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Iron Maiden

So Proud To Be Obsessed With NWOBHM

While I have been away, something massive happened in the world of NWOBHM. It may not sound like a big deal to some people, but I think this is really significant. Not only is Iron Maiden’s ‘The Book Of Souls’… Continue Reading →

Bad News, Spın̈al Tap and the general public’s opinion on NWOBHM

This week I’ll be talking about the relationship between heavy metal and the media. I thought I’d start with a reminder of why NWOBHM deserves to be featured in the media by sharing Bleak House, a band who deserved a much… Continue Reading →

The Tragedy of Lionheart, the ‘NWOBHM Supergroup’

Warning: this post may feature Album Oriented Rock, a saxophone solo and an entry to the Eurovision Song Contest. Don’t worry though; I’ve added as much kickass NWOBHM as possible. Although I thought it would be wise to give prior… Continue Reading →

Tokyo Blade and the NWOBHM Eastern Fetish

Tonight we’re gonna ‘Rock Japan’, the way Expozer did in 1980. Fair play, this is a band that could never have accumulated the funds to ever play Japan, but that’s one of the things that makes this song so special…… Continue Reading →

Metal at Commercial Festivals

I have an unshakable belief that heavy metal, hard rock, whatever you want to call it, can be enjoyed by anyone open minded enough to give it a listen. I feel that some good evidence for this is Metallica playing to… Continue Reading →

Brainwash The NWOBHM Uninitiated

Although this post should be interesting to anyone who has the even the remotest interest in rock, it is most likely to be useful for people who have had an interest in NWOBHM for a while. Someone who’s dug a… Continue Reading →

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