Savage's Loose 'n' Lethal was easily the best album releasd by
the British indie label
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
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
Interestingly enough, the aforementioned demo track by Metallica
was actually tacked on to the end of the last Savage album,