Tygers Of Pan Tang – ‘Tygers Sessions : The First Wave’.


This is a timely release as it is made up of 2 previously released EP’s that were available only to fan club members and from the band’s official website which sold out fast . The 11 tracks here are compiled from ‘The Wild Cat Sessions’ from 2010 and ‘The Spellbound Sessions’ from 2011 featuring songsThis is a timely release as it is made up of 2 previously released EP’s that were available only to fan club members and from the band’s official website which sold out fast . The 11 tracks here are compiled from ‘The Wild Cat Sessions’ from 2010 and ‘The Spellbound Sessions’ from 2011 featuring songs from their first 2 albums Wild Cats and Spellbound, released in 1980 and 1981. The album was compiled by the band and Bart Gabriel whose record label Skol has released it but is very limited to 1000 copies so get it while you can! Back in the day I was more into the Wild Cat album than any of the other Tygers Of Pan Tang albums as the vocals of Jess Cox were a lot harder than his replacement Jon Deverill who was a bit like Bruce Dickinson in his delivery, but current vocalist Jacopo Meille puts new life into these songs, thus impressing an old fart like me. The opening riff of ‘Euthanasia’ literally jumps out of the speakers, taking me right back to 1980 immediately with Jacopo taking the vocal by the scruff of the neck. ‘Slave To Freedom’ easily stands the test […]

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