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The Rock War

Here's a list of what results we know of the Rock War.

1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place Unknown

1989

Date Round Heat Track 1 Track 2 Track 3 Notes
4 Aug 1 1 U.S.I.
Dark Star
Stoke-on-Trent
Paris Dancer
The Dark Side of You
London
Monterrey
Paris 4am
South Shields
11 Aug 1 2 Zeitgeist won.
18 Aug 1 3 Circus
Never Surrender
Manchester
And the Generals Ran Forever
All That Glitters
London
Roughneck
Hypnotise
West Midlands
25 Aug 1 Final Circus
Never Surrender
Manchester
Zeitgeist
Human Zoo
Liverpool
U.S.I.
Dark Star
Stoke-on-Trent
Date Round Heat 1st 2nd 3rd Notes
1 Sep 2 1 The Raiders
How Long the Night
Birmingham
Tangent
Salvation in Ash
London
Rough Cut
The Roughest Cut
Whitehaven
8 Sep 2 2 Evolution
Shock of the Year
Winter
Close Your Eyes
Jadis
This Changing Face
15 Sep 2 3 The Happening
Rainmaking in the White House
Cardiff
Crows
Give Me Freedom
Edinburgh
Dirty Weekend
Dirty Weekend
Manchester
22 Sep 2 Final Dirty Weekend won.
Date Round Heat 1st 2nd 3rd Notes
29 Sep 3 1 Blinder
Sun Fall Down
Woodford Green
Inferior
Livin' a Lie
Devon
King High
Wasted
Tewkesbury
6 Oct 3 2 N.A.D.
Wolf
Southend
Purgatory
Termination of Birth
Weston-Super-Mare
Desecrator
The Suffering
Mansfield
13 Oct 3 3 Sullen Blaze
Black Carnival
Norwich
Sian
Loser in Love
Liverpool
Acclaim
Battle of Britain
Cheltenham
20 Oct 3 Final Inferior
Livin' a Lie
Devon
Desecrator
The Suffering
Mansfield
Sian
Loser in Love
Liverpool
Date Round Heat 1st 2nd 3rd Notes
3 Nov 4 1 China White
Calling Out Your Name
Creich
Victim
Across the Miles
Nottinghamshire
No Excuse
How to Be a Fool
London
10 Nov 4 2 Big Heat
Heaven's Waiting
Nottingham
Highway
She's Hot
Birmingham
Gift
One Way Need
Manchester
17 Nov 4 3 Euphoria won.
24 Nov 4 Final China White
Calling Out Your Name
Creich
Highway
She's Hot
Birmingham
Euphoria
Back to the Grind
Cambridgeshire

1990

Date Round Heat 1st 2nd 3rd Notes
5 Jan 1 1
12 Jan 1 2 Primeval
Demon Seed
Canterbury
Ignorance
Why?
?
Lord Crucifier
Mind's Eye
Halifax
19 Jan 1 3
26 Jan 1 Final
2 Feb 2 1 Predator
Afraid of the Dark
Birmingham
High Treason
The Night Has Its Price
St. Ives
Sweet Sin
Bring Back Love
Manchester
9 Feb 2 2
16 Feb 2 3
23 Feb 2 Final Matrix
Tell Me What You Want
Winchester
Dawn Patrol
Windows
Glasgow
Sweet Sin
Bring Back Love
Manchester
2 Mar 3 1 Grinder
Wasteland
Mullion
Vagrant
That Smile
Hertfordshire
Bad Luck Sister
Burning Sky
Grantham
9 Mar 3 2 Nemesis won.
16 Mar 3 3 Detente
Rip It Up
Loughborough
Blynd Side
The One of Us
Blackburn
Touch
Restless
Bristol
23 Mar 3 Final
30 Mar 4 1
6 Apr 4 2 First Born
Living a Lie
Hereford
Quit Bitch'n
Don't Stop Me
Toxteth
Artisan
Reach Out
East Yorkshire
4 3
27 Apr 4 Final Tortoise Corpse
We Kill
Dyfed
Artisan
Reach Out
East Yorkshire
Panama
Rocks Off
London
5 1
5 2
5 3
5 Final
6 1
6 2
6 3
6 Final
7 1
7 2
7 3
7 Final
8 1
8 2
8 3
8 Final
31 Aug 9 1 Attica Rage
Killing for Company
Ayrshire
Judgement
Death Drop
Gwent
Karrion
Messenger of Death
Huddersfield
7 Sep 9 2
14 Sep 9 3 Lixx & Trixx
Don't Say Goodbye
Salisbury
Crossfire
Goin' Down
Tonbridge
Roma
High Life
Lichfield
9 Final
10 1 Under Lock n Key from Leeds won.
The Force from Newcastle.
Krakatoa from Keighley. [1]
10 2
19 Oct 10 3 Red Sky
Smiles Like an Angel
Manchester
AXS
Chain Reaction
London
Fahrenheit
Just Like Strangers
Grimsby
26 Oct 10 Final Fahrenheit won. [1]
Under Lock n Key were second.
11 1
11 2
11 3
11 Final

1991

1 1
1 2
1 3
1 Final
2 1
2 2
2 3
2 Final
3 1
3 2
3 3
3 Final
4 1
4 2
4 3
4 Final
5 1
5 2
5 3
5 Final
6 1
6 2
6 3
6 Final
7 1
7 2
7 3
7 Final
8 1
8 2
8 3
8 Final
9 1
9 2
9 3
9 Final
10 1
10 2
10 3
10 Final
11 1
11 2
11 3
11 Final

1992

Date Round Heat 1st 2nd 3rd Notes
1 1
1 2
1 3
1 Final
2 1
2 2
2 3
2 Final
3 1
3 2
3 3
3 Final
4 1
4 2
4 3
4 Final
5 1
5 2
5 3
5 Final
6 1
6 2
6 3
6 Final
7 1
7 2
7 3
7 Final
8 1
8 2
8 3
8 Final
9 1
9 2
9 3
9 Final
10 1
10 2
10 3
10 Final
11 1
11 2
11 3
11 Final

1993

Date Round Heat 1st 2nd 3rd Notes
1 1
1 2
1 3
1 Final
2 1
2 2
2 3
2 Final
3 1
3 2
3 3
3 Final
4 1
4 2
4 3
4 Final

Notes

[1] Recollection of Andy Brown from Under Lock n Key.



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