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John Brewster Talks Up Guests Of The Angels For Brothers Angels & Demons Tour

by Noise11.com on August 4, 2017

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The Angels will head out nationwide again in October celebrating the release of their book Brothers, Angels & Demons.

For the tour The Angels will take along Rose Tattoo, Hitmen DTK, Mi-Sex, Diesel and the Dave Wilson Band.

Rose Tattoo have a long history with The Angels. “They were stable mates at Alberts when we signed in the mid1970s, along with AC/DC, Ted Mulry Gang, John Paul Young, Harry Vanda and George Young,” says John. “We have toured many times in the past with the Tatts and want to do it again. They have monster songs and great attitude.” Another nice link is that long-time friend and former The Angels member Bob Spencer will be playing with the Tatts during the tour.

Hitmen DTK were a band who were heavily influenced by The Angels. “Johnny Kannis credits The Angels for introducing them to the suburbs at a time when they were an inner-city band,” says John. “They did many gigs with us around Sydney and are welcome guests.”

In fact, Hitmen DTK’s Johnny says The Angels kick-started their career in the suburbs. “You guys introduced us to the beer barns of Australia and to an audience that loved passionate, adrenalin driven rock n roll, an audience we’d never have gotten on our own,” he says. “Through this first up connection, our big break came when we caught the eye of your producer Mark Opitz who signed on to produce our debut (self-titled) album.”

No strangers to performing together of late, MI-SEX and The Angels have a special shared history, especially given The Angels book author Bob Yates was former manager for the band. “MI-SEX were signed to CBS back when we joined that stable in 1980,” says John. “They were on tour with us in the USA at the same time as us, so we have a shared history. Last year we had them as special guests on our Hard Wired tour and they were fantastic.”

MI-SEX’s Murray Burns remembers the first time the band saw The Angels in the late 1970s at the encouragement of Bob Yates. “The place was jam-packed and their high-energy performance was a revelation to us,” he says. “MISEX had a very different sound to them, but watching that show was a crucial beginning to reshaping the energy of what we were doing on stage.”

Diesel came onto The Angels radar a bit later – it was the early 1990s after the launch of his band Johnny Diesel and The Injectors. “They [the band] were managed by our then drummer Brent Eccles,” says John. “In later years, Diesel played on the same bill as us at Day On The Green gigs and others. He joined us on stage at the Chris Bailey benefit in Adelaide’s Thebarton Theatre in 2013, a most memorable though sad occasion. He is a good friend… great to have him with us.”

The newest inclusion, the Dave Wilson Band, impressed Rick Brewster from the outset. “Dave is a fantastic bluesrock guitarist,” he says. “He and his three-piece band play wild versions of Hendrix-Stevie Ray Vaughan-Clapton etc. I met Dave 18-months ago and have since had many sessions with him. He has opened up doors in guitar playing that I never knew existed. He has become a good friend and also teaches my son Jody. Come early, the Dave Wilson Band is not to be missed.”

THE ANGELS – THE BROTHERS, ANGELS & DEMONS TOUR
With special guests Diesel, Rose Tattoo, MI-SEX, Hitmen DTK & Dave Wilson Band.

The Angels tour dates

Fri 13 Oct | Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide, SA
Special guest: MI-SEX

Sat 14 Oct | Astor Theatre, Perth, WA
Special guest: MI-SEX

Fri 20 Oct | Enmore Theatre, Sydney, NSW
Special guests: Diesel & MI-SEX
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Fri 27 Oct | The Palms at Crown, Melbourne, VIC
Special guest: Rose Tattoo

Sat 28 Oct | The Palms at Crown, Melbourne, VIC
Special guest: Rose Tattoo

Fri 3 Nov | Country Club, Launceston, TAS
Special guest: Dave Wilson Band

Sat 4 Nov | Wrestpoint Showroom, Hobart, TAS
Special guest: Dave Wilson Band

Fri 10 Nov | Doyalson RSL, Cebtral Coast, NSW
Special guests: Rose Tattoo & MI-SEX

Sat 11 Nov | Ettamogah Hotel, Kellyville, NSW
Special guests: Rose Tattoo & MI-SEX

Fri 17 Nov | South West Rocks Country Club, South West Rocks, NSW

Sat 18 Nov | Laurieton United Services Club, Laurieton, NSW

Fri 24 Nov | Panthers Penrith, Penrith, NSW
Special guests: Rose Tattoo & Hitmen DTK

Sat 25 Nov | Waves, Wollongong, NSW
Special guests: Rose Tattoo & Hitmen DTK

Fri 1 Dec | Eatons Hill Hotel, Brisbane, QLD
Special guests: Rose Tattoo & MI-SEX

Sat 2 Dec | Nightquarter, Gold Coast, QLD
Special guests: Rose Tattoo & MI-SEX

Disc One:
1. Whitewash Station
Moonshine String and Jug band
2. Save Me Some
Moonshine String and Jug band
3. My Gal
Moonshine String and Jug band
4. If You’re A Viper
Moonshine String and Jug band
5. Do It Again
Brewster Bros
6. She
Brewster Bros
7. Lives Of Grace
Brewster Bros
8. Shadows Fall
Brewster Bros
9. Passing Through
Brewster Bros
10. Engine of The World
Brewster Bros
11. Waiting For The Sun
The Angels with Dave Gleeson
12. Wounded Healer
The Angels with Dave Gleeson
13. There Comes A Time
The Angels with Dave Gleeson
14. Talk The Talk
The Angels with Dave Gleeson
15. I Come In Peace
The Angels with Dave Gleeson
16. Call That Living
The Angels with Dave Gleeson
17. Can’t Shake It
The Angels with Dave Gleeson

Disc Two:
1. Night Comes Early
The Angels
2. Alexander
The Angels
3. I’m Scared
The Angels
4. Back On You
The Angels
5. Into The Heat
The Angels
6. Shoot It Up
The Angels
7. Easy Prey
The Angels
8. Man There
The Angels
9. When The Time Comes
The Angels
10. Movin’ On
The Angels
11. Soul Surgeon
The Angels
12. Invisible Man
The Angels
13. World Stops Turning
The Angels
14. Strait Jacket
Symphony of The Angels
15. Outcast
Symphony of The Angels
16. Dawn Is Breaking
Symphony of The Angels
17. Skidrow After Dark
Symphony of The Angels
18. Love Takes Care
Symphony of The Angels
19. Fashion and Fame
Symphony of The Angels

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