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CULT METAL CLASSICS Records [updated 04/28/24]

$13.99 USD - $15.99 USD

Greek underground label specializing in cult 80s re-releases. Mostly classic US heavy/power and NWOBHM.

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ASPHALT LIPS - Video HeroeS CD

Great newcoming band from Greece with a sound that pays hommage to the 80's and lyrics inspired by cult underground VHS movies. Fans of Maiden and Priest with NWOBHM and retrowave aesthetics, should not miss this one.

CULT METAL CLASSICS RECORDS: July 28th, 2021. Limited to 500 copies


BLIND ILLUSION - The Likewise Sessions 2CD [Ultimate Anthology Vol. 1 with Slipcase]

Get ready for a unique piece of hard rock / metal history. Hard rock / heavy metal way ahead of its time by the Bay Area pioneers BLIND ILLUSION. These are their very first recordings remastered from the original master tapes, featuring a total of 14 songs, written at a time when the band members were averaging 16 years of age!

Double 2CD release with 16-page booklet and deluxe slipcase

Cult Metal Classics Records, 2021, Limited to 500 copies.


BLIND ILLUSION - The Demos 1980/1986 CD [Ultimate Anthology Vol 2 with Slipcase]

This is the second volume of the epic BLIND ILLUSION demo series, covering the years from 1980 to 1986, featuring some of the greatest heavy metal songs ever penned by any artist

In volume 2, you may find more than 70 minutes of powerful metal music from these San Francisco pioneers including the legendary "Trilogy of Terror" demo plus the considered to be forever lost, "Darkness" demo.

The sound has been restored and remastered, so what you get to hear is the best version of all these classic BLIND ILLUSION tunes. Comes with liner notes by the guitar master Mark Biedernmann, lyrics and amazing photos from the old days of the band, housed in a deluxe cardboard slipcase.

Cult Metal Classics Records, 2023, Limited to 500 copies.


BREAKER - In Days of Heavy Metal ...Reborn CD

Cult 80's Canadian steeel. This is the first official CD edition, featuring killer remastered sound and 20-page booklet with archive photos of the band, interview, lyrics, and bonus video clips with the band performing the songs of the album live in the studio!

CULT METAL CLASSICS Records, 2018


CANDLE OPERA - Dream Theatre CD

Candle Opera was formed in Toronto, Canada in 1990 consisting of Rob Straughan (drums) and the ex-SOLAR EAGLE member Zsolt Henczely (bass) - who joined in 1991, plus Cari Rain Gates (guitar) and Damien Graves (guitar). This is re-issue of their demos from 1992.

For fans of DAYS OF YORE, LUCRETIA (FR), SOLAR EAGLE, FINAL ASSAULT.

Limited to 500 copies. CULT METAL CLASSICS Records, 2019


DARK DECEPTION - Sadistic Intentions CD

An 80s power/speed/thrash metal assault from Baltimore, USA

Tracks 1 to 5 are taken from "Sadistic Intentions" demo 1988
Tracks 6 to 9 are taken from "Tales Of Dark Deception" demo 1989

Limited to 500 copies. CULT METAL CLASSICS Records, 2019


DEAF DEALER - Keeper of the Flame +2 CD

Cult power metal steel from Canada. Originally released in 1986, now re-issued on Cult Metal Classic Records with 16 page booklet with liner notes, lyrics, archive photos, and two previously unreleased bonus tracks.

Cult Metal Classics Records, 2023.


DIAMOND NEEDLE / BABY'S BREATH CD (SAD IRON members)

Arcane 80's Dutch metal, featuring SAD IRON members.

Cult Metal Classics Records, 2024


EMBRACE FIRE - Savage CD [with Slipcase]

One of the top bands of the second wave of Greece's true metal scene. They did this killer album in the mid 00's and then disappeared. Long awaited reissue of this barbaric epic metal gem!

For fans of MANOWAR, SKULLVIEW, THRUST, WITCHKILLER.

Comes with: Deluxe slipcase, 12 page booklet with liner notes, lyrics and lots of rare pictures, and 4 bonus live songs

Limited to 500 copies. Cult Metal Classics, March 18th, 2022.


FINAL HEIRESS - In The Shadows Of Pain CD

Cult 80's heavy/power metal from Holland, which released a demo and a 7" EP in the early 80's. This is an anthology CD containing the said material along with previously unreleased mini-album.

CULT METAL CLASSICS Records, 2019


FORTRESS - Waiting for The Night CD

Step back in time when 80's metal ruled the world! Fortress was one of the many bands dominating the Sunset Strip at that time. Pure hard rock in the vein of Iron Maiden, Whitesnake, Dio etc.

The songs on this album were recorded between 1984 and 1988, and never released to the public before.

2nd pressing, limited to 300 copies. Cult Metal Classics, May 21st, 2021


GARGOYLE - The Deluxe Major Metal Edition 2CD

RE-release of the cult US power metal masterpiece from 1988, expanded with extra disc loaded with bonuses and a 16-page booklet to match. A must have for every 80's USPM fan.

Cult Metal Classics, December 30th, 2020


GENOCIDE - Too Long (1982-2017) CD

Released back in 1982, "Too Long" is a monster hard rock / heavy metal LP that features the ingenious song writing of guitar wizard Gary Hendrickson, that a few years later also gave us the highly exciting personal album, entitled "Maestro". Being in contact with Gary since the early 00's, we have always been interested in properly re-issuing his great debut album on CD and the timing couldn't have been better.

Aside from the 9 classic compositions of "Too Long" (of which "Outmate", "Destiny of Death" and the title-track are music monuments), in the reissue you may find 4 bonus tracks, plus a thick booklet with lyrics, liner notes and great vintage 80's photos, graced with amazing sound remixed and remastered from the original reels.

Get ready to experience one of the 10 best crossover hard rock / heavy metal albums of all time from the United States, that will be finally available again in a deluxe edition that will do justice to the divine music.

Cult Metal Classics Records, 2017


GLORY BELL'S BAND - Dressed In Black CD [with Slipcase]

Cult 80's heavy metal from Sweden. This is re-issue of their debut 1982 album, with 4 bonus tracks taken from the unreleased 3rd album from the mid 80's.

Cult Metal Classics Records, 2023, Limited to 500 copies.


GLORY BELLS - Century Rendezvous CD [with Slipcase]

Cult 80's heavy metal from Sweden. This is re-issue of their sophomore 1984 album, with 4 bonus tracks taken from the unreleased 3rd album from the mid 80's.

Cult Metal Classics Records, 2023, Limited to 500 copies.


HARVEST MOON - The Lion & Snake CD [with Slipcase]

Lyrical epic NWOBHM with 70's touches, highly sought after by collectors!

Comes with: Deluxe slipcase, 20 page booklet with liner notes, biography, lyrics and tons of rare pictures

Cult Metal classics Records. Limited to 500 copies. Release date: January 7th, 2022


INTERACTION - Warriors 2CD

Legendary Swedish hard rock / metallers INTERACTION were one of the oldest Swedish hard rock bands having been formed in the late 70's but also existing under different names before 1979. With a career spanning over 15 years, the band released a series of great demos, songs, compilations and albums and it was a matter of time until all this material was available as a great anthology.

Limited to 500 copies. CULT METAL CLASSICS Records, 2019


ION BRITTON - Eat Metal +4 CD

Hailing from Lincolnton, North Carolina, ION BRITTON have gained a cult status through the years, due to their classic legendary 4-song EP released back in 1987, entitled "Eat Metal". The original EP was released in 1000 copies and since then has become a highly sought after collector's item.

This CD version contains 16-page booklet, loaded with photos, band story and lyrics. It features 4 previously unreleased bonus tracks, which are digitally remastered to ensure maximum listening quality.

Cult Metal Classics Records, 2016


IRON GRIFFIN - Storm Of Magic CD

Epic NWOTHM from Kuopio, Finland.

CULT METAL CLASSICS RECORDS: October 21st, 2022.


JONAH QUIZZ - Ultimate Anthology CD

Cult Swedish 80s metal, featuring Johan Längquist on vocals who later on gained fame by singing on the debut album "Epicus, Doomicus, Metallicus" by CANDLEMASS.

This re-release features demos 1980, 1982, and two extra bonus tracks.

Cult Metal Classics, July 10th, 2020


KILLEN - Killen +6 CD

Cult 80s heavy metal from New York, known for the insance prices the original pressing of their 1987 LP fetches on the collectors market. This CD re-issue comes with 20-page booklet, and EP 1989 as bonus.

Cult Metal Classics Records, 2015


KIM SIXX - Sixx Are The Metal Five: The 40th Anniversary Edition CD

Cult 80s Danish combo KIM SIXX had released 2 demos in the mid-80's and the highly sought after "Warrior / Bang Your Head" 7'' single, featuring the iconic female singer Kim Sixx (R.I.P.) who also wrote the lyrics of most of the songs. This reissue features remastered sound, liner notes, lyrics and super rare photos from the 80's.

Cult Metal Classics Records, 2024, limited to 500 copies.


LAZARUS - Exegesis CD

A Christian heavy / power metal band from the UK that started in the late 80's and gained posthumous underground fame from their two songs "Do Or Die" and "Overpower" included on the "White Metal Warriors - Last Ship Home" LP compilation from 1991. The band had recorded an entire studio album back in the early 90's that was supposed to be released by Edge Records but unfortunately it remained unreleased.

This CD contains the aforementioned unreleased album, plus the 2 compilation and one previously unreleased tracks as bonuses. Massive 20-page booklet with band interview and archive photos.

Cult Metal Classics Records, 2024


LEGEND - From The Fjords +5 CD [Slipcase]

A timeless cult classic heavy metal of epic proportions. This is the 40th Anniversary release with 5 bonus tracks taken from a demo 1978.

A regular jewel case release with two massive booklets, hosted in a slipcase along with a third monstrous 28-page booklet featuring extensive interview with Ray Frigon.

Cult Metal Classics Records, 2019.


MAJESTIC RYTE - Majestic Ryte CD

Cult 80's Epic metal from New York. Established back in 1988 and still going strong!

For fans of: FATES WARNING (Arch era), SHADOW GALLERY, THRESHOLD, etc.

Cult Metal Classics Records, 2023, Limited to 400 copies.


MASTER MASSIVE - Time Out Of Mind 2CD [with Slipcase]

Also known as ZANITY, simply put one of the best unsigned mid-80's Swedish metal bands!

Comes with: 20 page booklet with lyrics and tons of rare pictures and a deluxe slipcase

Cult Metal classics Records. Limited to 500 copies. Release date: January 7th, 2022


MAYHEM INC - S/T CD [Slipcase]

Simply put, MAYHEM INC is one of the top Chicago metal bands of all time. They only managed to record two demo tapes both of which ended up in collectors' hands. The master tapes were forever lost and these are the best versions of the songs that exist today. In the same league with SLAUTER XSTROYES and GENOCIDE, a monster with some of the fiercest riffs you'll get to hear.

Cult Metal Classics, limited to 500 copies. Release date: July 28th, 2021


MAXIMUM FORCE - Lost Archives CD

Arcane 80's heavy/power from California, featuring vocalist and guitar player from TALIZMAN.

This is a collection of their 80's demo material, with thick 20-page booklet with liner notes, lyrics, archive photos, and 3 bonus tracks exclusive to the cd version (13 tracks in total).

For fans of RIOT (Thundersteel circa), early QUEENSRYCHE, HITTMAN, FIFTH ANGEL, etc.

Cult Metal Classics Records, 2023.


NEMESIS Unleash the Beast CD

Obscure 80's British band. This is reissue of their sought-after 1989 EP with 10 bonus tracks and 16-page booklet.

Cult Metal Classics Records, 2014, already SOLD OUT by the label!


NEPTUNE - Land Of Northern CD

Legendary 80's underground epic metal from Sweden. This is an anthology of their 80's demos

CULT METAL CLASSICS RECORDS: October 21st, 2018. Limited to 500 copies


OBLIVION - Quest For Power/Rebirth 2CD

One of the best 80's US bands (Florida) of all time. This is a massive Double 2CD anthology, featuring the 2 classic demos from 1986 and 1988 plus 6 unreleased live songs!

Cult Metal Classics Records, 2023, Limited to 500 copies.


PETE WADESON - Metallic Savage CD

Instrumental shred by the TRÖJAN / TALIÖN axeman.

For fans of: TONY MCALPINE, CHRIS POLAND, etc.

Cult Metal Classics Records, 2023, Limited to 500 copies.


REBELLION - And The Battle Begins... CD

Killer progressive power from Massachusetts. Originally release in 1991 on cassette tape format only, now re-released on CD with 16-page booklet.

Cult Metal Classics Records, 2014


RISING - Inside The Universe CD

Arcane 80's metal from Sweden. This is a compilation of their EP 1982, Demo 1984, and bunch of previously unreleased songs.

Cult Metal Classics Records, 2017


SATANIC RITES - No Use Crying CD

Cult female-fronted NWOBHM band from West Yorkshire, UK. Disregard the "satanic" name, taken from an old classic horror flick. This is pure traditional heavy metal at it's best!

Re-issue of their sophomore album from 1987, enhanced with 6 extra bonus tracks, remastered from the original sources, and 12-page booklet with rare photos, lyrics and sband story. A must have for EVERY NWOBHM devotee and lover of good hard rock and heavy metal music.

Cult Metal Classics Records, 2023.


SATANIC RITES - Which Way The Wind Blows CD

Cult female-fronted NWOBHM band from West Yorkshire, UK. Disregard the "satanic" name, taken from an old classic horror flick. This is pure traditional heavy metal at it's best!

Re-issue of the debut album from 1985, enhanced with 5 extra bonus tracks, remastered from the original sources, and 12-page booklet with rare photos, lyrics and sband story. A must have for EVERY NWOBHM devotee and lover of good hard rock and heavy metal music.

Cult Metal Classics Records, 2023.


SEVENTH JESTER - Awaiting The New Messiah CD

Obscure power metal from Ohio with progressive touches. This is a compilation of their two demos from 1991 and 1993 in the vein of the mighty Crimson Glory

For fans of: CRIMSON GLORY, KINGSBANE, ZION'S ABYSS, FATES WARNING, SHADOW GALLERY, QUEENSRYCHE

Cult Metal Classics Records, 2023, Limited to 500 copies.


SINISTER ANGEL - Enter The Gates Of Hell CD

Almost 32 years since its original release on mega rare vinyl, it finally gets an official reissue on CD with 5 bonus tracks. One of the best 80's U.S. metal EPs, a collector's item for many years.

SINISTER ANGEL keep the flame alive, by going on strong 'till this day, playing nothing more and nothing else, than powerful U.S. metal with NWOBHM touches.

The reissue features 16-page booklet, with cult photos of the band, biography, lyrics and both original and new fantasy artwork.

Cult Metal Classics Records, 2016, sold out by the label! LAST copy in stock!


SYE - Turn On The Fire +5 CD

Arcane 80's metal from Toronto, Canada. Re-issue of their debut album from 1985 with 5 demo tracks added as bonus.

Cult Metal Classics Records, 2018


SYE - Wings Of Change +5 CD

Arcane 80's metal from Toronto, Canada. Re-issue of their sophomore album from 1988 with 5 demo tracks added as bonus.

Cult Metal Classics Records, 2018


TALIZMAN - Taken By Storm +1 CD [Digipack]

Amazing U.S. heavy / power metal from the late 80's that sees the light for the first day in a special deluxe CD version. Fans of early QUEENSRYCHE, HITMAN, WARRIOR etc shouldn't miss this one.

Second pressing, this time on digipack, with 1 bonus track

Cult Metal Classics Records, 2023, Limited to 500 copies.


TOUCHED - Death Row +3 CD

Cult NWOBHM band. Originally released in 1986 on the Ebony Records. Now re-released with 3 bonus tracks from previously unreleased album from 1987.

Cult Metal Classics Records, 2023, Limited to 500 copies.


TROLL - Time Tells No Lies CD

Arcane US power-speed from Phoenix, Arizona, featuring Ken Rodarte, currently in Jag Panzer. Founded back in 1985, this is their one and only demo from 1988 with 5 bonus tracks (11 tunes in total).

For fans of: DEAF DEALER, REX INFERI, JAG PANZER, early FLOTSAM & JETSAM

Cult Metal Classics Records, 2023, Limited to 500 copies.


VATICAN - Metalmorphosis CD

Mega cult US heavy metal from Ohio which relased several higly sought-after demo tapes in the late 80s. This CD is a compilation containing demos 1989 and 1990, plus two live bonus tracks from 1990. A must-have for every 80's underground metal collector!

Cult Metal Classics Records, 2014


WITCHSLAYER - Witchslayer CD

Cult 80s oldschool US power/speed metal from Chicago.

Cult Metal Classics Records, 2023, Limited to 500 copies.


XEN - Resurrection CD

Arcane late 70s/early 80s proggy hard-rock/melodic metal from Cleveland Ohio for fans of ASHBURY, DARKSTARR, ASIA (from South Dakota), LEGEND, URIAH HEEP, early KANSAS etc.

Cult Metal Classics Records, 2017


ZEB DRAGON - Zeb Dragon CD

Early 80s NWOBHM from Warwickshire, England. This CD contains all 3 demos the band recorded between 1983 and 1985.

Cult Metal Classics Records, 2018