Vices (Kick Axe album)

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Studio album by Kick Axe
Released 15 May 1984
Recorded The Pasha Music House, Hollywood, California, 1984
Genre Heavy metal
Length 45:42
Label Pasha / CBS
Producer Spencer Proffer
Kick Axe chronology
Welcome to the Club
(1985)Welcome to the Club1985
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Vices is the debut album by Canadian heavy metal band, Kick Axe. The album was released in 1984 on producer Spencer Proffer's label Pasha Records and distributed by CBS. The album was reissued in 2000 as part of the "Sony Rewind" series.

The album was produced by Spencer Proffer, who was notable for producing Quiet Riot's multi-million selling 1983 album Metal Health. Music videos were produced for the tracks "Heavy Metal Shuffle" and "On the Road to Rock", both of which received moderate airplay on MuchMusic's weekly heavy metal showcase program the Pepsi Power Hour.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Heavy Metal Shuffle" - 3:15
  2. "Vices" - 4:22
  3. "Stay on Top" - 4:06
  4. "Dreamin' About You" - 4:32
  5. "Maneater" - 3:21
  6. "30 Days in the Hole" - 3:52 (cassette version only)
  7. "On the Road to Rock" - 4:22
  8. "Cause for Alarm" - 4:38
  9. "Alive & Kickin'" - 3:50
  10. "All the Right Moves" - 4:36
  11. "Just Passing Through" - 4:48


  • George Criston - lead vocals
  • Larry Gillstrom - lead and rhythm guitars, backing vocals
  • Raymond Harvey - lead and rhythm guitars, backing vocals
  • Victor Langen - bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Brian Gillstrom - drums, backing vocals


  1. ^ Huey, Steve. "Kick Axe Vices review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-08-31. 

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