Ariel was Ariel (13) - Disco Dilemma Australian progressive rock band fronted by Mike Rudd and Bill Putt, who formed Plagues Of Forgiveness - Teitanblood - Death band in after the breakup of their previous group Spectrum which also performed under the alter-ego Indelible Murtceps.
Gaze and Macara were recruited from seminal Australian progressive rock band The Can* - Soul Desert / She Brings The Rain Shud.
The band released three studio albums and two live albums between andduring which there were several line-up changes, with Rudd and Putt the only permanent members. According to Australian popular music and culture website Milesago :. One particularly important outcome for Weavers Tale - Paul Joses - Lonely Man group was that EMI Ariel (13) - Disco Dilemma President, Allan Davies, fell in love with the album: "You know, Peter," he enthused to Dawkins, "I can't recall ever hearing a song about necrophilia!
These and other factors led to Ariel being invited to tour the UK and record their next album at Abbey Rd [sic]. Gaze and Nigel Macara left the band abruptly after a trip to Perth in earlyso Rudd and Putt began work on an ambitious science-fiction themed concept work entitled The Jellabad Mutantwhich they hoped to record. For rehearsals they brought in drummer John Lee later a member of The Dingoes who in turn brought in Harvey James, thereby establishing the second lineup of the group, which lasted until early It's interesting to speculate what might have happened had we been allowed to proceed with the Mutant with an intact budget [EMI slashed the budget for Rock'n Roll Scars adding to the pressure] and with the time to reflect and be creative with the raw material you hear in the demos.
I regret not going in to bat for it at the time. We had Ariel (13) - Disco Dilemma fabulous opportunity with the best technical assistance any band could have wanted. But I Break Another Dawn - The Shadows - Rarities sell the dream, even to myself. The five-piece version of the band performed for several months but recorded only one single, although unofficial live recordings of this lineup have survived.
Dawkins who had by then moved to CBS Records immediately signed Dragon and went on to produce a string of Australian hit albums and singles with them in the late s. Lee was replaced in Ariel by Nigel Macara. Ariel (13) - Disco Dilemma James quit Ariel abruptly later in after he was invited to join leading Australian pop group Sherbetwhere he replaced founding member Clive Shakespeare.
James' first recording with Sherbet was their Australian No. James was replaced in Ariel by keyboard player Tony Slavich. The single "Disco Dilemma" was released in Apriljust before expiration of their CBS contract, after which they signed to local independent label Ariel (13) - Disco Dilemma Records. They recorded the single "It's Only Love" for their new label; the song featured lead vocals from its writer Glyn Mason.
These two albums were subsequently reissued in as Ariel Live In Concert. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For the Russian band, see Ariel Russian band. This article needs additional citations for verification.
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