Half Moon presents:
The Members // Headline Maniac - Double Headline
The Members + Headline Maniac (ft members of Eddie and the Hotrods)
Entry Requirements: 18+ after 7pm
To be considered a classic British Artist of the 70’s and 80’s you need to have been on Top of The Pops and The Old Grey Whistle Test and with two instantly recogniseable anthems, The Sound of the Suburbs, Offshore Banking Business and Hits all over the World, The Members tick all the boxes.
They are joined by Headline Manic, the outstanding new rock band formed by Dipster, Simon Bowley and Chris Taylor. All three have spent the last few years touring the world as part of legendary UK pioneers Eddie and the Hotrods. They have shared the stage with some of the biggest names in music as well as festivals and arenas.
Throughout their career The Members have scored hits on three different continents, working some of the greatest British producers they have recorded songs that have become anthems. The current incarnation of the Band has toured all over the world and continues to record and release records.
They have recorded for Beggars Banquet, Stiff, Virgin, Island, Genetic, Arista, Cleopatra, Anglocentric and Cadiz Music.
They have been signed by Dave Robinson, Richard Branson, Clive Davis, Martin Rushent and Richard England.
For the first time the Seventies, Eighties and Noughties output of the Band has been collected together with a new Single called “Smartphone Junkie”.
Little Known facts about The Members
“The Sound of the Suburbs” sold 1/4 million records in a few weeks in 1979. 2. ”Offshore Banking Business” helped relaunched the Career of Reggae Trombone Legend Rico Rodriguez MBE
“Solitary Confinement” (the Stiff Single) is a Live favourite.
”Working Girl” is their Most Popular Song in the USA
”Radio” was a No1 Hit in Australia and was remixed as Dancefloor hit for Armand Van Helden in 2014 (as Duck Sauce).
JC Carroll is an Film Composer who has played accordian on films for Marlon Barando, Johnny Depp Dino Di Laurentis and Julien Temple.
The Last Studio Album “One Law” contained contributions from Members of Pink Floyd and The Jam.
Legend of the Damned Rat Scabies spent three years as The Members Drummer.
Headline Maniac (ft members of Eddie and the Hotrods)
Headline Maniac strut their Oi!-Boy punk styling’s all the way from Southend-On-See and Canvey island, Essex, but then what do you expect from a trio who also play in punk pioneers Eddie & The Hot Rods to be playing? Headline Maniac are made up of Dipster, bass/vocals, Simon Bowley on drums/vocals, and Chris Taylor supplying the guitar/vocals. Their style of music is unashamed punk, albeit with some classic rock and blues thrown in.
Headline maniac are a UK 3 piece rock band. All 3 members have extensive experience having toured the world as part of punk pioneers Eddie and the Hotrods.