From the vault of one of the most respected and groundbreaking British hard rock outfitsto emerge from the NWOBHM scene, the legendary GIRLSCHOOL, come two never-before-released concert recordings now ready to be shared with the world courtesy of Deadline Music. Both shows present powerhouse performances by the original, classic GIRLSCHOOL lineup featuring guitarist/vocalist Kim McAuliffe, bassist Enid Williams, drummer Denise Dufort, and the inimitable lead vocalist/guitarist, the late Kelly Johnson.
First up, “London 1980”, released on CD, demonstrates the awesome power of this band in a live setting before their hometown audience, as they perform cuts from their classic debut studio album, “Demolition”, including “Emergency” and “Nothing To Lose”, plus their explosive cover of THE GUN’s “Race With The Devil!” Then, “Glasgow 1982” picks up where the London show left off, featuring high-octane performances of tracks from both 1981’s “Hit And Run” and 1982’s “Screaming Blue Murder”, including “The Hunter”, “Live With Me” and more. These performances eventually lead to the ladies’ first U.S. tour later in 1982 opening for IRON MAIDEN and SCORPIONS, and establishing a devout fanbase in the States. This historic performance is available on both CD and in a special limited-edition purple vinyl pressing.