September 6, 2021

Spike - Alive and Ticking... (1989)


Christian Rock / Folk / Alternative
Youngstown, Ohio, USA 


Alive and Ticking

1989 The Furnace Room

Spike (Terry McCabe) – Lead vocals, background vocals, acoustic guitar
Joe Hudek – Lead Guitar (tracks 1-5)
Mike Talanca – Bass guitar (tracks 1-5)
Jim Toti – Drums (tracks 1-5), keyboards on “Newave 82”

Lori McCabe – Acoustic guitar on “Seeking Shelter,” background vocals on “Newave 82,” voices on “Voices”
Greg Yochman – Keyboards on “Celebration Day”
Pam Talanca – Harmony vocals on “Snow Mountain”
Tom Eich – Background vocals on “Newave 82,” synth on “Silent Struggler,” bass on “In Love with the Bomb,” voices on “Voices”
Chris Yambar – Background vocals on “Newave 82,” voices on “Voices”
Billy Zalot – Trumpet
Larry Placer – Electric and acoustic guitar on “Silent Struggler”
Rick Beckett – Voices on “Voices”

“This cassette-only release featured a Yambar cover, the 1982 ‘Newave’ single, and selected skits by Yambar and McCabe (aka: The World Famous Lamb Chop Players) from Asphalt Invasion.” (from

  1. Old or New
  2. Snow Mountain
  3. New Wave '82
  4. Seeking Shelter
  5. Celebration Day
  6. Sold Out
  7. Thankx
  8. In Love With the Bomb
  9. Voices
  10. The Song That's Never Heard
  11. Silent Struggler



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