When Diamond Head first released Lightning To The Nation forty years they unknowingly created a timeless masterpiece that would refine the sound of heavy metal for years to come.
It would become the vital cog in a movement that became known as the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal and would provide the template from which Metallica rose to prominence.
Going back to where it all began, Diamond Head have re-recorded and plan to release that iconic album as Lightning To The Nations 2020, introducing a new generation to an important component of metal history.
Lead single “It’s Electric” sounds as fresh and vibrant as it did when first recorded four decades ago.
Watch “It’s Electric” below: