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Back in the 1980’s the Los Angeles rock scene cultivated spandex, glam and big - make that HUGE – hair, whilst in New York a far grittier aesthetic was being honed; one that would promote the hard working, hard living ethos of an inner city blighted by forgotten neighbourhoods and low uemployment. The perfect backdrop, in fact, for the low-down high volume rock ‘n roll of no-frills minimalists such as the Ramones, Raging Slab, Smashed Gladys, Blitzspeer and… Circus Of Power.
COP, as they were commonly known amongst friends and fans, lived life on the edge; a trail blazing sound. Spotted by esteemed NYC-based producer Daniel Rey, they were snapped up, together with Raging Slab, by the giant RCA label, creating one of the greatest debut hard rock albums of the era. Raw, edgy and extremely dangerous, Circus Of Power’s debut album, originally released in 1989, is a seething guitar-fuelled temper tantrum that remains as powerful today as it was when first released.

24-bit remastering from original source tapes, 5 bonus tracks, 4,000 word story of the making of the album, full involvement by the band, rare photos, all spread out over a superb 12 page full colour booklet.

Track listing: 1. Motor 2. White Trash Queen 3. Call Of The Wild 4. Needles 5. In The Wind 6. Heart Attack 7. Crazy 8. Letters Home 9. Backseat Mama 10. Machine. Bonus Tracks: 11. Heart Attack (Bonus track on original CD issue). 12. Backseat Mama (demo) 13. Motor (demo) 14. In The Wind (demo) 15. Dreams Tonight (demo)


Rock Candy records has reissued the classic Circus of Power cd Vices. CLICK HERE TO ORDER.....

DURING THE late 1980s New York played host to a number of crucial hard rock contenders, including the Throbs, Smashed Gladys, Raging Slab and, of course, Circus Of Power. The latter’s debut album, although failing to set the charts on fire, had blown the proverbial roof off with its brazen mix of low-slung guitar worship and a surly attitude to rival the best of West Coast rivals Guns ‘N’ Roses. Produced, like the debut album, by Daniel Rey and titled ‘Vices’ (for obvious reasons), Circus Of Power’s sophomore release is finely hewn from a similar block of tough granite. Big riffs peppered with throat ripping vocals atop huge blasts of guitar are the order of the day, all expertly inserted into some of the most combustible songs the band ever penned.

24-bit remastering from original source tapes, 5 bonus tracks, 4,000 word story of the making of the album, full involvement by the band, rare photos, all spread out over a superb 12 page full colour booklet.

TRACK LISTING: 1. Gates Of Love 2. Desire/Fire In The Night 3. Two River Highway 4. Vices 5. Don’t Drag Me Down 6. Last Call Rosie 7. Doctor Potion 8. Los Angeles 9. Got Hard… 10. Temptation 11. Junkie Girl 12. Simple Man/Simple Woman BONUS TRACKS: 13. Gates Of Love (Live) 14. Call Of The Wild (Live) 15. Los Angeles (Live) 16. Vices (Live) 17. How Many More Times (Live)


I just received these from the band. These are "new old stock" cassette samplers from the Magic & Madness CD. Songs include Heavan & Hell, Evil Woman and an unreleased cover song of "Wang Dang Doodle" written by Willie Dixon. Great sealed condition.

Price With Shipping

U.S.A. & Canada - $6.00
Everywhere Else - $8.00

Anyone that's interested, please email.


"WORKING FOR THE MACHINE" CIRCUS OF POWER TRIBUTE CD.

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Brand new independentley released Circus Of Power tribute cd "Working For The Machine". This cd was put together by the webmaster of circusofpower.net {yours truly} and the many talented bands/fans that submitted tracks for this project. It falls just short of a full 80 minutes of Swamp Boogie tribute. SUPPLY IS VERY LIMITED. CD is brand new but not shrink wrapped. 30 second samples of tracks 1 -15 can be heard on the Circus Myspace page. Any ?'s please email.

Track Listing

1. MOTOR - NANCY HOLE
2. CALL OF THE WILD - MEDICINE BALL CARAVAN
3. HEART ATTACK - WOLFKING
4. MAMA TEQUILA - RUSTY EYE
5. WAITIN' FOR THE WIZARD - GUDENLAWD
6. LETTERS HOME - HELL DORMER
7. NEEDLES - J.D. NASH & RED CIRCLE
8. CIRCLES - BOURBON & BRANCH
9. IN THE WIND - ALMIGHTY LUMBERJACKS OF DEATH
10. DOCTOR POTION - BURNABY LEATHER
11. SLIP AWAY - REV. PAUL S. CUNNYNGHAME
12. VICES - EERIE VON
13. CALL OF THE WILD - VENGEANCE MOTOR CLUB
14. BACKSEAT MAMA - CONFEDERACY OF HORSEPOWER
15. MACHINE - SMARTBOMB COVERT OPERATION

Bonus Archival Tracks

16. SWAMP DEVIL - DEAD JACK
17. MOTOR - AUTODISTRUZIONE BLUES
18. DON'T DRAG ME DOWN - L.I.E.S.
19. SWAMP DEVIL - THREDD

CD's are $9.99 + s/h

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Lower 48 - Free
Canada - $3.00
Everywhere Else - $6.00


Alex Mitchell's latest musical project "Captain Zapped" is now available through Cd Baby.com. Captain Zapped is a project with long time musical partner Billy Tsounis {Uncle Max, Fat Nancy, Vasoline Tuner}.





Alex mitchell is selling autographed copies of his latest book "Working Class Superstar Redux" for $20 plus shipping. If you are interested, please email Alex Here.

The book is also available at lulu.com


Alex Mitchell's book "Life Is A Phantom K Mart Horse Starting Up In The Middle Of The Night" is now only available through This Source. You can preview a couple of the short stories. I'm not a big reader, but this is a great book that keeps you turning the page wether you're a fan of Alex or not.

To buy this item click here


Fat Nancy's {One of Alex Mitchells post C.O.P. bands} "Pure American Muscle Baby" is back in stock at cdbaby.com. Click the link below to purchase.


Plastic Gator Machine is a post C.O.P. project of Alex Mitchell's, THE frontman from THE band CIRCUS OF POWER. You can check out sound samples at cdbaby or you can hit up the Plastic Gator page on this site.. While you are at it, check out Alex's other project, Uncle Max's Cosmic Band. The cd is available at CDBABY.COM


Uncle Max's Cosmic Band, Alex Mitchell's post Circus Of Power band, has a kick ass cd out now!. You can check out some m3u samples and by the cd Here.


Drew Stones new film "Passion and Brotherhood" includes as a bonus feature, the video of Circus Of Power performing the classic "Motor" at Don Hill's, Sept. 27th 2006. A "Low quality" version of the video can currently be seen on Youtube. Although there were some "Technical complications" that have curtailed a planned release of the show, This is a must have for the C.O.P. fan. I hope there will be more footage from this show available in the near future. As always, I'll keep ya posted. You can purchase the dvd here