Slayve – 1983/1984

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supplied by Mark Little.

Paul Tanner, Steve Simpson, Val, Mark Little, Chris Sambrook.

Mick Mepham….Excellent!!! Paul was with me in Mars in ’86 and I think I played with Mark too but can’t remember when exactly, it might have been more like ’87 ish. I don’t believe I ever had the pleasure of playing with Chris….

Gary Kinch…..Top Bloke is Chris, haven’t seen him for a while

Chris Sambrook…The band were influenced by Rush around time of Moving Picture or beyond. Why i was wearing a Fireman’s helmet and blowing a “Duck call” is beyond me.

Mick Mepham…It’s a good look though Chris …….

Stevie Simpson… Saw Chris for the first time in 30 something years last night over at The Carlisle in Hastings, hardly changed

Terry Hardwick… Those H H speakers they weighed a ton

Slayve – Circa 1979

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supplied by Ernest Ballard

Ernest Ballard… Left to right. Paul Tanner, Mark Freeman (Dec) Ernest Ballard , Steve Simpson. Band called Slayve. Circa 1979. Taken at White Horses. One of our first gigs was at The Crypt Hastings.

Chris Barrett… Great picture Ern.

Alan Esdaile… Going for the menacing look Ernest?

Ernest Ballard… I learnt that look when I lived in London playing in a rock band with attitude lol. Found it in an old suitcase I unpacked from the loft

Slayve – Mid 80’s The Crown Hailsham

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supplied by Kris Hannah

Kris Hannah…. Paul Tanner, circa 1985 Probably The Crown at Hailsham and 1987 Ernest Ballard (I think) on drums and Pete Lees on bass.

Robert Searle… Looks like Tony Kenward on the second photo in the background.

Mark Little… Before I joined I think, but Paul Tanner and Ernie Ballard for sure!

Len Smith… Yes looks like Tony Kenward in the background.

Gary Sykes… Paul Tanner was a good guitarist, anyone know what he went on to?

Terry Pack… I played a couple of gigs with Tony Kenward, Paul Tanner and Pete Shaw in Eastbourne around 1985.

Ernest Ballard… Yep that’s me on drums. Paul is still living in Eastbourne. He joined the Teenage Idols in London after this band. Great cool bloke. I’ll try contact him