Location: Leeds | Website: n/a

Line Up
Neil Garfitt (v)
Neil Hudson (g)
Mick Kremastoules (g)
Chris Graham (b)
Kenny Jones (d)

Johnny Hoyle (v)
Al Scott (g)
Lee Flaxington (b)

– Formed in 1977 under the name Deadringer
– One of the best live bands! Played numerous shows across the country and shared the stage with names such as Gillan, Triumph, Def Leppard, Thin Lizzy, Girlschool, Whitesnake and others. They also supported Michael Schenker on his 1980 British tour
– Four songs were recorded for the BBC Radio One Friday Rock Show and broadcasted on May 1st, 1981
– Featured on a few compilations. Most notably:
Hammer” (LP, Ariola, 1981) with ‘Direct Line’
Axe Attack” (LP, Mausoleum, 1985) with ‘Come Out Fighting’
Metal Minded” (CD, Prism, 1988) with ‘Lucy’ and ‘Comin’ Out Fightin”
The Flame Burns On – The Best Of Neat Records” (2CD, Sanctuary, 2002) with ‘Hot Lady’
The Neat Singles Collection Volume One” (2CD, Sanctuary, 2002) with ‘Hot Lady’ and ‘Hot Licks And Rock ‘n’ Roll’

DEDRINGER - Sunday Drivers


Sunday Drivers

7″ Dindisc (1980) DIN 10

1. Sunday Drivers
2. We Don’t Mind








2×7″ Dindisc (1981) DIN 11

disc 1
1. Maxine
2. Innocent ’til Proven Guilty

disc 2
1. Took A Long Time
2. We Don’t Mind

*Gatefold sleeve.
*’Innocent ’til Proven Guilty’ recorded live at Nottingham Rock City. ‘We Don’t Mind’ is a re-recorded version

DEDRINGER - Direct Line


Direct Line

7″ Dindisc (1981) DIN 12

1. Direct Line
2. She’s Not Ready




DEDRINGER - Direct Line


Direct Line

LP Dindisc (1981) DID 7
LP Dindisc (1981) 203405 (France)
LP Dindisc (1981) 203 405-320 (Germany)
LP Arista (1981) 17RS-1 (Japan)
LP Virgin (1981) VIP-6973 (Japan)
LP JDC Records (2014)

1. Direct Line
2. She’s Not Ready
3. So Still
4. Maxine
5. High Stool
6. Sunday Drivers
7. First Class Tonight
8. Runaway



Hot Lady

7″ Neat Records (1982) NEAT 18

1. Hot Lady
2. Hot Licks And Rock’ N’ Roll





DEDRINGER - Second Arising


Second Arising

LP Neat Records (1983) NEAT 1009
LP WEB Records (1983) WEB 017 (Sweden)
LP Base Record (1983) NEAT 1009 (Italy)
LP Roadrunner Records (1983) RR 9889

1. Rock Night
2. Going To The Movies
3. Sold Me Lonely
4. I’m On The Outside
5. Donna
6. Comin’ Out Fightin’
7. Throw Me The Line
8. Never Gonna Lose It
9. D.J.O.K.
10. The Eagle Never Fails