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Another in my series of forgotten albums. This band was not a blind purchase having read about them a lot in Metal Edge around this time. On the heels of the excellent Trixter release, MCA/Mechanic was releasing some great stuff. So here we have a perfect slice of AOR/hard rock. Musically, vocally, just a classic all the way around. Here's some of my favorites:
Back with another long forgotten CD. In 1990, the major record labels literally signed every band in existence to try to cash in. This band from Norway fits the bill. The catchy title track made the MTV rotation and so they had semi-success. But I wasn't a huge fan of the album. Here's some tracks from the album:
Hailing from my hometown Baltimore, MD, I was eagerly anticipating a major label release from these guys. This band was a must see in the mid to late 80's with original vocalist Larry Hinshaw. Primed to sign a record deal, the band was told to ditch Hinshaw to secure the deal. Instead of replacing the singer, Brian Giacubeno nee Brian Jack moved from guitars to the band's frontman. A great decision at the time. By the time RAT RACE was released in 1990, the winds of change had begun to shift. Lack of any real promotion, their debut never really got it's just do. An incredible filler free release. My favorites: And of course, the three most known: