Tokyo Blade (album)

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Tokyo Blade
Tokio Blade 1983.jpg
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.