Arc Raiders Of The Lost Arc CD (Double Disc)

Arc Raiders Of The Lost Arc CD (Double Disc)

£22.99

FREE UK Delivery on Orders over £40
Official Merchandise
Easy, hassle-free returns
Safe, secure checkout

With just two singles to their name – but a vast amount of talent and an almost legendary reputation – ARC were another of the many NWOBHM acts who burned brightly but briefly, never really having the chance to achieve their full potential. Based in Worcestershire, and founded on the core of the three Whitbread brothers – Mike (guitar), Geoff (drums) and John (vocals) – ARC built up a solid fan base and from the very beginning played sets consisting of their own material, with just the odd cover thrown in to keep the audience on their toes.  With ten or so songs already under their belts they decided the time was right to release something, and the results of a session at The Old Smithy was the double A-side single ‘Tribute (To Mike Hailwood)’ c/w ‘For My Next Kick’, issued in 1980. The following year saw the release of a second single, ‘War Of The Ring’, backed by the oddly-titled ‘Ice Cream Theme’.


Aside from the two singles, the highlight of ‘Raiders Of The Lost ARC’ has to be a lengthy eleven-song set recorded at a rehearsal in December 1984 which shows just how good – and how truly original – ARC were. 


The CD version of ‘Raiders Of The Lost ARC’ also includes the album recorded by the Whitbread brothers and bassist Dave Towers under the name Red Hunter in 2001, together with a live, three-track session performed the same year.

Track Listing

1. War of the Ring 2. Ice Cream Theme 3. Tribute (To Mike Hailwood) 4. For My Next Kick 5. Leviathan 6. War of the Ring (Original V.) 7. Arise 8. Hades 9. Turn On Your Love 10. Now is the Hour11. Illegitamus 12. In the Corner of a Foreign Field 13. Firebr
SKU: HRR661CD Categories: ,

Team #punxuk

The latest photos you have sent in! Share yours on Instagram with #punxuk
Follow Us On Instagram
linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram