White Lace & Black Leather

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White Lace & Black Leather
Helix white lace.jpg
Studio album by
GenreHard rock, heavy metal
ProducerLachlan MacFadyen
Helix chronology
Breaking Loose
White Lace & Black Leather
No Rest for the Wicked
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]

White Lace & Black Leather is the second independent album by the Canadian rock band Helix. It was released in 1981. It is their first album featuring bassist Mike Uzelac and only album with drummer Leo Niebudek. This was the band's last independent release before signing to Capitol Records in 1983.[2]

It was first issued on CD with Breaking Loose as part of the Helix compilation CD The Early Years, released by Capitol Records in 1992. It was later re-released individually by the band, but is now out of print.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Breaking Loose" - 4:13
  2. "It's Too Late" - 3:57
  3. "Long Distance Heartbreak" - 6:47
  4. "Time for a Change" - 3:12
  5. "Hangman's Tree" - 3:55
  6. "It's What I Wanted" - 3:58
  7. "Mainline" - 3:00
  8. "Women, Whiskey & Sin" - 3:11
  9. "Thoughts That Bleed" - 4:30

All songs are by Brent Doermer/Paul Hackman/Brian Vollmer, except "Thoughts That Bleed" by Doerner/MacFadyen[1]


Band members[edit]

  • Brian Vollmer - lead vocals (all but 7)
  • Brent Doerner - guitar, backing and lead (7) vocals
  • Paul Hackman - guitar, backing vocals
  • Mike Uzelac - bass
  • Leo Niebudek - drums

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Keith "Bert" Zurbrigg - bass on "It's Too Late"


Produced by Lachlan MacFadyen. Recorded at Springfield Sound Studios.


  1. ^ a b "Helix White Lace & Black Leather review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-08-06.
  2. ^ http://www.planethelix.com/Albums/Album02.htm Planet Helix - White Lace & Black Leather