TOAD

Hard Rock / Heavy Psych • Switzerland
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Toad's self-titled debut album may have, single-handedly, kicked off the entire Swiss hard rock movement in the '70s. Their first single, "Stay." made a great deal of headway on the Swiss charts -- a feat that no other hard rock band had ever accomplished in that country. Essentially a power trio consisting of Vittorio "Vic" Vergeat (guitar/vocals), Werner Frohlich (bass) and Cosimo Lampis (drums), Toad enlisted the help of vocalist Bens Jaeger for this (and only this) album. Heavily blues-based rock (à la Cream/Black Sabbath) was the major force behind Toad's hard driving sound, with bassist Frohlich providing a mean (and meanderingly gutsy) counterpoint to Vergeat's loose and greasy guitar licks. The record also has moments of Deep Purple-like propulsion, no doubt thanks to that band's engineer Martin Birch, who manned the controls on this one as well. Like most of the B-list (sometimes C-list) rock groups that Italian imprint read more...
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TOAD Toad album cover 3.83 | 3 ratings
Toad
Heavy Psych 1971
TOAD Tomorrow Blue album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Tomorrow Blue
Hard Rock 1972
TOAD Dreams album cover 2.50 | 1 ratings
Dreams
Hard Rock 1975
TOAD Stop This Crime album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Stop This Crime
Hard Rock 1993
TOAD Hate To Hate album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hate To Hate
Hard Rock 1993
TOAD B.U.F.O. - Blues United Fighting Orginisation album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
B.U.F.O. - Blues United Fighting Orginisation
Heavy Psych 2003

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TOAD Live At St. Joseph, Basel 22.04.1972 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live At St. Joseph, Basel 22.04.1972
Hard Rock 2005
TOAD The Real Thing album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Real Thing
Hard Rock 2006
TOAD Yearnin' Learnin' Live 1978 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Yearnin' Learnin' Live 1978
Hard Rock 2008

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TOAD The Best Of Toad album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Best Of Toad
Hard Rock 1978
TOAD Tomorrow Blue album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tomorrow Blue
Hard Rock 1978
TOAD Toad Box album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Toad Box
Hard Rock 1993
TOAD Behind The Wheels album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Behind The Wheels
Hard Rock 2004

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