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Rockadrome Store Update - June 27, 2018

06/27/2018
by Dennis Bergeron
Pussy - Invasion LP

Greetings Music Fans,

Welcome to another newsletter from the Rockadrome Store. We'd like to announce our latest Rockadrome label release and a list of some restocks and new items from the past few weeks! As always, thanks for all of your continued support! https://www.rockadrome.com/store/

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New Release from the Rockadrome label:

PUSSY - Invasion LP

NOW AVAILABLE!!

British band Jerusalem is well known among 70s hard rock enthusiasts for their classic 1972 debut album on the Deram label and its recent vinyl and cd reissues. Pussy, also managed and produced by Ian Gillan (Deep Purple), was formed immediately after the breakup of Jerusalem in 1972. Pussy recorded and released one single for the Deram label with the original line-up of Paul Dean, Ray Sparrow and Bob Cooke and went on to record their debut album between 1972 and 1973 with Brian Goff taking over for Bob Cooke on guitar. This album has remained previously unreleased on vinyl until now!

Pussy was formed after the break-up of Jerusalem by its founding members Paul Dean & Ray Sparrow along with Bob Cooke, who was eventually replaced by Brian Goff. They made the decision not to continue with the name Jerusalem out of respect for what Jerusalem was all about at that time in musical history, after all Jerusalem was a one-off moment in time creation and could never be recreated. Although the musical direction of Pussy was very different to Jerusalem, which is surprising as Paul was the main writer for both bands (although his liking for riffs is still prominent in places), they continued to keep that raw, no rules edge which set them apart from many of the bands of the period

Gillan was far more proactive with Pussy and was actually responsible for many backing vocals on the songs (also played piano on Feline Woman version 2, some percussion and came up with the idea for 'Place in the Sky'). Pussy were a good-time band with no pretensions of being super musicians or technical geniuses. If it seemed like fun it was worth a try, which explains a lot about their sound and direction. On stage anything could happen, no rules of course! They gigged all over the UK and Germany as a main and support act, very much in the same way as Jerusalem had done.

After the disbanding of Jerusalem - (the rumors over the years said there was a second unreleased Jerusalem album - this is not true - it was actually the Pussy album) - Decca (Deram Label) decided to continue the Jerusalem contract for Pussy. The first and only Pussy release on Deram, thanks to a personel shake-up at the label, was a single entitled 'Feline Woman'. The recordings found here represent what was to be the Pussy debut album with Brian Goff on guitar plus bonus tracks from the original single and a studio track recorded in 1972 with Jerusalem guitarist Bob Cooke. (sealed, m/m)

  • COLORED VINYL LIMITED TO 100 COPIES! ONLY AVAILABLE DIRECT FROM ROCKADROME.COM

Track List:

  1. The Knife
  2. Feline Woman
  3. Pig Mansion
  4. Man of this World
  5. Take Me Home
  6. Riding Down the Red Flag
  7. I Keep Remembering You
  8. Lady Ella
  9. I.F.O.
  10. Moonshine
  11. Ska-Child (from ’72 single)
  12. Feline Woman (from ’72 single)
  13. A Place in the Sky (’72 session)

* tracks 1-10 are from previously unreleased 1973 album sessions with guitarist Brian Goff

Total Running Time: [42:34]

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New Arrival and Restocks!

AC/DC - Can't Get Enough LP
AC/DC - TNT LP
AC/DC - Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap LP
AC/DC - Rip Off LP
AC/DC - Powerage LP
Alunah - Call Of Avernus LP
Amboy Dukes, The - Journey to the Center Of Your Mind LP
Arthur Gregory Band - Rock Operation LP
Bashful Alley - It's About Time 2-CD
Biglietto Per L'Inferno - s/t LP (RE)
Black Hole - Land of Mystery LP (RE)
Blast Furnace - s/t LP (RE)
Bleakhouse - Suspended Animation CD
Blood Feast - Kill For Pleasure LP (RE)
Buffalo - Volcanic Rock LP (RE)
Chain, Paul - King of the Dream LP (RE)
Clear Blue Sky - s/t LP (RE)
Cloven Hoof - Opening Ritual LP (RE)
Cloven Hoof - Dominator LP (RE)
Dare Force - Firepower CD
Demon Pact - Released From Hell CD
Demon Pact - Released From Hell LP
Desert Suns - s/t LP
Desire - Cry at the Sky LP
Devastation - Legacy of Ripping Death 2-LP
Doomsday - s/t CD
Earth/Flying Hat Band - Coming of the Heavy Lords LP
Eternal Elysium - Resonance of Shadows 2-LP
Eternal Elysium - High Flyer LP
Exodus - Bonded By Blood LP (RE)
Flippers - Psicodelicas LP (RE)
Frozen Planet...1969 - Electric Smokehouse LP
Future Tense - Condemned to the Gallows 2-LP
Geddes Axe - Aftermath CD
Geddes Axe - Aftermath LP
Glory - A Meat Music Sampler LP (RE)
Heavy Cruiser - Lucky Dog LP
Heir Apparent - Graceful Inheritance CD (ORIG)
High Fidelity Orchestra - My Girl EP
Horseskull - s/t LP
Host - Hardt Mot Hardt LP (RE)
Host - Pa Ver Sterke LP (RE)
Iron Angel - Winds of War LP (RE)
Izu, Kazuhiko - Domu LP
Jag Panzer - Ample Destruction CD
Jap Panzer - Shadow Theif LP
Jaguar - Opening The Enclosure CD
Jaguar - Axe Crazy In Holland 2-LP
Jericho - s/t LP (RE)
Katmandu - s/t LP
Kickin - Starbound Lady LP
L'Uovo Di Colombo - s/t LP (RE)
Lindenself - It's All For Love LP
Manilla Road - Crystal Logic LP (RE)
Manilla Road - Open the Gates LP (RE)
Manilla Road - The Deluge LP (RE)
Manilla Road - Mystification LP  (RE)
Marz & Eperjessy - s/t LP
Master's Apprentices - Choice Cuts LP (RE)
Medieval - One Morbid 2-LP
Mythra - Death and Destiny LP (RE)
Night Demon - s/t LP
Onslaught - Power from Hell LP (RE)
Perhacs, Linda - Parallelograms CD
Possessed - Seven Churches LP (RE)
Procession - Frontiera LP (RE)
Pussy - Invasion LP
Radium - Live in Nottingham LP + 7-Inch
Red Crayola - The Parable of Arable Land CD
Ritual - Widow LP + 7-Inch (RE)
Robespierre - Die You Heathen LP
Salem - In the Beginning CD
Sanctus - s/t CD
Satan - Into the Fire LP + 7-Inch
Sedmina - Melita & Veno Dolenc CD
Sherwood - Riding the Rainbow LP
Silver Mountain - Before the Storm LP
Solitude Aeturnus - Alone 2-LP
Space Farm - s/t LP (RE)
Speed, Glue & Shinki - Eve LP (RE)
Starchild - Detroit Rocker / No Control 7-Inch
Stormqueen - Raising the Roof CD
Stormwitch - Stronger Than Heaven LP (RE)
Three Seasons - Life's Road LP
Three Seasons - Things Change LP
Three Seasons - Understand the World LP
Titan Force - s/t LP (RE)
Toad - Tomorrow Blue LP (RE)
Traitor's Gate - Devil Takes The High Road LP (RE)
Triarchy - Save the Khan CD
Triarchy - Save the Khan LP
Tyrant - Mean Machine LP (RE)
Urchin - Get Up and Get Out 2-LP
Various Artists - Turn to Stone Vol. 1 LP
Venom - Live From the Hammersmith Odeon Theatre LP
Warlord - Deliver Us 2-CD
We All Together - Volumen II LP
Wilder Group -Pieces of the Sun LP
Wired Mind - Mindstate:Dreamscape LP
Witchfinder General - Live '83  CD
Witchfynde - Royal William Live Sacrifice LP

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