Mayhem - Southport, Sefton, Merseyside, England, UK

Formed: Southport, Sefton, Merseyside, England, UK

UK82 band which shared members with Blitzkrieg and The Insane.

This from David Ball, of Failsafe fanzine fame: "Mick Maghee who sang for Mayhem is a sound engineer at the Roundhouse in London. Collo/Deadcat from Mayhem lives in Bury, about 8 miles from where I am at present..."

LINEUP 1982-1983:

Vocals: Mick McGhee
Guitar: Johnny Liu (ex Paraquat, pre-Blitzkrieg)
Bass: Deadcat (ex-The Set Up, pre-Blitzkrieg)
Drums: Collo (ex-Dumb Blondes)

LINEUP 1985:

Vocals: Mick McGhee
Guitar: Chris Hind (pre-Blitzkrieg)
Bass: Deadcat
Drums: Collo


Guitar: Gray Bentley
Guitar: Gary 'Gaz' Sumner - (pre Blitzkrieg, Insane)
Guitar: Will Maudsley
Rhytmn Guitar: Pete Morley
Bass: Trev Aindow (pre-Insane, Blitzkrieg)
Drums: Mick Johnson
Drums: Fred Doyle


Singles / Albums

Mayhem - Gentle Murder E.P. Mayhem - Pulling Puppets Strings Mayhem - Bloodrush    
Gentle Murder E.P.
(7", 1982)
Pulling Puppets Strings
(7", 1983)
(7"/12", 1985)

Various Artists

Riotous Assembly UK LP 1982 (Riot City): Psycho

Welcome To 1984 US LP 1984 (Maximumrocknroll): I Defy

Life's A Riot...With Riot City Records: A History, 1980-84 UK LP 1985 (Riot City): Gentle Murder

Riot City Records- Punk Singles Collection UK CD 1993 (Anagram): Dogsbody / Gentle Murder

Riot City Records- Punk Singles Collection Volume 2 UK CD 1995 (Anagram): Street Fight / (Your Face Fits) Lie & Die





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