Stratus (English band)

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Stratus (originally "Clive Burr's Escape", then briefly known as "Tygon" and "Stratas"), was a short-lived English melodic hard rock supergroup. It was formed by ex-Iron Maiden drummer Clive Burr, the Troy brothers from then-inactive Praying Mantis plus ex-Gran Prix vocalist Bernie Shaw.

The track Run for Your Life was featured on the soundtrack to the movie Class of Nuke 'Em High.


Throwing Shapes
Stratus Throwing Shapes album cover.jpg
Studio album by Stratus
Released 1985
Recorded 1984-85
Genre Hard rock, heavy metal
Length 37:33
  • Throwing Shapes - 1985
    1. "Back Street Lovers" (3:51)
    2. "Gimme Something" (4:14)
    3. "Even If It Takes" (4:22)
    4. "Give Me One More Chance" (4:47)
    5. "Never Say No" (4:01)
    6. "Romancer" (3:22)
    7. "Enough Is Enough" (3:40)
    8. "Run for Your Life" (4:33)
    9. "So Tired" (4:46)


  • Tino Troy — lead guitar, vocals
  • Bernie Shaw - lead vocals
  • Clive Burr - drums, vocals
  • Chris Troy — bass, vocals
  • Alan Nelson — keyboard