Tokyo Blade (album)

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Tokyo Blade
Original album cover
Studio album by Tokyo Blade
Released 1983
Recorded Stable Studios, Wickham Studios, Rooster Studios, Cave Studios, Bristol, 1983
Genre Heavy metal
Length 43:52
Label Powerstation Records
Producer Kevin D. Nixon, Andy Allen
Tokyo Blade chronology
Tokyo Blade
(1983)
Midnight Rendezvous
(1984)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Metal Forces (9/10)[2]

Tokyo Blade is the debut album by English heavy metal band Tokyo Blade. It was originally released in 1983 and reissued by High Vaultage Records in a remastered edition on CD in 1997, including all the tracks from the 1984 Midnight Rendezvous EP.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Powergame" (Andy Boulton, Al Marsh) - 4:12
  2. "Break the Chains" (Boulton, Marsh, John Wiggins) - 5:07
  3. "If Heaven Is Hell" (Boulton, Marsh) - 6:04
  4. "On Through the Night" (Boulton, Marsh) - 7:29
  5. "Killer City" (Boulton, Marsh) - 5:47
  6. "Liar" (Boulton, Marsh) - 5:37
  7. "Tonight" (Russ Ballard) - 4:02
  8. "Sunrise in Tokyo" (Boulton, Marsh) - 5:47
  9. "Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia" - 1:13

Track listing (1997 remastered edition)[edit]

  1. "Powergame" - 4:12
  2. "Break the Chains" - 5:07
  3. "If Heaven Is Hell" - 6:04
  4. "On Through the Night" - 7:29
  5. "Killer City" - 5:47
  6. "Liar" - 5:37
  7. "Tonight" - 4:02
  8. "Sunrise in Tokyo" - 5:47
  9. "Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia" - 1:13
  10. "If Heaven Is Hell" - 6:00
  11. "Highway Passion" - 4:24
  12. "Midnight Rendezvous" - 3:22
  13. "Mean Streak" - 4:44
  14. "Death on Main Street" - 4:38

Personnel[edit]

Tokyo Blade[edit]

Additional Musicians[edit]

  • Ray Dismore - guitar on track 3.

Production[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Tokyo Blade Tokyo Blade review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-07-14. 
  2. ^ Doe, Bernard (1983). "Tokyo Blade - Tokyo Blade". Metal Forces (2). Retrieved 2012-07-01. 
  3. ^ "Tokyo Blade - Tokyo Blade". Encyclopaedia Metallum. Retrieved 2010-03-30.