Upon discovery of a shard of what could be the Loc-Nar, a miner named Tyler who becomes possessed by an insatiable hunger for power and a thirst for immortality. On his way to the planet of youth, Tyler wipes out most of a space colony and kidnaps a sexy woman. His big mistake is that he doesn't kill the woman's sister, Julie, who then sets out on a mission of rescue and revenge.
Get your leathers on and your head banging for this superlative collection of 'New Wave Of British Heavy Metal' anthems. The heavy, heavy sound of 1979 onwards into the 80s was incredibly influential, inspiring the biggest metal bands in the world - to play loud and fast. Heads down, see you in the pit!
After contributing the song "World War III" to Shrapnel Records' U.S. Metal, Vol. 2 compilation, Exciter promptly signed with Shrapnel and recorded their full-length debut, Heavy Metal Maniac, in 1983. Though their debt to Judas Priest was clear for all to see (starting with their name, of course), the album packed a hard-edged ferocity and love for speed that pushed it well beyond the bounds of "classic" heavy metal and into the realms of the then-nascent speed metal movement..