About Us

The History of HRR

May 1980 Ricochet recorded ‘Midas Light’ and ‘Off The Rails’ at Ginger Studios in Aldrige, with Phil Dawson.
June 1980 The Finn sets up Heavy Rock Records in Birmingham as ‘Midas Light’ pressed and released in UK. Singer, Geoff Sewell, does artwork for a single cover and a record label
Sep 1980 Ricochet played the US Army Base in Hanau and sold many singles
1981 Single goes with troops around the world to Japan and back to USA where it is bootlegged.
1981 Demolition do their German tour with the Ricochet guitarist. Tour managed by The Finn of Ricochet.
1982 Singer of Demolition and Bass Player of Ricochet form German Anglo-German NWOBHM band, Damien
1984 Damien get record deal and record at Recordland Studios in Berlin – the tapes are later returned to The Finn in 2010 for his own use
1992 ‘Midas Light’ on a NWOBHM Japanese Bootleg CD – see here 
1993-95 The Finn plays bass with the Handsome Beasts. Garry Galloway (Singer) gives The Finn a studio master tape to release. ‘Little Sister’ is released on Cassette only.
2000 Ricochet record 5 tracks at Sabre Rose Studios in Coventry. These tracks are released as the ‘Ricochet Singles’ on our website.
2001 The Finn releases ‘Reincarnation Vol 1’ on Heavy Rock Records
2005 Ricochet play Spratton Music Festival – their first gig in 20 years
2010 Ricochet start writing new music again.
2014-18 Ricochet record 5 tracks in the Asylum Studios in Birmingham.
2021 Ricochet build the new studio in Stratford-Upon-Avon and continue writing in aims of completing their new album. Heavy Rock Records re-launched.