Hellacious Acres

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Hellacious Acres
Hellacious Acres.jpg
Studio album by
Released1991
RecordedNovember 1990—February 1991
StudioVillage Recorder, Santa Monica,
AT Track Record, North Hollywood,
Summa Music Group, West Hollywood, California
GenreGlam metal, heavy metal
Length46:43
LabelColumbia
ProducerRoy Thomas Baker
Dangerous Toys chronology
Dangerous Toys
(1989)
Hellacious Acres
(1991)
Pissed
(1994)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]
Classic Rock6/10 stars[2]
The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal6/10[3]

Hellacious Acres is the second album by heavy metal band Dangerous Toys, released in 1991. It was produced by Roy Thomas Baker, and includes a cover of Bad Company's "Feel Like Makin' Love", while "Line 'Em Up" and "Gimme' No Lip" were released as singles to promote the album.[4] This is Dangerous Toys' last album to be released on Columbia Records, and the only album that guitarist Danny Aaron played on, as he left the band during the 1991-1992 Hellacious Acres tour.

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Dangerous Toys.

No.TitleLyricsLength
1."Gunfighter"Jason McMaster4:48
2."Gimme No Lip"McMaster, Mike Watson3:32
3."Sticks & Stones"McMaster, Watson3:14
4."Best of Friends"Watson5:22
5."On Top"McMaster4:17
6."Sugar, Leather & The Nail"McMaster3:18
7."Angel N U"McMaster6:55
8."Feel Like Makin' Love" (Bad Company cover)Paul Rodgers, Mick Ralphs4:34
9."Line 'Em Up"McMaster3:00
10."Gypsy (Black-n-Blue Valentine)"McMaster, Watson, Jack Ponti, Vic Pepe4:09
11."Bad Guy"McMaster3:34

Personnel[edit]

Dangerous Toys
  • Jason McMaster - vocals
  • Scott Dalhover - guitar
  • Mike Watson - bass, backing vocals
  • Danny Aaron - guitar, slide guitar, backing vocals
  • Mark Geary - drums
Additional musicians
  • Waste 'O' Skin Choir - gang vocals on "Stick & Stones"
    • Brian Baker, Chris Gates, Michael Hannon, David Roach, George Dolivo, Greg Fields, Andy Rogers, Vickie James Wright, Chris Andrada, Mitch Dean
Production

Charts[edit]

Year Chart Position
1991 Billboard 200 (USA)[5] 67

References[edit]

  1. ^ Henderson, Alex. "Dangerous Toys - Hellacious Acres review". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2016-10-19.
  2. ^ Elliott, Paul (February 2010). "Dangerous Toys - Dangerous Toys/Hellacious Acres". Classic Rock. No. 141. pp. 92–93.
  3. ^ Popoff, Martin (1 August 2007). The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal: Volume 3: The Nineties. Burlington, Ontario, Canada: Collector's Guide Publishing. p. 99. ISBN 978-1-894959-62-9.
  4. ^ "Dangerous Toys Discography at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved November 10, 2018.
  5. ^ "Dangerous Toys - Dangerous Toys Chart History". Billboard.com. Billboard. Retrieved 2016-10-19.