New Catalogue

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...

No Strangers to Folk Rock

Released on the Grapefruit label on 29 March, Strangers In The Room is a new 3-CD box set devoted to the UK Folk-Rock boom of the late 60s and early 70s. Cherry Red control the rights to many of tracks, from acts on John Peel's...

Live Rocks!

Cherry Red have recently acquired the rights to a juggernaut full of rare live Rock recordings from the past. Part of the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal, Jet Records' band Girl were clearly influenced by Glam Rock with their blonde image - we now...

Zior & Monument

Cherry Red are now the proud representatives of three legendary rarities from the early 70s Progressive Rock boom.   Originally issued on the Nepentha label in 1971, Zior's sole eponymous LP hinged around the talents of multi-instrumentalist Keith Bonsor, with productions duties from Peter Lee Stirling...

Metal Spider

Formed in Liverpool in the mid-1970s, Spider were a popular heavy rock band who recorded three albums across the early 80s, which sat midway musically between the boogie twelve-bar blues of Status Quo and the histrionic power of the new wave of British heavy metal...

Pass The Fast Buck

Fast Buck were a quintessential British mid-70s rock band, rooted in the same twelve-bar (room) riffs as early AC/DC and Bad Company.   Centered around the songwriting talents of Ed Hamilton, Fast Buck recorded just one eponymous album (Jet Records, 1976) but they also made myriad...