Ready to Strike

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Ready to Strike
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Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 9, 1985
GenreGlam metal, Heavy metal
ProducerSpencer Proffer, Carmine Appice
King Kobra chronology
Ready to Strike
Thrill of a Lifetime
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]

Ready to Strike is the first album by the band King Kobra. It was released on November 9, 1985.

The single "Hunger" was written by members of the Canadian metal band Kick Axe and was released by them in 1986 in The Transformers: The Movie soundtrack album, under the alias Spectre General.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Ready to Strike" (King Kobra, H. Banger, Spencer Proffer) - 5:20
  2. "Hunger" (Proffer, Larry Gillstrom, Brian Gillstrom, Victor Langen, George Criston, Raymond Harvey) - 3:26
  3. "Shadow Rider" (King Kobra, H. Banger, Proffer) - 4:04
  4. "Shake Up" (King Kobra, H. Banger, Proffer) - 3:29
  5. "Attention" (King Kobra, H. Banger, Proffer) - 3:43
  6. "Breakin' Out" (King Kobra) - 3:59
  7. "Tough Guys" (King Kobra, H. Banger, Proffer) - 4:21
  8. "Dancing with Desire" (King Kobra, H. Banger, Proffer) - 5:36
  9. "Second Thoughts" (King Kobra, Proffer) - 3:47
  10. "Piece of the Rock" (Proffer, L.Gillstrom, B.Gillstrom, Langen, Criston, Harvey) - 3:33


Band members
  • Spencer Proffer - producer (for Pasha), engineer
  • Duane Baron - engineer
  • Alex Woltman - assistant engineer
  • George Marino - mastering


  1. ^ Theakston, Rob. "King Kobra Ready to Strike review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2012-09-20. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)