Programme from the first ever Donington ‘Monsters of Rock’ Festival (1980) which took place on August 16. Included on the bill were: Rainbow, Scorpions, April Wine, Judas Priest, Saxon (who recorded as the semi-official live album Donnington: The Live Tracks), Riot, Touch etc.
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Donington ‘Monsters of Rock’ Festival Plaque (1981). Playing that year were: AC/DC, Whitesnake, Blue Öyster Cult, Slade, Blackfoot, More, etc.
This jacket belongs to Duncan Wilkins, a fan of Napalm Death, a grindcore band formed in Birmingham in the early 80s.
A collection of photographs taken at Henry’s Blues House. The artists include:
Brewers Droop (photos 1 through 4),
Champion Jack Dupree (photos 5-6),
Earth (or a very early Black Sabbath) (photos 7-8),
Reverend Gary Davis (photos 9-13),
Simon Prager & Steve Rye (photos 14-16).
The Kinks ‘ You Really Got Me’ 7″ single (1964). Credited by many as being one of the first ‘heavy metal’ songs.