Welcome to the Metal Zone 2LP gatefold. 1985 Music For Nations jewel. Both vinyl discs are MINT. Get blown away. Check samples


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Various – Welcome To The Metal Zone
There are absolute classics from Exciter, Mercyful Fate, Tank, Megadeth, Savatage, Loudness and Exodus. But then there’s lighter metal of Alaska and Earthshaker to deal with, as well as a Jack Starr cut. This is a pretty honest look at the overall indie metal eighties in one compact two record vinyl record deal. Bang your head to these marvellous tracks.

Various   Welcome To The Metal Zone
Label: Music For Nations  MFN 49
Format: 2 × Vinyl, LP, Compilation
Country: UK
Released: 1985
Genre: Hard Rock, Thrash Metal, Speed Metal, Heavy Metal
A1 Rogue Male Crazy Motorcycle 3:35
A2 Exciter I Am The Beast 4:37
A3 Mercyful Fate Nightmare 6:20
A4 Q5 Pull The Trigger 4:00

B1 Wendy O. Williams I Love Sex 3:47
B2 Tank The War Drags Ever On 7:55
B3 Megadeth The Skull Beneath The Skin 3:42
B4 TKO Run Out Of Town 3:47

C1 Waysted The Price You Pay 5:48
C2 Battleaxe Chopper Attack 4:15
C3 Savatage The Dungeons Are Calling 4:46
C4 Loudness Crazy Nights 4:04

D1 Exodus And There Were None 4:30
D2 Earthshaker Radio Magic 4:34
D3 Alaska Run With The Pack 3:29
D4 The Rods Let Them Eat Metal 3:52
D5 Jack Starr Wild In The Streets 2:37

Motorhead-like. Ahhh those were the days, when Rogue Male and Zodiac Mindwarp spewed sleaze punk metal. Listen and love.

they keep the heaviness throughout the song. The way metal should be played! Exciter have been one of the most fascinating Speed/Thrash bands from Canada back in the 80´s. What made Exciter special, was the singing drummer Dan Beehler. They are still active.

That overwhelming surge of power you only get from METAL!!!! Guitarist Floyd D. Rose invented the Floyd Rose Locking Tremolo System in the late 1970s. Q5 is an American hard rock/heavy metal band from Seattle, Washington.

very mosh worthy

if Venom was the evil version of Motörhead, Mercyful Fate was really the evil version of Iron Maiden! this sounds both elegant and wild, melodic and raw! early Mercyful Fate managed to create their own kind of heavy/speed metal that couldn’t be mistaken for any other band and influenced so many bands from heavy to black metal and from thrash to death/doom!

“It was somebody’s daughter or somebody’s wife -sometimes it’s hard to tell ” Run out of town !! Hated all around !! Ha ha ha…they don’t write em like that anymore.
Awesome band.

Awesome. This is exactly what I imagined the band would sound like when I saw the album cover. True heavy metal classic! close to Judas Priest, without the high vocal range.

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