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Night of the Blade

Tokyo Blade

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
1984
Catalog ID:
RR 34 9826
Label:
Roadrunner Records
Format:
12" vinyl (33⅓ RPM)
Reviews:
3 reviews (avg. 86%)
Side A
1. Someone to Love 03:41   Show lyrics
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2. Night of the Blade 04:02   Show lyrics
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3. Rock Me to the Limit 04:54   Show lyrics
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4. Warrior of the Rising Sun 05:25   Show lyrics
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Side B
5. Unleash the Beast 04:32   Show lyrics
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6. Love Struck 03:47   Show lyrics
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7. Dead of the Night 03:55   Show lyrics
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8. Lightning Strikes (Straight Through the Heart) 04:31   Show lyrics
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Band members
Andy Boulton Guitars, Vocals (backing)
Vic Wright Vocals (lead)
John Wiggins Guitars
Steve Pierce Drums
Andy Wrighton Bass, Vocals (backing)
Miscellaneous staff
Tom Coyne Mastering
B.L. Shepherd Cover art
Nick Waters Design
Marc Villalonga Photography
Lothar Juli Remastering
Roy Neave Producer, Engineering
Steve Giles Mastering
Andy Boulton Guitars, Vocals (backing)
Vic Wright Vocals (lead)
John Wiggins Guitars
Steve Pierce Drums
Andy Wrighton Bass, Vocals (backing)
Tom Coyne Mastering
B.L. Shepherd Cover art
Nick Waters Design
Marc Villalonga Photography
Lothar Juli Remastering
Roy Neave Producer, Engineering
Steve Giles Mastering
Read Night of the blade, day of... 78% Gutterscream July 30th, 2013
Read NWOBHM Gem 96% SlayedNecros October 6th, 2005
Read Rock me to the Limit!! 83% Demonic_Invasion November 18th, 2004

Released on CD and vinyl by Roadrunner Records as RR 9826.
Released on vinyl by Combat Records as MX-8012
Produced and engineered by Roy Neave at Fairview Studios, Hull, England.

Alan Marsh originally recorded the vocals for this album, but after he left the band, they brought in Vic Wright who subsequently re-recorded the vocals. The strange thing is that they left Alan's backing vocals intact, so both vocalists appear on the album! Alan Marsh is uncredited on the album, though.

Remastered and re-released on CD in 1997 by High Vaultage Records with 8 bonus-tracks:
9. Fever (3:27) (From the 1984 Lightning Strikes EP)
10. Attack Attack (3:36) (From the 1984 Lightning Strikes EP)
11. Madame Guillotine (4:42) (From the 1985 Madame Guillotine EP)
12. Break Out (3:34) (From the 1985 Madame Guillotine EP)
13. Monkeys Blood (3:42) (From the 1985 The Cave Sessions demo)
14. School House Is Burnin' (3:58) (From the 1985 The Cave Sessions demo)
15. Shadows of Insanity (3:00) (From the 1985 The Cave Sessions demo)
16. Jezzabell (3:19) (From the 1985 The Cave Sessions demo)

Re-released on vinyl in 2013 by High Roller Records.
Limited edition comes on red/white split vinyl, limited to 350 copies.
All copies include a lyric sheet, promo photo and insert.

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