Samson


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Country: United Kingdom
Links: Official site

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]
1978 Mr. Rock & Roll [Single] 5
1979 Mr Rock & Roll / Primrose Shuffle [Single]
1980 Metal For Muthas, Vol. I [VA] 7.3
1980 Vice Versa / Hammerhead [Single]
1980 Hard Times [Single]
1981 Riding With The Angels [Single]
1982 Losing My Grip [Single] 6
1982 Life On The Run [Single]
1982 Red Skies [Single]
1984 The Fight Goes On [Single]
1984 Are You Ready [Single]
1984 Last Rites [Compilation]
1985 Thank You And Goodnight [Live] 5.5
1986 Vice Versa [Single]
1986 No Turning Back [Single]
1986 Head Tactics [Compilation] 6
1990 Live At Reading '81 [Live] 7.4
1990 NWOBHM '79 Revisited [VA] 8.7
1990 Pillars Of Rock [Compilation] 7
1993 1988 [Compilation]
1994 Live At The Marquee [Live]
1995 Burning Emotion: The Best Of 1985-1990 [Compilation]
1997 The BBC Sessions [Compilation] 6
1998 British Steel: Heavyweight Of Metal Live & Loud [VA]
2001 There And Back [Compilation]
2001 Live In London [Live] 5
2006 Tomorrow And Yesterday [Compilation]

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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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