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French Metal Friday: Nightmare

French power metal band Nightmare formed in 1979. Originally the group was greatly influenced by the NWOBHM movement (their early sound coming off as a cross between Iron Maiden and Def Leppard) before morphing into the power metal that they are now known for. As one of the first French heavy metal bands to sing in English they ended up signing with Ebony Records (home at one point to Savage, Demon Eyes, Blade Runner and Grim Reaper) for their first two releases.
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