Elixir

Elixir

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Line Up
Paul Taylor (v) – also in Midas and Midnight Messiah
Phil Denton (g) – also in Midnight Messiah
Norman Gordon (g)
Kevin Dobbs (b)
Nigel Dobbs (d)

Sally Pike (v) (1983)
Stevie Bentley (g) (1983-1984)
Mark White (b) (1987-1990)
Clive Burr (d) (1988) – also in Iron Maiden, Trust, Desperado, Gogmagog, Alcatrazz (USA), Samson, Clive Burr’s Escape, Praying Mantis and Stratus
Stevie Hughes (d) (1989-1990) – also in Adrenalin Kick

Notes:
– Active during 1983-1990. Reformed in 2001 with the line-up of their debut which lasted until 2012.
– Appeared on BBC ONE’s Friday Rock Show on February 28th, 1986. The recording of this session is offered as a bonus on the 25th Anniversary Edition of their debut
– Two official videos (‘The Son of Odin’ and ‘Pandora‚Äôs Box’) were featured on the VHS “Power Cuts
– On February 2007 Paul Di’Anno joined Elixir on stage for a take on Maiden’s classic ‘Running Free’. It was during the ‘Clive Aid’ celebrating Clive Burr’s 50th birthday.
– In their discography there is also a four track demo from 1983 with female singer Sally Pike. It was recorded at Bark Studios in Walthamstow, London. It is unknown if it was ever circulated to the public. Unknown is also the tracklist


Demo 1984

1. Deal With The Devil
2. Born Loser
3. Dead Man’s Gold


ELIXIR - Demo 1985

 

Demo 1985

1. Treachery (Ride like the Wind)
2. Winds Of Time
3. Playing With Fire

 

 

 


ELIXIR - Treachery (Ride Like The Wind)

 

Treachery (Ride Like The Wind)

7″ Elixir Records (1985) ELIXIR 1
CD single Skol Records (2016) UK001

1. Treachery (Ride Like The Wind)
2. Winds Of Time

*Pressed in 1000 copies. Reviewed by Ronnie James Dio in Kerrang! #99
*CD single release by Skol Records is a replica of the 7″ with the original artwork etc limited to 500 copies. All these copies got sold in advance!


ELIXIR - The Son Of Odin

 

The Son Of Odin

LP Elixir Records (1986) ELIXIR 2
CD Cult Metal Classics (2001) CMC 002
CD TPL Records (2004) TPL 019
CD Majestic Rock (2006) MAJCD084
CD Cold Town Records (2011) CTR003

1. The Star Of Beshaan
2. Pandora’s Box
3. Hold High The Flame
4. Children Of Tomorrow
5. Trial By Fire
6. Starflight
7. Dead’s Man Gold
8. Treachery (Ride Like The Wind)
9. Son Of Odin

*The Cult Metal Classics version is limited to 1000 copies and has the following bonus tracks:
10. Chariot Of The Gods
11. Winds Of Time
12. Treachery (Live)

*The TPL Records (limited to 500 copies) and the Majestic Rock releases have ‘Chariot Of The Gods’ as an extra track.
*The Cold Town Records release is the 25th Anniversary Edition with these bonus:
10. Chariot Of The Gods
11. Winds Of Time (7″ b-side)
12. The Star Of Beshaan (BBC Radio One Session)
13. Pandora/s Box (BBC Radio One Session)
14. Hold High The Flame (BBC Radio One Session)
15. Son Of Odin (BBC Radio One Session)


ELIXIR - Lethal Potion

 

Lethal Potion

LP Sonic Records (1990) SONIC LP 9
CD Sonic Records (1990) SONIC CD 9

1. She’s Got It
2. Sovereign Remedy
3. Llagaeran
4. Louise
5. Shadows Of The Night
6. All Together Again
7. Light In Your Heart
8. (Metal Trance Intro) Visions Of Darkness
9. Edge Of Eternity
10. Last Rays Of The Sun


ELIXIR - The Idol CD

CD

ELIXIR - The Idol LP

LP

The Idol

CD Cold Town Records (2002) CTR001
LP Cult Metal Classics (2004) CultMetal 016
CD Majestic Rock (2006) MAJCD087

1. The Return
2. The Idol
3. Devil Rider
4. Born To Die
5. The Storm
6. Born Loser
7. Deal With The Devil
8. Playing With Fire
9. Death Dealer
10. Moonlight

*Songs written in the late 1980s but recorded in the 2002
*The LP edition is on black vinyl but there are also 100 copies pressed on red vinyl


ELIXIR - Sovereign Remedy

 

Sovereign Remedy

CD TPL Records (2004) TPL 020
CD Majestic Rock (2006) MAJCD085

1. Metal Trance
2. Visions Of Darkness
3. Light In Your Heart
4. She’s Got It
5. Sovereign Remedy
6. Llagaeran
7. Last Rays Of The Sun
8. Shadows Of The Night
9. Louise
10. Legion Of The Eagle
11. Edge Of Eternity
12. Lost In A Dream
13. (When We Are) All Together Again
14. Metal Trance (Reprise)

*The TPL Records release is limited to 500 copies
*This is actually the “Lethal Potion” album the way the band wanted to be. It includes four unreleased tracks from the same session and all the songs are reverted back to their original mix


ELIXIR - Live (TPL Records)

TPL Records

ELIXIR - Live (Majestic Rock)

Majestic Rock

Live

CD TPL Records (2005) TPL 026
CD Majestic Rock (2006) MAJCD091

1. The Return
2. Moonlight
3. Trial By Fire
4. Pandora’s Box
5. Hold High The Flame
6. The Idol
7. Son Of Odin
8. Sovereign Remedy
9. Born Loser
10. Winds Of Time
11. Death Toll
12. Metal Trace
13. Visions Of Darkness
14. Shadows Of The Night
15. Deal With The Devil
16. Treachery
17. Llagaeran

*The TPL Records release is limited to 500 copies


ELIXIR - Knocking On The Gates Of Hell

 

Knocking On The Gates Of Hell

CD single TPL Records (2008) TPL 027

1. Knocking On The Gates Of Hell
2. Death Toll
3. Last Rays Of The Sun (live)
4. The Star Of Beshaan (live)

*Limited to 500 copies.

 


ELIXIR - Mindcreeper

 

Mindcreeper

CD Majestic Rock (2006) MAJCD079
CD Majestic Rock (2006) DDCZ1317 (Japan)

1. Don’t Trust The Preacher
2. Mindcreeper
3. Hot Metal
4. Rescue My Soul
5. Over And Over Again
6. Knocking On The Gates Of Hell
7. Iron Hawk
8. Athenian Glory
9. Guiding Star
10. Where Angels Fear To Tread
11.Death Toll (bonus on the Japanese version)


ELIXIR - All Hallows Eve

 

All Hallows Eve

CD Cold Town Records (2010) CTR002
LP Night Of The Vinyl Dead Records (2011) NIGHT106

1. All Hallows Eve
2. The Pagan Queen
3. Daughters Of The Moon
4. The Spell
5. Midnight Messiah
6. You’re Not Fooling Me
7. Samhain

*LP limited to 250 copies


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