Scamill (Paul Keogh)Vocals
Pat Hamilton Guitar
Ronnie Harkness Guitar
Gary Eglington Bass
Brian Curran (Bun) Drums
In Feb 1978 Pete Bowers joined the band as the vocalist. Pete never played live with the band, he left after a month of rehearsals to leave for England and get married.Gary Eglington will join the "Defenders" a band set up to help raise money for "Heat" fanzine's legal battle with Paul McGunness, U2's manager. Gary still plays today with his band Soul Survivors.
Brian Curran would later be in Noise Boys, Resistors & Shy. Brian is still behind his drum kit today. Pat Hamilton formed a band called The Taxis with former members of the Noise Boys in August 1979. He also replaced Billy Morley on guitar with Revolver.
They also played a venue called Archie's on a regular basis.
28-29/08/1976 "Much More" Festival Mullingar with Full Circle, Clannad, Jimmy Slevin, Naima, Boomtown Rats
28/07/1976 Baggot Inn, Dublin
22/08/1976 Merrion Square with Jimmy Slevin, Noel Redding
22/09/1976 Baggot Inn, Dublin
20/10/1976 National Stadium with Dr Feelgood
17/12/1976 Moran's Hotel, Dublin
Peter McCluskey I just remembered I was in Moran's Hotel for a gig and a band called the Arthur Phybes Band were on. There was a film crew from RTE TV filming for a show called Simmer House....... didn't know what they were filming about... that is, until the following week when my mother hauled me in front of the TV and pointed at the screen, her fingers twisting the ear off my head...... Summer House was on the screen and it was doing a piece on youth culture and the rise of drugs in Dublin. I looked at the screen only to see myself and my mate Eamon Delaney throwing our heads around like mad yokes to the sound of the band. The voice over then announced ; "..... and it's venues like this one where drugs are being sold to the youth of the country..........." .... I spent two weeks trying to convince my mother I was not on drugs........... phew!!!
Brian CurranI remember it well I was in that band we didn't know either and we lost a lot of work down the country gas times..
Smiley Bolger Shower of feckers RTE ; Told us the Filming was for a program on Youth Culture . The Venu was forced to close soon after that ...$
11/04/1977 St Fintan's School, Dublin with Rat Salad & U2 Gary Eglington I think they (The Hype) only supported us once, maybe twice, in the Baggott and then in St Fintan's! two things I remember about those gigs, one, was Bono, being very upset (really pissed off) at the the band for fucking up led Zep's "communication breakdown" and the that you couldn't see the back of the hall in St Fintan's, for the fog from the sweat of the audience! it was literally, a pea-souper!.
24/07/1977 Bushy Park Free Festival with Jimi Slevin Band, Saturday Night Swindle, Sackville String Band, Keenan Bros & F. Cassidy, Chateau, Max Quad Band.
The Max Quad Band were the only group to play on the day. Adam Clayton played bass on the first song off the day. They opened the festival, the rest of the day was rained off.
23/09/1977 Stardust Club, Cork
27/10/1977 Pennyfarthing, Drogheda
29/10/1977 Sardust, Cork with Mick Daly
08/12/1977 TCD lunchtime
14/03/1978 Baggot Inn, Dublin This was the bands farewell concert.
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