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Black Axe

Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Location:
Carlisle, Cumbria, North West England
Status:
Changed name
Formed in:
1977
Genre:
NWOBHM
Lyrical themes:
N/A
Last label:
Metal Recording & Publishing Ltd
Years active:
1977-1980 (as Leviathan), 1980-1981, 1981-? (as Wolf)
Carlisle-based hard rock band Black Axe formed in 1977 under the original moniker of Leviathan. It would be three years and the adoption of the Black Axe handle before the Cumbrian group would gain any kind of recognition thanks to the release of the Highway Rider single. The single not only enjoyed strong sales and a good deal of press interest from Sounds Magazine, but it led to a major ...
Last known
Stewart Richardson Bass
See also: ex-Wolf
Mike Thorburn Drums
See also: ex-Hammerhead (live), ex-Wolf
Simon Sparkes Guitars
See also: ex-Wolf
Bill Keir Guitars
See also: ex-Wolf
Chris English Vocals
See also: ex-Wolf
Past
Tim Suddaby Drums
Mike Cates Guitars
Stewart Richardson Bass
See also: ex-Wolf
Mike Thorburn Drums
See also: ex-Hammerhead (live), ex-Wolf
Simon Sparkes Guitars
See also: ex-Wolf
Bill Keir Guitars
See also: ex-Wolf
Chris English Vocals
See also: ex-Wolf
Tim Suddaby Drums
Mike Cates Guitars
Added by: DeadFetus Modified by: Lord_Vexus
Added on: 2002-08-23 20:57:23 Last modified on: 2017-06-05 18:50:20