About - Gin Pit Rock Band



Helen - vocals - has been a singer for over 20 years as a solo singer & in bands. She was a resident singer at The Ritz Night Club & Jumpin' Jacks Manchester & also at The 1080 Wakeboard & Water Ski Club Staffordshire. She sang on 'Running Late' which was filmed live at the BBC studios for the Commonwealth Games. Other TV shows Helen has done include 'Arrange me a Marriage', ' The Bachelor' & 'Must be the Music'. She co-wrote a song that was entered into Eurovision after meeting producer Jonathan King, and recorded two more of her songs with PWL (Pete Waterman Ltd). She has played at Haven, Butlins, Pontins & Centre Parks, sang in Spain, France, Belgium & Switzerland & has done many weddings & corporate events.

Neil - drums - In the late 70's, drummer Neil recorded with Chris Sievey & The Freshies (later known by his character Frank Sidebottom), and was on the 1982 record "Jilted John" and the 1986 Richard Derbyshire song "Living in a box". In 1984 he played with the Eurythmics for 5 shows when their regular drummer was ill. After a spell with a few tribute bands - AC/DC, Kiss & Free - Neil was in more recent years with 5th Element, The Wrangling & Zero Gravity. Here's Neil drumming with The Freshies on TV back in 1981.

Dave - guitar - has been playing in bands since the 60's, and appeared on Granada TV with his band in 1968 (so Dave's still not famous yet then!). From 1999-2002 he was with the Robbie William's Tribute Band Robbie's Angels (Robbie's Angels Video 2001/2) and from 2003 till 2013 was with top 6 piece function band Spy Candy, playing all over the UK and abroad. Gigs such as Livepool's Mathew Street Festival - Coronation Street Christmas Party - Coors Brewery - Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst - Manchester Academy - ITV Studio 1 Party and several hundred more...

Steve - bass - has been playing the pubs and clubs since the mid 70's in cover bands such as Portland Bill, White Noise and more recently Hi-Fire. Like Dave he's still not famous yet...