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


Formed: 1980
From: Hull, United Kingdom
Last Known Status: Active

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Below is our complete Salem 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.

Salem Details New Album "Forgotten Dreams"

Traditional metal band Salem will release the album "Forgotten Dreams" on December 6th via Pure Rock Records, a division of Pure Steel Records. Salem was founded in 1980 and released four demos from 1981-1983, but the new release marks the band's debut album.

According to the press release: "the first class production gives the right base for the absolutely fresh songs you might not expect from such 'old guys'. Of course, the vocals are still totally convincing, so also this important thing for any bans gives no point to criticize. Many bands from the glorious early 80's times don't keep their high class with their later albums. Salem do and they set new peaks. Please expect melodic post-NWo British Heavy Metal in champion’s league quality which will [please] every Hard Rock, Metal or whatever fan from great hand made music. Every song is a killer!"

The track list for "Forgotten Dreams" is:

1. Forgotten Dreams
2. High Stakes
3. When Love Is In Your Heart
4. This Heart Is Mine
5. Kazakafnu
6. The Answer
7. Reach To Eternety
8. The Best Is Yet To Come
9. X-Rated
10. Break The Chains
11. Ask The Lonely
12. Aftershock More...

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Salem Signs With Pure Rock Records

U.K. traditional metal band Salem has signed on with Pure Rock Records, a division of Pure Steel Records, for the release of the debut full length album "Forgotten Dreams." Salem was founded in 1980 and released four demos from 1981-1983. A compilation of the demo material was issued in 2010 when the band reformed, in the form of a compilation called "In the Beginning...." In early 2013, the band released a new EP called "X Rated."

More news on "Forgotten Dreams," including artwork, track listing and release date is expected soon. the current lineup for Salem (a/k/a Salem (UK)) is:

Simon Saxby - Vocals
Paul Macnamara - Guitars
Mark Allison - Guitars
Adrian Jenkinson - Bass
Paul Mendham – Drums More...

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