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Saturday, October 31, 2015

Avalanche...boogie-rock from Melbourne..self-titled album from 1976


Avalanche were a Melbourne based boogie-rock band that released only one album and had a short life span from 1976 to 1977. With the break-up of The Bootleg Family Band in November 1975, Tony Naylor, Geoff Cox and Clive Harrison recruited Adrian Campbell and began gigging as Avalanche in early 1976. The band's catchy boogie/pop/rock sound was displayed on the singles 'Sweet Baby Brown Eyes' (July 1976), 'Landslide' (October 1976) and 'Good For Me Good For You' (March 1977), and on their self-titled album in September 1976.

The album was released on the Bootleg label. Their line up changed a few times and their most known member was drummer Geoff Cox who went on to a career in television.

Tony Naylor Guitar/Vocals 1976 - 1977
Clive Harrison Bass/Vocals 1976 - 1977
Adrian Campbell Lead Vocals 1976 - 1977
Geoff Cox         Drums 1976 - 1977
Barry Cram Drums 1977 - 1977
Gerard McCabe Keyboards 1977 - 1977
John Barnes Drums 1977 - 1977
Graham Thompson Bass 1977 - 1977

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3 comments:

  1. Hi

    Thanks for the share, but there seems to be a problem with the link. Asking for a decryption key before giving the mega link?

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