New Catalogue

Killer On The Loose!

Formed in 1980, Killer were a highly rated Heavy Metal band from Antwerp, Belgium.   Cherry Red represent much of Killer's back catalogue, including early albums such as Ready For Hell (1981), Wall Of Sound (1982), Shock Waves (1984) and Fatal Attraction (1990).   Eight Killer albums have been reissued on CD across two box sets on our HNE label but drop...

Irish Emerald

We're proud to announce that Cherry Red Records are now the custodians of the legendary Emerald Music, which has specialized in Irish, Scottish and Celtic music for over half a century.   From Irish show bands to Scottish pipe outfits, country singers to accordion music, folk artists...

The Men From Baltimore

Formed in 1968 in Brooklyn, New York, Sir Lord Baltimore were a hard rock band, led by songwriter Mike Appel, who recorded two acclaimed albums for Mercury Records - namely, Kingdom Come (1970) and Sir Lord Baltimore  (1971).   A review of their debut in Creem magazine was notable for its early use of the term "heavy metal".   Cherry Red...

1979: Red Noise Revolt!

After the demise of 70s art rock legends Be Bop Deluxe, their front man quickly re-emerged with a new incarnation, Bill Nelson's Red Noise, in 1979.   This highly promising band were only ever granted one album, Sound On Sound, for Harvest Records before Nelson called it a day and concentrated...

Edgar Jones And The Stairs

Ever since emerging with his unashamedly retro combo The Stairs in 1991, Edgar Jones (alias Edgar Summertyme) has carved a splendid niche in exhuming the spirit of mid-60s US garage rock and British R&B.   The Liverpudlian singer, songwriter and bassist has now brought his extensive catalogue of over a dozen albums to Cherry Red, from...

Drink The Elixir

Formed in the mid-1980s, London band Elixir were part of the boom in British Heavy Metal (nicknamed NWOBHM), driven in part by the success of Iron Maiden and Def Leppard.   Cherry Red now represent the rights to several albums by Elixir, namely Lethal Potion (1990), Sovereign Remedy(2004) and Live (2005). Drop us a line...

Mighty Baby In Action!

Created in 1969 out of the ashes of Mod favourites The Action, Mighty Baby embraced the "playing" style of West Coast psychedelic bands like The Grateful Dead, alongside a fascination with Sufism.   The result was a unique fusion of psychedelia, blues, world music and other styles.   Cherry Red now represent their cult 1971 album A Jug Of...

Trapeze With Ease!

Formed in 1969, Trapeze were part of an explosion in British heavy rock music. The band were fronted by the soulful tones of Glenn Hughes and signed to Moody Blues' label Threshold in 1970.   Three albums followed, Trapeze,Medusa and You Are The Music ...

Cherry Red Get Brett

Having cut his teeth in the Sixties with psychedelic bands Tintern Abbey and Elmer Gantry's Velvet Opera, Paul Brett fronted his own band (Paul Brett's Sage) before going solo in 1973 to develop is considerable skills on guitar.   Cherry Red now present some twenty albums by a maestro...

Andy Pawlak’s Secrets

Tyneside singer-songwriter Andy Pawlak's debut album, Shoebox Full Of Secrets, was a critic's favourite back in 1989.  But despite acclaim and airplay for singles 'Mermaids', 'Secrets' and 'Mother's Day', it failed to cross over.   Since then, it's become a cult classic and Cherry Red are proud to now...