Login
Username

Password



Not a member yet?
Click here to register.

Forgotten your password?
Request a new one here.
Latest Comments
H.E.A.T - 2017 Redefined ...
H.E.A.T - 2017 Eye Of The...
Keldian - 2017 Blood Red ...
No, I'm changing my mind ...
Code Red - 2017 Heat Of T...
Yeah, I quite liked this,...
Midnite City - 2017 Summe...
Target - 1979 Taxman [yo...
Cher - 1982 Rudy [youtub...
Cher - 1982 Games [youtu...
Revolution Saints - 2017 ...
Revolution Saints - 2017 ...
Black Sabbath - 1989 Devi...
Black Sabbath - 1989 Head...
Neal Schon - 1989 Softly ...
Getting back into this al...
Neal Schon - 1989 The The...
Valentine - 1990 Where Ar...
Burns Sisters - 1989 Answ...
Distance - 1989 Speech Of...
Shoutbox
You must login to post a message.

gdazegod
19-11-2017 09:44
Burn (UK) will have their new album 'Ice Age' released in Japan via Marquee/Avalon on Nov 22. The album is then released worldwide on Jan 19th 2018 via Melodicrock Records.

gdazegod
19-11-2017 09:40
I was a bit cranky last week, waiting for various things to happen with the website transition. God it's good to be back. Didn't Gary Glitter sing a song like that? dogrun

gdazegod
19-11-2017 07:06
Note to all Members. Please review your Message inboxes. Some of these are getting rather large. Thanks.

gdazegod
19-11-2017 03:05
OK, all the YouTube videos are working again. Just use the YT link, and then encase in tags [ youtube] at the start, [/ youtube] at the end. Cool. Thumbs Up

gdazegod
12-11-2017 02:39
Starting to crank out some reviews now. Woah!

Articles Hierarchy
Articles Home » 1985 Articles » Blackbury Accident - 1985 Too Late To Hide
 
Blackbury Accident - 1985 Too Late To Hide



ARTIST: Blackbury Accident
ALBUM: Too Late To Hide
LABEL: Ivory Tower Records
SERIAL: ITL 25.170
YEAR: 1985

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN:

LINEUP: Karel Van Hal - vocals, guitar, keyboards * Henk Lamberts - guitars * Andre Simmelink - bass, backing bocals * Han Neijenhuis - drums, congas, backing vocals

TRACK LISTING: 01 Heavy And Rough * 02 Roll It Over * 03 Sick Of It All * 04 I Really Don't Know * 05 Don't Fool Me * 06 Waiting On A Station * 07 Too Late To Hide * 08 Mona Lisa * 09 Whole Life Long * 10 Out Of The Cold, Into The Fire * 11 Hit The Night


Background
Here's a rare one-off album from a Dutch band called Blackbury Accident. We can tag this lot to the hall of fame of silly band-names, surely? Originating from Brummen, these guys started life off back in the late 70's as the band Zame, but changed their handle at the turn of the decade. The quartet released a single 'Overdose Of Love' (B side 'Under My Roof') during 1981, but it took them another four years to get a full album's worth of material out. 'Too Late To Hide' was the end result, and if you like hard rock and blues with an edge (think Bodine and Krokus), then these guys will fulfil your order.


The Songs
It's all very 80's, surprisingly closer to metal than hard rock, with familiar riffs a la Krokus, Bodine and Frenchies Challenger filling the gaps. There's a similarity to their song structure that makes 'Too Late To Hide' perhaps a tad one-dimensional, but they give it a good energetic crack nonetheless. Let's start off with the tracks that aren't the norm. 'Waiting On A Station' is fairly tedious for a ballad, it harks back to something The Outlaws might've attempted back in the 70's. 'Mona Lisa' sounds like 60's Dutch pop or perhaps a Dutch Elvis Presley. The band kick into rock mode halfway through to confound and confuse one and all! When Blackbury Accident go for broke, they sound reasonably good. 'Heavy And Rough', the Krokus like 'Roll It Over' set the band in motion, while the fast-tempo of both 'Sick Of It All' and 'I Really Don't Know' show the band when the brakes are off. The title track and 'Hit The Night' have that Krokus thing happening once again, and it's one of the bands redeeming features though impersonating is supposed to be sincere form of flattery so they say!


In Summary
Signed to Ivory Tower Records, a well known Dutch label, it's not surprising that this sank like a stone. Probably the four year difference between their recorded output was a stretch too long. If this was released back in 1981 or 1982, then it may have made a difference.


All written content on this website is copyrighted.
Copying of material without permission is not permitted.


 
This article has been tagged
 
Comments
No Comments have been Posted.
 
Post Comment
Please Login to Post a Comment.
 
Ratings
Rating is available to Members only.

Please login or register to vote.

No Ratings have been Posted.
 
Articles Cloud
Big Dish, The - 1991 Satellites, Vandenberg - 1982 Vandenberg, Goodman, Tim - 1981 Footsteps, Heat, The (USA) - 2008 Untold Story Vol 2, Shooting Star - 1981 Hang On For Your Life, Timmy - 1999 The Atlanta Project, Fast Forward - 1984 Living In Fiction, White Heat - 1989 We Never Heard Of You Either, Judas Priest - 2016 Battle Cry (Live), Electric Light Orchestra - 1981 Time, Dark Moor - 2003 Dark Moor, Led Zeppelin - 2012 Celebration Day, Chain Link Faith - 2002 Chain Link Faith, Eloy - 1981 Planets, New England - 2003 Greatest Hits Live
Tags©
Midnight Oil House Of Shakira Aviator (UK) Kyf Brewer Mayday Rock Candy Records Van Halen Ultravox Spin Gallery The Breaks Zon Laurie And The Sighs Wounded Bird Monster Truck Only Child Live Albums Saga Vanderhoof Nightvision Vengeance Rock Candy Records Autograph Apche Jonah Koslen Breathless Dendera Broken Toyz Roland Grapow Helloween Queen Dokken Halestorm Rock Candy Records Rough Cutt Rose (France) Blondie
All Tags
Search DDG