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GLENN KINGSMORE / Bio

WAY BACK IN 1978 I STARTED A BAND WITH MY FRIENDS MARCUS DUKE - IAN(buck)MURDOCK AND JEFF GILMORE,WE HAD JUST FINISHED SCHOOL AND JAMMED EVERY CHANCE WE COULD IN BIG JEFF'S GARAGE,INFLUENCED BY THE BANDS OF THE TIME LIKE THE CLASH THE RUTS GENERATION X ETC ETC WE WROTE AND PLAYED OUR OWN SONGS AND CALLED OURSELVES THE DEFECTS.FROM 1978 TO 1984 WE PLAYED HUNDREDS OF GIGS AND VENUES THROUGHOUT THE U.K. AND IRELAND WITH BANDS SUCH AS THE CLASH 999 THE METEORS AND MANY OTHERS,WE RELEASED 3 SINGLES AND 1 ALBUM. WHEN THE BAND SPLIT IN 1984 I MOVED HOME TO BELFAST AND STARTED A BAND CALLED WESTERN JUSTICE.WITHIN A YEAR I JOINED POPULAR BELFAST ROCK BAND ASHANTI,ONCE DESCRIBED IN MELODY MAKER AS IRELANDS BEST KEPT SECRET. ASHANTI RELEASED 4 SINGLES AND PLAYED EVERYWERE IN IRELAND AND A FEW GIGS IN ENGLAND INCLUDING THE COMMITTMENTS TOUR.I RELEASED A FEW SOLO SINGLES IN THE 90s AND EARLY 2000.IN 2008 I STARTED MY NEW BAND CALLED TAKE THE FIFTH, WE RELEASED OUR DEBUT C.D. SINGLE SOVIET UNION JACK LAST YEAR AND OUR NEW SINGLE KEEPERS OF THE ZOO WILL BE RELEASED IN SEPTEMBER 2010,BOTH SINGLES ARE AVAILABLE TO BUY ONLINE AT AMAZON MP3 AND OTHER SITES.

General Info

Band Members
Ian Murdock Marcus Duke Jeff Gilmore Gary Smith Roy McAllister Gary Murdock Stephen Boyd The Count Stevie Shanks Harv Colin Campbell Davy Greer Aaron Everitt Gr
Artist Name
GLENN KINGSMORE
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/glennkingsmore
Active Since
01/78
Genres
Rock / Alternative / Punk

Contact Info

Location
Belfast, UK
Manager
Glenn Kingsmore