False Idols

False Idols

Location: Bristol | Website: official

Line Up
Neil Templar (v)
Dave Percival (g) – also in Rough Justice
Steve Kershaw (b) – also in After Hours, Honkin’ Hep Cats and Stepkanna
Paul Bird (d)
Dave Thomas (k)

Alex Tidmarsh (?)
Rich Sonnex (g)
Chris Widger (g)
Martin (b)

– Formed at the (then) Bristol Polytechnic in 1979 and during their existance they were quite popular around their local University and College sites
– There are at least two more demo/rehersal recordings in existance before the demos mentioned below
– False Idols appeared on the local TV show “Out West” on HTV
– Bassist Steve Kershaw is a lecturer of Greek Mythology at the Oxford University. He has a notable history on the subject of Classical Antiquity as tutor and author. He is also a significant bass player on a few Jazz projects and has won several awards for his Jazz playing

Demo 1

1. Lonely
2. American Nightmare

Demo 2

1. Leaving It All Up To You
2. Visions of You

FALSE IDOLS - Ten Seconds To Midnight


Ten Seconds To Midnight

7″ Caveman Records (1981) CMR02

1. Ten Seconds To Midnight
2. American Nightmare





Demo 3

1. One More Time
2. Look At The Lights
3. No Compromise
4. Please Mr Please

 Demo 4

(unknown tracklisting)

*Recorded at Mushroom Studios (Clifton)

Demo 5

1. Centre of Attention
2. Fine Blue Line