Trouble (5)

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One of the most influential Doom acts from the 80s playing an unique mix of old school doom-metal and psychedelic rock with clean vocals combining the lumbering heaviness of Black Sabbath and the dual guitars of Judas Priest. The group was formed in 1979 in the outskirts of Chicago, IL by vocalist Eric Wagner, guitarists Bruce Franklin and Rick Wartell, bassist Ian Brown, and drummer Jeff "Oly" Olson. Throughout their history, Franklin and Wartell have remained the only constants in the band. The band's first two albums are characterized by their lumbering tempos, heavy guitars, and Christian lyrics (which, Wagner would later state were written more as a reaction to the rising tide of satanic metal bands in the early '80s as opposed to an attempt at preaching) and are considered classics in many doom metal quarters. By the 1990s, the band traded in the doom and Christianity for a more psychedelic/stoner metal sound. By the end of the '90s, Wagner had left the group and the band sat on the backburner as members focused on other projects. In the early/mid 2000s, Franklin, Wagner, Wartell, and Olson re-grouped and eventually released 2007's "Simple Mind Condition". Afterwards, the band fractured again, with Wagner and Olson eventually leaving and Wartell and Franklin continuing with different line ups. In 2013, Trouble released "The Distortion Field" with vocalist Kyle Thomas, who had previously replaced Wagner from 1997 to 2000. In 2012, Wagner, Olson, and former bassist Ron Holzner (who played bass in Trouble from 1986 until 2002) formed The Skull, who were initially set to pay tribute to Trouble's older, doom material but eventually opted to write original music.
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Albums

Trouble Productions Live — Trouble (5) Trouble (5) Live (Album) Midwest Heavy Metal Promotion Trouble Productions US 1983 Sell This Version
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SH 0022 Trouble — Trouble (5) Trouble (5) Trouble (Album) Metal Blade Records SH 0022 Germany 1984 Sell This Version
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SH 0027 The Skull — Trouble (5) Trouble (5) The Skull (Album) Combat, Metal Blade Records SH 0027 Germany 1985 Sell This Version
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4XT-73269 Run To The Light — Trouble (5) Trouble (5) Run To The Light (Album) Metal Blade Records 4XT-73269 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
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REF ONE Trouble — Trouble (5) Trouble (5) Trouble (Album) Def American Recordings REF ONE US 1989 Sell This Version
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PHCR-49 Manic Frustration — Trouble (5) Trouble (5) = トラブル* Trouble (5) = トラブル* - Manic Frustration (Album) Def American Recordings PHCR-49 Japan 1992 Sell This Version
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JWMI13 One For The Road — Trouble (5) Trouble (5) One For The Road (MiniAlbum, EP) J.W.M. Intl. JWMI13 US 1994 Sell This Version
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993.600 Plastic Green Head — Trouble (5) Trouble (5) Plastic Green Head (Album) Century Media 993.600 1995 Sell This Version
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none Simple Mind Condition — Trouble (5) Trouble (5) Simple Mind Condition (Album) Escapi Music none Europe 2007 Sell This Version
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none Live In Los Angeles — Trouble (5) Trouble (5) Live In Los Angeles (Album) Escapi Music none US 2009 Sell This Version
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FRW-EU-9001, FDDL 0055-V The Distortion Field — Trouble (5) Trouble (5) The Distortion Field (Album) FRW Music FRW-EU-9001, FDDL 0055-V Europe 2013 Sell This Version
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HHR 2022-24 Live In Stockholm — Trouble (5) Trouble (5) Live In Stockholm (Album) Hammerheart Records HHR 2022-24 Europe 2022 Sell This Version
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0111 Live Dallas Texas 03/12/90 — Trouble (5) Trouble (5) Live Dallas Texas 03/12/90(CDr, Album) Trouble, Inc. 0111 US Unknown Sell This Version
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Singles & EPs

MBR 1018 Assassin — Trouble (5) Trouble (5) Assassin(12", EP) Metal Blade Records MBR 1018 US 1984 Sell This Version
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DEFAM 412 The Wolf / Psychotic Reaction — Trouble (5) Trouble (5) The Wolf / Psychotic Reaction(12", Single, Promo) Def American Recordings DEFAM 412 UK 1990 Sell This Version
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PRO-CD-4101 The Misery Shows (Act II) — Trouble (5) Trouble (5) The Misery Shows (Act II)(CD, Single, Promo) Def American Recordings PRO-CD-4101 US 1990 Sell This Version
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DEFAM 612 The Misery Shows (Act Ⅱ) / R.I.P. — Trouble (5) Trouble (5) The Misery Shows (Act Ⅱ) / R.I.P.(12", Single, Promo) Def American Recordings DEFAM 612 UK 1990 Sell This Version
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DEFXDJ 18 Scuse Me / Sleeper — Trouble (5) Trouble (5) Scuse Me / Sleeper(12", Single, Promo) Def American Recordings DEFXDJ 18 UK 1992 Sell This Version
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PRO-CD-5538 Memory's Garden — Trouble (5) Trouble (5) Memory's Garden(CD, Single, Promo) Def American Recordings PRO-CD-5538 US 1992 Sell This Version
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PRO-CD 5792, PRO-CD-5792 'Scuse Me — Trouble (5) Trouble (5) 'Scuse Me(CD, Single, Promo) Def American Recordings, Def American Recordings PRO-CD 5792, PRO-CD-5792 US 1992 Sell This Version
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TI001 Unplugged — Trouble (5) Trouble (5) Unplugged (EP) Trouble, Inc. TI001 US 2007 Sell This Version
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Compilations

ZORRO 19 DM, ZORRO 19DM Psalm 9 / The Skull — Trouble (5) Trouble (5) Psalm 9 / The Skull (Album, Comp) Metal Blade Records ZORRO 19 DM, ZORRO 19DM UK 1991 Sell This Version
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HRR 186 Black Shapes Of Doom — Trouble (5) Trouble (5) Black Shapes Of Doom (Comp) High Roller Records HRR 186 Germany 2011 Sell This Version
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HRR 091 Revelations (Life Or Death) Demos & Rarities Part 1 — Trouble (5) Trouble (5) Revelations (Life Or Death) Demos & Rarities Part 1 (Comp) High Roller Records HRR 091 Germany 2011 Sell This Version
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HRR 092 Victim Of The Insane (Demos & Rarities Part 2)  — Trouble (5) Trouble (5) Victim Of The Insane (Demos & Rarities Part 2) (Comp) High Roller Records HRR 092 Germany 2011 Sell This Version