly the same cover but with a "2" and a "3"). They included one or 2 borderline Hard Rock tracks each, but we're in no hurry dealing with them here in the foreseeable future...

CONTENT
(bold = exclusive track / normal = non-exclusive track / italic = non-metal)



Side A:
1. 8-2-5-BAND - Cold Hand On My Heart
  Mellow rock.
2. SONDERANGEBOT - Gleichstrom
  New wave.
3. FRAGEN ZUR SEIT - Leer Und Defekt
  Quirky new wave.
4. HEXAGON - Stay
  Soft progressive.
5. PETROL - Make Me Smile
  Minimilist pub-rock-synth?! Delightfully strange.
6. MARTIN ENDERLE - Varikyno
  Moog instrumental.
7. VOLKER SCHUMANN - Irgendwann, Irgendwo
  Singer/songwriter.
8. RENÉ WOHLHAUSER - Rosa Sumpf
  New wave, Beefheart-style.
9. PEER & KARSTEN - Zum Kuckuk
  Ragtime.
10. BILL-TOWN KIDS - I Don't Like Summer
  Country.

Side B:
1. RUNNING WILD - Hallow The Hell
  Pretty much the same J Priest-on-Venom's-speed style as their legendary debut, albeit with more pimples & less facial hair. Awesome, but yet a year or 2 away from Godly.
2. RUNNING WILD - War Child
  In no way related to the song w/ the same name featured on "Port Royal". Both these recordings have later appeared on a number of bootlegs, but never with the same sound quality.
3. STINGRAY - Gew-Gaws Are Not Enough
  Amateurish punk but still decent. They sing something about "Heavy Metal.." so maybe that's what they were aiming for?
4. STORMBRINGER - Out Of Town
  This just MIGHT suppose to be some kind of Hard Rock, but I'm not 100% sure. Very sloppy & amateurish, but a bit too complicated in structure for punk rock. And there is a guitar solo.
5. CITY NORD - Atomromance
  Pop/wave.
6. PARANOIA - Gar So Garstig
  Rock.
7. ANDY OTTMAR - Tired Of Waiting
  Ska/dub.
8. EDEL-MÄDELS - Das Kinderlied
  Novelty.
9. ROLFUS SCHWACHSINNIGES GEKLIMPER - Klamotten Rock
  The German answer to Philemon Arthur & The Dung?
10. DAS JÜNGSTE GERICHT & DIE GERECHTE STRAFE - Der Heiland
  Jazzy new wave.




         
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