BRIAR

Heavy Metal / NWoBHM • United Kingdom
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Briar were formed in 1979, by schoolfriends Kevin Griffiths (Vox/Guitar), Dean Cook (Drums), Dean Rogers (Guitar) & David Tattum (Bass), initially as a bit of fun to impress their mates, it is said the guy's played many gigs for friends in drummer Dean's frontroom......actually miming to Black Sabbath records, the mates were apparently impressed until one day.....the vinyl record they were miming to started to jump and kinda blew the guy's charade out of the water !!

The band had used names such as Lucifer, Ark & Emerald in the early days....eventually settling with Briar when the they got pissed off changing names all the time !, the band started proper when Dean & Kevin went to see a band at the Solihull YMCA the band were called Streetcruiser and were fronted by a cool dude vocalist, as soon as the chaps saw this event they were hooked...........drummer Dean later said,
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Too Young
NWoBHM 1985
BRIAR Take On The World album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Take On The World
NWoBHM 1985
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Reach Out
Heavy Metal 1988
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Crown Of Thorns
Heavy Metal 1988
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Hard Times
Heavy Metal 1992

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Frankie
Heavy Metal 1987

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BRIAR Rainbow (To The Skies) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Rainbow (To The Skies)
NWoBHM 1983
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One Monkey Don't Stop No Show
Heavy Metal 1988

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One More Chance
NWoBHM 1985
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Edge Of A Broken Heart
Heavy Metal 1987
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Gimme All You Got
Heavy Metal 1989
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All She Wants
Heavy Metal 1992

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