Category: ARCHER / SCALLAN

STAMPEDE – Hurricane Town +4 [Rock Candy Remastered & Reloaded]

As requested, here’s the Rock Candy remastered reissue of cult classic STAMPEDE album “Hurricane Town” (1983), including 4 bonus tracks. Back in the NWOBHM era, there were a few bands valiantly trying to be a little radio-friendly. One was called Def Leppard, but there was also Shy, Chrome Molly, and at the heavier end, Wildfire and Glaswegians Heavy Pettin’.
Stampede nestled in amongst them, but had an appealing ‘70s guitarishness to their pompy hard rock, courtesy of the band’s standout talent axe seducer Laurence Archer, who would play craps for UFO and Phil Lynott’s Grand Slam.
”Hurricane Town” is the band’s second album, sporting a crisp melodic production all over catchy rockers sung by Laurence’s stepdad Reuben Archer…

The “Lost UK Jewels” Vol.16 ARCHER SCALLAN – LA Secrets (2019) sold out

Laurence Archer (UFO, STAMPEDE) and Peter Scallan (MORITZ, SAMSON) recorded an album together during the ’80s, but sadly the project disbanded soon. Now all these recordings are being released as ARCHER SCALLAN : ‘L.A. Secrets’, as part of the ‘Lost UK Jewels Collectors Series‘, strictly limited to 500 copies. After a couple of months released, the CD is already sold...