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$30.00

Lawsuit - Bad Boys of Rock

Format: LP
Label: Canadian Custom Records CCR 001
Year: 1983
Origin: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Genre: metal
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Value of Original Title: $30.00
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Release Type: Albums
Websites:  No
Playlist: Manitoba, 1980's, Metal

Tracks

Side 1

Track Name
Hit 'n' Run
'Too Young To Die

Side 2

Track Name
Bad Boys of Rock
Living For Today

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Lawsuit (Breaker) - Bad Boys Of Rock Four Track EP S/S Canada . This 12 inch single from Canada is an early 80's metal classic for all fans of indie metal and hard rock. Fans of the metal favorite 'Breaker' will also enjoy this hard rock EP. Lawsuit features Breaker guitar player and song writer 'Shaky'. Along with Nuthin' Pritty, Magik and Breaker this is classic Winnipeg, Canada hard rock!

Johnson began playing in Alberta bars around 1980 and by 1982 had formed the metal act Breaker who released 'In Days Of Heavy Metal' which was well received with reviews in Europe's 'Kerrrang' magazine.

The momentum was short lived and Johnson then created Lawsuit with Booth (Rocki Roletti, MacLean & MacLean), Gruhn, Al Webster (Kilowatt) and Eric Webster (One Life). They released the EP 'Bad Boys' in 1984 -- featuring Streetheart's John Hannah as speacial guest -- which received major media exposure. This edition of Lawsuit wasn't able to stay together and Johnson found himself looking for his next musical outlet.

By 1986 he was ready to record again and released another Lawsuit EP called 'Three The Hard Way' which was produced by Streetheart's Spider Sinnaeve who also played bass and brought in Aldo Nova drummer Carmassi to round out the line-up.

Brian "Shaky" Johnston: all guitars
Ernest E. Gruhn: lead vocals
Randy Booth (bass)
Al Webster: drums
Eric Webster: keyboards

Recorded at Mid Ocean Studios, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Produced by Randy Booth and Shaky
Engineered by Dave Zeglinski and Scott Gibson
Mastered by Golden Manufacturing Ltd., Toronto, Ontario

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