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AUL CAIRNS

IRON MAIDEN - Late 1978-April 1979

Line Up 7 (Nov 1978 / April 1979): Paul Dianno (Vocals), Steve Harris (Bass), Dave Murray (Guitar), Paul Cairns (Guitar), Doug Sampson (Drums)

The Soundhouse Tapes - EP - 30-31/12/1978

recorded at Spaceward Studios, Cambridge


01) Iron Maiden
02) Invasion
03) Prowler
04) Strange World


http://www.hmsoundhouse.com/hmsoundhouse/default.htm

SOUTHERN COUNTRY - 2011

Line Up: Tony Le Surf (Drums), Paul Cairns (Vocals & guitar), Steve Vass (Bass), Jim Smith (Steel), Trucker (Guitar)


MOODY BROTHERS - 2013

Line Up: Paul Cairns (Vocals & guitar), Hugh Cairns (Vocals & guitar)

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PAUL TODD

IRON MAIDEN - May 1979

Line Up 9 (May 1979):Steve Harris (Bass), Doug Sampson (Drums), Paul Dianno (Vocals),  Dave Murray (Guitar), Paul Todd (Guitar)


After 3-4 years learning to play the guitar, Paul decided to look through Melody Maker to try and join his first band. He auditioned with Iron Maiden around May 1979 at Hollywood Studios, London. Shortly afterwards he got a phone call from Steve Harris to say he had got the gig. Also at that time a photoshoot was arranged with the band, some of the shots taken around Tower Bridge. Steve invited Paul to watch Maiden play at a gig on 8th May at the Music Machine in Camden, London. This gig would be part of a feature in the Sounds music newspaper. After watching the band play to an enthusiastic audience, Paul felts overwhelmed by the event and decided to phone Steve Harris to say that he would not be joining the band. At the end of the phone call Steve told him "you'll be sorry".


MORE - 1979-1980

Defender Line up: Paul Todd (Guitar), Kenny Cox (Guitar), Brian Day(Bass), Frank Darch (Drums)


Line up: Paul Mario Day (Vocals), Paul Todd (Guitar), Kenny Cox (Guitar), Brian Day(Bass), Frank Darch (Drums)

Later in 1979 Paul joined up with the band MORE which featured Paul Day (first singer with Iron Maiden). They played gigs regularly at the Ruskin Arms and Crackers in London then later got a few gigs at the Marquee. The band recorded a 4 track session for the BBC Friday Rock Show hosted by Tommy Vance in 1980. The session helped the band get a record deal with Atlantic Records. Paul left MORE before the recording of their first album in 1981 and was replaced by Laurie Mansworth.

Paul decided to form his own band coming up with the moniker Sweeney Todd. This lasted  until the mid 1980's. While the band never got a record deal they did manage to spend time in the studio to record some demo tracks at Berlin Studios.

BBC Radio 1 Rock Show Sessions - 1980


01) Atomic Rock

02) I Have No Answers

03) Soldier (BBC Metal Explosion LP)

04) Way Of The World

SWEENEY TODD - 1985

Line Up 1: Paul Todd (Guitar), Clive Brown (Vocals), Chris Gregory (Guitar), Tim Collins (Bass), Gary Wise (Drums)

Line Up 2: Paul Todd (Guitar), John 'Oz' Osmond  (Vocals), Chris Gregory (Guitar), Tim Collins (Bass), Gary Wise (Drums)

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TONY PARSONS

UNKNOWN - pre 1977

Line Up: Bob Sawyer (Guitar), Tony Parson (Guitar), Steve Parsons (Bass)


Jammed on Sanctuary together

URCHIN AUDITION - 1978

Auditioned for Urchin - eventually losing out to Andy Barnett


IRON MAIDEN - Late 1979

Line Up 10 (Sep 1979 / Nov1979): Paul Dianno (Vocals), Steve Harris (Bass), Dave Murray (Guitar), Tony Parson (Guitar), Doug Sampson (Drums)

GIBRLATAR - 1980

Line Up: Dennis Wilcock (Vocals), Tony Miles (Guitar), Steve Parsons (Bass), Tony Parsons (Guitar), Jim Lassen (Drums)


AUDITION - 198?

Audition for 720 - Again losing out to Andy Barnett


PRESS GANG - 1983

Line Up: Tony Parsons (Guitar), Steve Parsons (Bass), Ron Matthews (Drums)


Line Up:   ? (Drums),  Steve Parsons (Bass), Tony Parsons (Guitar),
METAL WORKS  - 2000

Line Up: Tony Parsons (Guitar),

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