The Last Drive is a Greek garage revival rock group which formed in 1983 and broke up in 1995. In January 2007, the band announced on their website that they got together again for some gigs. They are regarded by many as the most important Greek rock group of the 80's and one of the most important and influential groups of Greek rock history.
In 1986 they released their full-length LP album, called Underworld Shakedown, which caused a sensation both for its content and the quality of production (by the Drive themselves) which was unusually high for the standards of the independent scene of that time. The LP contained covers of garage standards like Misirlou and Night of the phantom, as well as their own material.
Their LP Blood Nirvana, which was released in 1990, marked the change in their sound, a fact that let down some of their hardcore garage fans and ended their cooperation with Music Maniac. At this time they were considered a part of the "explosion" of the hard rock/indie Greek scene that took part during the early 90's. Thus, they started becoming widely popular among rock fans in Greece, and on the same year they were voted "band of the year" by the readers of the leading music magazine, Pop & Rock.
Underwolrd Shakedown tracks:
Me 'n' My Wings / Valley Of Death / Poison / Misirlou / This Fire Inside / Blue Moon / Sidewalk Stroll / The Shade Of Fever / Every Night / The Night Of The Phantom / Repulsion
Blood Nirvana tracks:
Bite / Overloaded / Chain Train / Desert Rose / The Bad Roads / Cool Spine / Slave To The Wave / Holy War / Sweet Thing / Fleshdiver / Time Has Come Today (cd only) / Have Mercy (cd only) / Black Limo (cd only)
The Last Drive - Underworld Shakedown (Rapidshare) or (zShare)
The Last Drive - Blood Nirvana (Rapidshare: Part 1 / Part 2) or (zShare: Part 1 (uploading)/ Part 2)
The links of the Underworld Shakedown Parts 1 & 2 are interchangeables.
7th night of Chanukah: V/A - Metrojets Vols. 1 & 2 (Red Rubber Ball) - I suppose I couldn't get away without sharing something that's squarely in the power pop vein for one of my Chanukah posts, now could I? With a combined ...
6 hours ago