Iron Maiden released their seminal Soundhouse Tapes on this day, November 9, in 1979. To celebrate its 34th birthday, Geoff Barton has compiled his personal list of Top 10 NWOBHM singles. (Alright, there are some EPs in there as well.) Let the countdown begin…
With the new Batman movie packing in the crowds in cinemas around the country, and the Avengers Assemble film soundtrack containing all manner of fine rock’n'roll toons, it occurred to us to exploit the link between music and comics in a bit of light-hearted website banter. So come inside for our list of the top 15 rock bands who also happen to share their names with comic book characters… be they superheroes, superheroines or supervillains
This week, we cross into Canada to hear the tale of the band who were thrash before anyone else, yet never got any credit for that pioneering spirit. This is Exciter, the band whom history (and so many fans of the genre) forgot. Read all other Cult Heroes here.