Friday, May 07, 2010

The MJ Show #91 (The A-Z of New Wave Of British Heavy Metal)

So what exactly was the New Wave of British Heavy Metal?
For the theoretical answer see:

For the music...check out tonight's show and get ready to rock your bs off! :D \m/
Rock n Roll!! \m/

1. A II Z - No Fun After Midnight

2. Angel Witch - Angel Witch

3. Aria - America Is Behind (Russian band)

4. Atomkraft - Queen Of Death

5. Avenger - Too Wild To Tame

6. Battleaxe - Burn This Town

7. Blitzkrieg - Blitzkrieg (Metallica has covered this song)

8. Bronz - Night Runner

9. Cloven Hoof - Highlander

10. Def Leppard - Pour Some Sugar On Me

11. Demon - Night Of The Demon

12. Diamond Head - Am I Evil (Metallica has covered this song)

13. Dumpy's Rusty Nuts - Boxhill Or Bust

14. Elixir - Trial By Fire

15. Ethel The Frog - Eleanor Rigby

16. Fastway - The World Waits For You

17. Fireclown - Invasion

18. Fist - Name, Rank & Serial Number

19. Gillan - Secret Of The Dance

20. Girlschool - Hit & Run

21. Grim Reaper - Fear No Evil

22. Hammerhead - Time Will Tell

23. Hollow Ground - Fight With The Devil

24. Holocaust - This Annihilation

25. Iron Maiden - Phantom Of The Opera

Bonus Stuff
20th Century Box: Iron Maiden & The NWOBHM, Part 1

20th Century Box: Iron Maiden & The NWOBHM, Part 2

20th Century Box: Iron Maiden & The NWOBHM, Part 3

26. Jaguar - Axe Crazy

27. Jameson Raid - Seven Days Of Splendour

28. Legend - Hiroshima

29. Mama's Boys - Needle In The Groove

30. Marseille - Kiss Like Rock & Roll

31. More - Depression

32. Motörhead - Ace Of Spades

33. Nightwing - You Keep Me Hanging On

34. Overdrive - On The Run

35. Pagan Altar - Pagan Altar

36. Persian Risk - Calling For You

37. Praying Mantis - Captured City

38. Quartz - Wildfire

39. Raven - On And On

40. Rock Goddess - My Angel

41. Samson - Hard Times (This was Bruce Dickinson's first band)

42. Satan - Trial By Fire

43. Savage - Let It Loose

44. Saxon - Motorcycle Man

45. Shy (formerly known as Trojan) - Hold On (To Your love)

46. Starfighters - Trigger Happy

47. Sweet Savage - Killing Time (Metallica has covered this song)

48. Tank - (He Fell In Love With A) Stormtrooper

49. Tokyo Blade - Killer City

50. Trespass - One Of These Days

51. Tygers Of Pan Tang - Love Potion No.9

52. Urchin (originally Stone Free) - (It was formed in 1972 by childhood friends Dave Murray and Adrian Smith. You may have heard of them eh? :)

53. Vardis - Let's Go

54. Venom - Angel Dust

55. White Spirit - Cheetah

56. Whitesnake - Here I Go Again

57. Witchfinder General - Witchfinder General

58. Witchfynde - The Divine Victim

59. Wolf (formerly known as Black Axe) - Highway Rider

60. Wrathchild - Stakk Attakk (Formed in 1980, the group are one of the first (if not the first) true bands of the glam metal genre, starting off at least a year before other bands of the genre such as Mötley Crüe.)

Man! This show was an education for me too. So many awesome bands here that I'd never heard before.
Here's what I'm going to do and what I hope you will as well...especially if you're a metal fan.
Take these singles here as a start up. Listen to ALL the songs. Each and every one of them. Decide which bands you LOVE, like, think are ok...and dislike. Leave out the last category and start off with the ones you LOVE. Go after them. Find more of their songs...their albums and listen to them.
This, THIS is the true joy of being a true music lover. Discovering new you've never heard of's such a thrill! :)

Hope you enjoy this show. This one took a while getting together.
PLEASE do let me know what you think...and do send this to every metal/rock fan you know. By the way...though the genre was called New Wave Of British Heavy Metal...not all bands are really "METAL" so if you're scared of that word...don't be. These bands are BRILLIANT! :D

I'm hoping to see a lot of comments this time around guys. If you don't tell me what you think, how can I know what you want in the weeks to come. So comment down here :) and let me know :)

Right is now time for me to say...take care...and Good Night! :)
This is your Musicman Mihir...signing off!

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