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Quartz

Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Location:
Birmingham, West Midlands, England
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1977
Genre:
NWOBHM/Heavy Metal
Lyrical themes:
Satan, Hell, Rock 'n' Roll
Current label:
Hear No Evil Recordings
Years active:
1974-1977 (as Bandy Legs), 1977-1983, 2011-present
Quartz initially performed in the midlands cabaret clubs as Bandy Legs, the moniker under which their 7" single "Ride Ride" / "Don't Play Games" was released in 1974. They signed to Jet Records in 1976, changing their name to Quartz in time for their debut album (which was produced by Tony Iommi and Chris Tsangarides).

They later signed with MCA Records, but were dropped when the album did not ...
Current
Derek Arnold Bass (1977-1980, 2011-present)
See also: ex-Copperfield
Malcolm Cope Drums (1977-1983, 2011-present)
Mick Hopkins Guitars (1977-1983, 2011-present)
See also: ex-Copperfield, ex-Denny Laine and the Diplomats, ex-Fludd, ex-Gerry Levene and the Avengers, ex-Lemon Tree, ex-Nicky James Movement, ex-The Idle Race, ex-The Wages of Sin
Geoff Bate Vocals (1983, 2022-present)
See also: ex-Eazie Ryder
Past
Geoff Nicholls Guitars, Keyboards (1977, 2011-2017)
(R.I.P. 2017) See also: ex-Tony Martin, ex-Black Sabbath, ex-Johnny Neal and the Starliners, ex-The Boll Weevils, ex-The Seed, ex-World of Oz
Mike Taylor Vocals (1977-1981)
(R.I.P. 2016) See also: ex-Lemon Tree, ex-Taffy Taylor's Big Roll Band
David Garner Vocals (1981-1982, 2011-2019)
See also: ex-Lucifer
Steve McLoughlin Bass (1983)
Derek Arnold Bass (1977-1980, 2011-present)
See also: ex-Copperfield
Malcolm Cope Drums (1977-1983, 2011-present)
Mick Hopkins Guitars (1977-1983, 2011-present)
See also: ex-Copperfield, ex-Denny Laine and the Diplomats, ex-Fludd, ex-Gerry Levene and the Avengers, ex-Lemon Tree, ex-Nicky James Movement, ex-The Idle Race, ex-The Wages of Sin
Geoff Bate Vocals (1983, 2022-present)
See also: ex-Eazie Ryder
Geoff Nicholls Guitars, Keyboards (1977, 2011-2017)
(R.I.P. 2017) See also: ex-Tony Martin, ex-Black Sabbath, ex-Johnny Neal and the Starliners, ex-The Boll Weevils, ex-The Seed, ex-World of Oz
Mike Taylor Vocals (1977-1981)
(R.I.P. 2016) See also: ex-Lemon Tree, ex-Taffy Taylor's Big Roll Band
David Garner Vocals (1981-1982, 2011-2019)
See also: ex-Lucifer
Steve McLoughlin Bass (1983)
Added by: eViL_dWeLlS Modified by: Krister Jensen
Added on: 2002-08-19 07:20:07 Last modified on: 2022-10-18 02:53:14