Tuesday, April 12, 2011

EZY MEAT

NWOBHM
Armagh






Line-up
Paul Lavery - Vocals, Bass
Ivan Lavery - Vocals, Guitar
Ray McKenna – Drums

Former Members
Dermot O'Kane – Vocals




NWOBHM style band from Lurgan, Co. Armagh. Formed in 1980.

Originally a 4 piece. They recorded the ‘Makin’ Noise’ demo in 1980. And contributed 2 tracks to ‘Belfast’ split album released by Shock Rock Records in 1981.
They became a trio by the time they recorded their debut LP, ‘Not For Wimps’ in 1984, which was produced by Vivian Campbell(SWEET SAVAGE, DIO, DEF LEPPARD). This was re-released on CD in 2003 with 6 bonus tracks.
They released a second LP, ‘Rock Your Brains’ in 1986.

They also featured on a number of compilation LPs.
  • The track ‘Massacre’ featured on the 1987 "Metal Warriör" Comp-LP.
  • The track ‘Warrior’ featured on 1987 “Rock Meets Metal Vol. 2” Comp-LP.

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‘Makin’ Noise’ Demo - (1980)

Track Listing ;
1. Sexy Lady
2. Soho Escapade
3. Go
4. D.A. Blues
5. Get 'Em Off
6. Ban the Bomb
7. Shot Down

Tracks 1, 2, 3, 7  -  re-released as bonus tracks on 2003 re-issue of 'Not For Wimps'.
Track 1, 2 - Also on "Belfast" Split-LP on Home Spun Records 1981.
Track 4  -   re-released on 'Rockin' The Colosseum'.
Tracks 5, 6  -  re-recorded on 'not For Wimps'.


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‘Not For Wimps’ - (1984)
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Track Listing ;
1. Not for Wimps
2. Freedom Seeker
3. The Loner
4. Vampire Lady
5. Wasting Time
6. Get 'Em Off
7. Ban The Bomb
8. Ban The Bomb Pt.2
9. Shoot Out The City
10. Life And Death Of Pete




2003 Bonus Tracks…
11. Warrior
12. Soho Escapade
13. Sexy Lady
14. Go
15. Hangman
16. Shot Down

Track 11 - "Rock Meets Metal Vol.2" Ebony 1987.
Track 12, 13, 14,16 - originally on "Makin' Noise" demo
Track 12,13 - Also on "Belfast" Split-LP on Home Spun Records 1981.
Track 15 - Unreleased demo



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‘Rock Your Brains’ - (1986)

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Track Listing ;
1. Rock Your Brains
2. I Never Met A Woman Like You
3. Sodom And Gomorrah
4. So Tired
5. I Gotta Run
6. Massacre
7. Alien Tale







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'Rockin’ The Colosseum’  -  (2006)
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Track Listing ;
1. Life And Death Of Pete
2. Rock It Out
3. Lady
4. Wasting Time
5. Not For Wimps
6. I Gotta Run
7. D.A. Blues

Track 1-6 recorded live at "The Wilmar House Hotel", Newcastle, Ireland May 1985.
Track 7 is from the "Makin' Noise" demo (produced and released August 1980)


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These LPs are next to impossible to find. But links to download them are readily available on the internet. Links shown here are only the first few I found. I hope the band doesn't mind too much. But if there is a problem with links being on here, please let me know and I'll remove them.


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