Satanic Rites – Live to Ride/Hit and Run (1981)

Band: Satanic Rites Release: Live to Ride/Hit and Run (Single) Genre: NWOBHM Country: United Kingdom Year: 1981 Label: Heavy Metal Records Buy from: eBay Note The very first single by UK legends Satanic Rites, recorded and released before they acquired Deborah Webster as lead vocalist.  The b-side “Hit and Run” is the sure winner here, as it features one hell of a tasty riff and a chorus that absolutely compels you to chant along, making it one of the most memorable anthems of the NWOBHM era. Tracklist Live To RideHit and Run Rating: 90% Lineup Daz Bingham: Vocals Stuart...

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Chyld (Can) – Lite the Nite/Tell Me a Lie (1986)

Band: Chyld Release: Lite the Nite/Ye Morlok/Tell Me a Lie (Single) Genre: Heavy/Power Metal Country: Canada Year: 1986 Label: Chyldish Records Buy from: eBay Reverbnation Note Spawned within the depths of Toronto, Canada, Chyld sadly only released three songs on two separate singles in 1986 that would eventually cement their place in Canadian metal history.  After a growing demand for their material to be released, both singles were re-pressed and the band reformed with the hopes of releasing a new album.  Until now, we can only expect nothing but classic stuff from the guys at Chyld! Tracklist Lite the NiteYe...

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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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Faith (Swe) – Hymn of the Sinner (1986)

Band: Faith (Swe) Release: Hymn of the Sinner (Single) Genre: Heavy/Doom Metal Country: Sweden Year: 1986 Label: Hell’s Kitchen Records Note Haunted heavy metal from Sweden!  With the release of their very first single in 1986, Faith‘s compelling sound was immediately cemented; a mixture of church-like hymns and doom-oriented guitar riffs engross the listener for the entirety of this fabulous single.  Don’t miss out on this one! Tracklist Hymn of the SinnerPossession Rating: 92% Lineup Roger Berntsson: Vocals Roger Johansson: Guitars Peter Svensson: Drums C.J. Nilsson: Bass,...

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