Larger Than Live

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Larger Than Live
Keel - Larger Than Live.jpg
Studio album / Live album by
ReleasedSeptember 1989 (1989-09)
VenueThe Roxy, West Hollywood, California
StudioSound City Studios Van Nuys, California
GenreHeavy metal, glam metal, hard rock
LabelGold Mountain/Gold Castle
ProducerRon Keel and Allen Isaacs
Keel chronology
Larger Than Live
Keel VI: Back in Action
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic2/5 stars[1]
Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal6/10[2]

Larger Than Live is the fifth studio album by heavy metal band Keel. It was released in 1989 on Gold Mountain Records. The album consists of six new studio tracks and six of the band's previous songs recorded live at The Roxy in West Hollywood, CA. It was also the only album to feature keyboardist Scott Warren and guitarist Tony Palamucci (as guitarist Marc Ferrari left the band due to creative and personal differences).

Following the filming of the music video for the song "Dreams Are Not Enough," lead vocalist/founder Ron Keel announced the disbandment of Keel.[3]

Track listing[edit]

Side one - studio
  1. "Evil Wicked Mean & Nasty" (Ron Keel) - 4:21
  2. "Riding High" (Dwain Miller, Kenny Chaisson, R. Keel, Scott Warren) - 3:24
  3. "Die Fighting" (R. Keel) - 4:40
  4. "Dreams Are Not Enough" (Phil Wolfe, R. Keel) - 4:16
  5. "So Many Good Ways to Be Bad" (R. Keel, Steve Diamond) - 4:08
  6. "Fool for a Pretty Face" (Jerry Shirley, Steve Marriott) - 4:18 (Humble Pie cover)
Side two - live
  1. "Hard as Hell" (R. Keel) - 4:06
  2. "Rock and Roll Animal" (Marc Ferrari) - 6:15
  3. "Private Lies" (R. Keel) - 4:38
  4. "Rock 'n Roll Outlaw" (Gary Anderson, Mick Cocks, Peter Wells) - 4:12 (Rose Tattoo cover)
  5. "The Right to Rock" (Bryan Jay, Kenny Chaisson, Ferrari, R. Keel) - 6:06
  6. "Cold Day in Hell" (R. Keel) - 4:29 (Steeler cover)

Tracks 1-6 are new studio tracks, tracks 7-12 are live recordings.


Band members
  • Ron Keel - lead vocals, guitar, producer
  • Tony Palamucci - guitars, backing vocals
  • Bryan Jay - guitars, backing vocals (on tracks 7-12)
  • Kenny Chaisson - bass, backing vocals
  • Scott Warren - keyboards, piano, backing vocals
  • Dwain Miller - drums, backing vocals
Additional musicians
  • Allen Isaacs - producer, engineer on tracks 1-6
  • Bryan Jenkins - engineer on tracks 1-6
  • Jaimie Seyberth, John Falzarano, Ray Thompson - live recording of tracks 7-12
  • Greg Fulginti - mastering


  1. ^ "Keel Larger Than Live review". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2013-05-02.
  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. 181–182. ISBN 978-1894959315.
  3. ^ "History". Archived from the original on 24 December 2008. Retrieved 2013-04-24.