Back for Another Taste

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Back for Another Taste
1990-Back For Another Taste.jpg
Studio album by
GenreHeavy metal
ProducerTony Bongiovi and Helix
Helix chronology
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Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]

Back For Another Taste is the seventh Helix studio album and eighth album altogether. It was also their last album of their original Capitol Records contract. In a fall 1987 interview on MuchMusic with Erica Ehm, lead vocalist Brian Vollmer jokingly stated that this album would be titled Blood, Sweat & Beer.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Storm"
  2. "Running Wild in the 21st Century"
  3. "That's Life"
  4. "Breakdown"
  5. "Heavy Metal Cowboys"
  6. "Back for Another Taste"
  7. "Rockin' Rollercoaster"
  8. "Midnight Express"
  9. "Good to the Last Drop"
  10. "Give It to You"
  11. "Wheels of Thunder"
  • The UK edition of Back for Another Taste contains a bonus track, "Wild in the Streets" from the Wild in the Streets (1987) album. This bonus track appeared at the end of Side 1, or between "Heavy Metal Cowboys" and "Back for Another Taste" as the 6th track on the CD.



  • Brian Vollmer - lead vocals
  • Paul Hackman - guitars, backing vocals
  • Daryl Gray - bass, backing vocals
  • Greg "Fritz" Hinz - drums (1-6, 10, 11), backing vocals

Additional Musicians[edit]

  • The Doctor (Brent Doerner) - lead (6, 11) and rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Marc Ribler - lead, rhythm and acoustic guitars, backing vocals (8, 9)
  • Brian Doerner - drums (7-9)
  • John Adamo - piano (11) and programming
  • Sal Andolina - saxophone (2)
  • Gord Prior - backing vocals (8) [2]


"The Storm"
"Running Wild in the 21st Century" (awarded "Heavy Metal Video of the Year" in 1990 on MuchMusic) [3][4]
"Good To The Last Drop" (Cassette single release only: B-side track "S.E.X. Rated" remains unreleased on CD to date in this version, as it is a different recording than that on the Helix B-Sides CD.)



Year Chart Position
1990 Canada 82
Billboard Hot 200 179


Year Song Chart Peak
1990 "The Storm" Canadian Singles chart 74


  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ CD booklet
  3. ^ "Helix History 1990 - Back For Another Taste". Archived from the original on 2009-03-07. Retrieved 2009-09-20.
  4. ^ Vollmer, Brian (2004). Gimme An R! the story of Brian Vollmer, lead vocalist of Helix. Ball Media Corporation. ISBN 0-9739849-0-2.