NEXT BAND

NWoBHM • United Kingdom
MetalMusicArchives.com — the ultimate metal music online community, from the creators of progarchives.com
NEXT BAND picture
A rock combo from Grantham, Lincolnshire, The Next Band were formed in 1976 by John Lockton (gtr), Rocky Newton (v/b) and Frank Noon (d). With a set that mixed Hard Rock and Glam, the trio received their first mention by the music press in 1977 when they joined the Melody Maker-sponsored 'Rock & Folk Contest', but failed to reach the finals.

In March 1978 The Next Band supported Zal (the short-lived outfit led by former S.A.H.B. guitarist Zal Cleminson) on a couple of live dates and at the end of the summer, having relocated to Yorkshire, they entered Hull's Fairview Studios recording an EP which surfaced on November 25 on the Gannet label. Its four self-penned compositions are performed with a certain proficiency and are early examples of the genre that would be called NWOBHM.

The 7" is particularly sought-after by Def Leppard fans as Frank Noon drummed on Leppard's debut EP (also recorded at Fairview Studios in late 1978), following
read more...
Thanks to Certif1ed for the addition

NEXT BAND Online Videos

See all NEXT BAND videos

Buy NEXT BAND music

Amazon (logo)
0 results found for "NEXT BAND"
Retry your search on Amazon.com website
No items found | Keyword-based search | Best seller rank | More results on Amazon.com

More places to buy metal & NEXT BAND music

NEXT BAND Discography

NEXT BAND albums / top albums

NEXT BAND EPs & splits

NEXT BAND Four By Three album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Four By Three
NWoBHM 1978

NEXT BAND live albums

NEXT BAND demos, promos, fans club and other releases (no bootlegs)

NEXT BAND re-issues & compilations

NEXT BAND singles (0)

NEXT BAND movies (DVD, Blu-Ray or VHS)

NEXT BAND Reviews

No NEXT BAND music reviews posted yet.

NEXT BAND Movies Reviews

No NEXT BAND movie reviews posted yet.

NEXT BAND Shouts

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

NEXT BAND 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
Master of Puppets Thrash Metal
METALLICA
Buy this album from our partners
Moving Pictures Hard Rock
RUSH
Buy this album from our partners
Rust in Peace Thrash Metal
MEGADETH
Buy this album from our partners
Powerslave NWoBHM
IRON MAIDEN
Buy this album from our partners
Dirt Alternative Metal
ALICE IN CHAINS
Buy this album from our partners

New Metal Artists

New Metal Releases

DK 40 Hardcore Punk
DEAD KENNEDYS
Buy this album from MMA partners
Walk Beyond the Dark Atmospheric Black Metal
ABIGAIL WILLIAMS
Buy this album from MMA partners
Ironshroom Stoner Metal
DOPECORPSE
Buy this album from MMA partners
Ground Zero Metalcore
LONE SURVIVORS
Buy this album from MMA partners
More new releases

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

Follow us

Buy Metal Music Online