Honour & Blood

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Honour & Blood
Studio album by Tank
Released December 1984
Recorded 1984, Sound Suite Studios, London
Genre Heavy metal
Length 42:43
Label Music for Nations
Producer Tank
Tank chronology
This Means War
Honour & Blood
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Honour & Blood is the fourth album by the British heavy metal band Tank, released in 1984. By the time of this album Algy Ward was the last original member of the group remaining, as the Brabbs brothers had been replaced by Cliff Evans on guitar and Graeme Crallan on drums (reuniting Crallan with his former bandmate in White Spirit, Mick Tucker). The album follows much the same format as the band's previous album This Means War, with seven songs, several quite lengthy, of melodic heavy metal primarily about the topic of war. However, the band explores some different subject matter on side two, as "W.M.L.A." and "Too Tired To Wait For Love", express frustration in love, while "Chain of Fools" is a cover of the 1967 hit by Aretha Franklin.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Algy Ward and Mick Tucker except where noted.

  1. "The War Drags Ever On" – 8:14
  2. "When All Hell Freezes Over" – 5:56
  3. "Honour and Blood" – 6:31
  4. "Chain of Fools" (Don Covay) – 4:08
  5. "W.M.L.A. (Wasting My Life Away)" – 5:17
  6. "Too Tired to Wait for Love" (Algy Ward) – 4:37
  7. "Kill" – 8:00

CD Bonus Track[edit]

Various editions of the album have been available on CD with the following bonus track:

  1. "The Man Who Never Was" (from the Japanese CD version of Honour & Blood) – 4:30



  • Alvin Clark, Peter Rackham - engineers