Origin: Sunderland, England  
Genres: Hard Rock, NWOBHM
Official Site Facebook
Last update/review: March 31, 2014


Battleaxe was a British band whose Burn This Town displayed a rather basic AC/DC style of hard rock. They managed to release a second album in 1984 and were preparing to record a third, but they broke up. Demos for that third album were recently released as the Nightmare Zone EP.

Last Lineup

Dave King


Mick Percy


Brian Smith


Paul Atkinson


Former Members/Guests

Steve Hardy


John Stormont


Ian Thompson


Ian McCormack

drums (ex-Pariah)


Burn This Town  
1983 Music For Nations
  1. Ready To Deliver
  2. Her Moma Told Her
  3. Burn This Town
  4. Dirty Rocker
  5. Overdrive
  6. Running Out Of Time
  7. Battle Axe
  8. Star Maker
  9. Thor - Thunder Angel
  10. Hands Off
  • Dave King
  • Steve Hardy
  • Brian Smith
  • Ian Thompson

Power From The Universe  
1986 Music For Nations
  1. Chopper Attack
  2. Movin' Metal Rock
  3. License To Rock
  4. Fortune Lady
  5. Shout It Out
  6. Over The Top
  7. Power From The Universe
  8. Make It In America
  • Dave King
  • Steve Hardy
  • Brian Smith
  • Ian McCormack

Nightmare Zone  EP
  1. Killer Woman
  2. Radio Thunder
  3. Love's On Fire
  4. Out In The Night
  • Dave King
  • John Stormont
  • Mick Percy
  • Brian Smith
  • Ian McCormack

Heavy Metal Sanctuary  
2014 Steamhammer/SPV
  1. Heavy Metal Sanctuary
  2. Shock And Awe
  3. Hail To The King
  4. Rebel With A Cause
  5. Give It More
  6. Too Hot For Hell
  7. Revolution
  8. A Prelude To Battle
  9. The Legions Unite
  10. Spirits Of The Fallen
  11. Devil Calls
  12. Kingdom Come
  13. Romeo
  • Dave King
  • Mick Percy
  • Brian Smith
  • Paul Atkinson

Copyright © 1995-2023 BNR Productions