XL5

(Brighton, East Sussex 76 – 79)

 

Official Pre-79 Releases;

Various Artists – Farewell to the Roxy LP (Lightning Records, LIP-2) recorded 1-1-78, released Apr 78
Tracks:  Here comes the Knife

 

Other Pre-79 Recordings;

Canterbury Art College 76 (Tracks unknown)

7” acetate (EMIdisc, 78) from LIP-2
Tracks:  Here comes the knife

 

Further Information;

http://www.punkbrighton.co.uk/xl5.html
http://www.boredteenagers.co.uk/XL5.htm

Line ups;

Swift
72-74
Bob Simmons (voc/gtr)
Bruce Maine (bass)
Richard Adland (drms)

Easy Glider
73-76
Bob Simmons (voc/gtr)
Bruce Maine (bass)
Dick Simmons (drms)

XL5 #1
76
Bob Simmons (voc/gtr)
Bruce Maine (bass)
Dick Simmons (drms)

#2
77-79
Bob Simmons (voc/gtr)
Dick Simmons (drms)
Martin Ayris (bass)

#3
79
Mickey Timmons (voc)
Dick Simmons (drms)
Martin Ayris (bass)

Dick Simmons & Richard Adland later in Piranhas
Mickey Timmons is ex-Skidmarx (Cumbria)

 

Gigography (up to end 78, Incomplete)
20/10/77 Canterbury College of Art
09/12/77 Sussex University, Brighton
13/12/77 Roxy Club, Covent Garden, London
02/01/78 Roxy Club, Covent Garden, London
06/01/78 Buccaneer Bar, Brighton
14/06/78 Satellite City, Glasgow
15/06/78 Satellite City, Glasgow
16/06/78 Clouds, Edinburgh
18/06/78 Clouds, Edinburgh
17/12/78 Buccaneer Bar, Brighton
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