|Studio album by Bloodrock|
|Genre||Hard rock, psychedelic rock, heavy metal|
Bloodrock is the self-titled debut from the Fort Worth, Texas rock band Bloodrock, released under Capitol Records in March 1970. The cover art was designed by producer Terry Knight.
Fort Worth is the 15th-largest city in the United States and the fifth-largest city in the state of Texas. It is the county seat of Tarrant County, covering nearly 350 square miles (910 km2) into four other counties: Denton, Johnson, Parker and Wise. According to the 2017 census estimates, Fort Worth's population is 874,168. The city is the second-largest in the Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area, which is the 4th most populous metropolitan area in the United States.
Bloodrock was an American rock band based in Fort Worth, Texas that had considerable success in the 1970s. The band was one of the earliest of a number of noteworthy bands to emerge from the Fort Worth club and music scene during the early to mid-1970s.
Capitol Records, Inc. is an American record label owned by Universal Music Group through its Capitol Music Group imprint. It was founded as the first West Coast-based record label in the United States in 1942 by Johnny Mercer, Buddy DeSylva, and Glenn E. Wallichs. Capitol was acquired by British music conglomerate EMI as its North American subsidiary in 1955. EMI was acquired by Universal Music Group in 2012 and was merged with the company a year later, making Capitol and the Capitol Music Group both a part of UMG. The label's circular headquarter building in Hollywood is a recognized landmark of California.
The song "Gotta Find a Way" contains the backmasked message, "Anyone who is stupid enough to play this record backwards deserves what he is about to hear," followed by an excerpt from the poem "Jabberwocky".
"Jabberwocky" is a nonsense poem written by Lewis Carroll about the killing of a creature named "the Jabberwock". It was included in his 1871 novel Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There, the sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. The book tells of Alice's adventures within the back-to-front world of Looking-Glass Land.
|1.||"Gotta Find a Way"||Ed Grundy, Stevie Hill, Nick Taylor, Lee Pickens, Jim Rutledge||6:34|
|2.||"Castle of Thoughts"||Rutledge, Pickens||3:31|
|4.||"Double Cross"||John Nitzinger||5:19|
|5.||"Timepiece"||Robert Louis O'Neill, Hal Ames||6:00|
|7.||"Gimme Your Head"||Grundy||2:44|
|8.||"Fantastic Piece of Architecture"||Rutledge, Hill||8:49|
|9.||"Melvin Laid an Egg"||Nitzinger||7:27|
Herman's Hermits are an English beat rock band, formed in Manchester in 1964.
Kicking Against the Pricks is the third album released by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. First released in 1986, the album is a collection of cover versions. The title is a reference to a biblical quote from acts 9, verse 5 from Acts of the Apostles:
I am Jesus whom thou persecutest: it is hard for thee to kick against the pricks
Paul Stanley is a 1978 solo album from Paul Stanley, the rhythm guitarist and lead vocalist of American hard rock band Kiss. It was one of four solo albums released by the members of Kiss on September 18, 1978. It is the only album of the four Kiss solo albums to feature all original songs, as Simmons, Criss and Frehley each recorded one cover song on their albums.
The Grass Roots is an American rock band that charted frequently between 1966 and 1975. The band was originally the creation of Lou Adler and songwriting duo P. F. Sloan and Steve Barri. In their career, they achieved two gold albums, one gold single and charted singles on the Billboard Hot 100 a total of 21 times. Among their charting singles, they achieved Top 10 three times, Top 20 three times and Top 40 eight times. They have sold over 20 million records worldwide.
Warren Ham is a vocalist, saxophonist, flautist from Fort Worth, Texas.
Hear! is the second studio album by Trixter. The album was released on October 13, 1992 through MCA Records, the band's last release on the label. Hear! failed to reach the same success of the band's self-titled debut, only reaching #109 on the Billboard 200.
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Bloodrock 2 is the second album by the Texas rock band Bloodrock, released on Capitol Records in October 1970 and produced by Terry Knight. Early the following year, the gory extended track "D.O.A." became the biggest hit of Bloodrock's career when issued in shorter form as a single. The album was certified Gold by the RIAA January 3, 1990. The motivation for writing this song was explained in 2005 by guitarist Lee Pickens. “When I was 17, I wanted to be an airline pilot,” Pickens said. “I had just gotten out of this airplane with a friend of mine, at this little airport, and I watched him take off. He went about 200 feet in the air, rolled and crashed.”
Bloodrock 3 is the third album by the Texan rock band Bloodrock, released on Capitol Records in April 1971.
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Bloodrock Live is a live double album by Bloodrock released under Capitol Records in May 1972.
Passage is an album by the Texan rock band Bloodrock released under Capitol Records in November 1972. On this album, the band sounds strikingly different from their earlier releases due to significant changes in their line-up. Warren Ham was added in place of departed original members Jim Rutledge and Lee Pickens.
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John Nitzinger (Nit-Zinger) is a blues rock guitarist, recording artist, songwriter and actor from Fort Worth, Texas.
From the Witchwood is the fourth album by English band Strawbs. It was recorded at Air Studios, London during February and March 1971 and reached number 39 in the UK Album Charts.
Live in the LBC & Diamonds in the Rough is the first live DVD, and compilation album by heavy metal band Avenged Sevenfold released on September 16, 2008 by Warner Bros. Records. The live DVD features the band's April 10, 2008 show at Long Beach Arena headlining the Rockstar Taste of Chaos tour, while the CD contains previously unreleased B-sides that were recorded during the making of the band's self-titled 2007 album, plus covers, and other never-before-heard material.
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