Heavy Metal Kids

(London autumn 72 – 78)
Proto Punk, also known as The Kids and H.M.K.

 

Official Pre-79 Releases;

Rock ‘n’ Roll man 7″ promo Flexi (Atlantic) released May 74
Tracks: Rock n Roll man

Heavy Metal Kids LP (Atlantic, K-50047) released May 74
Tracks: Hangin On’, Ain’t It Hard, It’s The Same, Run Around Eyes, We Gotta Go, Always Plenty Of Women, Nature Of My Game, Kind Woman, Rock ‘N’ Roll Man, We Gotta Go (Reprise)

It the same 7″ promo (Atlantic, HMK-X-DJ) released 74
Tracks: It’s the same, Run around eyes, Nature of the game

Rock n roll man 7″ (Atlantic, K-10465) released Jul 74
Tracks: Rock n roll man, Hangin’ on

It’s the same 7″ (Atlantic, K-10509) released 74, France
Tracks: It’s the same, Rock n roll man

Various Artists – The Best of British EP 7″ (Atlantic, BF-44) released 74
Tracks: Rock n roll man

Blue Eyed boy 7″ (Atlantic, K-10613) released Jun 75
Tracks: Blue eyed boy, You got me rollin’

Anvil Chorus LP (Atlantic, K-50143) released Jul 75
Tracks: Hard At The Top, You Got Me Rollin’, On The Street, Situation’s Outta Control, Blue Eyed Boy, Old Time Boogie, The Turk (An Wot’E Smoke), Crisis, The Cops Are Coming, The Big Fire

The big fire 7″ (Atlantic, K-10627) released 75, France
Tracks: The big fire, Blue eyed boy

Ain’t nothing but a House Party 7″ (Atlantic, K-10671) released Oct 75
Tracks, Ain’t nothing but a house party, You got me rollin’

She’s no angel 7″ (RAK, RAK-234) released May 76
Tracks: She’s no angel, Hey little girl

From Heaven to hell and back again 7″ (RAK, RAK-239) released Jul 76
Tracks: From heaven to hell and back again, Boogie woogie

Various Artists – Hit Power LP (Arcade, ADE G 20) released 76, Germany
Tracks: She’s no angel

Various Artists – Gold Hits Vol 2 LP (EMI Electrola, 1C 058-31 901) released 76, Germany
Tracks: She’s no angel

Various Artists – Hits hits hits LP (Electrola, 1C 058-98191) released 76, Germany
Tracks: She’s no angel

Various Artists – By Invitation only: Alan Freeman pick of the pops guests 2xLP (Atlantic, K-60112) released 76
Tracks: Rock n roll man

Kitsch LP (RAK, SRAK-523) recorded 76, released Apr 77
Tracks: Overture, Chelsea Kids, From Heaven To Hell & Back Again, Cry For Me, She’s No Angel, Jackie The Lad, Docking In, Squalliday Inn

Chelsea Kids 7″ (RAK, RAK-258) released Jun 77
Tracks: Chelsea Kids, Jackie the lad

Delerious 7″ (RAK, RAK-262) released Sep 77
Tracks: Delirious, Chelsea Kids

Delirious 7″ (RAK, 1C 006-99.569) released 77, Germany
Tracks: Delirious, Docking In

Various Artists – RAK sampler Album LP promo (RAK, PSLP-239) released 77
Tracks: Delirious, Chelsea Kids

Various Artists – Disco Fever LP (K-Tel, TG-1159) released 77, Germany
Tracks: She’s no angel

Various Artists – Disco Fire LP (K-Tel, TG-1169) released 77, Germany
Tracks: Delirious

Various Artists – Die Giftgrune Superplatte LP (EMI, 1C 060-32.647) released 77. Germany
Tracks: Delirious

Various Artists – Die Rote Superplatte LP (EMI, 1C 060-32.411) released 77, Germany
Tracks: She’s no angel

Various Artists – Bravo Prasentiert Die Grossen Hits LP (RAK, 1C 038-99.077) released 77, Germany
Tracks: She’s no angel

Various Artists – Hit Tornado LP (Arcade, ADE G 25) released 77, Germany
Tracks: Chelsea kids

Various Artists – Hit Tornardo LP (Arcade, ADE H 27) released 77, Holland
Tracks: Delirious

Various Artists – Hit Rocket LP (Arcade, ADE G 29) released 77, Germany
Tracks: Delirious

Various Artists – Stars LP (HEP, HN 4011) released 77, Holland
Tracks: She’s no angel

Various Artists – Super Hits LP (EMI, 8C 062-37361) released 78, Sweden
Tracks: She’s no angel

Various Artists – Skate n Roll 12″ (WEA, WEA 58 017) released 78, Germany
Tracks: We gotta go

Various Artists – Disco Fire LP (K-Tel, TS 4001) released 78, Sweden
Tracks: Delirious

 

Other Pre-79 Recordings;

Live 77 (Venue unknown)
Tracks: Chelsea Kids, Squaliday Inn, Jackie The Lad, She’s No Angel, The Cops Are Coming, It’s The Same, Ain’t Nothing But A Houseparty

Fulham Greyhound, London 4-8-77
Tracks: Chelsea kids, Cry for me, Delirious, On the street, She’s no angel, Squaliiday inn

 

Further Information;

http://www.heavymetalkids.co.uk/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heavy_Metal_Kids
http://www.garyholtontribute.co.uk/#!hmk/c1yi7

Line ups:

#1                                     #2                                    #3
autumn 72 – 73                 73 – late 74                      late 74 – 75
Gary Holton (voc)             Gary Holton (voc)            Gary Holton (voc)
Ronnie Thomas (bass)     Ronnie Thomas (bass)    Ronnie Thomas (bass)
Mickey Waller (gtr)           Mickey Waller (gtr)           Keith Boyce (drms)
Keith Boyce (drms)           Keith Boyce (drms)          Danny Peyronel (keyb)
Cosmo Verrico (gtr)          Danny Peyronel (keyb)    Cosmo Verrico (gtr)
Barry Paul (gtr)

#4                                     #5                                    #6
75 – 77                             77 – 78                             78
Gary Holton (voc)             Gary Holton (voc)            Gary Holton (voc)
Ronnie Thomas (bass)    Ronnie Thomas (bass)     Ronnie Thomas (bass)
Keith Boyce (drms)          Keith Boyce (drms)           Barry Paul (gtr)
Barry Paul (gtr)                Barry Paul (gtr)                Jay Williams (gtr)
John Sinclair (keyb)         Jay Williams (gtr)              Ricky Squires (drms)

Gary Holton is ex-Biggles, later in The Damned (Dec 78) and solo (with the Crabs as backing band)
Ronnie Thomas, Barry Paul & Mickey Waller are ex-Heaven
Mickey Waller is ex-Stranglers (61), Mickey Finn & the Blue Men (63), later in Steve Marriott’s All Stars (75), Fallen Angels (76)
Keith Boyce is ex-Long John Baldry, later in Bram Tchaikovsky’s Band
Danny Peyronel is ex-Rats, later in UFO
John Sinclair later in Uriah Heep