CoverCat#ArtistTitleFormatYear Special CommentSearch
51549 Centaurus Centaurus LP 1978 Borderline Metal? Hard Rock.

Clear vinyl.
Borderline Metal? Hard Rock.

Clear vinyl.
(none) Centaurus Centaurus Pic-LP 1978 In custom die-cut sleeve. In custom die-cut sleeve.
DR 101 Various Hollywood Pic-EP 1978 Not Metal, some HR at best..

Featuring:
Centaurus, Mad Man Mac, Kevin Vidal, Bill, Watermark and Whistler's Brother.
Not Metal, some HR at best..

Featuring:
Centaurus, Mad Man Mac, Kevin Vidal, Bill, Watermark and Whistler's Brother.
(none) Lady Live Show Tigers / Iggy Shape EP 1980 Blob shape, green vinyl. Blob shape, green vinyl.
(none) Lady Live Show Tigers / Iggy Shape Pic-EP 1980 Custom shape. Angel motif.

Credited to Baroness Records.
Custom shape. Angel motif.

Credited to Baroness Records.
(none) Lady Live Show Tigers / Iggy Shape Pic-EP 1980 Rectangle shape. Angel motif.

Credited to Baroness Records.
Rectangle shape. Angel motif.

Credited to Baroness Records.
(none) Lady Live Show Tigers / Iggy Shape Pic-EP 1980 Hexagon shape. Angel motif.

Credited to Baroness Records.
Hexagon shape. Angel motif.

Credited to Baroness Records.
? Lady Live Show Tigers / Iggy Shape EP 1980 Square, octagon. Square, octagon.
DTNP5 Nick Paine Solid State Shape 5" 1981 Not Metal. New Wave from the former guitarist/vocalist of Centaurus.

Black octagon or red hexagon in a 7"sleeve.
Not Metal. New Wave from the former guitarist/vocalist of Centaurus.

Black octagon or red hexagon in a 7"sleeve.
12-880 Funeral Funeral MLP 1981 Not Metal. Punk rock.

Review
Not Metal. Punk rock.

Review
JC 102 John Crispino & C.A.T. Bad Night / The Kids Fired Up Pic-7" 1981 Not Metal. Hard Rock?

Cat motif, red.

Co-credited to Oddity Records (insert) and Rockaway Records (back).

Not Metal. Hard Rock?

Cat motif, red.

Co-credited to Oddity Records (insert) and Rockaway Records (back).

JC 102 John Crispino & C.A.T. Bad Night / The Kids Fired Up Pic-7" 1981 Cat motif, white.

Oddity Records and Azra Records credits on the back.

At least 3 different back designs exist with this version.

Cat motif, white.

Oddity Records and Azra Records credits on the back.

At least 3 different back designs exist with this version.

JC 102 John Crispino & C.A.T. Bad Night / The Kids Fired Up Pic-7"? 1981 Blue vinyl.
Blue vinyl.
JC 102 John Crispino & C.A.T. Bad Night Pic-7"Flexi 1981 A 1-sided, plastic-covered cardboard flexi-type thing.

A 1-sided, plastic-covered cardboard flexi-type thing.

JC 58817 John Crispino & C.A.T. Mad Man Jack Shape Pic-EP 1981 Not Metal. Hard Rock?

On Erika Records, with copyright credits to Azra.
(Still listed here since the artist had a previous release on Azra.)
Not Metal. Hard Rock?

On Erika Records, with copyright credits to Azra.
(Still listed here since the artist had a previous release on Azra.)
? John Crispino & C.A.T. Mad Man Jack Shape EP 1981 Football shape, brown vinyl. Football shape, brown vinyl.
? John Crispino & C.A.T. Mad Man Jack Shape EP 1981 Oval shape, brown vinyl. Oval shape, brown vinyl.
? John Crispino & C.A.T. Mad Man Jack Shape EP 1981 Football helmet shape, brown vinyl. Football helmet shape, brown vinyl.
? John Crispino & C.A.T. Mad Man Jack Shape EP 1981 Square, rectangle, Octagon, hexagon, heart, star, 3 different 'irregular' shapes. Square, rectangle, Octagon, hexagon, heart, star, 3 different 'irregular' shapes.
PS 101 Perfect Stranger Drive My Car Shape EP 1981 Not Metal. Beatles-cover.

Car shape.
Not Metal. Beatles-cover.

Car shape.
PS 101 Perfect Stranger Drive My Car Shape EP 1981 Car shape, red vinyl Car shape, red vinyl
PS 101 Perfect Stranger Drive My Car Shape EP 1981 Car shape, white vinyl. Car shape, white vinyl.
PS 101 Perfect Stranger Drive My Car Shape EP 1981 Square shape. Square shape.
PS 101 Perfect Stranger Drive My Car Shape EP 1981 Clear vinyl car, clear square, large square, octagon, star. Clear vinyl car, clear square, large square, octagon, star.
PS 103 Perfect Stranger Perfect Stranger Pic 12" 1981 Not Metal. ?? Not Metal. ??
? Perfect Stranger Satellite / 411 Shape Pic-EP 1981? Not Metal. ?? Not Metal. ??
7131 Rise Tuff Town Tour 81-82 7" 1981 Not Metal. Punk. Not Metal. Punk.
AZ7131 Rise Be Together Again Shape EP 1981 1-song version.

Octagon shape.
1-song version.

Octagon shape.
(none) Witch Hazel And The Warlocks Trick Or Treat / Second Weird Sister's Recipe Pic-7" 1982 Not Metal. Novelty.

Co-credited to Erika Records.
Not Metal. Novelty.

Co-credited to Erika Records.
SWST-1001 The Surf Raiders Raiders Of The Lost Surf LP 1982 Not Metal. Surf rock.
Co-credited to Surf Wax Records.
Blue vinyl.

These guys also had a number of shaped pic-EPs out, some co-credited to Azra, but mostly w/ Erika-creds. And off-topic.
Not Metal. Surf rock.
Co-credited to Surf Wax Records.
Blue vinyl.

These guys also had a number of shaped pic-EPs out, some co-credited to Azra, but mostly w/ Erika-creds. And off-topic.
DTR-042 Various Warriors LP 1982 Not Metal. Southern rock, aor, hard rock etc..

Orange vinyl.

More info here.

Not Metal. Southern rock, aor, hard rock etc..

Orange vinyl.

More info here.

DTR-624 Various Warriors Pic-LP 1982 Not Metal. Southern rock, aor, hard rock etc..

More info here.

Not Metal. Southern rock, aor, hard rock etc..

More info here.

DTR-050 Special Forces Tools Of The Trade MLP 1982 1-sided. 1-sided.
DTR-050 Special Forces Tools Of The Trade Pic-MLP 1982 1-sided. 1-sided.
DTR-050 Special Forces Three Day Girl Shape EP 1982 1-sided.

Octagon shape.
1-sided.

Octagon shape.
M45-52 Aircraft Becky / Rock Heart Shape Pic-EP 1982 Not Metal. ??

Square shape. "With Compliments" motif.


Not Metal. ??

Square shape. "With Compliments" motif.


? Aircraft Becky / Rock Heart Shape Pic-EP 1982 Square shape. "This is a record.." motif.
Square shape. "This is a record.." motif.
? Aircraft Becky / Rock Heart Shape Pic-EP 1982 Square shape. Hollywood motif. Square shape. Hollywood motif.
? Aircraft Becky / Rock Heart Shape EP 1982 Heart shape.
Heart shape.
53 Nu/Imij Model T.A. / I'd Walk An Indoor Mile Pic-7" 1982 Not Metal. Pop.

B/w line-up motif.
Not Metal. Pop.

B/w line-up motif.
53 Nu/Imij Model T.A. / I'd Walk An Indoor Mile Pic-7" 1982 B/w/yellow line-up motif. B/w/yellow line-up motif.
53 Nu/Imij Model T.A. / I'd Walk An Indoor Mile Pic-7" 1982 B/w/blue line-up motif. B/w/blue line-up motif.
DTR-063 Zak Daniels Ground Zero Pic-12" 1983 Not Metal. Hard/glam rock. Not Metal. Hard/glam rock.
DTR 64 Vixen Made In Hawaii MLP 1983 1-sided.

Black and blue vinyl versions.

Review
1-sided.

Black and blue vinyl versions.

Review
DTR 64 Vixen Made In Hawaii Pic-MLP 1983 1-sided. 1-sided.
DTR 64 Vixen Made In Hawaii Box 1983 Includes the Pic-LP, info sheet, promo photo and numbered certificate.

...and yes, that's a completely black box. The MLP front and back sleeves are pasted on the inside of the top and bottom halves of the box.
Includes the Pic-LP, info sheet, promo photo and numbered certificate.

...and yes, that's a completely black box. The MLP front and back sleeves are pasted on the inside of the top and bottom halves of the box.
? The Greg Leon Invasion The Greg Leon Invasion Pic-LP 1983
S 067 Cassle Midnight Fantasy Shape Pic-EP 1983 It's unfortunate that the whole EP isn't as hauntingly great as this 7+ min, 70's prog-tinged Horror Metal number. Death SS + Goblin = true.

Square shape. Spider web motif.

Review
It's unfortunate that the whole EP isn't as hauntingly great as this 7+ min, 70's prog-tinged Horror Metal number. Death SS + Goblin = true.

Square shape. Spider web motif.

Review
S 067 Cassle Midnight Fantasy Shape Pic-EP 1983 Square shape. Prophets motif. Square shape. Prophets motif.
S 067 Cassle Midnight Fantasy Shape EP 1983 Square (no pic), rectangle, octagon. Square (no pic), rectangle, octagon.
QB-1 /
S-11185
Queen Bitch Queen Bitch Pic-MLP 1983 No Azra-credits on this semi-private, but the "D.T. DID IT"etching + familiar front art and general design makes it worth a mention here. No Azra-credits on this semi-private, but the "D.T. DID IT"etching + familiar front art and general design makes it worth a mention here.
10 Jag Panzer Tyrants MLP 1983 Technically self-titled, but often referred to with this title. Technically self-titled, but often referred to with this title.
10 Jag Panzer Tyrants Pic-LP 1983 Black B-side and white B-side versions exists. The white version is actually made on transparent vinyl, the white being the back side of the picture film. Black B-side and white B-side versions exists. The white version is actually made on transparent vinyl, the white being the back side of the picture film.
DTR-007 Jag Panzer Death Row Shape Pic-EP 1983 1-sided promo.

Square shape. Monster & man motif.

Review
1-sided promo.

Square shape. Monster & man motif.

Review
DTR-007 Jag Panzer Death Row Shape Pic-EP 1983 Custom shape. Monster & man motif. Custom shape. Monster & man motif.
DTR-007 Jag Panzer Death Row Pic-7" 1983 "Tyrants"MLP motif. "Tyrants"MLP motif.
DTR-007 Jag Panzer Death Row Shape Pic-EP 1983 Bottle shape. "Tyrants" MLP motif. Bottle shape. "Tyrants" MLP motif.
DTR-007 Jag Panzer Death Row Pic-12" 1983 Uncut bottle shape. "Tyrants" MLP motif. Uncut bottle shape. "Tyrants" MLP motif.
DTR-007 Jag Panzer Death Row Shape Pic-EP 1983 Square shape. Beheading motif. Square shape. Beheading motif.
DTR-007 Jag Panzer Death Row Shape Pic-EP 1983 Square shape. Beheading motif w/ bloody axe. Square shape. Beheading motif w/ bloody axe.
DTR-007 Jag Panzer Death Row Shape Pic-EP 1983 Custom shape. Beheading motif. Custom shape. Beheading motif.
DTR-007 Jag Panzer Death Row Shape Pic-EP 1983 Custom shape (variant). Beheading motif. Custom shape (variant). Beheading motif.
DTR-007 Jag Panzer Death Row Shape Pic-EP 1983 Gravestone shape. Tetley & The Tyrant motif.

This and the one below were somethimes distributed as a set.
Gravestone shape. Tetley & The Tyrant motif.

This and the one below were somethimes distributed as a set.
DTR-007 Jag Panzer Death Row Shape Pic-EP 1983 Gravestone shape. Briody & Hilyard motif. Gravestone shape. Briody & Hilyard motif.
DTR-007 Jag Panzer Death Row Shape Pic-EP 1983 Square shape. Tetley & The Tyrant motif.

This and the one below was somethimes distributed as a set.
Square shape. Tetley & The Tyrant motif.

This and the one below was somethimes distributed as a set.
DTR-007 Jag Panzer Death Row Shape Pic-EP 1983 Square shape. Briody & Hilyard motif.

(The cut may differ slightly on these, with some copies being close to rectangular rather than square)
Square shape. Briody & Hilyard motif.

(The cut may differ slightly on these, with some copies being close to rectangular rather than square)
DTR-007 Jag Panzer Death Row Shape EP 1983 Square shape.

Regular silver label, white label test press and red label test press variations exist.
Square shape.

Regular silver label, white label test press and red label test press variations exist.
DTR-007 Jag Panzer Death Row Shape EP 1983 Heart shape.

Regular silver label, white label test press and red label test press variations exist.
Heart shape.

Regular silver label, white label test press and red label test press variations exist.
DTR-007 Jag Panzer Death Row 12" 1983 Black 12" vinyl with 7" etching, a.k.a. uncut shape. Black 12" vinyl with 7" etching, a.k.a. uncut shape.
DTR-007 Jag Panzer Death Row Shape EP 1983 Blob, star, Briody & Hilyard uncut shape. Blob, star, Briody & Hilyard uncut shape.
DTR 9-6 Michael Edwards You Oughta Be In Pictures Shape Pic-EP 1983 Probably not Metal. ???

Clapboard shape & motif.
Probably not Metal. ???

Clapboard shape & motif.
DTR 9-6 Michael Edwards You Oughta Be In Pictures Shape Pic-EP 1983 Star shape. Hollywood motif. Star shape. Hollywood motif.
112 NO-Y-Z Sheer Electronic Din Pic-LP 1983 Not Metal. Electronic/experimental. Not Metal. Electronic/experimental.
DTR 114 Cassle Cassle MLP 1983 Supposedly 25 promo copies exist. Generic black sleeve w/ hand-written white labels.

100 original stock copies were later bought, repackaged and sold with a numbered, pro-printed sleeve in 1997 by an anonymous 3rd party.
Supposedly 25 promo copies exist. Generic black sleeve w/ hand-written white labels.

100 original stock copies were later bought, repackaged and sold with a numbered, pro-printed sleeve in 1997 by an anonymous 3rd party.
119 The Megatones Don't Drop The Bomb (On My Boyfriend) Pic-8" 1983 Not Metal. Pop.

Anti-bomb motif, white vinyl.
Not Metal. Pop.

Anti-bomb motif, white vinyl.
119 The Megatones Don't Drop The Bomb (On My Boyfriend) / The Brezhnev Boogie Pic-8" 1983 Anti-bomb motif, blue vinyl. Anti-bomb motif, blue vinyl.
119 The Megatones Don't Drop The Bomb (On My Boyfriend) / The Brezhnev Boogie Shape Pic-EP 1983 Hexagon shape. Anti-bomb motif. Hexagon shape. Anti-bomb motif.
119 The Megatones Don't Drop The Bomb (On My Boyfriend) / The Brezhnev Boogie Shape Pic-EP 1983 Square w/ cut corners shape. Map motif. Square w/ cut corners shape. Map motif.
119 The Megatones Don't Drop The Bomb (On My Boyfriend) / The Brezhnev Boogie [a.k.a.] The World Of The Megatones Pic-8" 1983 Earth motif.

"1 of 12"according to front art.
Earth motif.

"1 of 12"according to front art.
119 The Megatones Don't Drop The Bomb (On My Boyfriend) / The Brezhnev Boogie Shape EP 1983 Square, blob, octagon, hexagon. Square, blob, octagon, hexagon.
1129 /
1130
Sin On The Run / Captured In Time Shape Pic-EP 1983 Custom shape. Snake-logo motif w/ black border.

(The sometimes seen brown version is most likely a discolored copy of this release)

1129 is etched in the runout grooves, while 1130 is mentioned as cat# on the insert.
Custom shape. Snake-logo motif w/ black border.

(The sometimes seen brown version is most likely a discolored copy of this release)

1129 is etched in the runout grooves, while 1130 is mentioned as cat# on the insert.
1129 /
1130
Sin On The Run / Captured In Time Shape Pic-EP 1983 Custom shape. Snake-logo motif w/ brown(gold?) border.

Custom shape. Snake-logo motif w/ brown(gold?) border.

1129 /
1130
Sin On The Run / Captured In Time Shape EP 1983 Heart shape.

White label w/out logo and Condor Classix-credit version also exists.
Heart shape.

White label w/out logo and Condor Classix-credit version also exists.
1129 /
1130
Sin On The Run / Captured In Time Shape EP 1983 Square shape.
Square shape.
1129 /
1130
Sin On The Run / Captured In Time Shape EP 1983 Square w/ cut corners shape.
Square w/ cut corners shape.
1129 /
1130
Sin On The Run / Captured In Time Shape EP 1983 Hexagram shape.
Hexagram shape.
1129 /
1130
Sin On The Run / Captured In Time Shape EP 1983 Pentagram shape.
Pentagram shape.
1129 /
1130
Sin On The Run / Captured In Time Shape EP 1983 Rectangular octagon shape.
Rectangular octagon shape.
1129 /
1130
Sin On The Run / Captured In Time Shape EP 1983 Star shape, yellow vinyl. Star shape, yellow vinyl.
CC-101 Ken Glaser Vicious Circles / Textures Of Cats Shape Pic-EP 1984 Not Metal. Alternative/electro?

Hexagon shape. Spider web motif.
Not Metal. Alternative/electro?

Hexagon shape. Spider web motif.
CC-101 Ken Glaser Vicious Circles / Textures Of Cats Shape EP 1984 Square shape. Square shape.
CC-101 Ken Glaser Vicious Circles / Textures Of Cats Shape EP 1984 Square w/ cut corners shape. Square w/ cut corners shape.
CC-101 Ken Glaser Vicious Circles / Textures Of Cats Shape EP 1984 Rectangle shape, maroon red vinyl. Rectangle shape, maroon red vinyl.
CC-101 Ken Glaser Vicious Circles / Textures Of Cats Shape EP 1984 Heart shape, maroon red vinyl. Heart shape, maroon red vinyl.
CC-101 Ken Glaser Vicious Circles / Textures Of Cats Shape/ Pic-EP 1984 Square shape w/ cat motif (9 different versions), octagon, blob. Square shape w/ cat motif (9 different versions), octagon, blob.
A 8404(?) Kronen Children Of Steel Shape Pic-EP 1984 1-sided.

Square/rectangular shape(?). Girl by blinds motif.
1-sided.

Square/rectangular shape(?). Girl by blinds motif.
A 8408 Kronen Wasted MLP 1984
WW 429[?] David La Duke's Sinbad David La Duke's Sinbad LP 1985
HUR S-1 Knightmare II Razor Love / Metal Massacre Shape EP 1985 No mention of Azra or its sublabels on the record, but the insert says "Marketed By: Azra Records" + it bears all the Azra trademarks so it's without a doubt a D.T. Richards product.

Square shape. Rod motif.

Review
No mention of Azra or its sublabels on the record, but the insert says "Marketed By: Azra Records" + it bears all the Azra trademarks so it's without a doubt a D.T. Richards product.

Square shape. Rod motif.

Review
HUR S-1 Knightmare II Razor Love / Metal Massacre Shape EP 1985 Octagon shape. Rod motif. Octagon shape. Rod motif.
HUR S-1 Knightmare II Razor Love / Metal Massacre Pic-12" 1985 Uncut shape. Rod motif. Uncut shape. Rod motif.
HUR S-1 Knightmare II Razor Love / Metal Massacre Shape EP 1985 Square w/ cut corners shape. Square w/ cut corners shape.
HUR S-1 Knightmare II Razor Love / Metal Massacre Shape EP 1985 Bat shape. Bat shape.
HUR S-1 Knightmare II Razor Love / Metal Massacre Shape EP 1985 Octagon shape (no pic). Octagon shape (no pic).
A-8505 Kery Doll Til Death Do Us Part Pic-MLP 1985 Credited to Krypt Kicker Records but with the same contact adress as Azra + of typical Azra/Iron Works design.

Surprisingly nwobhm'y stuffs, maybe w/ a touch fo M.Crüe's most Metallic moments from "Shout.." and on the same level of dumbed-downness, but by doG I like it!
Credited to Krypt Kicker Records but with the same contact adress as Azra + of typical Azra/Iron Works design.

Surprisingly nwobhm'y stuffs, maybe w/ a touch fo M.Crüe's most Metallic moments from "Shout.." and on the same level of dumbed-downness, but by doG I like it!
A-2086 Cold September Looking Up At Them At Me LP 1986 Not Metal. Goth. Not Metal. Goth.
A 2086 A Pro Cold September Looking Up At Them At Me / Hush Hush Sweet Charlotte Shape EP 1986 Octagon shape, white vinyl. Octagon shape, white vinyl.
A 2086 A Pro Cold September Looking Up At Them At Me / Hush Hush Sweet Charlotte Shape EP 1986 Black octagon, irregular. Black octagon, irregular.
ANG31088 Angeles Give It Up LP 1986
TE 2001 Sabotage Behind The Lines LP 1986 On sublabel Trans-Euro Records, with marketing credits to Azra International on the back.

Review
On sublabel Trans-Euro Records, with marketing credits to Azra International on the back.

Review
T E 2002 Sabotage Heroes Of The Grave / Warmachine Shape EP 1986 On sublabel Trans-Euro Records, with marketing credits to Condor Classix, another Azra off-shot.

Gravestone shape and motif.
On sublabel Trans-Euro Records, with marketing credits to Condor Classix, another Azra off-shot.

Gravestone shape and motif.
T E 2002 Sabotage Heroes Of The Grave / Warmachine Shape EP 1986 Uncut gravestone shape and motif. Uncut gravestone shape and motif.
T E 2002 Sabotage Heroes Of The Grave / Warmachine Shape EP 1986 Custom shape. Ghost motif. Custom shape. Ghost motif.
T E 2002 Sabotage Warmachine / Heroes Of The Grave Shape EP 1986 With credits to Condor Classix.

Heart shape.
With credits to Condor Classix.

Heart shape.
T E 2002 Sabotage Warmachine / Heroes Of The Grave Shape EP 1986 With credits to Trans-Euro Records and Condor Classix.

Blob shape.
With credits to Trans-Euro Records and Condor Classix.

Blob shape.
T E 2002 Sabotage Warmachine / Heroes Of The Grave Shape EP 1986 With credits to Trans-Euro Records and Condor Classix.

Tombstone shape.
With credits to Trans-Euro Records and Condor Classix.

Tombstone shape.
? Sabotage Warmachine / Heroes Of The Grave Shape EP 1986 Tombstone shape, White (looks like white film on black vinyl). Tombstone shape, White (looks like white film on black vinyl).
? Sabotage Warmachine / Heroes Of The Grave Shape EP 1986 Octagon shape, green-tinted clear vinyl. Octagon shape, green-tinted clear vinyl.
? Sabotage Warmachine / Heroes Of The Grave Shape EP 1986 Square shape, green-tinted clear vinyl. Square shape, green-tinted clear vinyl.
? Sabotage Warmachine / Heroes Of The Grave Shape EP 1986 Star, black square, black octagon, black square w/ cut corners, white square w/ cut corners. Star, black square, black octagon, black square w/ cut corners, white square w/ cut corners.
A Z 615 Dizzy Bitch In The Pink MLP 1986 Musically it's not as funny as it looks, just your ordinary awful glammy hard rock.

Red vinyl.

Review
Musically it's not as funny as it looks, just your ordinary awful glammy hard rock.

Red vinyl.

Review
AZ 615 Dizzy Bitch Rock With Me Shape Pic-EP 1986 "Irregular" shaped 1-sided Pic-EP. "Irregular" shaped 1-sided Pic-EP.
AZ 615 Dizzy Bitch Rock With Me / Going Down Shape EP 1986 Blob, Octagon. Blob, Octagon.
? Ruby Topaz All Brand New LP 1986 Test-pressing only.

...though I'm not entirely sure they would qualify as Metal. Rumored to be glam/HR.
Test-pressing only.

...though I'm not entirely sure they would qualify as Metal. Rumored to be glam/HR.
RE 001 Arsynal Mean Line / You Think It's Love Shape EP 1987 Box version w/ 4-page folder insert and square w/ cut corners shape inside.

Credited to Razor's Edge Records, but with "D.T. DIT IT" etching and the B side was featured on Iron Work's "Slaves To Rock" compilation.

Review
Box version w/ 4-page folder insert and square w/ cut corners shape inside.

Credited to Razor's Edge Records, but with "D.T. DIT IT" etching and the B side was featured on Iron Work's "Slaves To Rock" compilation.

Review
RE 001 Arsynal Mean Line / You Think It's Love Shape EP 1987 Square w/ cut corners shape. Square w/ cut corners shape.
RE 001 Arsynal Mean Line / You Think It's Love Shape EP 1987 Heart shape. Heart shape.
RE 001 Arsynal Mean Line / You Think It's Love Shape EP 1987 Square shape, clear vinyl. Square shape, clear vinyl.
RE 001 Arsynal Mean Line / You Think It's Love Shape EP 1987 Black square, octagon, blob, pumpkin. Black square, octagon, blob, pumpkin.
A 15 Leviathan Sandy Jean Shape Pic-EP 1987 Square shape. Band motif.
Same track on both sides.

Neither that frightfully 'hairy' nor that terribly metallic, it's amateurish but quite action-packed Hard Rock, alas with little replay value.
Square shape. Band motif.
Same track on both sides.

Neither that frightfully 'hairy' nor that terribly metallic, it's amateurish but quite action-packed Hard Rock, alas with little replay value.
A 15 Leviathan Sandy Jean Shape Pic-EP 1987 Rectangular shape. Girl motif.

Review
Rectangular shape. Girl motif.

Review
A 15 Leviathan Sandy Jean Shape Pic-EP 1987 Texas shape. Band motif. Texas shape. Band motif.
A 15 Leviathan Sandy Jean Shape Pic-EP 1987 Heart shape. Band motif. Heart shape. Band motif.
A 15 Leviathan Sandy Jean Shape EP 1987 Triangle w/ cut corners shape. Triangle w/ cut corners shape.
A 15 Leviathan Sandy Jean Shape EP 1987 Heart shape.

Co-credited to Condor Classix.
Heart shape.

Co-credited to Condor Classix.
A 15 Leviathan Sandy Jean Shape EP 1987 Square (no picture), octagon, blob. Square (no picture), octagon, blob.
A 017 Spyder No Reason For War / Money Shape Pic-EP 198? Not Metal. Ballad?

Rectangular octagon shape. Fist motif.
Not Metal. Ballad?

Rectangular octagon shape. Fist motif.
A 017 Spyder No Reason For War / Money Shape Pic-EP 198? Rectagle shape. Fist motif. Rectagle shape. Fist motif.
A 017 Spyder No Reason For War / Money Shape EP 198? Square shape. Square shape.
A 017 Spyder No Reason For War / Money Shape/ Pic-EP 198? Hexagon w/ fist pic, round blob, oval blob. Hexagon w/ fist pic, round blob, oval blob.
A 018 All Points Bulletin Dream Lover / Because Of You Shape Pic-EP 1989 Not Metal. Pop?

Star shape. Line-up motif.
Not Metal. Pop?

Star shape. Line-up motif.
A 018 All Points Bulletin Dream Lover / Because Of You Shape EP 1989 Bird shape. Bird shape.
A 018 All Points Bulletin Dream Lover / Because Of You Shape EP 1989 Heart shape. Heart shape.
A 018 All Points Bulletin Dream Lover / Because Of You LP 1989 Square, irregular, small octagon, large octagon. Square, irregular, small octagon, large octagon.
A 19 Mighty Wrath White Lady / He Died Alone Shape Pic-EP 1989 Almost qualifying as a Hidden Gem, Mighty Wrath's charming demo-Steel might not rewrite US Metal history but it's definitely one of the more interesting releases on 'Mother'-Azra, sporting a heavy 'private pressing'-vibe a la Dark Knight, Thatcher, Xcel etc..

Square shape. Valkyrias motif.

Review
Almost qualifying as a Hidden Gem, Mighty Wrath's charming demo-Steel might not rewrite US Metal history but it's definitely one of the more interesting releases on 'Mother'-Azra, sporting a heavy 'private pressing'-vibe a la Dark Knight, Thatcher, Xcel etc..

Square shape. Valkyrias motif.

Review
A 19 Mighty Wrath White Lady / He Died Alone Shape Pic-EP 1989 Square shape. Band motif. Square shape. Band motif.
A 19 Mighty Wrath He Died Alone / Lady In White Shape EP 1989 Pentagram shape.

A pink-shaded label version also exists.
Pentagram shape.

A pink-shaded label version also exists.
A 19 Mighty Wrath He Died Alone / Lady In White Shape EP 1989 Octagon shape. Octagon shape.
A 19 Mighty Wrath He Died Alone / Lady In White Shape EP 1989 Shield shape. Shield shape.
A 19 Mighty Wrath He Died Alone / Lady In White 12" 1989 Uncut 12". Uncut 12".
A 19 Pro Mighty Wrath He Died Alone Shape Pic-EP 1989 Shield shape w/ band pic. One-song version. Shield shape w/ band pic. One-song version.
A 19 Mighty Wrath He Died Alone / White Lady Shape/
Pic- EP
1989 Square, weapon, cross, blob, large octagon w/ holes. Square, weapon, cross, blob, large octagon w/ holes.
A/I PRO 87 Various Merry Xmas Shape EP 1987 Apparently an Xmas special greetings promo featuring various Azra (unknown) artists.

Square, rectangle, octagon, triangle, Christmas tree, blob, flat-iron, Texas, round with arrow.
Apparently an Xmas special greetings promo featuring various Azra (unknown) artists.

Square, rectangle, octagon, triangle, Christmas tree, blob, flat-iron, Texas, round with arrow.
7886 Gallow's Pole In Rock We Trust Pic-LP 1987 Originally on the Austrian chapter of CBS Records in 1982.

Review
Originally on the Austrian chapter of CBS Records in 1982.

Review
A 4086 Lixx Array Lixx Array MLP 1987
A 4086 Lixx Array I'm The One Shape EP 1987 Octagon shape. Octagon shape.
A 8505 Anaconda Silent Rage Pic-MLP 1987 Probably the most underrated release on the label. Bare-bones US Power/Heavy with plendy of drive and I could probably play "Thousand Rains" a thousand times without getting tired of it.

Logo motif.

Review
Probably the most underrated release on the label. Bare-bones US Power/Heavy with plendy of drive and I could probably play "Thousand Rains" a thousand times without getting tired of it.

Logo motif.

Review
A 8505 Anaconda Silent Rage Pic-MLP 1987 Snake motif. Snake motif.
RR-PDI Graven Image Warn The Children Pic-EP 1987 No formal Azra-credit found on the record, but it carries the "D.T."etching + it was featured on contemporary Azra/Iron Works' distro-lists.

Review
No formal Azra-credit found on the record, but it carries the "D.T."etching + it was featured on contemporary Azra/Iron Works' distro-lists.

Review
A 26 Final Assault Final Assault / Messenger Of God Shape Pic-EP 1987 You're pretty much left without a choice to ignore the annoying, warbling, nasal vocals and rough demo-mix because musically this is tötal kült US Steel in the finest Heathen's Rage/Jag Panzer/Overlorde-tradition with a somewhat ironic (I think they're white metal..) but always welcomed touch of M.Fate.

Custom shape. Scroll motif.
You're pretty much left without a choice to ignore the annoying, warbling, nasal vocals and rough demo-mix because musically this is tötal kült US Steel in the finest Heathen's Rage/Jag Panzer/Overlorde-tradition with a somewhat ironic (I think they're white metal..) but always welcomed touch of M.Fate.

Custom shape. Scroll motif.
(none) Final Assault Final Assault / Messenger Of God Shape Pic-EP 1987 Rectangle shape. F.A./cross motif. Rectangle shape. F.A./cross motif.
(none) Final Assault Final Assault / Messenger Of God Shape EP 1987 Heart shape. Heart shape.
? Final Assault Final Assault / Messenger Of God Shape EP 1987 Square, christmas tree, christmas tree w/ trunk. Square, christmas tree, christmas tree w/ trunk.
A 27 Mersinary Choose Death Pic-MLP 1987 Die-cut sleeve. Co-credited to Iron Works.

Review
Die-cut sleeve. Co-credited to Iron Works.

Review
A 27 Mersinary Choose Death Pic-MLP 1987 It's possible this version was white originally and have yellowed with time - we've seen this on plenty of old Azra-pics.. It's possible this version was white originally and have yellowed with time - we've seen this on plenty of old Azra-pics..
A 28 Stiletto Blame It On Youth LP 1987 It's no surprise this album has been severely slagged, but other than being quite bad it's a pretty entertaining and original rock record. Kinda streetsy, semi-wavy hard rock/sleeze metal that at least makes me smile on occation...

Review
It's no surprise this album has been severely slagged, but other than being quite bad it's a pretty entertaining and original rock record. Kinda streetsy, semi-wavy hard rock/sleeze metal that at least makes me smile on occation...

Review
A 28 Stiletto Blame It On Youth / Vicious Bitch Shape EP 1987 Octagon shape. Octagon shape.
A 29 Fortress Fortress LP 1987 Review Review
A 29 Fortress Double Trouble Shape Pic-EP 1987 1-sided.

Rectangular shape. Band motif.
1-sided.

Rectangular shape. Band motif.
A 29 Fortress Double Trouble / Ride On The Wind Shape EP 1987 Octagon shape. Octagon shape.
A 30 Various Metalgon Shape Pic-EP 1987 Hexagon shape. Knight motif.

More info here.
Hexagon shape. Knight motif.

More info here.
(none) Various Metalgon Shape EP 1987 Octagon shape.

A pink-shaded label version also exists.
Octagon shape.

A pink-shaded label version also exists.
A 30 Various Metalgon Shape EP 1987 Blob shape. Blob shape.
A 30 Various Metalgon Shape EP 1987 Smaller blob shape. Smaller blob shape.
(none) Axemaster / Mars Taste A New Metal Menu Shape Pic-EP 1987 Square w/ rounded corners shape. Monk w/ tea motif.

(This and the similar releases below are basically side A of Metalgon, with side B left blank.)
Square w/ rounded corners shape. Monk w/ tea motif.

(This and the similar releases below are basically side A of Metalgon, with side B left blank.)
(none) Axemaster / Mars Le Menu Shape EP 1987 Blob shape.

Co-credited to Condor Classix.
Blob shape.

Co-credited to Condor Classix.
(none) Axemaster / Mars Underground Metal Shape EP 1987 Hexagon shape.

Co-credited to Condor Classix.
Hexagon shape.

Co-credited to Condor Classix.
(none) Axemaster / Mars Underground Metal Shape EP 1987 Hexagon w/ round edges shape.

Co-credited to Condor Classix.
Hexagon w/ round edges shape.

Co-credited to Condor Classix.
(none) Axemaster / Mars Le Menu Shape EP 1987 Octagon shape. Octagon shape.
A 031 Mars Metaldrone MLP 1987 It's hard to put a finger on why I like this mini so much. It's just so... likeable! The title track rules, "Ash Tuesday" is quite the epic, but even the rest of the fillers have plenty of X-factor to go around. It's hard to put a finger on why I like this mini so much. It's just so... likeable! The title track rules, "Ash Tuesday" is quite the epic, but even the rest of the fillers have plenty of X-factor to go around.
A 031 Mars Metaldrone / Damnation Shape EP 1987 Octagon, blob. Octagon, blob.
A 32 Bobby Speed & The Amenders Nightmares / Diane Shape Pic-EP 1988 Square w/ cut corners shape. Well digger motif. Square w/ cut corners shape. Well digger motif.
A 32 Bobby Speed & The Amenders Nightmares / Diane Pic 12" 1988 Uncut square shape. Well digger motif. Uncut square shape. Well digger motif.
A 32 Bobby Speed & The Amenders Nightmares / Diane Shape Pic-EP 1988 Rectangle shape. Logo motif. Rectangle shape. Logo motif.
A 32 Bobby Speed & The Amenders Nightmares / Diane Shape Pic-EP 1988 Rectangular hexagon shape. Logo motif. Rectangular hexagon shape. Logo motif.
A 32 Bobby Speed & The Amenders Nightmares / Diane Pic-12" 1988 Uncut rectangular hexagon shape. Logo motif. Uncut rectangular hexagon shape. Logo motif.
A 32 Bobby Speed & The Amenders Nightmares / Diane Shape EP 1988 Square shape. Square shape.
A 32 Bobby Speed & The Amenders Nightmares / Diane Shape EP 1988 Heart shape, white vinyl. Heart shape, white vinyl.
A 32 Bobby Speed & The Amenders Nightmares / Diane Shape EP 1988 Octagon shape. Octagon shape.
A 33 Axemaster Blessing In The Skies LP 1988 Heavy, crunchy US Metal with raw & mean vocals should mean love at first listen for me, but I'm afraid most songs fly by without making much of a mark. Works best as background music for tedious everyday tasks, like making transparent .png's of shaped picture discs in photoshop and whatnot...

Review
Heavy, crunchy US Metal with raw & mean vocals should mean love at first listen for me, but I'm afraid most songs fly by without making much of a mark. Works best as background music for tedious everyday tasks, like making transparent .png's of shaped picture discs in photoshop and whatnot...

Review
A 33 Axemaster Slave To The Blade / The Predator Shape Pic-EP 1988 Custom shape. Castle motif. Custom shape. Castle motif.
A 33 Axemaster Without A Trace / The Predator Shape EP 1988 Octagon shape. Octagon shape.
A 34 Axemaster Crusades / Warrior [a.k.a.] "The Vision" Shape Pic-EP 1988 Diamond shape. Mushroom cloud w/ monster motif. Diamond shape. Mushroom cloud w/ monster motif.
A 34 Axemaster Crusades / Warrior [a.k.a.] "The Vision" Shape Pic-EP 1988 Custom shape. Mushroom cloud w/ monster motif. Custom shape. Mushroom cloud w/ monster motif.
A 34 Axemaster Crusades / Warrior [a.k.a.] "The Vision" Pic-EP 1988 Uncut custom shape. Mushroom cloud w/ monster motif. Uncut custom shape. Mushroom cloud w/ monster motif.
A 34 Axemaster Crusades / Warrior Pic-12" 1988? (Uncut?) Mushroom cloud w/ monster motif. (Uncut?) Mushroom cloud w/ monster motif.
A 34 Axemaster Crusades / Warrior Shape Pic-EP 1987? Rectangle w/ rounded corners shape. Warriors motif. Rectangle w/ rounded corners shape. Warriors motif.
A 34 Axemaster Crusades / Warrior Pic-EP 1987? Uncut rectangle w/ rounded corners shape. Warriors motif. Uncut rectangle w/ rounded corners shape. Warriors motif.
A 34 Axemaster Crusades / Warrior Pic-12" 1987? (Uncut?) Warriors motif. (Uncut?) Warriors motif.
A 34 Axemaster Crusades / Warrior Pic-EP 1987? Rectangle shape. Warriors motif.

Also as one-sided, one-track version, reviewed here.
Rectangle shape. Warriors motif.

Also as one-sided, one-track version, reviewed here.
? Axemaster Crusades / Warrior Shaped Pic-EP 1988 Custom shape. Dungeon motif.

(A 1-song version w/ "Crusades" only is also rumored to exist. Confirmation needed!)
Custom shape. Dungeon motif.

(A 1-song version w/ "Crusades" only is also rumored to exist. Confirmation needed!)
? Axemaster Crusades / Warrior Pic-EP 1988 Uncut custom shape. Dungeon motif.

(A 1-song version w/ "Crusades" only is also rumored to exist. Confirmation needed!)
Uncut custom shape. Dungeon motif.

(A 1-song version w/ "Crusades" only is also rumored to exist. Confirmation needed!)
(none) Axemaster Warrior / Crusades Shape EP 198? Heart shape. Heart shape.
A 34 Axemaster Crusades / Warrior Shape EP 198? Octagon shape.

White and red labels exist.
Octagon shape.

White and red labels exist.
A 34 Axemaster Crusades / Warrior Shape EP 198? Square shape.

White label with song titles and white label with "The Vision" title also exist.
Square shape.

White label with song titles and white label with "The Vision" title also exist.
A 34 Axemaster Crusades / Warrior Shape EP 1987? Blob shape. Blob shape.
? Axemaster Crusades / Warrior Shape EP 1987? Tombstone shape. Tombstone shape.
A 34 Axemaster Crusades / Warrior Shape/ Pic-EP 1988 Uncut diamond-shape pic-ep. Uncut diamond-shape pic-ep.
? Axemaster Warrior Pic-EP 198? 1-song version.

Mushroom cloud w/ monster motif.
1-song version.

Mushroom cloud w/ monster motif.
A 34 Axemaster Warrior Pic-EP 198? 1-song version.

Warriors motif.
1-song version.

Warriors motif.
A-35 Thee Eyes Thee Eyes Shape
Pic-MLP
1988 Custom shape. Anatomic men motif.

Not Metal. Rock.
Custom shape. Anatomic men motif.

Not Metal. Rock.
A-35 Thee Eyes Thee Eyes Shape
MLP
1988 Blob shape. Blob shape.
A-35 Thee Eyes Thee Eyes Shape
MLP
1988 Octagon shape. Octagon shape.
A-35 Thee Eyes Poet's Feast / Charis Shape
Pic-EP
1988 Head shape. Anatomic head motif. Head shape. Anatomic head motif.
A 36 Dungeon Of Fusion Dark Whisper / Digital Darkness Shape Pic-EP 1989 Diamond shape and motif.

Co-released by Emerald Entertainment Group.

Review
Diamond shape and motif.

Co-released by Emerald Entertainment Group.

Review
A 36 Dungeon Of Fusion Dark Whisper / Digital Darkness Shape Pic-EP 1989 Square w/ cut corners shape. Green on front, text on back motif. Square w/ cut corners shape. Green on front, text on back motif.
A 36 Dungeon Of Fusion Dark Whisper / Digital Darkness Shape Pic-EP 1989 Unknown shape, man with whip motif.
Octagon shape.
Unknown shape, man with whip motif.
Octagon shape.
A 37 Repression Invasion LP 198? Announced on Azra/Iron Works newsletters and distro lists but never released.
(Could possibly have been a US license pressing/version of their "Animal Raw" LP from 1988)
Announced on Azra/Iron Works newsletters and distro lists but never released.
(Could possibly have been a US license pressing/version of their "Animal Raw" LP from 1988)
A 38 Rychus Syn Rychus Syn Pic-MLP 1989 Seeing the old band members hyping themselves at RYM is a pretty fun read, especially if you've heard the album and know that in reality it's pretty flat, stale, chugging US Metal stock done better by most. Seeing the old band members hyping themselves at RYM is a pretty fun read, especially if you've heard the album and know that in reality it's pretty flat, stale, chugging US Metal stock done better by most.
A 040 Marco Garcia You / No Me Culpes Shape Pic-EP 1989 Probably not Metal. ???

Heart shape, black vinyl. Children motif.
Probably not Metal. ???

Heart shape, black vinyl. Children motif.
A 040 Marco Garcia You / No Me Culpes Shape Pic-EP 1989 Heart shape, purple vinyl. Children motif. Heart shape, purple vinyl. Children motif.
A 040 Marco Garcia You / No Me Culpes Shaped/ Pic-EP 1989 Eyes pic, Texas, square, irregular, rectangle. Eyes pic, Texas, square, irregular, rectangle.
HA 001 Various Always Catching Snot In The Wind MLP 1988 Credited to Half Ass Recordings, but marketed by Azra International, "D.T. DIT IT"etching, featured on Azra/World Metal distro lists + it features Masque Records-familiars MORTIS.

More info here.
Credited to Half Ass Recordings, but marketed by Azra International, "D.T. DIT IT"etching, featured on Azra/World Metal distro lists + it features Masque Records-familiars MORTIS.

More info here.
(none) Conjuration Nightmare 7"EP 1989 Brutal Thrash/proto-DM that's pretty much top-of-the-line by 1989 standards, with perfectly arranged breaks and ace riffing. Undiscovered gem = probably still waaay too cheap for being this rare. Hurry!

No mention of Azra or any other label on the sleeve, but w/ "D.T. DIT IT"-etching + featured on contemporary Azra/World Metal distro lists.

White and purple vinyl.
Brutal Thrash/proto-DM that's pretty much top-of-the-line by 1989 standards, with perfectly arranged breaks and ace riffing. Undiscovered gem = probably still waaay too cheap for being this rare. Hurry!

No mention of Azra or any other label on the sleeve, but w/ "D.T. DIT IT"-etching + featured on contemporary Azra/World Metal distro lists.

White and purple vinyl.
(none) Slinger Rockaby Baby Shape Pic-EP 1990? Not Metal. Rock?

Square shape. Keyboardist motif.
Not Metal. Rock?

Square shape. Keyboardist motif.
(none) Slinger Rockaby Baby Shape Pic-EP 1990? Square shape. Bassist motif. Square shape. Bassist motif.
(none) Slinger Rockaby Baby Shape Pic-EP 1990? Square shape. Guitarist motif. Square shape. Guitarist motif.
(none) Slinger Rockaby Baby Shape Pic-EP 1990? Square shape. Singer motif. Square shape. Singer motif.
(none) Slinger Rockaby Baby Shape Pic-EP 1990? Square shape. Drummer motif. Square shape. Drummer motif.
(none) Slinger Rockaby Baby Shape Pic-EP 1990? Square shape. Panther motif. Square shape. Panther motif.
(none) Slinger Rockaby Baby Pic-12" 1990? Uncut quare shape. Panther motif. Uncut quare shape. Panther motif.
RR 570 Various L.A. Death Coalition CD 1991 Credited to Resistant Records but marketed by Azra International + featured on contemporary Azra distro lists.

Featuring:
Resistant Militia, Fear Factory, Demolition and Tormentor.
Credited to Resistant Records but marketed by Azra International + featured on contemporary Azra distro lists.

Featuring:
Resistant Militia, Fear Factory, Demolition and Tormentor.
AZ/CL 0009 Decadenza Frolicking In The Autumn Mist / It Follows Shape EP 1993 Octagon shape, black/white vinyl. Octagon shape, black/white vinyl.
AZ/CL 0009 Decadenza Frolicking In The Autumn Mist / It Follows Shape EP 1993 Hexagon shape, black/white vinyl. Hexagon shape, black/white vinyl.
AZ/CL 0009 Decadenza Frolicking In The Autumn Mist / It Follows Shape EP 1993 Black octagon, black square, black/white square, black blob, black/white blob. Black octagon, black square, black/white square, black blob, black/white blob.
A 73-93 Thunderpussy Moonlight Ladies / Eleanor Rigby Shape EP 1993 Hexagon shape.

Co-credited to Condor Classix.
Hexagon shape.

Co-credited to Condor Classix.
A 73-93 Thunderpussy Moonlight Ladies / Eleanor Rigby Shape EP 1993 Hexagon shape, yellow vinyl.

Co-credited to Condor Classix.
Hexagon shape, yellow vinyl.

Co-credited to Condor Classix.
A 73-93 Thunderpussy Moonlight Ladies / Eleanor Rigby Shape EP 1993 Square w/ cut corners shape, yellow vinyl.

Co-credited to Condor Classix.
Square w/ cut corners shape, yellow vinyl.

Co-credited to Condor Classix.
A 73-93 Thunderpussy Moonlight Ladies / Eleanor Rigby Shape EP 1993 Triangle w/ cut corners, black blob, black square. Triangle w/ cut corners, black blob, black square.
A9501 Concreto Queue / The Machine Shape Pic-EP 1995 Not Metal. Proggy alt. rock.

Square shape. Band motif.
Not Metal. Proggy alt. rock.

Square shape. Band motif.
A9501 Concreto Queue / The Machine Shape Pic-EP 1995 Square shape. Mask motif. Square shape. Mask motif.
A9501 Concreto Queue / The Machine Shape Pic-EP 1995 Seashell, square (w/out pic). Seashell, square (w/out pic).
A737 Jason Ebs & Fuzzy Logic Walking Blind / Opinions Pic-EP 1996 Probably not Metal. Probably not Metal.
Compiled by Dan Edman w/ extra-credits to tbieri and Tim "Nightcoaster" Murphy.
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