Category: DARK STAR

VA – Lightning To The Nations; NWOBHM 25th Anniversary Collection (Disc 1)

The New Wave Of British Heavy Metal (N.W.O.B.H.M.) was a musical movement that somehow saved – or revitalized if you want – the languishing metal / hard rock scene at the end of the Seventies, and cemented the ’80s sound for the genre during the entire decade. The excellent 3-CD box “Lightnin’ To The Nations: NWOBHM 25th Anniversary Collection” comprises...

DARK STAR – Dark Star [Rock Candy Remaster +7]

One of those LP’s that marked my musical youth was the debut of forgotten NWOBHM rangers DARK STAR. Their song “Lady Of Mars” is a cult classic, and precisely this single – after being included in the legendary EMI new band’s compilations ‘Metal For Muthas Volume II’ album (remember these?) – Dark Star secured a record deal with the newly...