The Year Is 1985. Speed And Thrash Metal Rise From The Underground And Hit the Mainstream. As Hair Metal Starts To Change The Landscape Of Heavy Metal. On This Episode Of The Metal Matinee 4/1/85 At 12:00pm EST
This Week Up For Grabs Is Grim Reapers First Demo, From 1981 Called 'Bleed Em Dry'. This Tape Features The Bands Original Vocalist Paul DeMercado. Who Would Be Replaced Before The Bands Next Recording 'For Demonstration Only' In 1982.
MOD Were Featured on Todays Metal Matinee "Balls Of Steel" This Show Is Directly From The Official MOD/SOD Fan Page. A Killer Show From Clifton NJ, A Few Years Back.Head Over And Downoad This Concert And Many Other SOD/MOD Items.
Death Militia Were A Canadian Thrash Band Formed In 1985 They Released Two Demo Tapes In The Mid To Late 80's and Had An Album Released "You can't Kill Whats Already Dead" In 2006 That Contains Both Demo's & Unreleased Songs.
Check Out Their First Demo "To Serve And Protect".
Knightrider Hit The Scene In 1983 At The Tail End Of The NWOBHM Scene. I Wish I Could Remember More About These Guys, But I Don't This Is Thier First Demo From 1984. Knightrider Followed This Up With Two Single One in 87 And Another In 2001. I Believe The Group Is Still Playing Out Till Today. Enjoy This Little Gem From Days Gone Bye..
Cities have Always Been One Of My All Time Favorite Bands. That Said Here Is Their Last Demo From 1985. An Amazing Band From NY Who Released One Full Length Record "Annihilation Absolute" In 1986 And A Bunch Of Demo's And Two Ep's before Than. Bigger Things Should Have Happened For This Band....But Sometimes It's A Matter Of Being In The Right Place At The Right Time.