"some music was meant to stay underground..."


Formed: 1980
From: Bellefonte, PA, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Nitro News

Below is our complete Nitro news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Nitro Checks In From The Studio

Nitro is back in the studio, and the band has checked in with the following brief recording update:

"With the January 2014 release of Volatile Activity by Blood and Iron/Metal Soldiers Records, Nitro technical director Bob Homan captured John Hazel, Dana Confer, Tim Wilson, and Brad Gensimore back at work on new songs at Hazelwood Studio in Pennsylvania.

"Two more farm-fresh Nitro original tracks, that definitely sound a lot like compositions found on the legendary 10" EP Lethal, were rattling the walls, so stay tuned!" More...

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Nitro Streaming Track From Lost Album

This coming Spring, 2014 Tribunal Records/Divebomb Records will issue the “lost” and never-released Nitro album “Volatile Activity” from 1987. Tribunal Records comments:

"For decades, this complete album quietly waited in the Nitro vaults until receiving a fresh remastering by Tribunal/Divebomb Records. Hear and download the first track 'Take Me Higher' below.

"Volatile Activity will include plenty of exciting extras such as detailed liner notes surrounding the “VA” sessions, never-before-seen Nitro photos from the 80’s, and a new interview with original members Dana Confer, John Hazel, Brad Gensimore, and Tim Wilson." More...

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Nitro To Issue Remastered Material As Debut LP

Pennsylvania traditional metal act Nitro (not to be confused with the Jim Gillette glam act) will issue material from the 1982 debut EP "Lethal" as well as its re-release via Mausoleum Records ("Lethal + II") along with previously unreleased bonus tracks from the '80's as a remastered full length LP entitled "Lethal Dose." The release drops on July 25, 2013 via Skol Records.

Nitro plays metal in the vein of early Riot and Oz. The album artwork can be seen here: More...

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