KERRANG No. 45 July 1983. VG+ condition. Def Leppard on cover, Iron Maiden in Scandinavia, Hellanbach, Rush, Uriah Heep, Twisted Sister, WASP, Krokus


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KERRANG! No. 45 JULY 1 1983   apart from the page 43/44 (see description below) the rest of the magazine is in mint condition.   

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Iron Maiden, Barcley James Harvest, Def Leppard special, Hellanbach, Neil Peart from Rush, Uriah Heep, Santers, Melodic Heavy Metal, W.A.S.P

No. 45 must be one of the greatest Kerrang issues ever! Really fantastic. It has great features in Iron Maiden, Barcley James Harvest, a Def Leppard special, Hellanbach, Neil Peart from Rush, Uriah Heep, Santers, a special on Melodic Heavy Metal acts, W.A.S.P, Stampede Hurricane Town reviewed by Paul Suter / UFO : “”USA Column – Phil still looking for a band in L.A.”” by Laura Canyon / “”Attacks Bushell “”Official UFO story”” by Letter to Editor Wanker fan from word go, many other great record reviews including the “”Metalmorphosis”” review from Baron Rojo (first in line no less!) A really great issue.

Date of issue: July 1 – 13 1983

Cover – Def Leppard

Featured artists:
Iron Maiden -6pgs (photos in Norway incl. playing football and interview)
Barclay James Harvest – 1.5pg interview w/photo
Baron Rojo: Metalmorphosis, Vardis: The Lion’s Share, Robin Trower, Gary Moore: Rocking Every night – live in Japan, Witchfynde, Quartz, Stampede: Hurricane city, Cintron, Demon: The plague, Arcangel,
Marillion: Garden Party, Toto, Journey: Faithfully,
Def Leppard – 4 pg photos w/text
Hellenbach – 1 pg interview w/photo
Twisted Sister – 2 pgs + photo riding toy bikes w/text
Rush – 2 pgs Neil Peart interview w/photo
Uriah Heep – 3.5pg photos w/interview in Belgium. Great live photo!
Motorhead / Avil: Manchester Apollo, Magnum / Santers / Bronz (Hammersmith Odeon, London), Pali Gap, Budgie (Marquee, London), Quiet Riot (Los Angeles, CA, USA)
Santers – 1 pg interview w/photo
Jon Butcher – 1 pg photo w/text
Legs Diamond/Jonah Kolsen – 2 pg feature [1/4 of the second page -page 43- of the article is missing. On the other side of the page -page 44- the 1/4 of the page missing is a quiz… which is obviously unimportant]

WASP – 2 pg interview w/photos
Krokus – 1 pg photo w/text

Kerrang – the longest running and most famous UK Rock and Heavy Metal magazine. These mags have now become ultra collectable pieces of music memorabilia and have featured some of the biggest and smallest names in Rock/HM. Buy a piece of rock history today!!!!


LEGS DIAMOND: Fire Power LP 1979 The 3rd lp, w. inner with lyrics photos “You’ve Lost That Lovin Feelin” cover. Check audio.

LEGS DIAMOND: Land of the Gun LP. US Melodic Hard Rock with lots of AC/DC similarities in the vocal department. Check audio

LEGS DIAMOND: Town Bad Girl CD. Original, 1st press. US Melodic Hard Rock. Vocally similar to AC/DC. + video

Jon BUTCHER AXIS: Words 12″ New Man (Specially mixed for A.O.R Radio), New Man (live). Promotion PROMO. CHECK SAMPLE

JOURNEY: Faithfully 7″ + Edge of the blade [Classic]. Check video

MARILLION Garden Party 12″ [includes 2 exclusive songs, both Live versions] Check VIDEO

MARILLION: Garden Party 7″ Check video HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

DEMON: The plague [tape]

DEMON: The Plague + The only sane man 7″

STAMPEDE: Hurricane Town LP PROMO, mint condition. Top NWOBHM. Check samples

METALLERGY: very Rare compilation featuring N.W.O.B.H.M legends QUARTZ, Bernie TORMIE, WIDOWMAKER

QUARTZ: Stand Up And Fight NWOBHM LP Check samples

QUARTZ: Live Quartz LP. live Birmingham. Underrated NWOBHM gem 1980. Check videos

MUTHAS PRIDE 12″ Wildfire, Quartz, White Spirit, Baby Jane. Vinyl is Mint condition.

Metal Killers LP 1984. Near Mint condition. Accept, UFO, Black Sabbath, Twisted Sister, Judas Priest, Diamond Head, Quartz… Check videos

QUARTZ: Nactucket Sleighride 7″ + Wildfire [Classic N.W.O.B.H.M. Signed by Mick Hopkins and Taffy Taylor. Autographed]

WITCHFYNDE: Lords Of Sin + Anthems 4 live tracks (ANTHEMS). 60 minutes

WITCHFYNDE: The best of Witchfynde CD. Original, 1st version, British Steel.

METAL BATTLE: Rare Metal / N.W.O.B.H.M compilation LP 1983. James Hetfield Metallica cover. N.W.O.B.H.M legends Tank, Witchfynde, Raven, Venom, Jaguar, Hellanbach, Satan. Anvil, Mercyful Fate

GARY MOORE: Live in Japan Rockin Every Night [tape] Check audio (whole album)

Gary MOORE: Live in Japan Rockin’ Every Night LP UK. Check audio (whole album)

Gary MOORE: Live in Japan Rockin’ Every Night LP Japanese gatefold version with lyric sheet +obi! Check samples

BARON ROJO: Metalmorfosis LP Mausoleum Records. Very N.W.O.B.H.M sounding. Check video

BARON ROJO: Metalmorfosis LP Original 1983 Spanish. Very N.W.O.B.H.M sounding. Check video