Metal Nation 2017
This year see's the release of Holocaust's Debut LP from 1980 to CD with nine bonus tracks added from the band's three 12" singles out between 1980-1982. Constantly quoted as one of the most important albums of the NWOBHM this is the first time the album has been available for 20 years but now with the nine bonus tracks added and a booklet packed with full lyrics and sleeve notes by main man , John Mortimer this release will be in high demand by Metal fans.
The album features many rock anthems beloved by the HM fraternity including 'Heavy Metal Mania' and 'Death Or Glory' - both songs were also covered in later years by Gamma Ray and Six Feet Under respectively.
The Nightcomers album features the bands all original Scottish line-up and was the first release by Edinburgh based Phoenix Records , an independent Record shop turned record label to release this album and where vocalist Gary Lettice worked.
The band went on to release 9 albums over the next 20 years splitting in 2003.