Saracen (2)

Saracen (2)

Location: South Shields | Website: n/a

Line Up
Lou Taylor (v) – also in Persian Risk, Blind Fury, Satan, Tour De Force and Heaven or Hell
Steve Dawson (g) – also in Bordello and The Animals
Les Wilson (b)
Dave Johnston (d)

– Members of the very active Metal scene of South Shields along with Fist, Satan, Hellanbach, Mythra and Hollow Ground. An excellent documentary about this scene was filmed by South Tyneside film maker Gary Wilkison and can be watched here
– Saracen played impressive shows with professional lights in most of the big venues of the North East during their days
– Paid GBP200 to be included in the the Roksnax compilation
– Unfortunately, the band folded shortly after the release of the compilation without recording any more songs




LP Guardian Records N’ Tapes (1980) GR C80

1. Samurai – Die Or Deliver
2. Hollow Ground – Rock On
3. Saracen – Speed Of Sound
4. Hollow Ground – Fight With The Devil
5. Samurai – Temptress
6. Saracen – Fast Living
7. Hollow Ground – Flying High
8. Saracen – Feel Just The Same
9. Samurai – Knights In Painted Castles
10. Hollow Ground – The Holy One
11. Samurai – Spirits Of The Lost
12. Saracen – Setting The World Ablaze

*3-way split LP