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Michael Wagener

Michael Wagener

Real/full name:
Michael Wagener
68 (born 1949)
Place of origin:
Germany (Wuppertal)


Before becoming a well-known record producer, Michael Wagener played guitar in the early version of Accept called Band X.

Guitarist, engineer, mixer, remixer, mastering engineer and producer from Hamburg, Germany, but now lives in Nashville (USA).

In 1962, he bought his first guitar and as a 13 year old boy he started to make music with his band together with Udo Dirkschneider which later ...

Band X

Guitars (1968-1970)


As Die "Kette":

1982 Volksmusik Vocals (choirs)


2013 To Beast or Not to Beast Vocals (backing)


1995 Life Until Deaf Vocals (backing)


1981 Burning (Single) Mixing, Engineering
1981 Breaker Engineering, Mixing
1981 Breaker (Single) Mixing, Engineering
1981 Starlight (Single) Mixing, Engineering
1982 Restless and Wild Engineering, Mixing
1982 Restless and Wild (Single) Engineering, Mixing
1982 Fast as a Shark (Single) Mixing, Engineering
1983 Restless and Wild / Fast as a Shark (Single) Engineering, Mixing
1983 Balls to the Wall Mixing
1986 Russian Roulette Engineering
1986 T.V. War (Single) Engineering
1996 Predator Mixing, Recording, Producer
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Akira Takasaki

1996 Mixing


1982 Volksmusik Recording, Mixing (as "Michael "Kette" Wagener")

Dark Avenger

2013 Tales of Avalon: The Lament Mixing, Mastering


1980 Back in the Streets (Demo) Producer, Recording, Engineering
1981 I Can See You (Single) Producer, Engineering
1982 We're Illegal (Single) Producer
1983 Breaking the Chains (Single) Producer, Mixing, Engineering
1983 Breaking the Chains / Paris Is Burning (Single) Producer, Mixing, Engineering
1983 Breaking the Chains Engineering, Producer, Mixing
1984 Bullets to Spare (Single) Mixing
1984 Into the Fire (Single) Mixing
1984 Tooth and Nail Mixing
1985 Alone Again (Single) Mixing
1985 The Hunter (Single) Producer, Mixing, Engineering
1985 Just Got Lucky (Single) Mixing
1985 It's Not Love (Single) Producer, Mixing, Engineering
1985 Under Lock and Key Producer, Mixing, Engineering
1986 Lightning Strikes Again (Single) Producer, Mixing, Engineering
1986 In My Dreams (Single) Producer, Mixing, Engineering
1987 Dream Warriors (EP) Producer, Mixing, Recording (tracks 2, 3), Remixing (track 1)
1988 Beast from the East (Live album) Mixing
1994 Dokken Producer, Engineering
1995 Dysfunctional Engineering, Producer, Mixing (tracks 5, 8, 9, 10)
1995 Too High to Fly (Single) Producer, Engineering
1999 The Very Best of Dokken (Compilation) Producer
2009 Original Album Series (Boxed set) Producer
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Fatal Smile

2008 World Domination Mixing
2014 White Trash Heroes Mixing, Producer

Freak of Nature

1998 Outcasts (Compilation) Mixing (tracks 1-3, 11-13), Engineering (tracks 1-3, 11-13), Producer (tracks 1-3, 11-13)


2000 Renegade (Single) Producer, Recording, Engineering, Mixing (track 1)
2000 Renegade Producer
2001 Always Will Be (Single) Producer
2009 Any Means Necessary (EP) Producer (Track 5)

Hans Naughty

1988 Paint the Town Red Producer (track 7)


1984 Hazzard Mixing


1993 Windmill (Single) Mixing
1993 When the Sinner (Single) Mixing
1993 Chameleon Mixing
1993 Step Out of Hell (Single) Mixing
1993 I Don't Wanna Cry No More (Single) Mixing


2013 Operation Overlord Mastering


1996 Screaming Symphony Mixing
1997 Eye of the Hurricane Mixing
2000 Crunch Engineering


1987 Somebody's Waiting (Single) Producer, Mixing, Engineering
1987 Keel Producer, Mixing, Recording


1988 Heart Attack Mixing

Lion Twin

2013 Day of Anger (Single) Mixing, Mastering
2013 Nashville Mixing, Mastering


2010 This Is Heavy Metal (Single) Producer, Mixing
2010 Babez for Breakfast Producer, Recording, Mixing
2013 To Beast or Not to Beast Producer, Mixing, Mastering


1984 1984 demo (Demo) Producer
1985 Rockin' With You (Single) Producer, Mixing, Engineering
1985 In the Beginning... Producer, Mixing
1989 Crazy in the Night (EP) Producer (track A4)


1988 So Far, So Good... So What! Mixing
1988 Anarchy in the U.K. (Single) Mixing (track 1)
1988 Mary Jane (Single) Mixing
1988 Liar (Single) Mixing
1993 Megabox Single Collection (Boxed set) Mixing
1997 The Originals (Boxed set) Mixing
2000 Capitol Punishment: The Megadeth Years (Compilation) Mixing
2004 Hell Wasn't Built in a Day: The Complete Remasters (Boxed set) Mixing
2005 Greatest Hits: Back to the Start (Compilation) Mixing


1986 Master of Puppets Mixing
1986 Master of Puppets (Single) Mixing
2009 The Metallica Collection (Boxed set) Mixing


2013 Our Own Devices Producer, Recording, Mixing


1995 Life Until Deaf Mixing, Producer
1997 Who We Are Engineering, Producer, Mixing

Ozzy Osbourne

1991 No More Tears (Single) Mixing
1991 No More Tears Mixing
1992 Mama I'm Coming Home (Single) Mixing
1992 Mr. Tinkertrain (Single) Mixing
1993 Live & Loud (Live album) Mixing, Engineering
1995 Perry Mason (Single) Mixing (Track 2, 3)


1982 Coup d'État Engineering


1983 Break the Chain (EP) Producer
1983 Break the Chain (Single) Producer
1983 All for One Producer
1983 Born to Be Wild (Single) Producer
1985 Stay Hard Producer (tracks 3, 8)
1985 On and On (Single) Producer
1985 Pray for the Sun (EP) Producer (track B2)
1986 Gimme Some Lovin' (Single) Producer (side b)
1999 One for All Producer, Engineering, Mixing

Sebastian Bach

1999 Bring 'Em Bach Alive (Live album) Producer


1984 Shire (EP) Engineering, Producer

Skid Row

1989 Piece of Me (Single) Producer, Mixing, Engineering
1989 Skid Row Producer, Recording, Mixing
1989 Youth Gone Wild (Single) Producer, Recording, Mixing (tracks 1, 2)
1989 18 & Life (Single) Producer, Recording, Mixing (tracks 1, 2)
1989 I Remember You (Single) Producer, Recording, Mixing (tracks 1, 2)
1991 Get the Fuck Out (Single) Producer, Mixing
1991 C'mon and Love Me (Single) Producer, Mixing
1991 Slave to the Grind (Single) Producer, Mixing
1991 Slave to the Grind Producer, Mixing
1991 Monkey Business (Single) Producer, Mixing
1991 In a Darkened Room (Single) Producer, Mixing
1991 Wasted Time (Single) Producer, Mixing
1992 Riot Act (Single) Producer, Mixing
1992 Quicksand Jesus (Single) Producer, Mixing
1992 B-Side Ourselves (EP) Mixing (track 4)
2006 Revolutions per Minute Producer, Engineering, Recording, Mixing
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Street Fighter

1984 Shoot You Down! Producer, Engineering, Mixing


2012 Armed to the Teeth Engineering


1985 Together as One (Single) Producer, Engineering
1985 Soldiers Under Command Producer, Engineering


1994 Low Mixing
1997 Demonic Mixing

The Ordeal

2012 Descent from Hell Mastering

Titanium Black

2004 Bleed for You Producer, Mixing

TT Quick

1984 TT Quick (EP) Producer, Mixing, Engineering
1986 Metal of Honor Producer, Engineering


1985 Victory Mixing


1986 95-Nasty (Single) Mixing
1986 Inside the Electric Circus Mixing
1987 I Don't Need No Doctor (Single) Mixing


1986 True as Steel Mixing


1982 Warning II Engineering


1984 Warriors Mixing
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