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Quartz

Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Location:
Birmingham, England
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1977
Genre:
NWOBHM
Lyrical themes:
Satan, Hell, Rock n Roll
Current label:
Skol Records
Years active:
1974-1977 (as Bandy Legs), 1977-1983, 2011-present
Quartz initially performed in the midlands cabaret clubs as Bandy Legs and signed to Jet Records in 1976. They switched to Quartz in time for their debut album, produced by Tony Iommi and Chris Tsangarides.

They later signed with MCA Records, but were dropped when the album did not sell as much as the label expected.

Two different labels and some line-up changes later, the band split-up in ...
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-The Idle Race
David Garner Vocals (1981-1982, 2011-present)
See also: ex-Lucifer
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
Steve McLoughlin Bass (1983)
Geoff Bate Vocals (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-The Idle Race
David Garner Vocals (1981-1982, 2011-present)
See also: ex-Lucifer
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
Steve McLoughlin Bass (1983)
Geoff Bate Vocals (1983)
Added by: eViL_dWeLlS Modified by: Paw
Added on: 2002-08-19 07:20:07 Last modified on: 2017-08-16 11:52:10