Cherished memories……if you weren’t there, this live album is the next best thing. Après avoir divorcé de Patricia, Alan Lancaster épousa Dayle Thonburn en mars 1978. , While attending Sedgehill Comprehensive School in 1962, Lancaster befriended future Status Quo singer and guitarist Francis Rossi while playing in the school orchestra. Forming The Bombers shortly afterwards with Party Boys bandmate John Brewster (of Australian rock pioneers The Angels, cited as a major influence by Guns N' Roses, Nirvana and Pearl Jam), an early incarnation reunited Lancaster with former Quo drummer John Coghlan, bringing the original 'Frantic Four' rhythm section back together for the first time in nearly a decade. 1968 : Picturesque Matchstickable Messages from the Status Quo 1969 : Spare Parts 1970 : Ma Kelly's Greasy Spoon 1971 : Dog of Two Head 1972 : Piledriver 1973 : Hello! Lancaster was substituted with session musician John 'Rhino' Edwards, who had been recording on a solo project of Parfitt's - "Recorded Delivery" - which was eventually scrapped. The band were relegated to playing the pubs and clubs, and by the early 90’s, it was all over, and what should have been, didn’t eventuate. Line: 192 Alan Lancaster enregistra 15 albums studio avec Status Quo avant de quitter le groupe en 1985 après un dernier concert en faveur du Live Aid donné le 13 juillet 1985. THE BOMBERS. Lancaster continues to live in Sydney, Australia. Line: 478 Line: 68 Lancaster then formed his own band: Alan Lancaster's Bombers which released an E.P. Now with post-production and mastering by former Quo studio engineer and producer John Eden, this stunning recording is presented for the first time by Barrel And Squidger Records, where it will be launched in the presence of Lancaster and Coghlan at September's Official Status Quo Fan Club Convention, prior to a general mail-order release on 11 October. Classic Image From The Rockbrat Photo Collection: Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: Classic Album From The Rockbrat Collection: Episode 133 – Phil Campbell Interview (Bastard Sons – Motörhead), Episode 132 – Steve Riley Interview (L.A Guns), Mick Blood talks about the new Lime Spiders album ‘Delirium’ (LSD), New music from AC/DC – it’s what the world needs right now, Fundraiser launched to assist US punk great Kevin K – please donate. 10 out of 10. The group again changed their name, this time to "Traffic Jam", after embracing psychedelia.. Shame really, cos back in the day they were a phenomenal live unit, with a rock solid line up of Alan Lancaster (Status Quo) and John Brewster (The Angels), and Tyrone on vocals out front. Function: view, File: /home/ah0ejbmyowku/public_html/application/controllers/Main.php I for one am glad that this album has seen the light of day. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! In my mind I can still see Croft’s running his fingers up the fret board during ‘Aim High’ or sliding his battered Strat across the mic stand during ‘City Out of Control”. Album Review: Alan Lancaster’s Bombers – LIVE! While working up their chops and becoming match fit – week in week out, the audience were treated to a killer set that consisted of Quo and Angels classics, from Down Down to Marseilles, Small Talk to City Out Of Control. In March 2013 he collaborated with his old bandmates for a series of "Frantic Four" concerts in the UK. It was paid the largest advance ever paid to an Australian-based band, but after the band had completed one album, A&M was sold to Phonogram; leaving the band high and dry. It’s beyond me how this wasn’t a worldwide radio hit. [clarification needed] The Bombers' original drummer was Lancaster's ex-Status Quo bandmate John Coghlan. Edwards remains Quo's bassist to this day. Ritchie Blackmore, Rockbrat Wonders: Which Rocker Wore The Most Ridiculous Wig ? Not likely. Tracklist Hide Credits. Every Tuesday night. The John Coghlan line-up of the band was only together a few months with Coghlan soon to depart back to Blighty, and to be replaced by ex-Boss drummer Peter Heckenberg. (LP, Album, Ltd, Num, blu) Barrel And Squidger Records: NO. There was one band in particular, The Bombers, who we've written much about previously, whom me and the Cowboy always loved seeing live. Alan Lancaster's Bombers* Live! I can see John Brewster wailing away on harmonica, Alan Lancaster belting out ‘Roadhouse Blues’ and John Coghlan keeping time behind the drums with his expressionless gaze – in the zone they call it. ‘City Out Of Control’ is an absolute monster. Alan Lancaster's Bombers - "LIVE!" Ils recrutent un batteur nommé John Coghlan et commencent à répéter ensemble. Share. That’s testament to the quality of the material. After a few live outings, the Bombers did two nights supporting Cheap Trick at Coogee Bay Hotel in November 88. One half of the classic Quo line up are belting out ‘Roll Over Lay Down’ and ‘Roadhouse Blues’. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. For it captures a band at the height of their powers in all their denim clad sonic glory. While attending Sedgehill Comprehensive School in 1962, Lancaster befriended future Status Quo singer and guitarist Francis Rossi while playing in the school orchestra. In 1990, the Bombers did indeed get to support both … Continue reading Classic Rock Pic From The Past: BLACK SABBATH + THE BOMBERS 1989 Australian Tour, Not too many photos of Tyrone (or The Bombers in fact) exist. Your guess is as good as mine. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Marketplace 0. Alan Lancaster est un musicien né le 7 février 1949 à Peckham dans le sud de Londres. Unbeknownst to Lancaster — by now living in Australia - and the group's then recording company, Rossi had utilised the assistance of the group's then manager to obtain and spend the group's contracted recording advances, meaning if the band did not record another album he would personally owe it to the label.