Samson


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Country: United Kingdom

Links: Official site
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Formed in: 1977
Disbanded in: 2002

1977-1990 New wave of British heavy metal
1990-2002 Heavy metal

Line-up

1977-2002  Paul Samson - guitars
1978-1979  Chris Aylmer - bass
› 1979-1985  -//-
› 1993-2002  -//-
1979-1980  Thunderstick - drums
› 2000-2002  -//-
1981-1984  Nicky Moore - vocals
› 2000-2002  -//-
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1977  Clive Burr - drums
1979  John McCoy - bass
1980-1981  Bruce Bruce - vocals
1981  Mel Gaynor - drums
1982-1985  Pete Jupp - drums
1985-1986  Dave Colwell - guitars
1985-1986  Mervyn Goldsworthy - bass
1985-1986  Edgar Patrik - drums
1986  Sam Blue - vocals
1986  Mark Brabbs - drums
1986  Kevin "Skids" Riddles - bass
1986-1987  Chris Shirley - drums
1987-1989  Dave Boyce - bass
1987-1990  Toby Sadler - keyboards
1988-1990  Mick White - vocals
1988-1991  Charlie McKenzie - drums
1990  Peter Scallan - vocals
1990-1993  Rik Anthony - vocals
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Discography

1978 Telephone [Single] 7
1978 Mr. Rock & Roll [Single] 6
1979 Mr Rock & Roll / Primrose Shuffle [Single] 7
1980 Metal For Muthas, Vol. I [VA] 8
1980 Vice Versa / Hammerhead [Single] 8
1980 Hard Times [Single] 8
1981 Riding With The Angels [Single] 8
1982 Losing My Grip [Single] 6.5
1982 Life On The Run [Single] 7
1982 Red Skies [Single] 7
1984 The Fight Goes On [Single] 6
1984 Are You Ready [Single] 6
1984 Last Rites [Compilation] 6
1985 Thank You And Goodnight [Live] 5.7
1986 Vice Versa [Single] 6
1986 No Turning Back [Single] 6
1986 Head Tactics [Compilation] 6
1990 Live At Reading '81 [Live] 7.4
1990 NWOBHM '79 Revisited [VA] 8.5
1990 Pillars Of Rock [Compilation] 7
1993 1988 [Compilation] 6
1994 Live At The Marquee [Live] 7
1995 Burning Emotion: The Best Of 1985-1990 [Compilation] 6
1997 The BBC Sessions [Compilation] 6
1998 British Steel: Heavyweight Of Metal Live & Loud [VA] 8
1999 Metal Crusade '99 [Split] [VA] 7
2001 There And Back [Compilation] 6
2001 Live In London [Live] 5.5
2006 Tomorrow And Yesterday [Compilation] 6

Latest reviews

Can you hear the Hammerhead over Reading? I bet the audience could as Samson played their set on the famous festival in 1981. 1980 - 1981 in fact was a period for a small glance at fame for the quartet formed by Paul Samson (who died of cancer in 2002),...   Review by Pierre Tombale ››

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