Style: Progressive Hardrock (organ driven)
Crazy Worl Of Arthur Brown; Skin Alley; ELP; Attack; Andromeda; Cactus; Leaf Hound; Randy Pie;
Brunning Sunflower Blues Band; Chris Farlowe; Colosseum; Hard Stuff;
Great Band formed1970 with VINCENT CRANE - keyboards, voc. (Ex-Arthur Brown)
CARL PALMER - drums (Ex-Arthur Brown; pre-ELP) NICK GRAHAM - bass, flute pre-SKIN ALLEY)
Graham & Palmer left after first album.
The new group member are JOHN CANN (= DU CANN) - guitars, voc. (ex-Attack, Andromeda, Five Day Week Straw People)
and ex-Farm drummer PAUL HAMMOND...they recorded two high recommended albums together "DEATH WALKS...."
and with adition of new singer PETE FRENCH (Brunning Sunflower Blues Band; Black Cat Bones; Cactus; Leaf Hound;
Randy Pie) ..IN HEARING OF
These 2nd and 3rd formations are innovating Heavy Metal along with others.
1972: Farlowe; Crane; Steve Bolton, John Mandela - guitar; Rick Parnell - drums; Bill Smith - bass;
Singer CHRIS FARLOWE recorded with them the next 2 LP's they are more in Soul influenced Hardrock.
A great Blues & Soul vocalist but does not really fit to their style.
Band first split in 1974, got reformed in 1980 till 1983. Vincent Crane worked for Dexys Midnight Runners, commited
suicide in 1989.
Sleeping for Years
I can't take no more
Taken you over
Lost in Space
Play it again
Devils Answer (Live)
Rebel with a Clause
Death walks behind you
It' s so unkind
When you go to Bed
Head in the Sky
Break the Ice
Play the Game
Tomorrow Night (Live)