Heir Apparent

Heir Apparent

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The genesis of Heir Apparent began in 1983 when Terry Gorle began auditioning vocalists and musicians after writing three songs ("The Servant", "Dragon's Lair", and "Keeper of the Reign") and receiving very positive feedback from Kim Harris, manager of Queensrÿche. Terry recruited bassist Derek Peace and drummer Jim Kovach, reuniting a trio that had last played together in a cover band a few years earlier. During this time they called themselves Sapien. Derek introduced vocalist Corey Rivers to the project, bringing two songs from their previous band, Helm's Deep ("Hands of Destiny" and "Tear Down the Walls"). During the next 4 months under the name of Nemesis (92), most of the material that would later end up on the Graceful Inheritance album would be conceived. In February 1984, Corey Rivers left the band to concentrate on his career, and vocalist Paul Davidson was recruited for the album recordings that had been scheduled for that summer (Terry and Paul had played in a cover band in 1980 under the name Renegade). This is the point at which Terry Gorle changed the band name to Heir Apparent.
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Heir Apparent Discography

Albums

Heir Apparent Graceful Inheritance (Album) Black Dragon Records France 1986 Sell This Version
Heir Apparent One Small Voice (Album) Capitol Records, Metal Blade Records Germany 1989 Sell This Version

Compilations

HE 061299 Heir Apparent Triad(CD, Comp) Hellion Records HE 061299 Germany 1999 Sell This Version
Heir Apparent Foundations (Comp) Floga Records Greece 2016 Sell This Version