When Port Vale made the FRONT page of Melody Maker…

Yes, it really did happen. Coverage of Port Vale’s only rock concert made the lead headline on one of the country’s leading music magazines. And we have the images to prove it.

Ozzy OsbourneWhat was the Heavy Metal Holocaust?

It was the only rock concert that has been played at the Vale Park stadium. It took place in 1981 and featured the likes of Motorhead, Triumph, Mahogany Rush and a certain Ozzy Osbourne (then fronting “The Blizzard of Ozz”).

Here are some features and articles on this gig:

Image – the front cover

Melody Maker front cover on the Port Vale Heavymetal Holocaust concert

The write-up

Melody Maker report on the Port Vale Heavymetal Holocaust concert
Melody Maker report on the Port Vale Heavymetal Holocaust concert
Melody Maker report on the Port Vale Heavymetal Holocaust concert
Melody Maker report on the Port Vale Heavymetal Holocaust concert
Melody Maker report on the Port Vale Heavymetal Holocaust concert
Melody Maker report on the Port Vale Heavymetal Holocaust concert
Melody Maker report on the Port Vale Heavymetal Holocaust concer
Melody Maker report on the Port Vale Heavymetal Holocaust concer

More images

Melody Maker - Guitar Heroes at Vale image 1
Melody Maker - Guitar Heroes at Vale image 2

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