Location: Basildon, Essex | Website: n/a

Line Up
Bruce Bruce aka Bruce Dickinson (v) – also in Samson, Iron Maiden and solo
Steve Adams (g) – also in Random Black
Paul White aka Noddy White (b)
Jeff Moody (d)
Gary Edwards (k)

Martin Freshwater (g)
Adam Hayland (b)
Steve Jones (d) – also in Lucifer (pre-Angel Witch)

– Not formed in 1979 as the single sleeve claimed; active 1977 – 1978
– Supported Angel Witch
– Dickinson and White are listed on the 45 as ‘Special Guests’
– Speed can be found on the compilation “Jobcentre Rejects – Ultra Rare NWOBHM 1978-1982” (CD/LP, On The Dole Records, 2019) with ‘Down The Road’
– Thanks to Stephen Allen for the research and work on this page!

SPEED - Down The Road


Down The Road

7″ Speed Records (1980) GJS 001

1. Down The Road
2. Man In the Street

*Sides given as A / AA
*A repro (with black labels instead of blue) exists from 2005. Its official / unofficial status is not clear.