Category: WEAPON UK

WEAPON UK – Ghosts Of War (2019)

Born in 1980 with the moniker Fast Relief, British based based band WEAPON UK has a long story at their back. The band first came onto the scene back in 1980 during the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal boom, got signed by Virgin Records, opener for Motorhead for their U.K. tour, and played at various festivals.
The current line-up sees original duo – vocalist Danny Hynes and guitarist Jeff Summers – joined by drummer Darren Lee and bassist Tony Forsythe, and are releasing the rocking new album “Ghosts Of War”.

“Ghosts Of War” is made of full heavy rock rooted in a classic metal sound spiced with groovy hard rock overtones, and while the album cover and some lyrics are quite somber, musically there’s a lively, joyful vibe all over.

WEAPON UK – Rising From The Ashes (2014)

* WEAPON UK were formed at the very end of the seventies, got a deal from Virgin, had a double sided single released and most notably supported Motorhead on a 32 date UK tour in the days when tour meant tour. A full LP was recorded, but the label decided not to release the album… the group broke up, and...