Label: Metallic Death - HMH 001,Metallic Death - HMH 002,Metallic Death - HMH 003 • Format: 3x, Vinyl LP, Unofficial Release • Genre: Rock • Style: Heavy Metal
Formatted at X res, lower res will result in some formatting errors in page display. Heavy Metal Holocaust. Ozzy Osbourne. Mahogany Rush. A nother stab at using a football ground as a venue for a hard rock festivalMetal was all the rage in the early 80sbut not every promoter got it right, in this case the crowd was estimated at 25, as another event wasn't held its fair to guess that 747 - Various - Heavy Metal Holocaust event may have lost money- although the arean looks pretty full in the photos we have saen.
The PA was supposed to have reached new heights in amplification - rated at overwatts. Its a fucking monster as you can see in the pics below O riginally Black Sabbath were supposed to co-headline with Motorhead, but pulled out in early July due to ' recording commitments " to be replaced by the Ozzy Osbourne Band. Promoter John Curd was less than impressed " They originally approached me to do the show and the only thing I can say 747 - Various - Heavy Metal Holocaust that the next time they appear in England will be in court.
E l derly local residents objected to the festival fearing an invasion of Andrea Fiorito - Voodoo Grooves Vol. 1 be-denimed hordesbeing murdered in their beds etc, and attempted to get it bannedtaking out an injunction after the local council allowed the event to go ahead. The injunction was dropped after the promoter, Straight Musiccannily offered the old folks a free day trip to Blackpool on the very day that the event was to take place.
This they readily accepted and the show went ahead. Photogalleries and links. I f you have photos, recollections, set lists, newspaper reports or tapes of this event Contact us if you can help. Back to the main Archive. For information on today's festivals see eFestivals. Festival welfare report. Stage construction.
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