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"I think 'Am I Evil?' will always be the most important song to me; it's certainly become our most famous and made the most money."
-Brian Tatler, Diamond Head.
When Diamond Head set out to write a song heavier than Symptom of the Universe, they were a young unsigned band consisting of Brian Tatler (guitar), Sean Harris (vocals), Duncan Scott (drums) & Colin Kimberly (bass). (Note: they did however borrow heavily from Gustav Holst's I. Mars, the Bringer of War from his Planet Suite)
School friends together in a band since 1976, Diamond Head became frustrated come 1980 when they found themselves still unsigned, even after support slots for AC/DC and leading nwobhm light Iron Maiden, and resolved to (more-or-less) self release a couple of singles. In February 1980's edition of the influential Sounds magazine, the most influential of all nwobhm writers Geoff Barton famously claimed: