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Heavy Metal Made In Italy 1985 LP
Label: Shirak Records #: CHM 8548 Country: Italy
Info: Possibly the best Italian Metal compilation ever in this reviewer's humble opinion.

CONTENT
(bold = exclusive track / normal = non-exclusive track / italic = non-metal)



Side A:
1. SHINING BLADE - On The Battlefields
  Their cult-status is oh so well deserved. Simply perfect Heavy Metal.
2. IRA - Mr. Mountain
  Very Italian-sounding, original, moodfilled Metal. Luw it! (No relation to some new Italian DM band w/ the same name)
3. JESTER BEAST - Hell's Driver
  Olde Speed a la Exciter!
4. BLACK DEAL - Black Deal
  Great, galopping Metal instrumental in the good ol' Maiden-tradition. Later featured on their "Escape" anthology CD from 2009.

Side B:
1. BLACK EVIL - Hell's Rats
  Simple but effective Heavy/Power(old).
2. ELEKTRADRIVE - Secrets Of The Holy Grave
  Superb Melodic/Epic Metal w/ keys. Different from the LP version of '86.
3. GUNFIRE - Firecult
  Raging olde Speed Metal perfection! Possibly better than any of the songs off their rare MLP.
4. WHISPERING BELLS - Trip
  Leave it to the complete unknowns to deliver the best song on the album. Fist-in-the-air, Speed/Power glory!
         
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