Blazon Stone

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Blazon Stone
1991-Blazon Stone.jpg
Studio album by
Released4 April 1991
RecordedDecember 1990 - January 1991
GenreHeavy metal, power metal
ProducerRolf Kasparek
Running Wild chronology
Death or Glory
Blazon Stone
The First Years of Piracy
Singles from Blazon Stone
  1. "Little Big Horn"
    Released: 28 February 1991
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic2.5/5 stars [1]
Rock Hard9/10 stars[2]

Blazon Stone is the sixth album by German band Running Wild, released in 1991. The album has sold over 440,000 records worldwide. According to Rolf Kasparek in an interview to a Brazilian heavy metal/hard rock magazine (Roadie Crew, ed. #41, June 2002), Blazon Stone is the best-selling album by the band, in the 1990s. It is also their first album with both guitarist Axel Morgan and drummer AC.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Rolf Kasparek except where noted

Side A
1."Blazon Stone" 6:30
2."Lonewolf" 4:49
3."Slavery" 5:15
4."Fire & Ice"AC4:09
5."Little Big Horn" 5:00
Side B
6."White Masque" 4:17
7."Rolling Wheels"Becker5:33
8."Bloody Red Rose" 5:06
9."Straight to Hell"Becker3:50
10."Heads or Tails" 4:58
Total length:49:27


  • 1st press CD release and Polish pressings features the three bonus tracks "Over the Rainbow", "Billy the Kid" and a cover version of the Thin Lizzy song "Genocide". Later CD releases feature one or two bonus tracks
  • The 1995 re-release includes the song "Dancing on a Minefield", which is also featured as a bonus track on the 1994 album Black Hand Inn
  • The 2017 remastered release features all bonus tracks (excluding "Dancing on a Minefield"), plus the 2003 re-recorded versions of "Blazon Stone" and "Little Big Horn"


Additional Musicians
  • Kalle Bösel – backing vocals
  • Jan Olav, Martina Wiegendt, Sven Pöschmann, Michael Herwig, Jens Butterwick, Raymond Kana, Oliver Losshagen and Ladislav Křížek – backing vocals on "Little Big Horn" and "Heads or Tails"
  • Jan Němec – Engineering, Mixing
  • Karl-U. Walterbach – Executive producer
  • Thorsten Herbig – Photography
  • Rock 'n' Rolf – Producer
  • Andreas Marschall – Cover art (front and back covers)
  • Horst Herrndorff – Cover art (back cover)


  1. ^ Blazon Stone at AllMusic
  2. ^ Götz Kühnemund. (1991). "Running Wild 'Blazon Stone'". Rock Hard (50). Retrieved 3 June 2013.