Spartan Warrior – Spartan Warrior (1984)

Band: Spartan Warrior Release: Spartan Warrior (Full-Length) Genre: NWOBHM Country: United Kingdom Year: 1984 Label: Roadrunner Records Buy from: eBay Note The follow-up to Spartan Warrior‘s 1983 classic “Steel n’ Chains”, which propelled the band into being signed by the legendary Roadrunner Records before disbanding in 1985.   Killer and straightforward traditional heavy metal to be heard all around on this one! Tracklist AssassinBlack WidowI'm on HeatSon of a BitchSentenced to DieHanging OnMercenaryFrench GirlsBroken Promises Rating: 83% Lineup Dave Wilkinson: Vocals Neil Wilkinson: Guitars Paul Swaddle: Guitars Tom Spencer: Bass Gordon Webster:...

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Aragorn (UK) – Noonday (1980-1983)

Band: Aragorn Release: Noonday – The Aragorn Anthology Genre: NWOBHM Country: United Kingdom Year: Tracks recorded from 1980-1983/Released as a compilation in 2003 Label: Sanctuary Records Buy from: Bandcamp | eBay Note The full discography of UK legends Aragorn, featuring the highly requested unreleased album “The Night is Burning”!  Man were these guys ever under-appreciated, as they have got to be one of the heaviest and most gritty NWOBHM bands out there.  Help support the band by purchasing the album on their bandcamp page! Tracklist Black IceNoondayThe Night Is BurningMake Me BelieveYou Changed My WorldHellriserRun Like the WindRadar LoveWe'll Fight BackLove Set...

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E.F. Band – Night Angel (1979)

Band: E.F. Band Release: Night Angel/Another Day Gone (Single) Genre: NWOBHM/Hard Rock Country: Sweden/United Kingdom Year: 1979 Label: Aerco Records Buy from: eBay Note The founding members of E.F. Band are actually of Swedish origin, however, they relocated to the UK in 1979 in an attempt to be a part of the ever growing NWOBHM movement. Tracklist Night AngelAnother Day Gone Rating: 85% Lineup Pär Ericson: Vocals, Bass Bengt Fischer (R.I.P): Guitars Johnsson:...

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Cryer – The Single (1980)

Band: Cryer Release: The Single (Also known as “The Visionary”) Genre: NWOBHM/Hard Rock Country: United Kingdom Year: 1980 Label: Happy Face Tracklist The SingleHesitate Rating: 88% Lineup Graham Carless: Vocals Garry Chapman: Guitars Stu Clarke: Guitars Roger Whitehouse: Drums Fez Ferriday: Bass Mick Billingham:...

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Shogun (UK) – Shogun (1986)

Band: Shogun (UK) Release: Shogun (Full-Length) Genre: NWOBHM Country: United Kingdom Year: 1986 Label: Attack Records Note Another requested album!  Shogun‘s self-titled record delivers nothing more than an assortment of melodious hard rock, coupled with one of the greatest singers within the NWOBHM scene, Alan Marsh (of Tokyo Blade fame). Tracklist Too Much in LoveTime Will TellToo Late for the HunterT. V HeroBurning Down the NightWhen the Lights Go DownTokyo GirlOnly the LonelyHigh in the Sky Rating: 88% Lineup Alan Marsh: Vocals Danny Gwilym: Guitar Toby Martin: Guitar Andy Wrighton: Bass Bob Richards:...

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