The Angels

The Angels has 14 known members

Name Instruments Period
John Brewster John Brewster Guitar, Vocals

1976 - 1985, 1993 - Present

1976 -
Rick Brewster Rick Brewster Guitar 1976 -
Graham "Buzz" Bidstrup Graham "Buzz" Bidstrup Drums

Originally left in 1981. re-joined later.

1976 -
Bernard "Doc" Neeson Bernard "Doc" Neeson Vocals 1976 -
Chris Bailey Chris Bailey Bass

Originally left in 1982.

1976 - 2013
Charlie King Drums 1976 - 1976
Brent Eccles Drums 1981 -
Jim Hilbun Jim Hilbun Bass, Sax


1982 - 1993
Bob Spencer Bob Spencer Guitar, Vocals 1985 - 1992
Jimi Hocking aka "The Human" Jimi Hocking aka "The Human" Guitar

One tour while Bob Spencer was out with a broken wrist.

1988 - 1988
James Morley James Morley Bass 1989 - 1992
Nick Norton Nick Norton Drums 2011 -
Dave Gleeson Dave Gleeson Vocals 2011 -
Sam Brewster Sam Brewster Bass, Vocals 2012 -

The Angels discography - 20 recordings

Cover Title Type Release Year First Charted High Pos.
Am I Ever Gonna See Your Face Again by The Angels Am I Ever Gonna See Your Face Again
Single 1976 03/05/76 58
You're A Lady Now
Single 1977 08/08/77 90
Coming Down
Single 1978 08/05/78 80
Take A Long Line by The Angels Take A Long Line
Single 1978 17/07/78 29
Face To face by The Angels Face To face
Album 1978 14/08/78 18
After The Rain by The Angels After The Rain
Single 1978 27/11/78 52
Shadow Boxer by The Angels Shadow Boxer
Single 1979 11/06/79 25
No Exit by The Angels No Exit
Album 1979 25/06/79 8
Out Of The Blue by The Angels Out Of The Blue
Single 1979 22/10/79 29
No Secrets by The Angels No Secrets
Single 1980 05/05/80 8
Dark Room by The Angels Dark Room
Album 1980 23/06/80 5
Into The Heat
Single 1981 02/03/81 13
Never So Live
EP 1981 02/11/81 17
Night Attack by The Angels Night Attack
Album 1981 07/12/81 13
Night Attack
Single 1982 08/02/82 84
Watch The Red by The Angels Watch The Red
Album 1983 09/05/83 6
Two Minute Warning by The Angels Two Minute Warning
Album 1985 11/02/85 5
Howling by The Angels Howling
Album 1986 08/12/86 6
We Gotta Get Out Of This Place by The Angels We Gotta Get Out Of This Place
Single 1987 19/01/87 7
Beyond Salvation by The Angels Beyond Salvation
Album 1990 11/06/90 1

174 Known Gigs for The Angels

Date Venue City
Thursday 29th November 1979 Canberra Showground Canberra, ACT
Saturday 1st December 1979 Marconi Stadium Bossley Park, NSW
Marconi Club, Bossley Park. NSW Saturday 1st December 1979 Marconi Club Bossley Park, NSW
Sunday 2nd December 1979 Newcastle Motordome Newcastle, NSW
Friday 14th December 1979 Arkaba Hotel Fullarton, SA
Saturday 15th December 1979 Arkaba Hotel Fullarton, SA
Sylvania Hotel, Sylvania. NSW Thursday 20th December 1979 Sylvania Hotel Sylvania, NSW
Sunday 23rd December 1979 Wollongong Leagues Club Wollongong, NSW
Thursday 19th June 1980 Centenary Hall, Royal Melbourne Showgrounds Melbourne, VIC
Chequers, Sydney. NSW Saturday 21st June 1980 Chequers Sydney, NSW
Crystal Ballroom, St Kilda. VIC Friday 27th June 1980 Crystal Ballroom St Kilda, VIC
Sundowner Hotel, Punchbowl. NSW Wednesday 9th July 1980 Sundowner Hotel Punchbowl, NSW
The Playroom, Tallebudgera. QLD Sunday 13th July 1980 The Playroom Tallebudgera, QLD
Hordern Pavillion, Moore Park. NSW Saturday 6th September 1980 Hordern Pavillion Moore Park, NSW
Cloudland Dance Hall, Bowen Hills. QLD Friday 13th February 1981 Cloudland Dance Hall Bowen Hills, QLD
Monday 23rd February 1981 Sydney Showground Moore Park, NSW
Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne. VIC Friday 27th February 1981 Sidney Myer Music Bowl Melbourne, VIC
Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne. VIC Saturday 28th February 1981 Sidney Myer Music Bowl Melbourne, VIC
Selina's - Coogee Bay Hotel, Coogee. NSW Sunday 29th November 1981 Selina's - Coogee Bay Hotel Coogee, NSW
Friday 18th December 1981 Palais Theatre St Kilda, VIC
Wednesday 3rd February 1982 Waltzing Matilda Hotel Springvale, VIC
Friday 5th February 1982 Sentimental Bloke Bulleen, VIC
Saturday 6th February 1982 Tarmac Hotel Laverton, VIC
Sunday 7th February 1982 Pier Hotel Frankston, VIC
Wednesday 10th February 1982 Refectory – Sydney University Sydney, NSW
Saturday 13th February 1982 Festival Hall Brisbane, QLD
Thursday 4th March 1982 Castle Hill RSL Club Castle Hill, NSW
The Venue, St Kilda. VIC Saturday 13th March 1982 The Venue St Kilda, VIC
Selina's - Coogee Bay Hotel, Coogee. NSW Friday 26th March 1982 Selina's - Coogee Bay Hotel Coogee, NSW
Maroubra Seals Club, Maroubra. NSW Friday 1st October 1982 Maroubra Seals Club Maroubra, NSW

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