Hard Edge came next which included two lead guitars and also two keyboard players, one being Anthony (Pip) Greasley from Rothley.
Back in 1969 the Echo reported that Fierce Mallet consisted of Rick Pelgar, singer, of Lower Cambridge Street, Loughborough, Dave Clark, drums, of Sharpley Road, Roger Coombs, lead guitar of 56 Churchgate and Karl Brauer, lead guitar of Wordsworth Road, Loughborough.
With three lead guitars
, there was no shortage of volume, although songs such as I Get So Cold I Get Nervous and their debut album's title track The Distance Tricked Us all built from quiet beginnings.
Renowned for delivering old school rock, the sort that has depth and skill while not relying on the volume knob, the twin lead guitars are their distinctive trademark.
So the band decided not to hire a keyboard player as they'd originally planned and go with two lead guitars instead!" Formed in 1969 under the managerial eye of Miles Copeland (brother of Stewart from The Police), the group was subject to a variety of influences.
So are you gonna have the full-on Thin Lizzy dueling lead guitars
This five-piece band consists of lead guitars
, bass guitar, drums and all five musicians sing vocals.
The line-up is Phil Aldridge (drums, percussion, keyboards and vocals), Jeff Green (lead guitar
and vocals), Ray Brown (lead vocals, lead and acoustic guitars), Chris Childs (bass guitar and vocals) and Keith Atack (lead guitars
There were no signs of fatigue though, with the three lead guitars
pounding out lots of kick-ass energy.
Ben Brown worked closely with Tim Younessi, saxophonist for the band Tropidelic, and other guest artists such as Joel Covender from Drunken Sunday playing lead guitar
, and Chris "Bubba" Gray from Vanishing Apollo on keyboard, drums and trumpet.