HIGH TIDE
Metal Related / Proto-Metal / Hard Rock • United Kingdom

MetalMusicArchives.com — the ultimate metal music online community, from the creators of progarchives.com
HIGH TIDE picture
High Tide was a preogressive rock band formed in 1969 by Tony Hill (guitar, keyboards, and vocals), Simon House (violin and keyboards), Pete Pavli (bass) and Roger Hadden (drums).

Their debut album "Sea Shanties" is generally considered important in the development of the heavy metal genre, and with its influences from hard rock, psychedelic rock, blues, folk and jazz, it has even been described as the first progressive metal album.
Thanks to Time Signature for the addition and cannon for the updates

HIGH TIDE MP3, Free Download/Stream

No HIGH TIDE MP3s available for streaming.

HIGH TIDE Online Videos

See all HIGH TIDE videos

Buy HIGH TIDE music

Right Now on Ebay (logo)
THE STONES THE STONES"Big Hit's High Tide and Green Grass" Original 1966 First US MONO NP 1 USD $15.95 (0 bids)
5h
Essential Media Group 894231315121 The Surfers At High Tide CD Essential Media Group 894231315121 The Surfers At High Tide CD USD $29.68 Buy It Now 7h
THE ROLLING STONES - BIG HITS(HIGH TIDE AND GREEN GRASS),12 THE ROLLING STONES - BIG HITS(HIGH TIDE AND GREEN GRASS),12" ALBUM ON VINY USD $1.64 (0 bids)
7h
Rolling Stones.High Tide, Green Grass. Mono, w Pictures. VG+ Rolling Stones.High Tide, Green Grass. Mono, w Pictures. VG+ USD $5.50 (0 bids)
7h
ROLLING STONES ROLLING STONES "BIG HITS (HIGH TIDE AND GREEN GRASS)" NPS 12" LP 33 RPM VG ROCK USD $4.00 (0 bids)
8h
CD-High Tide-Same 70's UK hard rock psych 70's CD-High Tide-Same 70's UK hard rock psych 70's USD $12.99 (0 bids)
10h
THE ROLLING STONES Big Hits (High Tide And Green Grass JAPAN MINI LP SHM CD SEAL THE ROLLING STONES Big Hits (High Tide And Green Grass JAPAN MINI LP SHM CD SEAL USD $20.99 (0 bids)
13h
POP/SCARCE/LP/THE SURFERS/ POP/SCARCE/LP/THE SURFERS/"HIGH TIDE"/1959/MONO USD $10.57 (0 bids)
14h
COUNT BASIE - HIGH TIDE - COLUMBIA 78 RPM COUNT BASIE - HIGH TIDE - COLUMBIA 78 RPM USD $3.99 (0 bids)
15h
The Rolling Stones BIG HITS High Tide / Green Grass VINYL LP - LONDON MONO  EX!! The Rolling Stones BIG HITS High Tide / Green Grass VINYL LP - LONDON MONO EX!! USD $19.99 (0 bids)
15h
The Rolling Stones: Big Hits (High Tide and Green Grass) Printed in Canada 1986 The Rolling Stones: Big Hits (High Tide and Green Grass) Printed in Canada 1986 USD $60.00 Buy It Now 16h
rare the rolling stones big hits high tide and green grass cassette tape germany rare the rolling stones big hits high tide and green grass cassette tape germany USD $28.05 Buy It Now 16h
The Rolling Stones- Big Hits[High Tide and Green Grass] on Decca Records IMPORT The Rolling Stones- Big Hits[High Tide and Green Grass] on Decca Records IMPORT USD $39.99 Buy It Now 19h
THE ROLLING STONES 'Big Hits High Tide And Green Grass' Remastered Vinyl LP NEW THE ROLLING STONES 'Big Hits High Tide And Green Grass' Remastered Vinyl LP NEW USD $28.05 Buy It Now 19h
HIGH TIDE  Same  1970 U.K. heavy prog lp  Psycho '84  Hawkwind  Simon House HIGH TIDE Same 1970 U.K. heavy prog lp Psycho '84 Hawkwind Simon House USD $33.99 (0 bids)
23h
The Rolling Stones LP big hits high tide and green grass TXL 101 The Rolling Stones LP big hits high tide and green grass TXL 101 USD $13.27 (0 bids)
1 day
THE ROLLING STONES ~ BIG HITS HIGH TIDE GREEN GRASS ~ 1ST UK DECCA MONO LP 1966 THE ROLLING STONES ~ BIG HITS HIGH TIDE GREEN GRASS ~ 1ST UK DECCA MONO LP 1966 USD $323.85 Buy It Now 1 day
ROLLING STONES - BIG HITS-HIGH TIDE HUNGARY LP SLPXL17831 ROLLING STONES - BIG HITS-HIGH TIDE HUNGARY LP SLPXL17831 USD $40.00 Buy It Now 1 day
High Tide - High Tide CD (Japan) High Tide - High Tide CD (Japan) USD $12.55 Buy It Now 1 day
Big Hits High Tide and Green Grass The Rolling Stones Good - CRN Big Hits High Tide and Green Grass The Rolling Stones Good - CRN USD $3.99 (0 bids)
1 day
High Tide,High Tide,LP High Tide,High Tide,LP USD $33.20 Buy It Now 1 day
THE ROLLING STONES - BIG HITS - HIGH TIDE AND GREEN GRASS - ORIGINAL LP THE ROLLING STONES - BIG HITS - HIGH TIDE AND GREEN GRASS - ORIGINAL LP USD $5.00 (0 bids)
USD $7.00 Buy It Now
1 day
Rolling Stones,Big Hits (High Tide And Green Grass),Including poster,LP Rolling Stones,Big Hits (High Tide And Green Grass),Including poster,LP USD $27.39 Buy It Now 1 day
ROLLING STONES-BIG HITS HIGH TIDE & GREEN~-JAPAN SHM-CD E50 ROLLING STONES-BIG HITS HIGH TIDE & GREEN~-JAPAN SHM-CD E50 USD $24.99 Buy It Now 1 day
Rolling Stones, The  Big Hits High Tide and Green Grass Stereo Record Rolling Stones, The Big Hits High Tide and Green Grass Stereo Record USD $18.00 Buy It Now 1 day
LP ROLLING STONES '' BIG HITS(HIGH TIDE AND GREEN GRASS) ''  GERMANY LP ROLLING STONES '' BIG HITS(HIGH TIDE AND GREEN GRASS) '' GERMANY USD $8.49 (0 bids)
1 day
Big Hits (High Tide And Green Grass) - Rolling Stones   MONO! Big Hits (High Tide And Green Grass) - Rolling Stones MONO! USD $3.00 (0 bids)
USD $10.00 Buy It Now
1 day
THE ROLLING STONES K7 THE ROLLING STONES K7 " Big Hits (High Tide And Green Grass) " ABKCO Canada USD $9.95 Buy It Now 1 day
the rolling stones   lp high tide and green grass the rolling stones lp high tide and green grass USD $8.30 (0 bids)
USD $11.63 Buy It Now
1 day
SPUNK DAVIS-High Tide b/w Needy punk indie 1993 DC SPUNK DAVIS-High Tide b/w Needy punk indie 1993 DC USD $2.99 (0 bids)
USD $3.99 Buy It Now
1 day
THE ROLLING STONES-BIG HITS HIGH TIDE & GREEN GRASS 1966 LONDON REC. NPS-1 VG+ THE ROLLING STONES-BIG HITS HIGH TIDE & GREEN GRASS 1966 LONDON REC. NPS-1 VG+ USD $8.99 Buy It Now 1 day
Rolling Stones Big Hits (high tide…) CD Abkco 80012 US 1989 1st Edition US Rolling Stones Big Hits (high tide…) CD Abkco 80012 US 1989 1st Edition US USD $14.99 Buy It Now 1 day
Rolling Stones Big Hits (high tide…) CD London/Polydor POCD-1056 Japan 1991 Rolling Stones Big Hits (high tide…) CD London/Polydor POCD-1056 Japan 1991 USD $24.99 Buy It Now 1 day
THE ROLLING STONES ~ BIG HITS HIGH TIDE- 1966- UK LP- DECCA - w/ BOOKLET THE ROLLING STONES ~ BIG HITS HIGH TIDE- 1966- UK LP- DECCA - w/ BOOKLET USD $6.63 (1 bids)
1 day
COUNT BASIE - COLUMBIA 36990 - LAZY LADY BLUES - HIGH TIDE COUNT BASIE - COLUMBIA 36990 - LAZY LADY BLUES - HIGH TIDE USD $9.99 (0 bids)
1 day
THE ROLLING STONES BIG HITS HIGH TIDE NEW CD REMASTERED THE ROLLING STONES BIG HITS HIGH TIDE NEW CD REMASTERED USD $4.92 Buy It Now 1 day
THE ROLLING STONES BIG HITS (HIGH TIDE AND GREEN GRASS) VINYL LP USED NICE! THE ROLLING STONES BIG HITS (HIGH TIDE AND GREEN GRASS) VINYL LP USED NICE! USD $16.99 Buy It Now 1 day
HIGH TIDE Sea Shanties rare 1982 UK re-issue of 1969 Prog Psych band HIGH TIDE Sea Shanties rare 1982 UK re-issue of 1969 Prog Psych band USD $29.99 (0 bids)
1 day
Kenneth Sivertsen - High Tide  CD Kenneth Sivertsen - High Tide CD USD $150.00 (0 bids)
1 day
Big Hits (High Tide and Green Grass) [LP] by Rolling Stones (The) (Vinyl,... Big Hits (High Tide and Green Grass) [LP] by Rolling Stones (The) (Vinyl,... USD $25.00 Buy It Now 1 day
Rolling Stones - Big Hits (High Tide & Green Grass) [Vinyl New] Rolling Stones - Big Hits (High Tide & Green Grass) [Vinyl New] USD $28.98 Buy It Now 1 day
Big Hits (High Tide and Green Grass) [LP] by Rolling Stones (The) (Vinyl,... Big Hits (High Tide and Green Grass) [LP] by Rolling Stones (The) (Vinyl,... USD $75.00 (0 bids)
1 day
1962 Surfers High Tide SEALED RECORD Surf Garage Psych RARE 1962 Surfers High Tide SEALED RECORD Surf Garage Psych RARE USD $8.99 (0 bids)
1 day
THE ROLLING STONES BIG HITS HIGH TIDE AND GREEN GRASS NPS-1 THE ROLLING STONES BIG HITS HIGH TIDE AND GREEN GRASS NPS-1 USD $3.99 (0 bids)
USD $9.99 Buy It Now
1 day
ROLLINGS STONES BIG HITS 60S PRESS NICE SHAPE FOR LOW PRICE LP VINYL HIGH TIDE ROLLINGS STONES BIG HITS 60S PRESS NICE SHAPE FOR LOW PRICE LP VINYL HIGH TIDE USD $4.99 Buy It Now 1 day
Rolling Stones Big Hits (High Tide And Green Grass) CD album (CDLP) Japanese Rolling Stones Big Hits (High Tide And Green Grass) CD album (CDLP) Japanese USD $47.31 Buy It Now 1 day
The ROLLING STONES BIG HITS HIGH TIDE & GREEN GRASS, Song Book WORDS & MUSIC The ROLLING STONES BIG HITS HIGH TIDE & GREEN GRASS, Song Book WORDS & MUSIC USD $39.86 Buy It Now 1 day
Rolling Stones Big Hits (High Tide and Green Grass) NM- London 1966 Bell Sound! Rolling Stones Big Hits (High Tide and Green Grass) NM- London 1966 Bell Sound! USD $14.99 (0 bids)
USD $20.00 Buy It Now
1 day
rolling stones  big hits high tide & green grass uk lp tx 101 stereo green label rolling stones big hits high tide & green grass uk lp tx 101 stereo green label USD $28.22 Buy It Now 2 days
ROLLING STONES - BIG HITS (HIGH TIDE & GREEN GRASS) LP ROLLING STONES - BIG HITS (HIGH TIDE & GREEN GRASS) LP USD $23.38 Buy It Now 2 days
BARBARA DICKSON lover's serenade 7 BARBARA DICKSON lover's serenade 7" b/w high tide (2090240) uk rso 1977 USD $8.29 Buy It Now 2 days
ROLLING STONES Big Hits High Tide And Green Grass Remastered CD NEW ROLLING STONES Big Hits High Tide And Green Grass Remastered CD NEW USD $11.54 Buy It Now 2 days
Big Hits (High Tide and Green Grass) by Rolling Stones (The) Big Hits (High Tide and Green Grass) by Rolling Stones (The) USD $9.99 Buy It Now 2 days
HIGH TIDE-PRECIOUS CARGO-ITALIAN REISSUE-180g-1st PRESS AKARMA AK 002-LP-PROG HIGH TIDE-PRECIOUS CARGO-ITALIAN REISSUE-180g-1st PRESS AKARMA AK 002-LP-PROG USD $29.99 (0 bids)
2 days
STONES *VG* CIRCA EARLY 70s GERMAN CASSETTE STONES *VG* CIRCA EARLY 70s GERMAN CASSETTE "BIG HITS HIGH TIDE AND GREEN GRASS" USD $18.97 Buy It Now 2 days
THE ROLLING STONES BIG HITS HIGH TIDE AND GREEN GRASS LONDON RECORDS VINYL LP THE ROLLING STONES BIG HITS HIGH TIDE AND GREEN GRASS LONDON RECORDS VINYL LP USD $29.99 Buy It Now 2 days
Rolling Stones  /  Big Hits (High Tide And Green Grass) Rolling Stones / Big Hits (High Tide And Green Grass) USD $50.00 (0 bids)
USD $65.00 Buy It Now
2 days
Rolling Stones Big Hits (High Tide And Green Gras... UK vinyl LP  record Rolling Stones Big Hits (High Tide And Green Gras... UK vinyl LP record USD $31.47 Buy It Now 2 days
The Rolling Stones, The Rolling Stones, "Big Hits (High Tide & Green Grass) Rock LP London MONO NP-1 USD $23.00 Buy It Now 2 days
Rolling Stones - Big Hits High Tide & Green Grass LP Decca Boxed + Insert Rolling Stones - Big Hits High Tide & Green Grass LP Decca Boxed + Insert USD $24.89 Buy It Now 2 days
HIGH TIDE:THE FLOOD/PROG HIGH TIDE:THE FLOOD/PROG USD $11.61 Buy It Now 2 days
Rolling Stones - Big Hits High Tide & Green Grass LP Decca Booklet Style Sleeve Rolling Stones - Big Hits High Tide & Green Grass LP Decca Booklet Style Sleeve USD $33.20 Buy It Now 2 days
The Rolling Stones - Big Hits High Tide and  - LONDON NPS-1 blue label Booklet The Rolling Stones - Big Hits High Tide and - LONDON NPS-1 blue label Booklet USD $15.99 Buy It Now 2 days
ROLLING STONES -HIGH TIDE AND GREEN GRASS - 1966 33 1/3 rpm LP Vinyl Record ROLLING STONES -HIGH TIDE AND GREEN GRASS - 1966 33 1/3 rpm LP Vinyl Record USD $14.86 Buy It Now 2 days
THE ROLLING STONES - BIG HITS (HIGH TIDE AND GREEN GRASS) 12 THE ROLLING STONES - BIG HITS (HIGH TIDE AND GREEN GRASS) 12" VINYL RECORD USD $9.99 (0 bids)
2 days
Rolling Stones 1966 Big Hits (High Tide And Green Grass) LP NPS-1 Gatefold Rolling Stones 1966 Big Hits (High Tide And Green Grass) LP NPS-1 Gatefold USD $4.99 (0 bids)
USD $9.99 Buy It Now
2 days
THE ROLLING STONES BIG HITS HIGH TIDE AND GREEN GRASS LP UK DECCA ORIGINAL FFS THE ROLLING STONES BIG HITS HIGH TIDE AND GREEN GRASS LP UK DECCA ORIGINAL FFS USD $12.44 Buy It Now 2 days
Rock 45 Dan Belloc - High Tide Boogie / Dancero On Fraternity Records Rock 45 Dan Belloc - High Tide Boogie / Dancero On Fraternity Records USD $5.00 Buy It Now 2 days
Shannon Whitworth   HIGH TIDE   (CD 2013) Shannon Whitworth HIGH TIDE (CD 2013) USD $1.73 (2 bids)
2 days
Stan Wells - High Tide [CD New] Stan Wells - High Tide [CD New] USD $13.26 Buy It Now 2 days
NM 12 NM 12"~EP~JONATHAN BUTLER~The Sampler~[Going Home~Barenese~Reunion~High Tide~+2] USD $3.87 Buy It Now 2 days
High Tide Play Me Reggae CD High Tide Play Me Reggae CD USD $4.03 Buy It Now 2 days
High Tide (Big Noses & Pizza Faces): Anthology  by Tell-Tale Hearts (CD, Voxx) High Tide (Big Noses & Pizza Faces): Anthology by Tell-Tale Hearts (CD, Voxx) USD $12.95 Buy It Now 2 days
THE ROLLING STONES BIG HITS HIGH TIDE AND GREEN GRASS LONDON RECORDS VINYL LP THE ROLLING STONES BIG HITS HIGH TIDE AND GREEN GRASS LONDON RECORDS VINYL LP USD $39.95 Buy It Now 2 days
Rolling Stones Cd Big Hits High Tide and Green Grass 1986 Abkco records Rolling Stones Cd Big Hits High Tide and Green Grass 1986 Abkco records USD $10.95 Buy It Now 2 days
Surfers - Surfers At High Tide  CD-R [CD New] Surfers - Surfers At High Tide CD-R [CD New] USD $12.98 Buy It Now 2 days
ROLLING STONES, THE--BIG HITS (HIGH TIDE AND GREEN GRASS) (LP) ROLLING STONES, THE--BIG HITS (HIGH TIDE AND GREEN GRASS) (LP) USD $30.00 Buy It Now 2 days
HIGH TIDE Same Title LP UK LIBERTY Original Press LBS83294 HIGH TIDE Same Title LP UK LIBERTY Original Press LBS83294 USD $191.00 Buy It Now 2 days
Rolling Stones Big Hits (High Tide And Green Grass) (1966, London) *ZAL-7167* LP Rolling Stones Big Hits (High Tide And Green Grass) (1966, London) *ZAL-7167* LP USD $7.97 Buy It Now 2 days
THE HIGH TIDE - Dancing In My Mind ~ 7 THE HIGH TIDE - Dancing In My Mind ~ 7" Single PS USD $7.01 Buy It Now 2 days
High Tide - High Tide NEW CD High Tide - High Tide NEW CD USD $16.18 Buy It Now 3 days
High Tide - Sea Shanties NEW CD High Tide - Sea Shanties NEW CD USD $16.18 Buy It Now 3 days
PROMO ONLY HIGH TIDE SEA SHANTIES JAPAN PROMO ONLY HIGH TIDE SEA SHANTIES JAPAN USD $199.99 Buy It Now 3 days
GREAT OUTDOORS my heart alive 7 GREAT OUTDOORS my heart alive 7" b/w high tide (nch118) pic slv uk backs USD $8.29 Buy It Now 3 days
The Rolling Stones Big Hits High Tide Green Grass Vinyl Record London NPS-1 1966 The Rolling Stones Big Hits High Tide Green Grass Vinyl Record London NPS-1 1966 USD $15.00 Buy It Now 3 days
The Rolling Stones The Rolling Stones "Big Hits High Tide Green Grass"CASSETTE FREE SHIPPING IN USA USD $9.95 (0 bids)
3 days
Count Basie, High Tide/Lazy Lady Blues, Columbia 36990 Count Basie, High Tide/Lazy Lady Blues, Columbia 36990 USD $6.00 Buy It Now 3 days
HIGH TIDE (INDIE GROUP) dancing in my mind 7 HIGH TIDE (INDIE GROUP) dancing in my mind 7" b/w electric blue (k18930) writing USD $8.29 Buy It Now 3 days
ROLLING STONES BIG HITS HIGH TIDE AND GREEN GRASS decca green label stereo -6D L ROLLING STONES BIG HITS HIGH TIDE AND GREEN GRASS decca green label stereo -6D L USD $16.59 Buy It Now 3 days
The Rolling Stones Big Hits (High Tide and Green Grass) London/USA LP NPS-1 Nice The Rolling Stones Big Hits (High Tide and Green Grass) London/USA LP NPS-1 Nice USD $9.99 (1 bids)
3 days
HIGH TIDE (PSYCH GROUP) sea shanties LP 7 track repress in gatefold sleeve (time HIGH TIDE (PSYCH GROUP) sea shanties LP 7 track repress in gatefold sleeve (time USD $33.20 Buy It Now 3 days
The Rolling Stones Big Hits (High Tide and Green Grass) Remastered 180g Vinyl LP The Rolling Stones Big Hits (High Tide and Green Grass) Remastered 180g Vinyl LP USD $29.45 Buy It Now 3 days
Big Hits (High Tide and Green Grass) by The Rolling Stones - 1966 Big Hits (High Tide and Green Grass) by The Rolling Stones - 1966 USD $0.99 (0 bids)
3 days
The Surfers/High Tide/1959 Mono LP/Surf/EX- The Surfers/High Tide/1959 Mono LP/Surf/EX- USD $41.50 Buy It Now 3 days
LP – THE ROLLING STONES – BIG HITS – HIGH TIDE and GREEN GRASS.~ Stereo TXS 101 LP – THE ROLLING STONES – BIG HITS – HIGH TIDE and GREEN GRASS.~ Stereo TXS 101 USD $43.10 (0 bids)
3 days
ROLLING STONES.BIG HITS,HIGH TIDE GREEN GRASS.. IST ISSUE ( MONO ) DECCA TXL101 ROLLING STONES.BIG HITS,HIGH TIDE GREEN GRASS.. IST ISSUE ( MONO ) DECCA TXL101 USD $18.25 (0 bids)
3 days
The Rolling Stones (1966 VG+) The Rolling Stones (1966 VG+) "BIG HITS (High Tide and Green Grass)" w/Booklet USD $9.99 (0 bids)
USD $16.99 Buy It Now
3 days
The Rolling Stones Big Hits High Tide & Green Grass hybrid CD/SACD Mick Jagger The Rolling Stones Big Hits High Tide & Green Grass hybrid CD/SACD Mick Jagger USD $16.59 (0 bids)
3 days
Rolling Stones: Big Hits (High Tide and Green Grass) MONO LP gatefold 1966! Rolling Stones: Big Hits (High Tide and Green Grass) MONO LP gatefold 1966! USD $75.00 (0 bids)
3 days
THE ROLLING STONES-BIG HITS (HIGH TIDE AND GREEN GRASS)-USA-MONO-LP-VERY GOOD+ THE ROLLING STONES-BIG HITS (HIGH TIDE AND GREEN GRASS)-USA-MONO-LP-VERY GOOD+ USD $19.99 Buy It Now 3 days
Showing all 100 items | Price may be different, data is cached every 1h | Keyword-based search | Ordered by ending time | See results on eBay.com
Amazon (logo)
Sea ShantiesSea Shanties
Import
Repertoire 1994
Audio CD$7.59
$7.95 (used)
Open SeasonOpen Season
Import
Black Widow 2013
Audio CD$22.38
$54.16 (used)
High TideHigh Tide
Import · Remastered
ESOTERIC 2010
Audio CD$10.99
$12.99 (used)
Play Me ReggaePlay Me Reggae
CD Baby 2007
Audio CD$1.00
$0.49 (used)
High TideHigh Tide
Import
Eclectic Discs 2006
Audio CD$11.53
$20.26 (used)
Interesting TimesInteresting Times
Import
Akarma 2000
Audio CD$59.19 (used)
Sea ShantiesSea Shanties
Import
Eclectic Discs 2006
Audio CD$38.99
$9.00 (used)
21st Century Dream21st Century Dream
CD Baby 2011
Audio CD$13.45
$36.51 (used)
Showing 8 items | Cache expiring in 72h | Keyword-based search | Best seller rank | More results on Amazon.com

More places to buy metal & HIGH TIDE music

HIGH TIDE Discography

HIGH TIDE albums / top albums

.. Album Cover 3.05 | 7 ratings
Sea Shanties
Proto-Metal 1969
.. Album Cover 3.05 | 2 ratings
High Tide
Proto-Metal 1970
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Interesting Times
Hard Rock 1986
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Precious Cargo
Hard Rock 1989
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Fierce Nature
Metal Related 1990
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ancient gates
Metal Related 1990
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Reason Of Success
Metal Related 1991

HIGH TIDE EPs & splits

HIGH TIDE live albums

HIGH TIDE demos, promos, fans club and other releases (no bootlegs)

HIGH TIDE boxset & compilations

.. Album Cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
The Flood
Proto-Metal 1990
.. Album Cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Sea Shanties / High Tide
Proto-Metal 1994
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Open Season
Proto-Metal 2000

HIGH TIDE singles (0)

HIGH TIDE movies (DVD, Blu-Ray or VHS)

HIGH TIDE Reviews

HIGH TIDE Sea Shanties

Album · 1969 · Proto-Metal
Cover art Buy this album from MMA partners
voila_la_scorie
The first progressive metal band? I was looking for early prog metal of the 80's when High Tide's name was mentioned with such a bold reference. Well, certainly it's credible that a form of prog metal issued from 1969 as both prog and metal were coalescing in their respective forms out of the nebulous cloud of experimental music of the psych days. I was interested and after a quick sampling on YouTube I ordered "Sea Shanties" from Amazon.

I was walking to the train station when the first chords of "Futilist's Lament" stormed into ears. Really gritty grungy distorted guitar, then the rhythm section, then a monstrously heavy second guitar? No, it was the violin! Yes, High Tide employed two lead instruments: the über-fuzzed guitar and a violin that was going to surprise me in the range of sounds it had contributed to this album. Right from the start there was this bombastic heavy guitar sound that quickly switched to Jimmy Page's violin bow on guitar to a more traditional albeit electric violin sound.

The vocals immediately left me wondering whether I would find that they work or that they were better off elsewhere. For the most part they sound like Jim Morison but at times the vocalist abruptly reaches for higher notes, which he can hit, but the transition comes off as a less than impressive karaoke performance. Nevertheless, the song thunders along with the violin making an impressive companion to the guitar. This is not King Crimson violin here but a different beast.

I rather like the guitar soloing which seems to combine and bridge leftover techniques from the late 60's with forthcoming approaches of the 70's. The solo repeats itself in places but just when you wonder if this is going to be a recycling loop of ideas, the main riff returns and the intro is repeated. After one more round of verse chorus the song comes to an abrupt close.

"Death Warmed Up" is a 9-minute plus instrumental, and you'd probably figure that with that much time there should be room to create different moods and changes of tempo. But no. This is nine minutes of heavy rock guitar and gritty violin soloing. Of course there's structure. Resembling early Deep Purple instrumentals, there's a main theme, solo section, repeat of the main theme, more soloing and a return to the main theme again. After that the number charges on with the same pounding pace and the guitar takes over mostly alternating between bursts of high notes and explosions of distortion. Though at times it's easy for my mind to wander, I come back to the music amazed that these guys just careen along like an overloaded steam train for over nine minutes without slowing down or resting.

We finally take a break from the wash of distortion with "Pushed, but not Forgotten," which sounds very Doorsy until the guitar distortion comes back on. The song's basic structure is soft-hard-soft-hard-soft. At this point I am better accepting the vocals. It's also worthy of mention the violin again as it adds some interesting sounds including what sounds like wah-wah guitar and some eerily pretty high notes.

"Walking Down Their Outlook" begins with most 60's-sounding performance of the album until the guitar and violin contribute a touch of Baroque. There are some heavy bombastic moments too but just when it seems this song is going to morph into another explosion of distortion it takes on yet another form, and then switches back to the 60's sound. The violin is given more solo room here in this song too. By the fourth listen I found myself liking this song more.

"Missing Out" sounds like a fuzzy Doors' blues number at first with violin. The vocals are more expressive here but sound like a tortured Jim Morison. At 9:41 you can guess there will be some significant song space devoted to soloing. But the vocal segments keep returning, so there's no super lengthy jam here although some of the soloing goes on a bit. Just before 8 minutes it looks like there's going to be a drum solo but the band only tease and wisely steer clear and instead add more noisome guitar and some violin that at times seems a bit at a loss for what to play.

"Nowhere" opens with an instrumental section. By now there's there's not much new here. The sound of the album has long been established. I do like some of the melody lines played played by the violin. These stand out for me. It gives the song a country feel which I normally wouldn't like but it works here.

The extended CD includes three additional tracks that were recorded for the album but wouldn't fit on and were thus culled, and two demos which are not remarkable. "The Great Universal Racket" might be exactly that to some. It is a long instrumental that jumps from style to style, including heavy doomy guitar, friendly rock guitar with wah-wah effects courtesy of the violin, heavy country rock, more Baroque mixed in heavy rock, an acid rock traditional Chinese segment, and several others. It reminds of Norwegian prog rockers, Wobbler's instrumental that only just establish a groove or riff and the move on. This plays like a medley, constantly changing tempo and rhythm. Many parts repeat, so whether you think this is genius or someone's taking the mickey is up to you. I still can't decide if it's brilliant or just sonic clutter.

"Dilemma" also goes through some changes including an almost Sabbath-esque metal section with some Blue Cheer mixed in, and some pseudo prog work. The vocal parts are slower and thankfully there's more energy put into the higher register singing adding variety. Then the vocals change to southern rock and Jim Morison is all but gone. It becomes another gritty rocker for guitar and violin. Good on its own but very much like the rest of the album.

The demos are next with a slightly shorter version of "Death Warmed Up" and also "Pushed, but not Forgotten". I find the album versions are better and I usually skip these.

"Time Gauge" is the last number and again more of what we've already heard: raunchy gritty guitar, violin, paces changes, steady supporting rhythm section, doses of distortion, mixed styles, classical suggestions, and so on. As a constantly changing instrumental, this is similar to "The Great Universal Racket" but a little sloppy here and there, or so I feel. Good in places but not a highlight.

I can't say the album will be a long-time favourite but there will be songs I'll come back to. To sum the album up neatly, I quote the Allmusic review from the Wkipedia page for "Sea Shanties":

"High Tide had the muscularity of a no-nonsense proto-metal band, but they also ventured into prog territory with changing time signatures and tempos, soft-hard dynamics, multi-part arrangements, and even some ornate faux-Baroque interludes."

HIGH TIDE Sea Shanties

Album · 1969 · Proto-Metal
Cover art Buy this album from MMA partners
AtomicCrimsonRush
Light years ahead of their time, High Tide present the birth of prog metal.

The first sound that emanates from this colossal album is a grungy sludge guitar riff, very distorted and fuzzy. It almost sounds grunge and this is back in 1969! It begins with the lo-fi crunching psychedelic metal of 'Futilist's Lament'. The band announce that this is going to be a heavy psych prog experience. High Tide are Roger Hadden on drums, Tony Hill on guitar, vocals, Simon House on violin, piano, and Peter Pavli on bass. They are one of the loudest, heaviest bands of the late 60s and must have been a major influence to Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple and Black Sabbath and reminds me of Blue Cheer meets Hawkwind. The metal riffs are almost like Black Sabbath in places and the wah wah guitar reminds us we are in the psychedelic 60s. This is a sensational track that must be heard over and over with the amps on 11.

'Death Warmed Up' is a 9 minute hard rocking instrumental with blazing guitars and a manic violin that assassinates the grunge vibe to make way for a progressive heavy sound. The twin guitar lead break is spacey and locks in on a repetitive riff. It is rather lengthy for a loud, proud, and endowed band, but it works in a hypnotic sense, similar to the sonic jamming attack of Hawkwind.

'Pushed, But Not Forgotten' is a slow ballad with quiet violin and guitar and a gentle vocal. But only or about a minute. It breaks out into a loud guitar solo and a heavier beat with some excellent guitar riffs. Then it settles back to a serene atmosphere with restrained music lulling you off to sleep. But now we are on edge wondering when it will break out again. Sure enough the amps get turned up again and the distorted guitar cracks the peace in half with admirable ferocity.

'Walking Down Their Outlook' begins immediately with moderate vocals and steady beat. Then there is a wonderful guitar lick using scaled notes up the frets. The spacey section follows and ascends until another screaming guitar passage. The way the song breaks and changes constantly is quite an original approach given the date this was released. The section that begins at 2:40 is one of the great instrumental breaks, howling guitars, folk violins and keyboard augmentations. The cadence escalates into a hypno-groove with folk metal motorvating along on a strong beat. Then a minimalist violin takes over to finish the track. Wonderful heavy prog.

'Missing Out' is another lengthy 9 minute track, with very complex fugue motifs emblazoned over intricate guitar notes constantly played. The violin is always present slicing back and forth and the estranged vocals of Tony Hill. What a sensational sound High Tide are able to create with these instruments, almost like a metal version of Comus. At 3:50 there is a fantastic violin and lead guitar solo with instruments trading off to the wild percussion. The lyrics are hard to decipher but a lot of it sounds improvised such as "Oh, my soul is going down, and I'm ready." This finishes with an attacking drum solo and an extended outro.

'Nowhere' closes the album with a terrific violin and guitar solo at the start. The violin and guitar battle it out for supremacy for a while, neither winning the contest, and then the lead guitar takes over with prog time changes and is joined by a descending flurry of violin notes. It slows in tempo and Hill's low vocals return; "marking time and shutting out each warming smile, what shall be the go between they laugh and cry, effigies of souls are seen to come and go, moving through the mists of fear , they come to know." The dark lyrics fit in perfectly with the moody atmospheric music.

The conclusion is that this album is one of those rare treasures unearthed from the tomb of obscurity, hardly making an impact until now, and the listener will be enthralled that "Sea Shanties" finally has seen the light of day.

HIGH TIDE Sea Shanties

Album · 1969 · Proto-Metal
Cover art Buy this album from MMA partners
Certif1ed
High Tide's debut is a slog through two or three musical styles, and rather limited ones at that. Although this appears on many people's proto metal lists, the metal quotient is practically non-existent, and the music rather samey and limited in exploration or interest.

The opener, Futilist's Lament grabs the attention immediately, with its uber-fuzzed guitar riffing and Morrison-like vocals outlining a melody straight from The Doors.

The styling is pure heavy psych mixed with hard rock, and the metallic feel is only edgy. The drums drive and shift beat emphasis, leaving only the pulse for head banging purposes - but it works.

The solo is a weak affair, simple blues scales, then a really nice, hooky melody line, some fast and very messy bluff, back to the hook, back to the bluff - obviously there's been attention paid to the structuring, but the execution of the bluff is rather poor and unsatisfying.

There's rather too much bluff, and the song goes on about 30 seconds too long, before the swirling fuzz-fest of Death Warmed Up, a decidedly non-metallic piece, driven by a lead violin lending a really cool Celtic air to the extended, hook-laden intro. Hendrix citations abound, before another round of unnecessary guitar bluff, which makes this piece feel a lot too long.

I read somewhere that this is an example of Heavy Prog, but I have to say that there's no Prog here.

There is a monstrous Hawkwind-like riff, which tapers off too soon, but all in all, a very dull and unexciting piece. I got bored by 3:00, and it's 9 minutes long.

There is a change at 4:00, but it's to some Hendrixy style wah, and more of exactly the same quick bluff we heard at the beginning, out of key and totally unremarkable to the point of irritation.

I kept skipping, 20 seconds at a time, but the overall texture doesn't change - pointless waste of vinyl.

Pushed But Not Forgotten is a more laid back affair to begin with, Doorsy in flavour, but with the interest in the violin. The harmonies are jazzy, with plenty of 6ths, and the vocal melody swoops into interesting places - but then it's all spoilt when it suddenly gets heavy.

We return to the mellow music, and there are some interesting textures over the return to the first theme, but knowing that the heavy section will return in a horribly predictable fashion has already removed any interest for me.

The Doors flavour is maintained for the 4th song "Walking Down Their Outlook", but by now I'm tired of the formula of this hard rock album in prog clothing.

About a minute in, there's a lovely exposed moment, but generally, this is an expansion of the previous piece, with quiet sections in the melodic style, loud sections in a messy, bluffy style and that sums it up.

The metallic quotient is almost totally missing from the first song onwards, it should be noted.

The 4th song is an interesting take on heavy psych, but by now I'm too tired of the formula to enjoy it.

At 9:38, I don't feel I'm missing out if I skip it.

The album is rounded off with a song called Nowhere, which is a very apt title, as that is exactly where it seems to go.

Not impressed by this one at all, musically, and the metal content is miniscule.

So on two counts, I would not recommend it to anyone, let alone a metal fan.



HIGH TIDE Movies Reviews

No HIGH TIDE movie reviews posted yet.

HIGH TIDE Shouts

Please login to post a shout
No shouts posted yet. Be the first member to do so above!

HIGH TIDE Index

Member Zone

Username:
Password:
Stay signed in

Metal Subgenres

Artists Alpha-index

MMA TOP 5 Metal ALBUMS

Rating by members, ranked by custom algorithm
Albums with 30 ratings and more
Rust in Peace Thrash Metal
MEGADETH
Buy this album from our partners
Master of Puppets Thrash Metal
METALLICA
Buy this album from our partners
Symbolic Death Metal
DEATH
Buy this album from our partners
Paranoid Traditional heavy metal
BLACK SABBATH
Buy this album from our partners
Crimson Death Metal
EDGE OF SANITY
Buy this album from our partners

New Metal Artists

New Metal Releases

Meridian Progressive Metal
THE HELIX NEBULA
Buy this album from MMA partners
Black Debbath / Abramis Brama Doom Metal
BLACK DEBBATH
Buy this album from MMA partners
Evolve Progressive Metal
PERCEPTIONIST
Buy this album from MMA partners
Human Dust Sludge/Post-metal
DETERIOR
Buy this album from MMA partners
Born Unspoiled Death Metal
SIX STRING SLAUGHTER
Buy this album from MMA partners
More new releases

New Free Metal MP3 download/stream

New Metal Online Videos

More videos

New MMA Metal Forum Topics

More in the forums

New Site interactions

More...

Latest Metal News

members-submitted

More in the forums

Social Media

Share this site
Follow us

Buy Metal Music Online