Bridge Album-TEMPEST RIDE LYADRIVE HERETIC NORTH STAR-UK 1982 DIY NWOBHM LP-HEAR
Various Bands-The Bridge Album-TEMPEST RIDE LYADRIVE HERETIC NORTH STAR-UK 1982 DIY NWOBHM Heavy Metal Vinyl Private Press LP-HEAR
Country of Origin
Year of Release
Rough Cut/ Stella Rebella/ Heretic/ Switchback/ North Star/ Mint/ Tempest Ride (aka Lyadrive)/ The Jon Band/ Cherry Armadillo & Takeaway
The Bridge Album
Bridge Records (BR001)
Various bands DIY compilation, various genres but NWOBHM is predominant in the shape of Tempest Ride (who had changed their name to Lyadrive by the time of release), Rough Cut, Heretic, North Star, and Takeaway.
Lyadrive went on to release very sought after 7” as well as North Star, ‘It’s Only Money’ features on the B side of their highly collectable ‘Too Many Chances’ single.
Rough Cut - Gunship
Stella Rebella - School Life
Heretic - In Time
Switchback - How You Made Me Cry
North Star - It's Only Money
Mint - Underworld
Tempest Ride (aka Lyadrive) - Another Time, Another Place
The Jon Band - Dressed In Cream
Cherry Armadillo - Cocaine Cocktail
Takeaway – Reflections
Ex (non laminated card sleeve in good shape)
Ex (nice and clean vinyl, there are a couple of light whispery lines nothing more than sleeve removal. there is one small superficial mark on 'heretic-in time' that does not affect play. hear actual record below)
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Bridge Album-Side One
Bridge Album-Side Two
Audio and Pictures
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