It's not only the name and logo that oozes Quality Metal, Black Dragon had some truly immortal releases on their consciense and a Metal collection without at least a handful of BD-albums isn't much of a collection at all. You can read their background story and a bunch of reviews here, courtesy of The French Connection webzine. It's an ancient site, so don't bet on those mailorder details being up-to-date.

The more Hard Rock-oriented albums were issued under the High Dragon-monicker and carries the HD# - the BD# are the Black Dragon releases.
 
   






Cover
Cat#
Artist
Title
Format
Year
(comment)






BD 001
Savage Grace
Master Of Disguise
LP
1985
Licensed from Important Records. Slightly different cover art from the original.
BD 002
Manilla Road
Open The Gates
LP+12"
1985
 
BD 003
Exxplorer
Symphonies Of Steel
LP
1985
Licensed from Metal Blade, though originally on a private label. Different cover art.
BD 004
Liege Lord
Freedom's Rise
LP
1985
Licensed from Iron Works/Azra. Different cover art from the original.
BD 005
Steel Vengeance
Call Off The Dogs
LP
1985
 
BD 006
Castle Blak
Babes In Toyland
LP
1985
 
BD 007
CJSS
World Gone Mad
LP
1985
Licensed from Leviathan Records. Different cover art from the original.
BD 008
Heir Apparent
Graceful Inheritance
LP/CD
1986
Does a better early Queensrÿche than Crimson Glory themselves.
BD 009
D.C. Lacroix
Crack Of Doom
LP
1986
 
BD 010
Manilla Road
The Deluge
LP
1986
 
HD 011
Kooga
Across The Water
LP
1986
 
BD 012
Savage Grace
After The Fall From Grace
LP
1986
Licensed from Metal Blade. Slightly different cover art from the original.
BD 013
Candlemass
Epicus Doomicus Metallicus
LP
1986
 
BD 014
Ded Engine
Hot Shot
LP
1986
No, of course it's nowhere near in the same league as the 2 albums above or the the one below, but Ded Engine treaded the tightrope of being great at being 100% unoriginal HM with utmost grace.

Licensed from Pentagram Records (as s/t).
BD 015
Sacred Blade
Of The Sun And Moon
LP
1986
BD 016
CJSS
Praise The Loud
LP
1986
Licensed from Leviathan Records. Different cover art from the original.
BD 017
Steel Vengeance
Second Offence
LP
1986
 
BD 018
Manilla Road
Crystal Logic
LP
1983
Licensed from Roadster Records.
BD 019
Anthem
Tightrope
LP
1986
 
HD 020
Castle Blak
Another Dark Carnival
LP
1986
 
HD 021
The Cherry Bombz
Coming Down Slow
LP
1986
 
HD 022
Peer GŁnt
Back Seat
LP
1986
 
BD 023
Mace
The Evil In Good
LP
1987
 
BD 024
Manilla Road
Mystification
LP
1987
Licensed from Roadster Records.
BD 025
Chastain
The 7th Of Never
LP
1987
Licensed from Shrapnel Records. Different cover art from the original.
HD 026
Smack
Live Desire
LP
1987
 
BD 027
Mayhem
Burned Alive
LP
1987
 
BD 028
Steel Vengeance
Prisoner
LP
1987
 
BD 029
David T. Chastain
Instrumental Variations
LP
1987
Licensed from Leviathan Records.
HD 030
Peer GŁnt
Good Girls Don't...
LP
1987
 
HD 031
James Young
Out On A Day Pass
LP
1987
 
HD 032
April 16th
Sleepwalking
LP
1987
 
BD 033
Manilla Road
Live Roadkill
LP/CD
1987
 
BD 034
Sacred Child
s/t
LP
1987
 
BD 035
Flames
Summon The Dead
LP
1987
Licensed from FM Records.
Interview
BD 036
Lars Eric Mattson
Eternity
LP/CD
1988
 
BD 037
Manilla Road
Out Of The Abyss
LP/CD
1988
Licensed from Leviathan Records.
BD 038
Druid
Vampire Cult
LP/CD
1988
Originally as a private pressing with different cover art.

Review
HD 039
Peer GŁnt
Fire Wire
LP
1988
 
BD 040
Steel Vengeance
Never Lettin' Go
LP
1988
 
BD 041
Lars Eric Mattson
No Surrender
LP/CD
1989
 
BD 042
St. Elmo's Fire
Powerdrive
LP/CD
1990
HD 043
Peer GŁnt
Years On The Road
LP
1990
 
BD 044
David T. Chastain
Retrospect
CD
1990
 
BD 045
Manilla Road
The Courts Of Chaos
LP/CD
1990
 
BD 046
Dofka
Toxic Wasteland
LP/CD
1990
It's rather unobtrusive as far as drum machines go, and nor does the guitar-hero antics of Jim Dofka manage to hide the fact that this is an excellent piece of neo-classical US Power Metal. Proves Black Dragon had a keen eye for the Epic, despite disguises & dire circumstances. That's one hell of an ugly sleeve tho'!
HD 047
Peer GŁnt
Don't Mess With The Countryboys
LP
1990
 
BD 048
Steel Vengeance
Live Among The Dead
CD
1990
 
BD 049
David. T Chastain
Elegant Seduction
CD
1991
 
BD 050
Lars Eric Mattson
Electric Voodoo
CD
1991
 
BD 051
Michael Harris
Defense Mechanizms
CD
1992
 
BD 052
V/A
Metal Without Mercy - Volume 1
CD
1992
Featuring:
Savage Grace, Exxplorer, Liege Lord, Dark Angel, Manilla Road, Mace, Sacred Child, Hawaii, Mayhem (US), Mox Nix, D.C. Lacroix, Ruthless, World War III, Candlemass and Heir Apparent.
BD 053
Manilla Road
The Circus Maximus
CD
1992
 
BD 054
Chastain/Harris
Counterpoint - Live, Wild & Truly Diminished
CD
1992
 
BD 055
St. Elmo's Fire
Desperate Years
CD
1992
 
BD 056
Excruciating Pain
Thou Shall Choose
CD
1992
HBDCD 597
V/A
The Legend Of Dragon Noir
CD
1997
Released through the Greek edition of Metal Hammer.

Featuring:
Candlemass, Exxplorer, Dark Angel, World War III, Manilla Road, Mox Nix, Heir Apparent, Hawaii, Savage Grace, Liege Lord, Mayhem, Sacred Child, D.C. Lacroix and Ruthless.
BD MH 002
Manilla Road
Live By The Sword - The Very Best Of Manilla Road
CD
1998
Released through the Greek edition of Metal Hammer, and not entirely legit I've heard.
BD MH 003
Candlemass
Epicus Doomicus Metallicus
CD
1998
Promo.
Released through the Greek edition of Metal Hammer, and not entirely legit I've heard.






 
Compiled by Raoul Sanchez and DaN Edman. Additions by Avenger.  
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