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Built to Destroy

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Released  September 1983
Producer  MSG and Louis Austin
Label  Chrysalis Records
Length  41:54
Release date  September 1983
Genres  Hard rock, Heavy metal
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Recorded  Ridge Farm Studios, Dorking Townhouse Studios, London, UK
Built to Destroy (1983)  Rock Will Never Die (1984)
Artists  Michael Schenker, Michael Schenker Group
Similar  Michael Schenker Group albums, Hard rock albums

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Built to Destroy is the fourth album by the Michael Schenker Group (MSG). Gary Barden returned to the group on vocals following the departure of Graham Bonnet amidst tensions with Michael Schenker. This was the band's final studio album prior to their disbanding, and Schenker moving on to form the McAuley Schenker Group with vocalist Robin McAuley. New material released under the Michael Schenker Group name would not appear for over a decade.


The song "Captain Nemo" is the theme song for Eddie Trunk's radio shows Friday Night Rocks on WAXQ and Trunk Nation on XM Radio's Hair Nation Channel.

(US Remix LP)

  • The 2009 EMI's Remaster CD includes both UK and US mixes of all songs (18 tracks) with the UK ones listed first. The original title "Walk the Stage", then to be changed to "Rock Will Never Die", on this remaster is listed as "Rock Will Never Die (Walk the Stage)".
  • The song "Walk the Stage" has various name changes for different releases:
  • Built to Destroy: "Walk the Stage" (UK), "Rock Will Never Die" (US and worldwide); Rock Will Never Die (LP): "Rock Will Never Die"; Rock Will Never Die (VHS): "Dream On";


    Band members
  • Gary Barden - vocals
  • Michael Schenker - guitar
  • Chris Glen - bass
  • Andy Nye - keyboards
  • Ted McKenna - drums
  • Additional musicians
  • Derek St. Holmes sings the lead vocals on the track "I'm Gonna Make You Mine", and also sings the verses on the American Remix of "Still Love That Little Devil", Gary Barden sings both verses and chorus on the UK Mix
  • Credits

  • Producer - MSG & Louis Austin
  • Recorded and mixed at - Ridge Farm studios, Dorking
  • Engineer - Louis (The Jacket Racket) Austin
  • Cover concept - Michael Schenker
  • Art direction - John Pasche
  • Cover photos - John Shaw
  • Cover model - Caroline Dodd
  • Inner sleeve photography - Brian Aris
  • Bonus tracks remixed at the Record Plant, New York City by Jack Douglas
  • José Luis Campuzano, credited as co-writer of "Red Sky", is the bassist and singer of the Spanish heavy metal band Baron Rojo. He is also known as "Sherpa".
  • Songs

    1I'm Gonna Make You Mine4:33
    2Time Waits (For No One)4:03
    3Systems Failing4:12


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