Salem 1983

Location: Hull | Website: official

Line Up
Simon Saxby (v) – also in Deep Fix
Francis Gill (g)
Adrian Jenkinson (b) – also in Kashmir and Mayfair
Dave Megginson (d)

Damian Balthazar (v)
Paul Macnamara (g) – also in Sacrilege
Mark Allison (g)
Paul Tognola (g) – also in Ethel the Frog
Paul Mendham (d) – also in Innersylum, Infobia, Outland, Rise, Q and The Hidden
Paul Conyers (d) – also in Ethel the Frog
Ricky Squires (d) – also in dEAd ENd KIdS, Beyond Jovi, Battleaxe and Heavy Metal Kids
Oli Davis (d)

– Active from 1979 until 1983. Reformed in 2009
– Won a Battle of Bands competition at the Huddersfield Polytechnic in 1983 which resulted to the recording of their 1983 Demo
– Both in the early 1980s and since their reincarnation, Salem deliver excellent British Metal both in the studio and on stage!
– As of early 2018 and following the departure of some members another band formed using the moniker From Salem. This Salem here is also known as Salem UK

Demo 1981

1. Coming For You
2. Cold As Steel
3. Fool’s Gold
4. Make The Grade

SALEM - Cold As Steel


Cold As Steel

7″ Hilton Records (1982) FMR 056

1. Cold As Steel
2. Reach To Eternity

*Limited to 500 copies. The band mailed out quite a few warped around a white poster with their logo and that demonic figure



Demo 1982

1. The Keeper, Trilogy I
2. The Revenge, Trilogy II
3. Fighting For The Cause
4. Coming For You
5. Fool’s Gold
6. Make The Grade

Demo 1983

1. Rock Fever
2. Save The Night
3. The Other Side of Hell
4. The Hangman’s Noose
5. The King, Trilogy III

SALEM - In The Beginning...


In The Beginning …

2LP High Roller Records (2010) HRR 081
2CD Pure Steel Records (2010) PSRCD 043

1. Hangman’s Noose
2. Cold As Steel
3. Fool’s Gold
4. Coming For You
5. Make the Grade
6. Trilogy I – The Keeper
7. Trilogy II – The Revenge
8. Trilogy III – The King
9. Reach For Eternity
10. Make The Grade
11. Save The Night
12. Rock Fever
13. Fool’s Gold
14. Cold As Steel
15. Coming For You
16. The Other Side Of Hell
17. Fighting For The Cause
18. Run For Your Life

*Collection of all the early demos and the single
*High Roller Records vinyl limited to 600 copies: 300 in black, 200 in clear and 100 in black/white splatter vinyl

SALEM - New Tricks


New Tricks

CD EP self-released (2011)

1. Retribution
2. This Heart Is Mine
3. High Stake




SALEM - X Rated


X Rated

CD EP self-released (2013)

1. When Love’s In Your Heart
2. X Rated
3. Ask The Lonely
4. Reach To Eternity




SALEM - Forgotten Dreams


Forgotten Dreams

CD Pure Rock Records (2013) PRRCD020
LP Pure Rock Records (2013) PRRLP001

1. Forgotten Dreams
2. High Stakes
3. X Rated
4. This Heart Is Mine
5. Kazakafnu
6. When Love Is In Your Heart
7. Ask The Lonely
8. The Best Is Yet To Come
9. The Answer
10. Break The Chains
11. Reach To Eternity
12. Aftershock

*LP limited to 250 copies

SALEM - Dark Days


Dark Days

CD Pure Steel Records (2016) PSRCD124
LP Pure Steel Records (2016) PSRLP058

1. Not Guilty
2. Nine Months
3. Complicated
4. Lost My Mind
5. Dark Days
6. Second Sight
7. Tormented
8. Fallen Angel
9. Toy Story
10. Prodigal Son
11. Tank

*Track 11 was written in collaboration with Manny Charlton (Ex-Nazareth)
*LP limited to 250 copies

SALEM - Attrition



CD Dissonance Productions (2018) DISS091CDD
LP Back On Black (2018) BOBV 538LP

1. Attrition
2. Black and White
3. I’m the One
4. Lest We Forget
5. My Only Son
6. Sights of Wonder
7. Stay With Me
8. Taking Control
9. Warning Signs
10. We Are Gods
11. Isolation

SALEM - WIn Lose Or Draw


Win Lose Or Draw

CD Dissonance Productions (2019) DISS0165CDD

1. The Wraith
2. Betrayed
3. Circumstances Change
4. Win Lose Or Draw
5. Souls Of Evermore
6. Blind
7. Sentinel
8. Censored
9. Victorious
10. Queen Serene


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