80s pop/rock sensation Uncanny X-Men original lineup reunite, on their ‘Cos Life Still Hurts’, kicking off in Queensland in September 2018. They can’t wait to get back on the road and perform for their loyal fans and play their chart-topping album ‘Cos Life Hurts’ Cover to Cover! The idea was spawned from a handful of performances earlier this year, when they realised the magic was still there and, it was like they had never stopped performing together.
“We’re all fit and well and actually like each other so, this tour is going to be us at our best. Can’t wait to get back on the road with my ‘old mates’ and, we are all super excited to perform for our loyal fans again.” – John Kirk
Back in the 80’s, there wasn’t a pop/rock radio station that didn’t play there smash charting hits ’50 Years’, ‘Everybody Wants To Work’ and ‘Party’. No. 3 ARIA charting album ‘Cos Life Hurts’ reached double platinum and ‘What You Give Is What You Get’ went Gold, cementing them on the pub rock scene.
Colourful and totally entertaining lead singer Brian Mannix is known for his stage antics and uncontrollable energy, reflecting their name derived from the Marvel comic book. Mannix has pursued a solo career including releasing two solo albums, performing in Absolutely 80’s Presents, theatre plays, movies (including Chopper with Eric Bana), TV, radio, written his 2nd autobiography, produced and staged ‘Countdown the Musical’. John Kirk (Bass) performs with several live bands on the Gold Coast, Chuck Hargreaves (Guitar) toured with Daryl Braithwaite in the 90s and continues to play with bands in Perth, Craig Waugh (drums) went on to Horsehead and Ron Thiessen (Guitar) still performs with ‘Lowdown Dirty Shame’.
After 30 years, the band released a new single called ‘Take it from Me’ on April 20, 2018, which is available on iTunes, Amazon and Spotify.
In 2018, they are older and wiser and the energy that is the X Men is still there!
As Molly Meldrum would say “Do yourself a favour”!
‘Cos Life Still Hurts’ – TOUR DATES
Friday 14 – Edge Hill Tavern
Saturday 15 – Dalrymple Hotel Townsville
Sunday 16 – Mt Pleasant Tavern MacKay
Thursday 20 – Sawtell RSL
Friday 21 – Park Ridge Tavern
Saturday 22 – Springwood Hotel
Sunday 23 – Redland Bay Hotel
Friday 28 – Hamilton hotel
Saturday 29 – Villa Noosa Sunshine Coast
Sunday 30 – Lonestar Tavern Gold Coast
Friday 5th – Race Horse Hotel Ipswich
Saturday 6th Highfields Tavern Toowoomba
Sunday 7th Caboolture RSL
Friday 30th – Revesby Workers Revesby
Saturday 1st Waves Wollongong Wollongong
Tix available: www.oztix.com.au