Tag: 1983

Peter Schilling: Error In The System (Hot Shot Records)

German musician Peter Schilling will forever be known for his Bowie-referencing hit “Major Tom (Coming Home),” and this expanded reissue of his debut album shows that he was willing to do what it took to break into the English-speaking market.

Peter Schilling: Error In The System (Hot Shot Records)

German musician Peter Schilling will forever be known for his Bowie-referencing hit “Major Tom (Coming Home),” and this expanded reissue of his debut album shows that he was willing to do what it took to break into the English-speaking market.

3AM Eternal: Ozzy Osbourne, “Bark At The Moon” (1983)

Ozzy Osbourne’s return after the tragic death of guitarist Randy Rhoads finds him presenting the world with the very first Ozzy Osbourne musical video. Campy fun lies ahead….

The Durutti Column: Another Setting (Factory Benelux)

The third official studio album by The Durutti Column found Vini Reilly refining his unique hybrid sound, resulting in a very sublime listening experience.

The Durutti Column: Another Setting (Factory Benelux)

The third official studio album by The Durutti Column found Vini Reilly refining his unique hybrid sound, resulting in a very sublime listening experience.

3AM Eternal: The Motels “Suddenly Last Summer” (1983)

A sad song about remembrance that is a radio staple for a very good reason.

3AM Eternal: Madonna “Borderline” (1983)

Madonna would make her name with Like A Virgin, but this number, taken from her self-titled debut album, proved that she didn’t need to rely on persona to sell her records.

Liquid Liquid: EP Reissues/Liquid Idiot-Idiot Orchestra: Self-Titled (Superior Viaduct

Though they only released three EPs and forty-three minutes of music, New York’s Liquid Liquid certainly has earned the influential title they often receive.

August Redmoon Heavy Metal U.S.A. (Hear No Evil/Cherry Red)

A compilation of a short-lived LA metal band from the early 1980s, Heavy Metal U.S.A. is the sound of a band that coulda been contenders.

August Redmoon Heavy Metal U.S.A. (Hear No Evil/Cherry Red)

A compilation of a short-lived LA metal band from the early 1980s, Heavy Metal U.S.A. is the sound of a band that coulda been contenders.