1983-1987 (as Smokin Roadie with a breif ( one single as TEMPEST)
Original line up: Rue Phillips (lead vocals, gtr), Dingo Bell (Drums,backing vocals), Aldo Mazzei (bass).
Name changed to Tempest for single release on MAC Records with Aldo leaving to later join Radio Moscow.
Aldo was replaced by Lee Faulkner on bass and backing vocals.
This line up relocated to Los Angeles and played at many of the main venues in that area,eg, ...