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Killer New Golden Age Of Metal Vinyl Collection I Just Bought!

thrash metal vinyl collection

It’s really hard to find good heavy metal vinyl collections, this is a rare exception. I managed to pick this one up with someone in Pittsburgh who answered my ad seeking vinyl collections. I paid a pretty penny for this collection, but it’s well worth it as is all the vinyl is in near-mint condition and contains many HUGE TILES (most first press). Check out this video of the unboxing.

You could check out this page where I listed the contents of all these albums, they are from the golden age of metal circa 1984 to 1989. A lot of good thrash metal and some hard to find hair metal records.

Gallery Of Some Of The Best Records…

if you or anyone you know is looking to sell your heavy metal CDs or thrash, classic rock vinyl I am constantly looking to buy them, and I pay top dollar.

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Hallows Eve – Where Are They Now?

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Hollows Eve was a thrash metal band from Atlanta, Georgia. They first became known for the song “Metal Merchants” on Metal Massacre. Their debut “Tales Of Terror” on Metal Blade gained them a cult following. The follow-up albums Death and Insanity and Monument were solid thrash albums (in my opinion) but failed to gain the band any traction. “Monument” is now out-of-print.

Hallows Eve: Another Great Metal Band That Never Went Big – What Happened To Them?

How did that happen?

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Some Hallows Eve Facts You Might Not Know

  • On the tales of terror album, the band was a five-piece, with t with two guitar players one being Steve “Skullator” Shoemaker.
  • Skullator left the band after the tales of terror album because of creative differences. He was more into black metal.
  • The last live appearance monument era Hollow’s Eve ever made was for The Skullator’s benefit. In 1991 Steven was shot in a robbery attempt in Atlanta. Though struck in the head, Steven lived and now wears an eye patch.
  • Stacy Anderson performed in a band called DIN post-hollows Eve. He now owns a stump removal service in the Atlanta area.
  • Guitarist “David Stewart” is a successful photographer in the Atlanta area. Post hollows Eve Post he was in a band with two rappers named urban grind.
  • Tommy Stewart drives a taxi in the Atlanta area.
  • Tommy Stewart was briefly investigated by police after the death of his wife. No charges were ever filed.
  • Hallows Eve tried to reform with Ex-Rigot Mortis vocalist Doyle Bright. They announced a “comeback”, but nothing ever happened.
  • Steve “Skullator” Shoemaker was the only one who stayed active in music. He put together a black metal band called Wormreich. Tragedy struck again — returning to Atlanta after their first tour, the driver of the van fell asleep, causing the van to swerve off the road killing 2 and injuring 12 . Stephen was critically injured. Now, like fellow musician Jeff Becerra, is confined to a wheelchair.

Listen To Hallows Eve Full Albums

Monument 1989

Death and Insanity (1986)

Tales of Terror (1985)

Tales of Terror Artwork and Sleeve

This album is frequently bootlegged. This is what the original first pressing artwork looks like.

All Hallows Eve Songs

Tales of Terron Track List:

1. Plunging to Megadeath
2. Outer Limits
3. Horrorshow
4. The Mansion
5. There Are No Rules
6. Valley of the Dolls
7.Metal Merchants
8. Hallows Eve-with Routine

Death And Insanity

  1. Death and Insanity
  2. Goblet of Gore
  3. Lethal Tendencies
  4. Obituary
  5. Plea of the Aged
  6. Suicide
  7. D.I.E. (Death in Effect)
  8. Attack of the Iguana
  9. Nefarious
  10. Nobody Lives Forever
  11. Death and Insanity (Reprise)

Monument Album Art

A List Of Everyone That Has Played In Hallows Eve

Hallows Eve

Stacy Andersen– Vocals (all albums)
David Stuart-Guitar (all album)
Skullator-Guitar ( first album only)
Tommy Stewart- (all albums)
Drums Tym Helton-Drums

Tracklisting

Side A

Speed Freak
Sheer Heart Attack
Rot Gut
Monument (To Nothing)

Side B

Pain Killer
The Mighty Decibel
The Righteous Ones
No Sanctuary


Hallows Eve Line-Up 1985

Vocals – Stacy Anderson
Bass, Backing Vocals – Tommy Stewart
Drums, Backing Vocals – Rob Clayton
Guitar, Backing Vocals – David Stuart

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CIRITH UNGOL “ONE FOOT IN HELL” – Awesome Album Covers Don’t Make You The Next Iron Maiden!

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Cirith Ungol A Metal Band That Could Have Been Big: Why Didn’t They Remain Obscure?

Cirith Ungol was lucky and hailed Ventura, California which was home to Metal Blade Records in 1988. If you’re like me, you might remember the old days, (before the Internet) when you made decisions about what albums you were going to buy by the artwork. That is how I accidentally bought a lot of Molly Hatchet and Nazareth albums.

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Such is the case with Cirith Ungol. Now that I listen to it, it’s actually pretty good. At the time, I only like really heavy thrash or black metal bands. Hands the recent resurgence in the popularity of this Cirith Ungol! Listen for yourself, but first for a few facts.

Cirth Ungol Where Are They Now?

  • The band broke up in 1992, citing frustrations with their record label.
  • In 2001, Metal Blade released in “Germany Servants of Chaos”, a compilation of unreleased demos and live songs.
  • Founding guitarist Jerry Fogle died from liver failure on August 20, 1998. RIP
  • Lindstrom now plays with Falcon, who perform some Cirith Ungol songs

One Foot In Hell Album Artwork and Sleeve

Tracklisting

“Blood & Iron” – 3:52
“Chaos Descends” – 4:55
“The Fire” – 3:37
“Nadsokor” – 4:43
“100 MPH” (Cirith Ungol, Greg Lindstrom) – 3:26
“War Eternal” – 5:12
“Doomed Planet” – 4:38
“One Foot in Hell” – 5:10

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Cirth Ungol Band Photo From The 1980

Cirith Ungol Line-Up 1988 On One Foot In Hell

Tim Baker – vocals
Jerry Fogle – guitars
Michael Vujea – bass
Robert Garven – drums

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WHATEVER HAPPENED TO SACRED RIECH? PHIL RIND DOESN’T WANT RIGHT OF CENTER FANS!

2 Sacred Reich Phil Rind in picture

WHATEVER HAPPENED TO SACRED RIECH? LET’S FIND OUT.

If you are a Sacred Reich fan (like I am) then you already know the quintessential album is Ignorance. If fact. while we are at it, let’s get that one quick spin. My favorite song is “Death Squad: (especially the first riff) classic thrash metal!

  • Sacred Reich still tours in 2019
  • Phil Rind and Whiley are the only 2 original members
  • In 2019 the band fired longtime drummer Greg Hall.
  • Former drummer Greg McCain is in Machine Head
  • Sacred Riech is still sighed to Metal Blade Record
  • In 2020 Phil Rind blast all Trump supporters and demanded that all people that are right of center should stop liking his band –


“If you are part of the Trump cult feel free to unfollow. We couldn’t give a fuck.

“If you can’t see the white supremacy that permeates this country I suggest you open your eyes and take a hard look. Read the book ‘White Fragility’. But if you dont see it, it’s probably because you don’t want to. Maybe you should go listen to ‘One Nation’.”

He added in a follow-up message: “If you can’t see the difference between BLACK LIVES MATTER standing up for unarmed black people being shot by police for decades across this country and armed white nationalist domestic terrorists storming the Capitol to stop an election in support of a dumb, racist, lying President then by all means UNFOLLOW, UNLIKE, DON’T SUPPORT…WHATEVER.

https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/sacred-reichs-phil-rind-the-dumb-racist-assholes-who-invaded-the-capitol-did-it-to-support-the-dumb-racist-lying-president/

Album Art From Follow Up EP Surf Nicurauga

Listen To The Full Ignorance Album

SURF NICARAGUA was all in all a decent album. It came out October 4, 1988 on Metal Blade. The EP. THE ALBUM contains a cover version of the Black Sabbath’s, “War Pigs”, which also appeared on the band’s next EP, Alive at the Dynamo in 1989, in live form. The song “Surf Nicaragua” contains a part from the song “Wipe Out” as well as the drum part from the Hawaii 5-0 theme song. The live tracks “Ignorance” and “Death Squad” were only supposed to be on the CD version, but due to a pressing error, they appeared on all formats. (Source: Wikipedia)