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Dark Star

Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Location:
Birmingham, West Midlands, England
Status:
Split-up
Formed in:
1978
Genre:
NWOBHM/Heavy Metal (early); Hard Rock/AOR (later)
Themes:
Fantasy, Love
Last label:
FM Revolver Records
Years active:
1978 (as Berlin), 1978-1982, 1987
Dark Star are a melodic NWOBHM band best known for their one 'hit', "Lady of Mars".

They broke up in 1982 while writing a second album, the cause mainly due to their label's bankruptcy. After the split-up, all the members except singer Staines went on to form blues rock band Poker Alice. Staines managed Marshall Law for a short period of time.

In 1987, Staines, Harrison and Key resumed the task ...
Last known
Steve Atkins Drums (1978-1982)
See also: The Sunshine Band, ex-Billy Bowel and the Movements, ex-Honeydrippers, ex-Poker Alice, ex-The Sharks
Dave Harrison Guitars (1978-1982)
See also: ex-Poker Alice, ex-Suicide, ex-Sweaty Betty
Bob Key Guitars (1978-1982)
See also: Jack Daniels, ex-Poker Alice, ex-Sweaty Betty
Rik Staines Vocals (1978-1982)
See also: ex-Suicide, ex-Sweaty Betty
Mark Oseland Bass (1980-1982)
See also: Poker Jack, ex-Poker Alice
Past
Chris Causton Bass (1978-1980)
Steve Atkins Drums (1978-1982)
See also: The Sunshine Band, ex-Billy Bowel and the Movements, ex-Honeydrippers, ex-Poker Alice, ex-The Sharks
Dave Harrison Guitars (1978-1982)
See also: ex-Poker Alice, ex-Suicide, ex-Sweaty Betty
Bob Key Guitars (1978-1982)
See also: Jack Daniels, ex-Poker Alice, ex-Sweaty Betty
Rik Staines Vocals (1978-1982)
See also: ex-Suicide, ex-Sweaty Betty
Mark Oseland Bass (1980-1982)
See also: Poker Jack, ex-Poker Alice
Chris Causton Bass (1978-1980)
Added by: Goatsbane Modified by: Krister Jensen
Added on: 2002-08-23 23:13:59 Last modified on: 2023-03-13 04:40:23