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Artist: Tokyo Blade

Title: Midnight Rendezvous

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Tokyo Blade Midnight Rendezvous Album Cover

 

Category: Classic Hard Rock

Year: 1984

Label: Combat Records

Catalog Number: MX 8008

Personnel

John Wiggins guitar
Andy Wrighton bass
Andy Bolton guitar
Alan Marsh vocals
Steve Pierce drums

Tracks

1.  Midnight Rendezvous  3:22
2.  Break the Chains  4:42
3.  If Heaven Is Hell  6:05
4.  Mean Streak  4:46
5.  Powergame  4:12
6.  Highway Passion  4:42
7.  Killer City  5:48
8.  Sunrise in Tokyo  5:50
  
Total Running Time:  39:27

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Existing comments about this CD

From: Patrick Lavezzo Date: January 30, 2002 at 19:08
I bought this album on vinyl in early 84 and I Was amazed how well crafted these musicians where great leads great vocals and melodies

From: Bladez Date: February 1, 2002 at 15:20
hmm, correction - Andy Robbins played , and Ray Dismore was the guitarist on tracks 1,3,4 & 6. Great debut - if u like Maiden you'll love this! www.angelfire.com/rock3/tokyoblade/home.htm

From: Bladez Date: February 1, 2002 at 15:21
sorry, Andy Robbins played Bass!

From: JuanSQUAD Date: July 7, 2002 at 21:26
Greateful Album...i am wanted 'Blackhearts & Jaded Spades' if you got this record write me . juansquad@hotmail.com

From: WADELINK Date: February 21, 2003 at 14:09
THIS WAS ONE OF MY FIRST METAL ALBUMS I GOT BACK IN 86 AT A BARGIN BIN I WAS AMAZED HOW WELL IT SOUNDED FOR THE PRICE I PAID I GIVE IT A 7/10 THEY DONT MAKE'EM LIKE THIS NO MORE WORTH CHECKING OUT

From: El Gee Date: April 21, 2003 at 3:20
One of the most under rated bands...ever! A fan from the first album.

From: Date: May 7, 2003 at 13:07
Got this album when I was 16 back in 84....thought I had stumbled on the next big thing....then they go and give Alan Marsh the arse and it was all down hill from there. I bought next two albums....not quite the same as this gem.

From: RAKSHE Date: May 25, 2003 at 13:18
IF HEAVEN IS HELL took me to wuthering heights:it still does!

From: Tina Date: January 9, 2004 at 16:52
Does anyone know where Andy Wrighton is now? I met him and the band back in 1984 in London.

From: Tina USA Date: January 9, 2004 at 16:53
Does anyone know where Andy Wrighton is now? I met him and the band back in 1984 in London. Any information you can provide would be great. Thanks!

From: Mr. Marsh Date: March 8, 2004 at 10:18
Hello I am Lead Vocalist!

From: Mr. Marsh Date: March 8, 2004 at 10:18
Hello I am Lead Vocalist! Glad you like it

From: Sobieski Date: March 20, 2004 at 9:27
Can't believe it!!! Alan Marsh?!? Isn't it a joke?!? Jeeeeeeeezzzz... if I had a time machine I would use it to go back to the '80s and see Tokyo Blade on stage!!! :-)

From: Mr Marsh Date: April 21, 2004 at 7:00
No it is no joke, it is me. If we were back together we'd make a new album. But, bad luck struck me and now i work at a military airport! Outside Salisbury!!!!!!! (BUY SHOGUN AND TOKYO BLADE) Shogun is my other band! Go to www.angelfire.com/rock3/tokyoblade to find more stuff

From: Date: May 1, 2004 at 19:26
Well, well... then it's really you! Just great... I surely know about Shogun and have 31 days on vinyl as well as a7' from this band. Have got almost everything from TB... but still trying to get a copy of the Genghis Khan 7'!!! Thanks a lot for the web site... I actually already knew it and check it regularly looking for news. By the way.. is there any e-mail address I can write to you (if I may, of course)? Till next time.. all the best from Milan, Italy!

From: Mr.Marsh Date: May 4, 2004 at 6:58
ok then, tokyoblade404@yahoo.com. Ghengis Khan... darn that was a while back...

From: Mr. Marsh Date: May 4, 2004 at 9:16
and another thing, if anyones interested,i have loads of shogun t-shirts in the back of my garage(but still wrapped!). Let me know if you want any. I'll try hard to get them to you

From: Rockhead Date: May 4, 2004 at 9:43
How hard to go to your garage and get a T-Shirt?

From: Mr Marsh Date: May 5, 2004 at 4:49
Extremely! Already sold 2 on ebay though

From: Otrebor Date: May 8, 2004 at 8:21
I'm a fan from Portugal, TB reaklly kicks ass, some days ago I was checking my vynil collection to remind the old great days, wen I found the 'Tokyo Blade' album, it really brought good rememberings from the past days,I'm 31 years old but still a Metal fan, I even have a band called Sortilege, visit www.sortilege.no.sapo.pt , cheers Mars, hope someday you record something again.

From: Otrebor Date: May 8, 2004 at 8:24
Sorry Marsh I misspelled your name in my previous message. Keep on rockin'

From: Mr Marsh Date: May 10, 2004 at 6:51
Always good to see a fan. TB rule!

From: Cobranaconda Date: August 8, 2004 at 10:59
Hello all. I just though that I'd let you know that there is now a new TB forum up and running. http://cobranaconda.proboards32.com/index.cgi It has me as the admin and Chris Marsh (Alan's son) as a Global Mod. I hope that you all come and visit.

From: ChongEyEd Date: September 4, 2004 at 1:06
Great band, i have all vinyls and some cds. Just wondering since i saw you have ebay watch if anybody has seen original cd from 1985 Tokyo Blade-Tokyo Blade in original slimline case on Roadrunner label, RR 34 9883 Songlist Powergame,Break The Chains,If Heaven Is Hell,On Through The Night,Killer City,Liar,Tonight,Sunrise In Tokyo.

From: TokyoBlade Date: September 10, 2004 at 5:55
GO ONTO TOKYO BLADE FORUMS

From: rick kerch vzla Date: December 18, 2006 at 21:20
Classic album by a classic band!!!!!.Enough said.

From: CS2007 Date: October 9, 2007 at 17:01
One of the best NWOBHM albums, although the band's discography can be confusing to a newcomer to the band. This album has a different track listing in the UK. There is a song called "On Through the Night", which is probably the best song on the album other than "If Heaven is Hell". I have no idea why they would not include this song on the American version of the album. A very overlooked NWOBHM band.

From: hair metal again Date: November 21, 2011 at 10:04
powerful debut by TOKYO BLADE !heavy rock with big guitars and fast songs!the spirit of the early 80 s metal UK scene is captured here and the result is pretty good."if heaven is hell" and "highway passion " the highlights

From: rick kerch vzla Date: January 17, 2016 at 13:19
Listening again to this classic release!!!...tracks 1,2,6,7 & 8 are for me right away ...i own this jewel on vinyl so it's more worth the loving of having it .80/100


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