Legendary NWOBHM band SATAN reunited in its original "Court In The Act" lineup (including BLITZKRIEG singer Brian Ross) for a one-off performance at the Keep It True XIV festival, which was held April 29-30, 2011 at Tauberfrankenhalle in Lauda-Knigshofen, Germany. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be viewed below.
SATAN's classic "Court In The Act" lineup including Ross and SKYCLAD's Graeme English and Steve Ramsey performed for the first time since 1984 at the 2004 edition of the Wacken Open Air festival.
SATAN is one of the most important groups that emerged in the early NWOBHM era. Their unique mixture of heavy and power metal spirit with thrash riffage brought a handful of unforgettable tunes and revolutionized heavy music as we know it.
"Court in the Act" was SATAN's debut release and was considered a true milestone at the time of its release (1983). The songs were melodic, but at the same time very aggressive. The band's two guitarists, Russ Tippins and Steve Ramsey, delivered a truly amazing performance; although their styles were completely different, they managed to perfectly complement each other's playing and introduced a handful of timeless riffs and solos.
A digipack reissue of "Court In The Act" was made available in November 2008 featuring three bonus tracks.
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