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Slayer

Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Location:
Rochdale, Greater Manchester, England
Status:
Changed name
Formed in:
1980
Genre:
NWOBHM
Lyrical themes:
Evil, Nightlife
Last label:
Cavalier Records
Years active:
1978-1980 (as Heavy Thunder), 1980-1983, 1983-1987 (as Dragonslayer)
Between 1980 and 1981 the band recorded two demos that are believed to be lost. Some of the songs included on them were "Calling the Devil," "Memories," and "Teaser".

The band's 1982 demo and 7" tracks were included on reissues in 2008 and 2020 under the band name Dragonslayer.

Not to be confused with the NWOBHM/Hard Rock band Slayer (formerly Aslan), from Lichfield, Staffordshire.
Last known
Steve Morgan Bass
(R.I.P. 2009) See also: ex-Dragonslayer
Phil Odins Guitars
See also: ex-Dragonslayer, ex-Phil Odins / Solo, ex-Rack n Ruin, ex-Scary Dogs
Tony Mamwell Vocals
See also: ex-Dragonslayer
Dave Phillips Drums (1983-?)
See also: ex-Dragonslayer, ex-Sweet Sin
Past
Gary Walker Drums
Bob Carroll Drums (?-1983)
Ian Blackburn Guitars
See also: ex-Turbo
George Kilburn Keyboards
Dave Walker Vocals
Steve Morgan Bass
(R.I.P. 2009) See also: ex-Dragonslayer
Phil Odins Guitars
See also: ex-Dragonslayer, ex-Phil Odins / Solo, ex-Rack n Ruin, ex-Scary Dogs
Tony Mamwell Vocals
See also: ex-Dragonslayer
Dave Phillips Drums (1983-?)
See also: ex-Dragonslayer, ex-Sweet Sin
Gary Walker Drums
Bob Carroll Drums (?-1983)
Ian Blackburn Guitars
See also: ex-Turbo
George Kilburn Keyboards
Dave Walker Vocals
Added by: UltraBoris Modified by: KingSpooky
Added on: 2003-02-07 02:31:43 Last modified on: 2022-04-20 17:58:18