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Classic Album Review: Girlschool – ‘Demolition’ 1980.

CLASSIC ALBUM Girlschool – ‘Demolition’ (DISS048CDD) Originally released on Bronze, BRON 525, June 1980  Girlschool’s roots lay in the London-based Painted Lady, but when Kim McAuliffe (rhythm guitar/vocals) and Enid Williams (bass guitar/vocals) hooked up with Kelly Johnson (lead guitar/vocals) and Denise Dufort (drums) in March 1978 things took a change for the better. The...continue reading...

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Classic Album Review: Jaguar – – ‘Power Games’

Jaguar – ‘Power Games’ (DISS063CDD) Originally released on Neat Records, NEAT 1007, May 1983 Having recorded a single apiece for Heavy Metal Records (‘Back Street Woman’ b/w ‘Chasing The Dragon’)in 1981 and then Neat (‘Axe Crazy’ b/w ‘War Machine’) the following year, Jaguar were approached by Neat Records’ head honcho David Wood to record their...continue reading...

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CLASSIC ALBUM REVIEW – Warfare ‘Pure Filth’

Warfare – ‘Pure Filth’ (DISS086CDD) Originally released on Neat Records, NEAT 1021, autumn 1984 Following the success of Warfare’s ‘Noise, Filth & Fury’ EP, which even the writers at Kerrang! claimed to like (presumably in an attempt to be hip), Neat Records gave the go-ahead to drummer/vocalist Evo and his bandmates Gunner and Falken, the...continue reading...

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Classic Album Review – Venom ‘At War With Satan’

Venom – ‘At War With Satan’ (DISS003CD) Originally released on Neat Records, NEAT 1015, March 1984 Confounding the critics was one of the many things Venom were good at, and 1984’s ‘At War With Satan’ certainly did just that. After issuing two thrash ‘n’ bash albums in ‘Welcome To Hell’ and ‘Black Metal’, the Geordie...continue reading...

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