Peter Criss (drums on track 01, 03, 04, 06, 07 and 08)
Gene Simmons (bass on track 03 and 04)
Peter Shepley (lead vocals).
Mike Brand (guitar)
Michael Benvenga (bass on track 01, 02, 05, 06, 07 and 08; vocals)
(Thanks to Ole Sørensen)
Produced by Howard Boggess, Pete Shepley &
Recorded at Vanguard Studios, Record Plant and Bell Sound
Track 03 and 04 are recorded at Bell Sound Studios.
Peter Criss brought in Gene Simmons to record bass at Bell Sound
* "Burned Out" is the title of the song (hidden track) that
appears as an excerpt at the end of "Death Rattle & Roll". It
was (first) demoed by Chelsea, before Stan Penridge joined, by
Mark Brand and Peter Shepley.
During 1972 - 1973, allegedly, Peter Shepley and Mike Brand
recorded an album for Dick James Music (DJM). The completed
album would hit a stonewall after costing some $100,000 to
produce. The album was completed but never officially released.
The picture on the album cover features Mike Brand and Pete
Shepley (left to right).
NOTE : This album is unreleased, which means the image used to
list this recording is not the (bootleg) album cover.
Mike Brand : "We had decided that we did not want the duo to be
known as "Brand & Shepley" so I used the name "Captain Sanity"
since it was a name that Pete & I kicked around from time to
time (sort of like an alter-ego). The album itself probably
would have been titled "Death Rattle & Roll" but I chose to post
it on YouTube as "Captain Sanity" basically because the name was
meaningful to me (and easily searched)".
and CAPTAIN SANITY, Mike Brand and Pete Shepley were in the band
Pete Shepley died in 2014.
The surviving members of
organized a reunion in 2015 in coordination with their induction
into the Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame.
NOTE : all listed details above are confirmed by Mike Brand.