Metalworks are a Sunday institution in Camden, as the metal/rock covers band have been playing there every week now for 15 years. Led by the legendarySteff, band members past and present have been drawn from such luminaries as Iron Maiden, Alice Cooper, The Almighty, Judas Priest, Zodiac Mindwarp, and risingstars like Voodoo Six and the Lauren Harris Band. All the classics are covered from AC/DC to Zeppelin, via Iron Maiden, Megadeth, Metallica, and the old school sounds of Free, Deep Purple, Hendrix etc.The first lineup of Metalworks emerged back in the early nineties, with current Vox/Guitarist Steff, and Lead Guitarist Tony Parsons, together with various other musicians sharing drum and bass duties. .... Prior to Metalworks, Steff and Tony had been in a couple of bands together, and for a short time Tony was also part of an early Iron Maiden lineup, Recording the tracks Wrathchild and Sanctuary for the Metal For Muthas compilation album, The BBC Live Sessions, and embarking on their first UK Tour. Tony and former Maiden Drummer Doug Sampson were later replaced by Dennis Stratton and Clive Burr. .... A number of years later, a chance meeting, and then some informal jamming with old mates,led on to what is now Metalworks.Since its early formation, the band has been a regular feature on the live circuit, particularly in London and the South East, and has held residences at some of the capital's top venues. These include: The Marquee Club, Leicester Square. Dingwalls, Camden Lock; and currently The Monarch, Chalk Farm Road, Camden, playing the regular Rock night every Sunday from 8:00PM. .... A few years ago, Tony decided to leave the band due to other commitments, and the current lineup features: Steff Vox/Guitar, Richie Faulkner and Matt Pearce on Lead Guitars, Dave “Shapes” Rimmer on Bass and Peter Cowan on Drums. .... Previous notable members have included: Les Binks on Drums (Judas Priest) Pete Friesen on Lead Guitar (Alice Cooper band) ...
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