Favourite retro Heavy Rock bands

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Favourite retro Heavy Rock bands

Post by Supertim » Sun Dec 11, 2005 1:02 pm

The following brought out some classic albums in their 'peak' years!

Van Halen
Ted Nugent
Black Sabbath
Ozzy Osbourne (years with Randy Rhoads on guitar)

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Re: Favourite retro Heavy Rock bands

Post by Wil » Mon Dec 12, 2005 4:08 am

Supertim wrote:The following brought out some classic albums in their 'peak' years!
I'd hardly say Styx were 'heavy rock'! Their biggest hit - Babe - was MOR all the way!

Still, Paradise Theatre and Kilroy were fun. Domo arigato Mr. Roboto!

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Post by Duddyroar » Mon Dec 12, 2005 4:19 am

UFO were excellent - 'Doctor Doctor' always gets my head 'banging'.

Gotta put a vote in for Iron Maiden too.

And WASP. Who I saw for the first time last year, and let's just say that age hasn't stopped them kicking large amounts of arse.

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Post by Frank Chickens » Mon Dec 12, 2005 8:09 pm

I liked Opus and really enjoyed their album "Live is Life", which is a good live album.
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Post by Hungry Horace » Tue Dec 13, 2005 3:13 am

I don't see any Judas Priest there. Shame on you all!
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Post by Supertim » Tue Dec 13, 2005 5:11 pm

Lol @ comment about Styx. Sorry I should stress their "peak" years...The Pieces of Eight and Grand Illusion albums! Crystal Ball is not bad either. Ok sorry forgot Judas Priest.....the Unleashed in the East album. I cannot believe I forgot Maiden :-( Check out the dvd The Early Years.

Rock on man. :twisted:

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Post by miner2049er » Thu Dec 15, 2005 8:26 am

Where are Led Zeppelin then?
Now I just need an amusing tag line.

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Post by Supertim » Thu Dec 15, 2005 12:32 pm

Zeppelin v good but its only in recent years I got into them.
Fav albums by the retro bands:

AC/DC - If you Want Blood, You've got it
Styx - Pieces of Eight
Black Sabbath - Heaven and Hell
Ted Nugent - Weekend Warriors
UFO - Strangers in the Night
Kiss - Alive II
Van Halen - Van Halen I (first album)
Aerosmith - Rocks
Ozzy Osbourne - Blizzard of Ozz
Gillan - Future Shock
Rush - Farewell to Kings
Whitesnake - Ready an' Willing

If you are rock fans (of any age) these are a must.

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Post by Morkin » Thu Dec 15, 2005 12:41 pm

I used to think I was so cool buying Van Halen LPs. :o It's funny, I was talking to a younger work colleague the other day & I said the word vinyl & he asked what that was ! :shock:

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Post by ReroGamesmaster » Sun Dec 18, 2005 5:13 pm

KISS got every goddamn album they puty out Iron Maiden too yea The Early Years DVD owns r me & SuperTed (i mean Tim) the only KISS fans here.

If there aint get off ur lazy ass peel it from ya retro console n buy Alive!, Destroyer, Alive II, Alive III, Alive IV, Psycho Circus, Revenge, and get back to me.

or u have a total of 38 albums to choose from!

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Post by James A » Sun Dec 18, 2005 7:01 pm

God Of Thunders a good song but im more into the modern stuff. Saying that you can't go wrong with Motorhead and to a degree Slayer as there staring to get on a bit now.

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Post by forestville » Sun Jan 08, 2006 6:40 pm

Black Sabbath with Ian Gillan "Born Again" album 1983

and some early Metallica "kill em all, ride the lighting"

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Post by demon cleaner » Mon Jan 16, 2006 3:02 pm

Talking about Ian Gillan, you totally forgot Deep Purple here. One of the first rock bands I listened to when I was young.

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Post by Crunchy » Mon Jan 16, 2006 7:10 pm

Frank Chickens wrote:I liked Opus and really enjoyed their album "Live is Life", which is a good live album.

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