Posted by: Mister Pomp ()
Date: December 23, 2000 08:23PM

uuurggghhhh ..... Visitors ..... urrrgghhhh yukkkkkkkk

Praying Mantis, Diamond Head, Saracen, Brooklyn, White Spirit, Terraplane - I think are the best of the melodically oriented bunch and ten there's Girl if you're going to lump everything British & c.1980 into a NWOBHM bag and then there's a whole pile of stuff that has no place on this board but is very enjoyable in its own right (Saxon, Mythra, Angelwitch, Weapon etc etc)

Gillan were a great band IMHO, Glory Road was a superb album, Colin Towns made the difference to that band - he was a complete non "rock" player playing in a hard rock band, soundwise he was the antithesis of the (even then) cliched Lord Hammond sound (which isn't to say I don't enjoy classic Purple [and they were great on their last tour]) and Towns' playing with those wierd angular chords that he played... all that and Bernie Torme's unique feedback-ridden style and great vocals ... great album - they lost it though after Torme left ....

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The Godz???? 264 Eric Abrahamsen 12/23/2000 03:44AM
RE: The Godz???? 164 Carl 12/23/2000 05:26AM
RE: The Godz???? 175 Eric Abrahamsen 12/23/2000 05:46AM
RE: The Godz???? 143 Carl 12/23/2000 07:35AM
Gillan 166 Eric Abrahamsen 12/23/2000 07:58AM
RE: Gillan 173 Carl 12/23/2000 12:29PM
RE: Gillan 148 Eric Abrahamsen 12/24/2000 12:18AM
RE: The Godz/NWOBHM 167 Phil 12/23/2000 04:21PM
RE: The Godz/NWOBHM185 Mister Pomp 12/23/2000 08:23PM
RE: The Godz/NWOBHM - TERRAPLANE 181 Nicky 12/24/2000 08:39PM
RE: Karen Lawrence?? 183 Eric Abrahamsen 12/23/2000 11:30PM
RE: Karen Lawrence?? 174 Phil 12/24/2000 12:44AM
RE: Karen Lawrence?? 158 Eric Abrahamsen 12/24/2000 03:21AM
Centaurus / Kentaurus 190 Mister Pomp 12/24/2000 04:41AM
RE: The Godz/NWOBHM 145 Carl 12/24/2000 12:12AM
RE: Teer 163 J.J. 12/25/2000 06:59AM
RE: Teer 145 Phil 12/25/2000 09:02AM
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RE:I IS A HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE. 147 J.J. 01/11/2001 11:23AM
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