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Ed Englerth

Hard Rock
Hastings, Michigan, USA

Ed Englerth was a member of the hard rock bands Armada, Xalt, and Preston. He also wrote and arranged the song “God in a Box” from Xalt's Dark War demo tape.


19?? Linear Action Band Damaged
1985 Ed Englerth Linear Action
1987 Ed Englerth's Linear Action Band Hit The Wall
198? Ed Englerth Demo
1990 Ed Englerth Rational Enquirer


19?? Independent

  1. I Killed You
  2. Heart of the Problem
  3. Big Fun
  4. Break the Chain
  5. When Words Fail
  6. Where Were You
  7. Talk About Me
  8. Everyone Needs Healing

Linear Action

1985 Independent

Ed Englerth - Lead vocals, guitar, electric bass
Tim Ripley - Back-up vocals, allkeyboards
Chris Sisson - Drums, back-up vocals, percussion
Deb Gilbert - Alto sax
Marvin Hall - Drums
Denny Newville - Drums, back-up vocals

  1. Juke Box
  2. Linear Action
  3. Empty Pockets
  4. Matter of Chance
  5. Whispering Heart
  6. Do You Love Me
  7. Never Too Late to Lose
  8. Is This America
  9. Trouble
  10. Real Love
  11. Linear Action
  12. Jesus is Calling You

Hit The Wall

1987 Independent

Ed Englerth - Lead vocals, BGVs on “Steal Your Heart”, bass, acoustic guitar, guitars
John Heald - Drums, BGVs, lead vocals on “Steal Your Heart”
The Frog - Lead guitar
Jim Erdman - Screams & shouts on “Stop Making Sense”
Roland Sunkins III - violin

  1. Hit the Wall
  2. Stop Making Sense
  3. At Night
  4. Bitter Mind
  5. I Can Go to You
  6. Injustice in a Fallen World
  7. Talk Show Metaphysics
  8. Mistaken Identity
  9. Where are We Now
  10. Steal Your Heart


198? Independent

Ed Englerth – Vocals, guitar, harmonica

  1. Sin Kills
  2. Curious
  3. Her Lips Said Yes as Her Heart Said No

Rational Enquirer

1990 Independent

Ed Englerth - Lead vocals, acoustic guitars, bass, BGVs on “Turning to You,” harmonica on “Sin Kills” and “Revolution”
Ben Brown - Cross-strung harp
Duane Hagen - Harmonica
Luie Bradley - Background vocals

  1. Curious
  2. Tonight
  3. Won't You Love Me
  4. You'd Think We'd Catch On
  5. ED to Pam
  6. Old Forgotten Wall
  7. No One to Blame
  8. Sin Kills
  9. Her Lips Said Yes
  10. Working Girl
  11. Remind Me
  12. What Kind of Revolution
  13. Under the Word