40 years of Swedish Steel! Neptune is a Swedish Heavy Metal band formed in 1980. Although not as well-known as fellow countrymen Heavy Load, Mindless Sinner or Gotham City (with which Neptune in fact had several members in common with for a period of time), Neptune is still to this day consider one of the finest examples of Swedish Heavy Metal. This cassette box celebrates the band’s entire career, from the beginnings in 1980 to the well-received comeback album from 2020. In total, the three cassettes contain 38 songs, including several demo tracks that have never before been released to the public ear. This release is dedicated to the memory of original vocalist Reine “Ray Alex” Alexandersson, who unexpectedly passed away in 2019. In Valhalla we will hear your voice once again! The box is limited to 200 copies, so act fast!
The cassette box contains the following tapes:
- Join the Battle: 11 of Neptune’s finest demo recordings, recorded between 1982 and 1985. Contains many never before heard songs and recordings.
- Land of Northern: The songs that were intended to constitute Neptune’s never materialized debut album. Recorded between 1984 and 1987. First time on cassette.
- Northern Steel: The comeback album from 2020. First time on cassette.
This is a Jawbreaker Records release where Turborock Productions (though under the name “Night Crawler”) have made design and layout.