The band’s 1982 single sold globally and continued gig across the northeast of England before folding in May 1983.
In 2010, Salem’s original recordings were released on the album “In The Beginning.” This attracted great interest, so the band reformed and played its first gig in 27 years! In 2011, Salem recorded three new tracks for the “New Tricks” limited edition EP and played again to launch the EP.
The band played a number of events in Europe in 2012 including the Heavy Metal Festival V in Italy, Negasonic and Ages of Metal in Belgium, and back home at the Metieval Winterfest back in Hull.
Salem released the “X Rated” EP for the BROFEST#1 in Newcastle in March 2013, including a bonus new recording of the 1980s song “Reach To Eternity”.
The album “Forgotten Dreams” was released in December 2013 by Pure Rock Records and has received excellent reviews. Salem is already recording for the next album.
In 2013, Salem played gigs in the Netherlands, Germany and UK, and in 2014 the band has already played at Play It Loud, Italy, Very ‘Eavy Festival, Netherlands, Headbangers Open Air, Germany, in Glasgow, Scotland, at Rock Diabetes Festival, England, in Laigneville and Paris, France, at Rock You To Hell Festival, Athens, Greece, and in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Salem has several bookings for 2015, including Belgium, Germany and UK gigs inc headlining at RockWich, Cheshire, and gigs and festivald into 2016.
Re-formed in 2010 Dealer are passionate about their brand of metal.
They thrive on delivering a high-energy live performance filled with a combination of Dealer classics and new material. The world is a small place and Dealer travel extensively performing regularly to a solid fan base, and continue to unite metal fans across the globe.
Dealer play Heavy Metal Maniacs Festival in Holland in 2014 and they are now adding dates for next years festival season.
A re-mastered Russian edition of First Strike is released with 4 bonus tracks. The first pressing sells out in pre-sale alone! The opening song on “First Strike”, “When Midnight Comes” has now exceeded 30,000 hits on you-tube and counting.
13 are a triumphant master metal band. They offer fantastic catchy guitar riffs and face melting solos. They have a 3 man vocal which presents you with such a dynamic, versatile and powerful sound that cannot be matched. They deliver each show so emphatically with a performance that leaves you wanting more. Their musical arrangement is building them a massive following which has now spread over 3 continents.
This band are destined for big things and have been recognised by the webs biggest metal radio station Total Rock. Total Rock has been playing and promoting this band since August 2012 and this is a sure sign of things to come.
13 are currently recording their debut album with Shattered Glass Studios
See you there !!!!!
Salem in Brussels, Belgium (2015)
|“Forgotten Dreams … like last year’s Tygers of Pan Tang album, the record has an infectious energy that clearly courtesy of some old ads that are simply (and audibly) having a bloody good time playing together again and while at it managed to put some great hard rocking tracks on wax … Very enjoyable gentlemen, hats off to you!” — Daniel Schuldt, Steel For An Age|
|“Thank you so so much! The show yesterday was amazing, so great , absolutely fabulous ! It was completly magic ! ! !” — Anik, Facebook|
|“Great Concert yesterday in Brussels. I bought the ‘Forgotten Dreams’ LP, can’t stop listen to it ! Wonderful band !” — Michel, Facebook|
|Wildfire Festival||Biggar, SAY, UK||Sat Jun 27 2015||08:00 PM||Tickets|
|BÄÄÄM Festival||Kierspe-Rönsahl, DE||Sat Aug 01 2015||02:00 PM||Tickets|
|The Rock Den||Hatfield, UK||Sat Aug 29 2015||08:00 PM||Tickets|
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