|Genres||Heavy Metal, Power Metal|
Brocas Helm was founded in 1982 by Bobbie Wright, James Schumacher, Jack Hays and John Grey. In 1983, the band releasing their first demo. In 1984 she was taken from First Strike for the USA and Steamhammer for Europe under contract. In the same year they released their first album Into Battle on the market.
After various disagreements (for example, the cover of Into Battle was determined without the consent of the band) Brocas Helm solved by mutual agreement contracts with the record companies, although they had been actually committed or for the creation of a second album. Since Brocas Helm after a long search found no label that corresponded to their expectations, they founded their own. During five years of hard work in their studio they created the album Black Death with Tom Behney on guitar. Mainly to catch a record company to be able to bring out a quality CD with the aim of Brocas Helm took the Helm's Deep demo. Brocas Helm still found no record company that met their expectations and brought the album Ghost Story in 1994, the singles Time of the Dark in 1997 and Blood Machine / Skull Fucker so again in 2000 under an independent production out.
In 2003 Brocas Helm stepped under the label of Eat Metal Records, which, unabridged, published in 2004 their live album Black Death in Athens, as well as the other two albums with bonus songs and new representation. Also in 2004, the band recorded the album Defender of the Crown, and published it under their own sales.
The songs "Cry of the Banshee" and "Drink the Blood of the Priest" were used in the 2009 video game Brütal Legend.
- Black Death in Athens (2004)
- Ghost Story (1994)
- Demo I (1983)
- Helm's Deep (1989)
- The encyclopedia of popular music - Volume 1 -Colin Larkin - 2006 - Page 847 "Brocas Helm Influenced by the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal, Brocas Helm were formed in 1983 and comprised vocalist/guitarist Robbie Wright, bassist Jim Schumacher and drummer Jack Hays. Drawing inspiration from Iron Maiden, ..."