EUROPE, DANGEROUS TOYS, BRITNY FOX AND RIOT GET ‘2 ON 1’ CD TREATMENT
November 5, 2009
Ironbird Records have announced that they are releasing ‘2 on 1’ resissues from Europe, Dangerous Toys, Britny Fox, Riot and Corrosion Of Conformity. The CDs will be released on November 11th and be distributed through Cherry Red. Each title is available for purchase at www.cherryred.co.uk/bird/ibird.php.
Out Of This World / Prisoners In Paradise
Swedish hard rock band Europe enjoyed major success with their worldwide hit ‘The Final Countdown’ CD1 – Out Of This World Superstitious from their 1998 album “Out Of This World” provided a UK and US Top Forty Hit and Europe continued to produce made to order metal with admirable craftsmanship and memorable hooks. CD2 – Prisoners Of Paradise Their third album Prisoners Of Paradise was released in 1991 and featured the hits ‘I’ll Cry For You’ and ‘Halfway To Heaven’.
Out Of This World
Superstitious / Let The Good Times Rock / Open Your Heart / More Than Meets The Eye / Coast To Coast / Ready Or Not / Sign Of The Times / Just The Beginning / Never Say Die / Lights And Shadows / Tower’s Callin’ / Tomorrow
Prisoners Of Paradise
All Or Nothing / Halfway To Heaven / I’ll Cry For You / Little Bit Of Lovin’ / Talk To Me (Album Version) / Seventh Sign / Prisoners In Paradise / Bad Blood / Homeland / Got Your Mind In The Gutter / Til My Heart Beats Down Your Door / Girl From Lebanon
Dangerous Toys / Hellacious
CD1- Dangerous Toys self titled debut album was produced by Max Norman (Megadeath, Ozzy Osbourne ) and is considered their best release which was in regular rotation on MTV. At the time their Southern Rock influenced metal was noticeably different from the hair metal dominating MTV’s Headbangers Ball. The album contains their breakthrough hit “Teas’n Pleas’n”. CD2 -Hellacious Acres their second album produced by Roy Thomas Baker in 1991 and featured the singles “Sticks and Stones” and “Line ‘Em Up”.
Teas’n Pleas’n / Scared / Bones In The Gutter / Take Me Drunk / Feels Like A Hammer / Sport’n A Woody / Queen Of The Nile / Outlaw / Here Comes Trouble / Ten Boots (Stompin’) / That Dog
Gunfighter / Gimme No Lip / Sticks & Stones / Best Of Friends / On Top / Sugar, Leather & The Nail / Angel N U / Feel Like Makin’ Love / Line ‘Em Up / Gypsy (Black-N-Blue Valentine) / Bad Guy
Corrosion of Conformity
Deliverance / Wiseblood
CD1 – Deliverance – With guitarist Pepper Keenan now at the helm as lead singer and principal songwriter, Corrosion of Conformity abandoned most of the punk influences of their crossover past and turned into a full-fledged Sabbath-inspired metal band with DELIVERANCE. CD2 – Wiseblood – is the closest Corrosion of Conformity got to old school heavy metal and yet their fondness for industrial soundbites and thrash-metal keep the group sounding contemporary.
Heaven’s Not Overflowing / Albatross / Clean My Wounds / Without Wings / Broken Man / Senor Limpio / Mano De Mono / Seven Days / #2121313 / My Grain / Deliverance / Shake Like You / Shelter / Pearls Before Swine
King Of America / Long Whip / Big America – Wiseblood / Goodbye Windows / Born Again For The Last Time / Drowning In A Daydream / The Snake Has No Head / The Door / Man Or Ash / Redemption City / Wishbone (Some Tomorrow) / Fuel / Bottom Feeder (El Que Come Abajo) Inst
Britny Fox / Boys In Heat
Britny Fox an American glam metal band established themselves early on as hard-hitting contenders. Their self titled debut album was released to great acclaim and one of the most successful premieres of 1988, winning them Metal Edge Magazines 1988 Reader’s Choice Award. Their second album “Boys In Heat” in 1989 fires on all cylinders and rarely misses a beat. Bassist Billy Childs is appearing in writer/director Cory J. Udlers horror film “Incest Death Squad” which stars George Kosana of “Night of the Living Dead” and has its World Premier at The Madeson Horror Film Festival on 2 October 2009.
Girlschool / Long Way To Love / Kick ‘N’ Fight / Save The Weak / Fun In Texas / Rock Revolution / Don’t Hide / Gudbye T’ Jane / In America / Hold On Long Way To Love (Single Version) / Livin’ On The Edge (Single Version)
Boys In Heat
In Motion / Standing In The Shadows / Hair Of The Dog / Livin’ On A Dream / She’s So Lonely / Dream On / Long Way From Home / Plenty Of Love / Stevie / Shine On / Angel In My Heart / Left Me Stray / Long Road
Thunder Steel / The Privilege Of Power
CD1 – Thunder Steel. This 1988 album takes everything that was metal at the time and is a classic combining thrashing guitars and pounding percussion indicative of the underground thrash movement of the time. It has more riffs than Anthrax and undertones of the hair metal that was riding the charts at that time. It is a classic and has everything that makes metal great! CD2 – The Privilege Of Power. This 1990 album saw the band augment their state-of-the-art heavy metal sound with horns, courtesy of the Brecker Brothers and Tower Of Power. It also features guest vocals by Joe Lynn turner (rainbow). The album employs 10 complex tracks that work as a single unit
Thundersteel / Fight Or Fall / Sight Of The Crimson Storm / Flight Of The Warrior / On Wings Of Eagles / Johnny’s Back / Blood Streets / Run For Your Life / Buried Alive (Tell Tale Heart)
The Privilege Of Power
On Your Knees / Metal Soldiers / Runaway / Killer / Dance Of Death / Storming The Gates Of Hell / Maryanne / Little Miss Death / Black Leather And Glittering Steel / Racing With The Devil On A Spanish Highway (Revisited)