Dangerous Games (album)

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Dangerous Games
Studio album by Alcatrazz
Released September 1986
Studio American Recording Studios, Woodland Hills, California
Genre Heavy metal
Length 38:48
Label Capitol/EMI
Producer Richie Podolor
Alcatrazz chronology
Disturbing the Peace
Dangerous Games
The Best of Alcatrazz
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 2/5 stars[1]
Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal 8/10[2]
Kerrang! 3.5/5 stars[3]

Dangerous Games was the third and final studio album released by the American heavy metal band Alcatrazz. This album marked a drastic departure from the bands two previous albums with its heavily Japanese influenced style. This album was also the first and only appearance for new guitarist Danny Johnson who replaced Steve Vai, after he left the band to join The David Lee Roth Band in 1986.

Track listing[edit]

Side one
  1. "It's My Life" (Carl D'Erico, Roger Atkins) - 4:10
  2. "Undercover" (Danny Johnson, Jimmy Waldo, Jo Eime, Graham Bonnet) - 3:41
  3. "That Ain't Nothin'" (Johnson, Waldo, Eime, Bonnet, Gary Shea, Jan Uvena) - 3:53
  4. "No Imagination" (Eime, Bonnet) - 3:16
  5. "Ohayo Tokyo" (Eime, Bonnet) - 2:59
Side two
  1. "Dangerous Games" (Johnson) - 3:26
  2. "Blue Boar" (Johnson, Waldo, Eime, Bonnet) - 3:14
  3. "Only One Woman" (Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb, Robin Gibb) - 3:43 (The Marbles cover)
  4. "The Witchwood" (Johnson, Waldo, Eime, Bonnet) - 4:00
  5. "Double Man" (Johnson, Waldo, Eime, Bonnet, Shea, Uvena) - 4:30
  6. "Night of the Shooting Star" (Eime, Bonnet) - 1:04


Band members
Additional musicians


  1. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Alcatrazz Dangerous Games review". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2013-04-04. 
  2. ^ Popoff, Martin (1 November 2005). The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal: Volume 2: The Eighties. Burlington, Ontario, Canada: Collector's Guide Publishing. pp. 16–17. ISBN 978-1894959315. 
  3. ^ Sutton, Maura (18 September 1986). "Alcatrazz 'Dangerous Games'". Kerrang!. 129. London, UK: Spotlight Publications. p. 18.