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Ok, the final part of my week of Tank will attempt to cram in the abbreviated 1984-2009 part of the band's history. Given that it took me 4 parts to cover '78-'83, this isn't even going to approach the level of detail of the other parts. Sorry, Tank fans. I'll make up for it with big pictures.
Honour & Blood
Honour & Blood (1984) welcomed Cliff Evans(Guitar) and Graham Crallan (Drums, ex-White Spirit) into Tank's line-up, replacing the founding members Peter and Mark Brabbs. Average track times are creeping up on this release with two tracks passing the 8 minute mark and, but for a couple of seconds, almost achieving 4/7 tracks over the 6 minute mark. (Feel the need to test the title track?) Tank's punk element is almost completely obscured on a track such as the title track, there's no longer much reason or temptation to call the band a Motorhead clone, rather they closer resemble Iron Maiden now, instrumentally at least. …