The Crazy World of Arthur Brown

The Crazy World of Arthur Brown was an English psych-rock band that released the single “Devil’s Grip” on Track Record in 1967, followed by a self-titled album (co-produced by Pete Townshend) and the single “Nightmare” in 1968. The band is best known for the shock theatrics of vocalist Arthur Brown, whose hair-lighting antics ignited performances […]

Atomic Rooster

Atomic Rooster was an English hard-rock band that released back-to-back albums on B&C/Fontana in 1970, followed by three albums on Pegasus and Dawn between 1971 and 1973. After a six-year pause in activity, the band reconvened for two albums on EMI and PVC/Passport between 1980 and 1983. The band was formed from the ashes of […]

Atomic Rooster ‎– Headline News (1983)

Headline News is an album by English hard-rock band Atomic Rooster, released in 1983 on Towerbell/Passport. The album is the band’s seventh overall and the second and last of their ’80s-era reformation. Guitar duties are mostly split between David Gilmour and Gillan-axeman Bernie Tormé. Tracklist: A1. “Hold Your Fire” (4:36) A2. “Headline News” (5:07) A3. […]

Atomic Rooster ‎– Death Walks Behind You (1970)

Death Walks Behind You is the second album by English rock combo Atomic Rooster, released in September 1970 on B&C Records. Tracklist: A1. “Death Walks Behind You” (7:23) A2. “VUG” (5:00) A3. “Tomorrow Night” (4:00)* A4. “7 Streets” (6:44) B1. “Sleeping for Years” (5:27) B2. “I Can’t Take No More” (3:34) B3. “Nobody Else” (5:01) […]

Atomic Rooster ‎– Atomic Rooster (1970)

Atomic Rooster is the debut album by Atomic Rooster, first released in March 1970 on B & C (U.K.) and Fontana (Europe). Two versions exist of the album. The first — recorded by the original lineup of keyboardist Vincent Crane, bassist/singer Nick Graham, and drummer Carl Palmer — has no guitar. Soon after that release, […]