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U8

Country of origin:
Austria
Location:
Nussdorf, Salzburg
Status:
Split-up
Formed in:
1980
Genre:
Heavy/Power Metal
Lyrical themes:
N/A
Last label:
EMI
Years active:
1980-1985, 1987-1988 (as (U8 -) Touch of Fire)
The band's name was the idea of guitarist Manfred Seifriedsberger after he came back from a holiday in Italy, where he had found a jukebox which had his favourite song stored under U8.

The band split-up around 1985. According to Günter Maier, this was due to personal and drug-related problems. Kurt Rumpf moved to Germany afterwards.

A few years later, U8 was reactivated under the name Touch ...
Last known
Günter "Schwammerl" Maier Guitars (1980-1985, 1987-1988), Vocals (1980-1982)
See also: Crimson Cult, ex-Flood of Ages, ex-Stygma IV, ex-Big Heat, Bed of a Nun, ex-Muddy Crutch, ex-Stigmata (Aut)
Erich "Lemmy" Enzinger Vocals (lead) (1982-1985, 1987-1988)
See also: ex-Speedy Weekend Band, Bed of a Nun, Dos Bastardos, ex-No Bros, ex-Schubert, ex-Lem Enzinger, ex-Lemosaurus, ex-On Stage, ex-Word Wilde Web
Andreas Rescheneder Bass (1987-1988)
Manfred Krenn Drums (1987-1988)
Helmar Hill Keyboards (1987-1988)
See also: Ansa-Partie, Bruckner's Unlimited, Heavy Tuba & Jon Sass, Herbert Bürstinger Quartett, Jazzodrom, Kainrath, Tini & Upper Austrian Jazzorchestra, Robert Bachner and Helmar Hill, To-Ma, Toma, Upper Austrian Jazzorchestra, Wheeler Kenny & Maurer Christian Quintet, ex-Big Blacky Blach Big Band, ex-Roi Blech Orchester
Past
Heinz Bieringer Bass (1980-1981)
Manfred Seifriedsberger Guitars (1980-1981)
Kurt Rumpf Vocals, Drums (1980-1981), Drums (1981-1985)
See also: ex-Speed Limit, ex-Isis Noreia
Peter Wehrhan Bass (1982-1985)
Michael Nowotny Guitars (1982)
Günter "Schwammerl" Maier Guitars (1980-1985, 1987-1988), Vocals (1980-1982)
See also: Crimson Cult, ex-Flood of Ages, ex-Stygma IV, ex-Big Heat, Bed of a Nun, ex-Muddy Crutch, ex-Stigmata (Aut)
Erich "Lemmy" Enzinger Vocals (lead) (1982-1985, 1987-1988)
See also: ex-Speedy Weekend Band, Bed of a Nun, Dos Bastardos, ex-No Bros, ex-Schubert, ex-Lem Enzinger, ex-Lemosaurus, ex-On Stage, ex-Word Wilde Web
Andreas Rescheneder Bass (1987-1988)
Manfred Krenn Drums (1987-1988)
Helmar Hill Keyboards (1987-1988)
See also: Ansa-Partie, Bruckner's Unlimited, Heavy Tuba & Jon Sass, Herbert Bürstinger Quartett, Jazzodrom, Kainrath, Tini & Upper Austrian Jazzorchestra, Robert Bachner and Helmar Hill, To-Ma, Toma, Upper Austrian Jazzorchestra, Wheeler Kenny & Maurer Christian Quintet, ex-Big Blacky Blach Big Band, ex-Roi Blech Orchester
Heinz Bieringer Bass (1980-1981)
Manfred Seifriedsberger Guitars (1980-1981)
Kurt Rumpf Vocals, Drums (1980-1981), Drums (1981-1985)
See also: ex-Speed Limit, ex-Isis Noreia
Peter Wehrhan Bass (1982-1985)
Michael Nowotny Guitars (1982)
Added by: Stormrider Modified by: Manalishi69
Added on: 2003-01-01 23:35:51 Last modified on: 2019-01-13 14:31:16