Heart Attack (Krokus album)

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Heart Attack
Cover art by Chris Achilleos
Studio album by Krokus
Released 25 March 1988
Recorded Pink Tonstudios, Zuchwil, Switzerland
Genre Hard rock, glam metal
Length 47:17
Label MCA
Producer Fernando von Arb, Chris von Rohr
Krokus chronology
Alive and Screamin'
(1986)
Heart Attack
(1988)
Stampede
(1990)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
Martin Popoff 6/10 stars[2]

Heart Attack is the tenth studio album by the Swiss hard rock band Krokus, and is described by the band as "the last attempt to keep the band together in a deep crisis".[3] As well as being the band's first album on MCA Records, it saw the return of original Krokus founding member Chris von Rohr. The track "Rock 'n' Roll Tonight" was a live hit, and is still played by the band in concerts.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Krokus, except where indicated

Side One
  1. "Everybody Rocks" - 3:50
  2. "Wild Love" - 4:01
  3. "Let It Go" - 4:31
  4. "Winning Man" (von Arb, von Rohr) - 5:15 (originally on Hardware)
  5. "Axx Attack" - 4:24
Side two
  1. "Rock 'n' Roll Tonight" - 3:58
  2. "Flyin' High" (Krokus, Jürg Naegeli) - 4:14
  3. "Shoot Down the Night" - 4:37
  4. "Bad, Bad Girl" - 5:58
  5. "Speed Up" - 6:24

Personnel[edit]

Band members
Production
  • Jürg Naegeli - engineer, mixing
  • Michael Wagener - mixing at The Enterprise, Los Angeles, California
  • Scott Blockland - assistant mixing
  • Stephen Marcussen - mastering

Charts[edit]

Year Chart Position
1988 Billboard 200 (North America)[4] 87
Swiss Albums Chart[5] 5

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anderson, Jason. "Krokus Heart Attack review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2012-08-19. 
  2. ^ Popoff, Martin (1 November 2005). The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal: Volume 2: The Eighties. Burlington, Ontario, Canada: Collector's Guide Publishing. ISBN 978-1-894959-31-5. 
  3. ^ KROKUS ONLINE - official homepage - Discography - HEART ATTACK
  4. ^ "Heart Attack Billboard Albums". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2012-08-20. 
  5. ^ "Krokus – Heart Attack". Hitparade.ch (in German). Media Control Charts. Retrieved 2012-08-20.