Origin: Mansfield, England  
Genres: NWOBHM
Last update/review: October 18, 2015

Savage

Savage's Loose 'n' Lethal was easily the best album releasd by the British indie label Ebony Records (though Grim Reaper ultimately became more popular), and as good a representation of the classic NWOBHM style as any album of the day. The standout track from that album, "Let It Loose", was covered by none other than Metallica on one of their early demos. With the success of that debut album came a move to a bigger record label, but the resulting album, Hyperactive, wasn't quite as well received, and with continual organizational problems, the band through in the towel soon afterward. It would be ten years before the core duo of Andy Dawson and Chris Bradley would come back together in a reformed Savage, releasing three albums from 1995 to 2000 that by all accounts retains their NWOBHM heritage. Interestingly enough, the aforementioned demo track by Metallica was actually tacked on to the end of the last Savage album, Xtreme Machine.

Current Members

Chris Bradley

bass/vocals

Kristian Bradley

guitars

Andy Dawson

guitars

Mark Nelson

drums

Former Members/Guests

Wayne Renshaw

guitars

Mark Brown

drums

Dave Lindley

drums

Richard Kirk

drums



Discography



Loose 'n' Lethal  
1983 Ebony
  1. Let It Loose
  2. Cry Wolf
  3. Berlin
  4. Dirty Money
  5. Ain' t Not Fit Place
  6. On The Rocks
  7. The China Run
  8. White Hot
  • Chris Bradley
  • Andy Dawson
  • Wayne Renshaw
  • Mark Brown



Hyperactive  
1985 Zebra
  1. We Got The Edge
  2. Eye For An Eye
  3. Hard On Your Heels
  4. Blind Hunger
  5. Skirt Tear Your Heart Out
  6. Stevie' s Vengeance
  7. Cardiac
  8. All Set To Sting
  9. Keep It On Ice
  • Chris Bradley
  • Andy Dawson
  • Wayne Renshaw
  • Mark Brown



Holy Wars  
1995 Neat
  1. Headstrong
  2. Anthem
  3. How?
  4. This Means War
  5. Down 'n' Dangerous
  6. Suffer The Children
  7. Fashion By Force
  8. Twist
  9. Streets Of Fire
  10. Let The World Go Crazy
  11. Glory Boys
  12. Let It Loose'95
  • Chris Bradley
  • Andy Dawson
  • Dave Lindley



Babylon  
1996 Neat
  1. Space Cowboy
  2. Temple Of Deceit
  3. Babylon
  4. Rainmaker
  5. Snake Dance
  6. Cyberhead
  7. Tv Nation
  8. Rat Race
  9. Sister Sleaze
  10. Not Ordinary Day
  • Chris Bradley
  • Andy Dawson
  • Richard Kirk



Xtreme Machine  
2000 Neat
  1. Control Freak
  2. Smiling Assassin
  3. Choke
  4. Extreme Machine
  5. Promised Land
  6. Drowning Man
  7. Creepshow
  8. Living with Uncertainty
  9. Thorns
  10. New Messiah
  11. Evil We Can Do
  12. Hyde
  • Chris Bradley
  • Andy Dawson
  • Richard Kirk



This Ain't No Fit Place - The Best Of Savage  
2002 Essential
  1. Control Freak
  2. Choke
  3. Space Cowboy
  4. Babylon
  5. Temple Of Deceit
  6. Headstrong (Cult Of One)
  7. Anthem
  8. Down And Dangerous (Machine Gun)
  9. This Means War
  10. How?
  11. Let It Loose '95
  12. Ain't No Fit Place
  13. Berlin
  14. Cry Wolf
  15. The China Run
  16. No Cause To Kill (1980 Demo)
  17. The Devil Take You (1980 Demo)



Live Aardschock 1984  LIVE
2010
  • Chris Bradley
  • Andy Dawson
  • Wayne Renshaw
  • Mark Brown



Sons Of Malice  
2012 Sanctuary
  1. The Rage Within
  2. Black N Blue
  3. Sons of Malice
  4. The Hanging Tree
  5. Monkey on My Back
  6. Junkyard Dogs
  7. Blow
  8. Waking the Dead
  9. Choose Revolution
  10. NOW
  11. Look at Yourself
  12. Master of War
  13. Fallen Idols
  • Chris Bradley
  • Kristian Bradley
  • Andy Dawson
  • Mark Nelson



7  
2015 Minus 2 Zebra
  1. I Am the Law
  2. Lock n Load
  3. Empire of Hate
  4. Super Spy
  5. Circus of Fools
  6. Crazy Horse
  7. Speed Freak
  8. The Road to Avalon (Sins of the Fathers)
  9. Children of the Night
  10. Payback's a Bitch
  11. Shake the Tree
  12. Heads Will Roll




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