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Nutz (1974)




Allmusic:
"Formed in Liverpool, England, in 1973 by singer Dave Lloyd, guitarist Mick Devonport, bassist Keith Mulholland, and drummer John Mylett, hard rockers Nutz distinguished themselves as one of the decade's most undistinguished second-tier acts. None of their four albums for A&M -- 1974's Nutz, 1975's Nutz Too, 1976's Hard Nutz (introducing keyboard player Kenny Newton), or 1977's Nutz Live Cutz -- fared particularly well, and occasional support tours with Black Sabbath and Budgie (not to mention a Friday night slot at the 1976 Reading Festival) also failed to further their cause.

By 1979 the band was sputtering to a halt, but when their song "Bootliggers" was surprisingly chosen for inclusion on 1980's Metal for Muthas (a compilation of emerging New Wave of British Heavy Metal talent like Iron Maiden, Praying Mantis, and Samson), Nutz decided to cash in on the younger generation by reinventing themselves as Rage. This barely disguised new version of Nutz (not to be confused with the German power metal trio that appeared a few years later) ejected their keyboard player, recruited additional guitarist Terry Steers, and went on to record three more albums before finally breaking up in 1984."

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Nutz - Ain't No Thanks to You


9 comments:

Crotchbat said...
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Anonymous said...

Repost please!

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Anonymous said...

THX Crotchbat! I can help in something? I have 5.000 albums in MP3. sbarinous@gmail.com

Crotchbat said...

Thanks for the comments, man!

Actually, I'm really looking for an album called Truk Tracks, by Truk (1970).

Not much info on the web:

Here: http://tinyurl.com/h6a28 and here: http://tinyurl.com/gonko

I've got the LP, but no way to digitize it yet. If you've got a good rip (192 and up), let me know. And thanks!

Anonymous said...

You posted the link for Tarkus 1972 just to let you know. Please post the link for Nutz!!

Crotchbat said...
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Anonymous said...

Can You repost this album??
CArlos = BRazil
Brilliant Blog.

Anonymous said...

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