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Uriah Heep
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Uriah Heep is an English rock band formed in London in 1969. The original lineup featured David Byron (vocals), Mick Box (guitar), Paul Newton (bass), and Ken Hensley (keyboards), along with a succession of drummers, settling on Lee Kerslake for the band's classic period in the early 70s. Membership has changed frequently, with Box being the only constant; singer Bernie Shaw has been with the band since 1986. Their original style combined heavy psychedelic rock with some progressive tendencies, moving to more mainstream rock by the mid-70s.
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http://www.uriah-heep.com
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Releases on file (25)
Uriah Heep — Living the Dream Uriah Heep — Living the Dream
(Frontiers Records 885, 2018, CD / LP)
Uriah Heep — Outsider Uriah Heep — Outsider
(Frontiers Records 650, 2014, CD)
Uriah Heep — Into the Wild Uriah Heep — Into the Wild
(Frontiers Records 512, 2011, CD / LP)
Uriah Heep — Wake the Sleeper Uriah Heep — Wake the Sleeper
(Sanctuary Records B0011603-02, 2008, CD)
Various Artists — 2001 - A Space Rock Odyssey Various Artists — 2001 - A Space Rock Odyssey
(Castle CMDDD094, 2001, 2CD)
Uriah Heep — Totally Driven Uriah Heep — Totally Driven
(Uriah Heep Records no#, 2001/2015, 2CD)
Uriah Heep — Sonic Origami Uriah Heep — Sonic Origami
(Spitfire 6-70211-5032-2, 1998, CD)
Uriah Heep — Spellbinder Uriah Heep — Spellbinder
(Steamhammer SPV 085-76992, 1996, CD)
Uriah Heep — Sea of Light Uriah Heep — Sea of Light
(Steamhammer SPV 085-76952, 1995, CD)
Uriah Heep — Different World Uriah Heep — Different World
(Legacy 137, 1991, CD / LP)
Uriah Heep — Raging Silence Uriah Heep — Raging Silence
(Legacy 120, 1989, CD / LP)
Uriah Heep — Raging through the Silence: The 20th Anniversary Concert Uriah Heep — Raging through the Silence: The 20th Anniversary Concert
(UH003CDVD, 1989/2017, 2CD+DVD)
Uriah Heep — Live in Moscow - Сам В Москве Uriah Heep — Live in Moscow - Сам В Москве
(Legacy 118, 1988, CD / LP)
Uriah Heep — Firefly Uriah Heep — Firefly
(Sanctuary Records SMRCD107, 1977/2004, CD)
Uriah Heep — Innocent Victim Uriah Heep — Innocent Victim
(Sanctuary Records SMRCD108, 1977/2004, CD)
Uriah Heep — Classic Heep, an Anthology Uriah Heep — Classic Heep, an Anthology
(Mercury 314 558 863-2, 1976/1998, 2CD)
Uriah Heep — High and Mighty Uriah Heep — High and Mighty
(Sanctuary Records SMRCD101, 1976/2004, CD)
Uriah Heep — Return to Fantasy Uriah Heep — Return to Fantasy
(Sanctuary Records SMRCD100, 1975/2004, CD)
Uriah Heep — Wonderworld Uriah Heep — Wonderworld
(Sanctuary Records SMRCD012, 1974/2004, CD)
Uriah Heep — Sweet Freedom Uriah Heep — Sweet Freedom
(Sanctuary Records SMRCD011, 1973/2004, CD)
Uriah Heep — Demons and Wizards Uriah Heep — Demons and Wizards
(Sanctuary Records SMBCD372, 1972/2006, CD)
Uriah Heep — The Magician's Birthday Uriah Heep — The Magician's Birthday
(Sanctuary Records SMRCD052, 1972/2004, CD)
Uriah Heep — Look at Yourself Uriah Heep — Look at Yourself
(Sanctuary Records SMRCD050, 1971/2008, CD)
Uriah Heep — Salisbury Uriah Heep — Salisbury
(Sanctuary Records SMBCD384, 1971/2006, CD)
Uriah Heep — ...Very 'Eavy Very 'Umble... Uriah Heep — ...Very 'Eavy Very 'Umble...
(Sanctuary Records CMRCD642, 1970/2003, CD)

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