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Raven Rock!

Hailing from Newcastle-upon-Tyne, hard rock band Raven were founded in 1974 by brothers John and Mark Gallagher and Paul Bowden. We now represent the rights to a raft of rare Raven recordings, including the albums Live At The Inferno, Stay Hard, The Pack Is Back, Life's A Bitch and many others. This is the latest

Avatar – Pandora’s Rocks?

We're happy to announce the acquisition of Avatar Record & Screenworks Ltd., an independent label co-run by Jon Brewer and Robert Patterson, active from 1980 to 1983. Its catalogue includes albums by 'New Wave Of British Heavy Metal' bands Chevy and Dark Star, Nik Turner's Inner City Unit, soul legend Edwin Starr, Michael Strange And

National Steel

We have just purchased the rights to the Metal Nation catalogue. The label was started by ex-Neat Records/Edgy Records boss Jess Cox in 2004, primarily to release NWOBHM material. Their output boasted records by such bands as Witchfynde, Prowler, Blitzkrieg, Sleepy People, Hologram and many more. This adds extra muscle to our

Tokyo Nights

Heavy metal stalwarts Tokyo Blade return through our Dissonance Productions imprint with their tenth album, Fury, which boasts fifteen tracks of pure, unadulterated rock from the classic line-up of Alan Marsh (vocals), Andy Boulton (lead guitar), John Wiggins (rhythm guitar), Andy Wrighton (bass) and Steve

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

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