Randy: Shadows are falling

Year1986
Label/DistributionArp Grammofon
Format7inch
Musical styleHeavy Metal
Additional infoOfficially rereleased on CD in 2010. Contains both the single and the demo in remastered quality. A MUST!!!
Rarity grading
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4 out of 6 - Incredibly rare!

Review

It's a shame that this band released only one single and one 7-songer demo (1987). I have only listened to the single that contains two masterpieces in the vain of NWoBHM with remarkable vocals and great music. Nothing else can be said, just grab this piece of vinyl and discover this great band. If there is somebody that has the demo please contact me.


Some copies of this EP turned up years ago when a danish Heavy Metal Maniac bought the last copies from the band itself and spread it amoung the hysteric Metal crowd. I like the cover pic..totally Metal...yeah these guys knew what we want..we want blood! The EP features 2 tracks that are totally different sounding. "Shadows are falling" offers strong NWOBHM influences, just typical for this genre. The track is quite listenable but some heavyness is missed, although I'm far away from saying it's boring. nö nö... And "The beast" is just...a hammer of steel! Yeah boys! You bring it! An uptempo smash hit where your heads will be automatically starting to move. That solo still is robbing my mind every time I hear that track. So there is a 50:50 chance that "Shadows are falling" is not their typical sound you may think now...äähh..wrong guys...their "Demo 87" contains an unreleased album and all tracks do sound in the "Shadows are falling" vein, but mainly far weaker...so enjoy this EP and salute RANDY with a lonely beer...

Tracks
1. Shadows Are Falling
2. The Beast

Created / updated: 2011-07-22
FutureSynner, Vaggelis Fotakis