Spear of Destiny

Live at the Ace -- Brixton '83

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Originally released as one half of the Psalm 5 double CD, Live at the Ace -- Brixton '83 is a full concert recording, capturing just what a magnificent live spectacle Spear of Destiny were. Recorded at the very dawn of Spear of Destiny's lifespan, the disc captures audience and musicians feeling one another out, the onlookers hoping for a Theatre of Hate show, the band with no intention of giving them one. And, while a few of the old favorites do creep into the set, it's the band that emerges triumphant, serving up a dress rehearsal for what would become Grapes of Wrath, with the future already firmly in the group's hands.

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