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Sunday Old School: Tokyo Blade

You know the phrase, "the gift that keeps on giving?" That seems to have been made for the New Wave of British Heavy Metal. Everyone and their dog knows about the big stars from the movement such as Iron Maiden, Def Leppard, Venom and Saxon, but there are so many great bands produced from the scene. There are the cult favourites such as Raven, Tygers of Pan Tang and Angel Witch and then scratching even further beyond the surface, we find other great, often short lived groups such as Holocaust, Jaguar and today’s featured act, Tokyo Blade.

Tokyo Blade were formed in Salisbury, Wiltshire, itself a city well known for its musical history, particularly in the eighteenth century, in the late seventies and underwent several name changes, before settling on their now familiar moniker, which was settled on 1981. The name change proved fruitful for the band, as before long, they signed a record deal with Powerstation Records, releasing their self-titled debut album through the label in 1983. It cemented their place as one of the bands from the later stage of the NWOBHM that were well worth the listeners time, earning them plaudits from critics and head bangers alike and still being held up as one of, if not their best album to date by fans. More...

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Ectovoid Posts New Track "Mental Netherworlds"

Ectovoid premieres a new track titled "Mental Netherworlds" taken from the new full-length release "Dark Abstraction", care of Hellthrasher Productions. "Dark Abstraction" was recorded and mixed by Joshua Freemon at Dead Sound Studios and mastered by Damian Herring (Horrendous) at Subterranean Watchtower Studios.

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