Location: Stourport | Website: myspace

Line Up
Geoff Whitbread (v,d)
Mike Whitbread (g)
David Towers (b)

John Whitbread (v)
Phil Lynch (g)
Dennis Pascowek (g)
David Godsmark (b)
Martin Griffin (b)
Steve Potter (b)
Steve Slater (b)

– ARC split around 1982. In 1998, three of the original members: Geoff Whitbread, John Whitbread, Mike Whitbread and bassist David Towers reformed under the name Red Hunter. This line-up recorded in 2001 a CD with new original songs. They split in 2003 when John Whitbread left.
– ARC reformed again as a trio in 2007 with Geoff Whitbread on drums and vocals, Mike Whitbread on lead guitar and David Towers on bass

ARC - Tribute (To Mark Hailwood)


Tribute (To Mark Hailwood)

7″ Orcrist Records (1980) ORC 1

1. Tribute (To Mark Hailwood)
2. For My Next Kick

*no picture sleeve




ARC - War Of The Ring


War Of The Ring

7″ Slipped Disc (1980) 50001 / SD 001
7″ Phoenix Records (2003) NWOBHM 7011

1. War Of The Ring
2. Ice Cream Theme

*promo copies with gatefold cover and lyric sheet do exist.
*The Phoenix Records 7″ is a bootleg. Comes in blue vinyl and is limited to 250 hand-numbered copies


ARC - Raiders Of The Lost Arc


Raiders Of The Lost Arc

2CD High Roller Records (2019) HRR 661 CD
2LP High Roller Records (2019) HRR 661

1. War Of The Ring
2. Ice Cream Theme
3. Tribute (To Mike Hailwood)
4. For My Next Kick
5. Leviathan
6. War Of The Ring (Original Version)
7. Arise
8. Hades
9. Turn On Your Love
10. Now Is The Hour
11. Illegitamus
12. In The Corner Of A Foreign Field
13. Firebrand
14. Cyborg (Incl. Drum Solo)
15. Spirit Rider
16 Climbing The Chain
17 Atlantis
18. You Really Got Me (The Kinks Cover)
19. H-Bomb Rock
20. Blue Skies
21. The Eyes Of A Woman
22. It’s All Up To You
23. New Millennium
24. Never To Return
25. Shine On
26. Turn On Your Love
27. Obsession
28. Leviathan
29. Face To Face
30. Coming To You
31. Leviathan (Live)
32. Never To Return (Live)
33. Face To Face (Live)

*Tracks 20-33 on the 2CD only
*2LP limited to 500 copies: 200 in Black and 300 in transparent ultra clear vinyl

*Tracks 1-4 from the two singles
*Track 5 performed by the Black And Blues Band
*Tracks 7-17 “Sugar Club Rehearsal 1984”
*Tracks 20-33 performed by Red Hunter
*Tracks 31-33 recorded live at the Shed, Stourbridge, April 20th, 1999