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These Immortal Souls
-Chronology-

(1987-1998 London/Melbourne)
These Immortal Souls 1988
 Rowland S. Howard, Genevieve McGuckin, Epic Soundtracks and Harry Howard. Circa 1988.

Chronology: a chronological overview of known concert dates (some with setlists and/or ads), 
dates of (studio) recordings, all line-ups, assorted trivia and other tall tales 
related to the Australian band These Immortal Souls.
Date format is DD-MMM-YY.
-Information in grey italics is uncertain-
1984-1986
The years in which These Immortal Souls are formed. Rehearsals and first recordings.

Line-up #0 (London 1984):
Rowland S.Howard (vocals,guitar)/ Barry Adamson (bass) and Chris Walsh (bass)/ Genevieve McGuckin (organ) and Jeffrey Wegener (drums).

1983-1986
UK London

After The Birthday Party split in August 1983, Rowland joins Frank Tovey for the recording session of his "Gag" album (as Fad Gadget), during November 1983. In January 1984 he attempts to form These Immortal Souls with Barry Adamson [ex-Magazine/The Birthday Party], Chris Walsh [The Moodists] and Jeffrey Wegener [ex- Young Charlatans/ The Laughing Clowns]. They rehearse and demo 3 songs, but it turns out to be a disaster. In January 1985 Rowland joins a reformed Crime and the City Solution, a band he stays member of until December 1986.


Line-up #1 (London 1986-1990):
Rowland S.Howard (vocals, guitars)/ Genevieve McGuckin (vox continental organ)/ Harry Howard (bass) and Epic Soundtracks (drums, percussion).

Early 1986
UK London,The Garden/Strongroom/Konk and Trident studios. Recording sessions for the "Get Lost (Don't Lie) album. Engineered and mixed by Mark (Flood) Ellis, Tony Cohen and Alan Moulder. Guests Barry Adamson (drums, backing vocals) and Harriet Freeman (viola).






1987
The year in which the "Get Lost (Don't Lie) album is finalised and released. The band plays 3 support gigs in London, for Sonic Youth, Primal Scream and The Gun Club. Throughout the same year Rowland records two albums with Nikki Sudden and one with Jeremy Gluck. As member of the Jacobites, he tours UK and Europe.

Mid 1987
UK London,The Garden/Strongroom/Konk and Trident studios. Continuation of the recording sessions for the "Get Lost (Don't Lie) album. Engineered and mixed by Mark (Flood) Ellis, Tony Cohen and Alan Moulder. Guests Barry Adamson (drums, backing vocals) and Harriet Freeman (viola).


London-Harlesden 12-Jul-87

12-Jul-87
UK London-Harlesden,Mean Fiddler
[support for Sonic Youth, with UT]

Setlist: Marry Me (Lie! Lie!)/ Hide/ Hey! Little Child [Alex Chilton]/ These Immortal Souls/ "Blood And Sand" She Said/ One In Shadow, One In Sun/ Marry Me (Lie! Lie!).

Ad: Xerox of ad from UK mag.

Note: First concert as These Immortal Souls. Sonic Youth will later introduce the band to SST records (founded by Greg Ginn), who would release their first album in USA. At the tail-end of Sonic Youth's month long European tour.


Marry Me video

1987
UK London,London Weekend Television

Photo: Screenshot from video clip.

Note: Shootings for the promo video (directed by Peter 'Pinko' Fowler) for their first single, "Marry Me (Lie! Lie!)", filmed in the attic of London Weekend Television. Peter Fowler and Brenda Kelly created/produced/directed SNUB TV video magazine from London, aired in the US (Night Flight 1987) and in the UK (BBC/Super Channel 1989-1991).


07-Sep-87
UK Release of the "Marry Me (Lie! Lie!)" 12" single (Mute records).


London-Kentish Town 01-Oct-87

01-Oct-87
UK London-Kentish Town,Town & Country Club
[support for Primal Scream, with Biff Bang Pow and The Motorcycle Boy]

Setlist: Marry Me (Lie! Lie!)/ "Blood And Sand" She Said/ Hide/ Hey! Little Child [Alex Chilton]/ These Immortal Souls/ One In Shadow, One In Sun.

Ad: Xerox of ad from UK mag.

Note: Second concert as These Immortal Souls.


London-Kentish Town 25-Oct-87

25-Oct-87
UK London-Kentish Town,Town & Country Club
[support for the Gun Club, with Pop Will Eat Itself, The Bambi Slam]

Setlist: Marry Me (Lie! Lie!)/ Hide/ Hey! Little Child [Alex Chilton]/ "Blood And Sand" She Said/ These Immortal Souls/ One In Shadow, One In Sun.

Ad: Scan from the NME 17-Oct-87.

Note: Third concert as These Immortal Souls.


26-Oct-87
UK Release of the "Get Lost (Don't Lie)" LP/CD album (Mute records).






1988
The year in which they tour Europe two times and North America for the first and only time.
In retrospect, their most productive and successful year.

January 1988
UK London,studio. Recording for new single and EP, which are never finalised.


04-Feb-88
DE Berlin,The Loft

Setlist: Marry Me (Lie! Lie!)/ These Immortal Souls/ Hey! Little Child [Alex Chilton]/ "Blood And Sand" She Said/ I Ate The Knife/ Hide/ Swing For The Crime [The Saints]/ Sob Story (Get Lost)/ One In Shadow, One In Sun/ Marry Me (Lie! Lie!).

Note: Start of a month long European tour.


Enger 06-Feb-88

06-Feb-88
DE Enger,Forum

Setlist: Marry Me (Lie! Lie!)/ These Immortal Souls/ Hey! Little Child [Alex Chilton]/ "Blood And Sand" She Said/ I Ate The Knife/ Hide/ Swing For The Crime [The Saints]/ Sob Story (Get Lost)/ One In Shadow, One In Sun.

Ad: Scan from Spex mag, February 1988.

Photo: Screen capture from private video.


Köln 07-Feb-88

07-Feb-88
DE Köln,Rose Club

Setlist: Marry Me (Lie! Lie!)/ These Immortal Souls/ Hey! Little Child [Alex Chilton]/ "Blood And Sand" She Said/ Swing For The Crime [The Saints]/ I Ate The Knife/ Hide/ One In Shadow, One In Sun/ Sob Story (Get Lost)/ instrumental.

Photo: Credit Wolfgang Burat, published in Spex mag, March 1988.


Frankfurt 08-Feb-88

08-Feb-88
DE Frankfurt,Cooky's

Setlist: Marry Me (Lie! Lie!)/ These Immortal Souls/ Hey! Little Child [Alex Chilton]/ "Blood And Sand" She Said/ I Ate The Knife/ Swing For The Crime [The Saints]/ One In Shadow, One In Sun/ Hide/ ?

Ad: Scan from Spex mag, February 1988.


09-Feb-88
DE Nürnburg,Zabolinde


10-Feb-88
AT Wien,U4

Setlist: Marry Me (Lie! Lie!)/ These Immortal Souls/ Hey! Little Child [Alex Chilton]/ "Blood And Sand" She Said/ I Ate The Knife/ Swing For The Crime [The Saints]/ One In Shadow, One In Sun/ Hide/ ?

Note: Broadcast by Austrian ORF FM-radio.


11-Feb-88
AT Linz,Posthof

Setlist: Marry Me (Lie! Lie!)/ These Immortal Souls/ Hey! Little Child [Alex Chilton]/ "Blood And Sand" She Said/ Hide/ I Ate The Knife/ Swing For The Crime [The Saints]/ Sob Story (Get Lost)/ One In Shadow, One In Sun.


12-Feb-88
DE München,Alabamahalle

13-Feb-88
CH Lausanne,Dolce Vita

14-Feb-88
FR Toulouse-Martini,Rocki Club

15-Feb-88
DE Stuttgart,Rohre

17-Feb-88
DE Saarbrücken,GHZ

18-Feb-88
DE Bochum,Zeche


19-Feb-88
DE Hamburg,Grosse Freiheit 36

Setlist: Marry Me (Lie! Lie!)/ Hide/ "Blood And Sand" She Said/ These Immortal Souls/ Sob Story (Get Lost)/ Some Velvet Morning [Lee Hazlewood]/ Hey! Little Child [Alex Chilton]/ I Ate The Knife/ Swing For The Crime [The Saints]/ One In Shadow, One In Sun.


20-Feb-88
DE Kiel,Madhouse


Hannover 21-Feb-88

21-Feb-88
DE Hannover,Bad

Ad: Scan of signed ad.


London-Camden 24-Feb-88

24-Feb-88
UK London-Camden,Dingwalls
[with Kamakazi 89]

Ad: Scan of ad from NME.

Note: Last date on European tour.


1988
US Release of the "Get Lost (Don't Lie)" LP album (SST records).


Flight Night/SNUB TV 1988

xx-Mar-88
US USA Network cable TV,Flight Night/SNUB TV

Photo: Screenshot from "Autoluminiscent" DVD.

Note: Interviewed in London on the eve of their North American tour.


Charlotte 08-Mar-88

08-Mar-88
US NC,Charlotte,Pterodactyl Club

Setlist: "Blood And Sand" She Said/ Hide/ These Immortal Souls/ Hey! Little Child [Alex Chilton]/ Marry Me (Lie! Lie!)/ I Ate The Knife/ Some Velvet Morning [Lee Hazlewood]/ Sob Story (Get Lost)/ One In Shadow, One In Sun/ Swing For The Crime [The Saints]/Down On The Street [The Stooges].

Card: Scan of generic card.

Note: Start of a 4 weeks, low-key, North American tour.


xx-Mar-88
US GA,Atlanta,The Rio

xx-Mar-88
US AZ,Phoenix,-


Dallas 13-Mar-88

13-Mar-88
US TX,Dallas-Deep Ellum,Club Clearview
[with Nice Strong Arm]

Flyer: Scan of flyer.

Note: The Clearview was opened in 1985 by Jeffrey Yarbrough and located in downtown’s Deep Ellum abandoned warehouse district.


Los Angeles 19-Mar-88

19-Mar-88
US CA,Los Angeles,Park Plaza Hotel,The Scream

Setlist: "Blood And Sand" She Said/ Hide/ These Immortal Souls/ Hey! Little Child [Alex Chilton]/ Marry Me (Lie! Lie!)/ I Ate The Knife/ Some Velvet Morning [Lee Hazlewood]/ Swing For The Crime [The Saints]/ Sob Story (Get Lost)/ One In Shadow, One In Sun/ Down On The Street [The Stooges].

Flyer: Scan of flyer.


San Francisco 21-Mar-88

21-Mar-88
US CA,San Francisco,I-Beam

Setlist: "Blood And Sand" She Said/ Hide/ These Immortal Souls/ Hey! Little Child [Alex Chilton]/ Marry Me (Lie! Lie!)/ Some Velvet Morning [Lee Hazlewood]/ I Ate The Knife/ Swing For The Crime [The Saints]/ One In Shadow, One In Sun/ Down On The Street [The Stooges].

Flyer: Scan of flyer.


San Francisco 30-Mar-88

30-Mar-88
US OH,Columbus,Oz
[with Clan Of Xymox]

Ad: Scan of ad from Tim Anstaett's Offense Newsletter.


Toronto 01-Apr-88

01-Apr-88
CA ON,Toronto,Silver Dollar

Setlist: "Blood And Sand" She Said/ Hide/ These Immortal Souls/ Hey! Little Child [Alex Chilton]/ Marry Me (Lie! Lie!)/ I Ate The Knife/ Some Velvet Morning [Lee Hazlewood]/ Sob Story (Get Lost)/ Swing For The Crime [The Saints]/ One In Shadow, One In Sun/ Down On The Street [The Stooges].

Photo: Credit unknown.


02-Apr-88
CA QB,Montréal,-


04-Apr-88
US NY,New York City,Siberia

Note: Final date on North American tour.


15-Apr-88
DK København,Vandvaerket/Pumpehuset
[support for The Young Gods]

Setlist: "Blood And Sand" She Said/ Hide/ These Immortal Souls/ Hey! Little Child [Alex Chilton]/ Marry Me (Lie! Lie!)/ I Ate The Knife/ Sob Story (Get Lost)/ Swing For The Crime [The Saints]/ One In Shadow, One In Sun/ Down On The Street [The Stooges].


London-Camden 26-Apr-88

26-Apr-88
UK London-Camden,The Palace

Ad: Scan of ad from UK mag.

Review: Taken from Melody Maker , 07-May-88. Photo of another review from a UK mag.


Brussel 09-May-88

09-May-88
BE Brussel,Ancienne Belgique-Ballroom

Setlist: "Blood And Sand" She Said/ Hide/ These Immortal Souls/ Marry Me (Lie! Lie!)/ Hey! Little Child [Alex Chilton]/ I Ate The Knife/ Swing For The Crime [The Saints]/ Some Velvet Morning [Lee Hazlewood]/ One In Shadow, One In Sun/ Down On The Street [The Stooges].

Ticket: Original ticket.

Note: Show started at 2PM. Attendance 46 persons.


12-May-88
FR Rennes,L'UBU

Setlist: Marry Me (Lie! Lie!)/ Hide/ "Blood And Sand" She Said/ Hide/ These Immortal Souls/ Hey! Little Child [Alex Chilton]/ I Ate The Knife/ ?/ ?/ One In Shadow, One In Sun.


13-May-88
CH Lausanne,Dolce Vita


London-Harlesden 01-Jun-88

01-Jun-88
UK London-Harlesden,Mean Fiddler
[support Tav Falco's Panter Burns]

Ad: Scan of ad from UK mag. More scans of ads from UK mags.


Hamburg 01-Sep-88

01-Sep-88
DE Hamburg-Bergedorf,Wutzrock festival
[with Siberian Guns and Tokyo Schwanstein]

Poster: Photo of poster.


Germany Sep-88

02-Sep-88
DE Coesfeld,Fabrik

03-Sep-88
DE Vierlinden,-

xx-Sep-88
SE -,-

Ad: Scan taken from SPEX September 1988.


08-Sep-88
DK København,Barbue

Setlist: I Ate The Knife/ "Blood And Sand" She Said/ Strangers In The Night [Frank Sinatra]/ Hide/ These Immortal Souls/ Hey! Little Child [Alex Chilton]/ Bad/ Marry Me (Lie! Lie!)/ All The Money's Gone/ Swing For The Crime [The Saints]/ One In Shadow, One In Sun/ Down On The Street [The Stooges].


09-Sep-88
DE Bremen,Romer


Enger 10-Sep-88

10-Sep-88
DE Enger,Forum
[with Submentals]

Ad: Scan taken from SPEX September 1988.


12-Sep-88
DE Berlin,The Loft

13-Sep-88
DE Dortmund,Live Station


Bremen 14-Sep-88

14-Sep-88
DE Bremen,Schlachthof

Setlist: A.o. Hide/ These Immortal Souls/ Hey! Little Child [Alex Chilton]/ Marry Me (Lie! Lie!)/ Bad/ Sob Story (Get Lost)/ All The Money's Gone/ Swing For The Crime [The Saints]/ One In Shadow, One In Sun.

Photo: Screen captures from private video.


15-Sep-88
DE Stuttgart,Rohre


Geislingen 16-Sep-88

16-Sep-88
DE Geislingen-Steige,Rätschenmuhle

Ad: Scan taken from SPEX September 1988.


Geislingen 17-Sep-88

17-Sep-88
AT Ebensee,Holzstock-Fest am Traumsee
Open Air festival
[with Crime & City Solution, The Last Bandits]

Setlist: I Ate The Knife/ "Blood And Sand" She Said/ Hide/ These Immortal Souls/ Hey! Little Child [Alex Chilton]/ Marry Me (Lie! Lie!)/ Bad/ All The Money's Gone/ Swing For The Crime [The Saints]/ One In Shadow, One In Sun/ Still Burning/ Some Velvet Morning [Lee Hazlewood]/ Sob Story (Get Lost).

Ad: Scan taken from SPEX September 1988.


18-Sep-88
AT Linz,Posthof

19-Sep-88
AT Innsbruck,-


Heidelberg 21-Sep-88

21-Sep-88
DE Heidelberg,Schwimmbad Musik-Club

Ad: Scan taken from SPEX September 1988.


München 22-Sep-88

22-Sep-88
DE München,Theaterfabrik

Ticket: Scan of ticket.


München 22-Sep-88

22-Sep-88
DE München-Grünwald,Tele 5 TV-Offbeat program

Photo: Screen captures from TV broadcast.

Note: Rowland S.Howard interviewed by Christian Eckert. Broadcast 25-Sep-88.


23-Sep-88
DE Weiden,JZ


Marburg 24-Sep-88

24-Sep-88
DE Marburg,Kulturladen KFZ

Setlist: I Ate The Knife/ Hide/ Hey! Little Child [Alex Chilton]/ These Immortal Souls/ Bad/ All The Money's Gone/ Some Velvet Morning [Lee Hazlewood]/ Sob Story (Get Lost)/ Swing For The Crime [The Saints]/ One In Shadow, One In Sun/ Down On The Street [The Stooges].

Photo: Screen captures from private video.


Frankfurt 25-Sep-88

25-Sep-88
DE Frankfurt,Batschkapp

Ad: Scan taken from SPEX September 1988.


26-Sep-88
DE Nürnburg,Zabolinde


28-Sep-88
DE Köln,Rose Club

Setlist: I Ate The Knife/ "Blood And Sand" She Said/ Hide/ All The Money's Gone/ Marry Me (Lie! Lie!)/ These Immortal Souls/ Hey! Little Child [Alex Chilton]/ Bad/ Some Velvet Morning [Lee Hazlewood]/ Sob Story (Get Lost)/ Swing For The Crime [The Saints]/ One In Shadow, One In Sun/ Down On The Street [The Stooges].


Frankfurt 29-Sep-88

29-Sep-88
NL Eindhoven,Effenaar
[support for Sonic Youth, with Bongwater]

Setlist: These Immortal Souls/ Marry Me (Lie! Lie!)/ ?/ ?/ Swing For The Crime [The Saints]/ One In Shadow, One In Sun/ Down On The Street [The Stooges].

Ad: Scan of ad.

Note: Rowland and Epic join Sonic Youth singing "I Wanna Be Your Dog" for the encore.


Sneek 30-Sep-88

30-Sep-88
NL Sneek,Bolwerk

Photo: Photo credit Bauke Koster.

Review: Scan from Leeuwarder courant 03-Oct-88.

Note: Attendance 65 persons.


01-Oct-88
NL Leiden,Leids Vrijetijds Centrum-LVC


London-Fulham 07-Oct-88

07-Oct-88
UK London-Fulham,Greyhound
[with The Sundays, Tree Bound Army]

Setlist: I Ate The Knife/ "Blood And Sand" She Said/ Hide/ These Immortal Souls/ Hey Little Child [Alex Chilton]/ improvisation/ Marry Me (Lie! Lie!)/ Bad/ All The Money's Gone/ Sob Story (Get Lost)/ Swing For The Crime [The Saints]/ One In Shadow, One In Sun.

Photo: Credit unknown.

Review: Review taken from Melody Maker 15-Oct-88.


Late 1988
UK London,studio. Recording sessions for an EP. Four tracks are recorded: "Up On The Roof", "Hyperspace" (early version) and two more. Produced by Tony Cohen. Epic deliberately fucked it up because he didn't like the songs, so they ended up with basically unuseable tracks. This sowed the seeds of dissent between Rowland and Epic, although he would still join for the "I'm Never Gonna Die Again" album, but not the subsequent tour. "Up On The Roof" eventually ended up on the "King Of Kalifornia" single (October 1992).






1989-1991
The years in which they return to Melbourne (1989), do a few gigs as These Immortal Souls, Rowland teams up with Hugo Race [True Spirit] for a couple of concerts and both Rowland and Hugo star in John Tatoulis' "In Too Deep" film, then they get back to London (1990) for a handful of live gigs (with Sonic Youth), and finally the band is put on hold when Rowland with brother Harry join Lydia Lunch's Shotgun Wedding project (1991) in Memphis, USA.

Melbourne 20-Jan-89

20-Jan-89
AU Melbourne-Richmond,Old Greek Theatre
[support for Sonic Youth]

Setlist: I Wanna Be Your Dog. (Rowland and Harry joining Sonic Youth for their final encore).

Photo: Credit Wayne O'Farrel . Another photo (backstage) , taken by Peter Milne.

Note: Chris Hughes [Slub] replaces Epic Soundtracks on drums. Chris would later in February 1990 join Hugo Race's (Berlin version of) The True Spirit as well as Bruno Adams' Once Upon A Time (in Autumn 1991).


25-Jan-89
AU Sydney-Paddington,RSL Club
[support for Died Pretty, with Hummingbirds]

Note: Chris Hughes [Slub] replaces Epic Soundtracks on drums.


Melbourne 09-Feb-89

09-Feb-89
AU Melbourne-South Yarra,Chasers
[with The Prostitutes]

Flyer: Xerox of flyer.

Review: Taken from Beat March 1989 .

Note: Chris Hughes [Slub] replaces Epic Soundtracks on drums.


Melbourne xx-Feb-89

xx-Feb-89
AU Melbourne

Photo: Screen capture from "Autoluminiscent" DVD.

Note: Rowland S. Howard interviewed by Paraskevi Apostolou and Mick Geyer for SKA TV Production. Mick Geyer passed away in April 2004, at the age of 51.


xx-Feb-89
AU Melbourne-St.Kilda,Prince Of Wales Hotel

10-Mar-89
AU Sydney-Kings Cross,Kardomah Café

Note: Chris Hughes [Slub] replaces Epic Soundtracks on drums.


29-Mar-90

29-Mar-90
UK London-Islington,Powerhaus
[support for Loop]

Flyer: Xerox of flyer.

Note: Epic Soundtracks back on drums.


1990
UK London,Mute studios. Recording sessions for the "Luney Tune" [Alice Cooper] track for Sub Pop single release. Engineered and mixed by Victor Van Vugt.


Nottingham 05-Sep-90

05-Sep-90
UK Nottingham,Rock City
[support for Sonic Youth]

Setlist: Hyperspace/ Marry Me (Lie! Lie!)/ All The Money's Gone/ Hey! Little Child [Alex Chilton]/ One In Shadow, One In Sun/ My One-Eyed Daughter/ Insomnicide/ Shamed/ Crowned.

Ticket: Scan of ticket.

Note: Start of a short, 4-date, UK tour in support of Sonic Youth.


UK Sep-90

08-Sep-90
UK Cardiff,University
[support for Sonic Youth]

09-Sep-90
UK Birmingham,Hummingbird
[support for Sonic Youth]

Ad: Taken from UK mag.


London-Brixton 10-Sep-90

10-Sep-90
UK London-Brixton,The Academy
[support for Sonic Youth, with Babes In Toyland]

Setlist: Marry Me (Lie! Lie!)/ and 3 more.

Review: Taken from Melody Maker 27-Oct-90.

Ticket: Scan of ticket.






1992/1993
The final years for the band, in London, 10/12 years after Harry and Rowland/Genevieve went overseas.
They record and release their final album "I Am Never Gonna Die Again", followed by one European tour and one of the UK, after which they permanently return to Australia. Epic Soundtracks leaves the band.

20-Jan/21-Feb-92
UK Leamington Spa, Woodbine St Recording Studio. Recoding sessions for the "I'm Never Gonna Die Again" album and "King Of Kalifornia" single. Engineered by John A. Rivers. Last recordings with Epic Soundtracks on drums.


King Of Kalifornia video

1992
UK London

Photo: Screenshots from video clip.

Note: Promo video for their second single, "King Of Kalifornia".


1992. Epic Soundtracks leaves the band after recording the "I'm Never Gonna Die Again" album. In April 1992 he records his first solo album ("Rise Above") @ Wake The Dead studios, London with Rowland S.Howard joining on 3 tracks. In January 1994 he records his second solo album ("Sleeping Star") @ Chiswick Reach, London. He tours Europe and the US several times between 1992 and 1997. He died in his London apartment on November 5, 1997, at the age of 38.


Line-up #2 (London Nov-92/Nov-93):
Rowland S.Howard (vocals, guitars)/ Genevieve McGuckin (vox continental organ)/ Harry Howard (bass) and Chris Hughes (drums, percussion).

10-Oct-92
UK "King Of Kalifornia" single (Mute records).


31-Oct-92
UK "I'm Never Gonna Die Again" album (Mute records).


23-Nov-92
DE Berlin,The Loft

Setlist: King Of Kalifornia/ "Blood And Sand" She Said/ So The Story Goes/ One In Shadow, One In Sun/ Insomnicide/ I Ate The Knife/ Hyperspace/ Black Milk/ Marry Me (Lie! Lie!)/ Crowned/ Shamed/ Insomnicide.

Note: Start of European tour, their first in 4 years.


25-Nov-92
DE Braunschweig,FBZ


Postdam 26-Nov-92

26-Nov-92
DE Potsdam,Fabrik

Setlist: Hyperspace/ "Blood And Sand" She Said/ So The Story Goes/ Shamed/ One In Shadow, One In Sun/ I Ate The Knife/ King Of Kalifornia/ Black Milk/ Crowned/ Marry Me (Lie! Lie!).

Poster: Photo of poster.


Potsdam 27-Nov-92

27-Nov-92
DE Köln,Underground

Setlist: Hyperspace/ So The Story Goes/ "Blood And Sand" She Said/ Shamed/ One In Shadow, One In Sun/ Insomnicide/ I Ate The Knife/ King Of Kalifornia/ Black Milk/ Crowned/ Marry Me (Lie! Lie!)/ Lonesome Town [Ricky Nelson]/ Insomnicide.

Photo: At soundcheck (doing a version of The Stooges' "I'm Sick Of You"). Credit Cliff McLenehan. Used with kind permission.

Handbill: Original handbill .


28-Nov-92
DE Düsseldorf,Hitsville recordshop

Setlist: Black Milk/ Oh Jim [Lou Reed]/ So The Story Goes/ Wedding Hotel.

Note: Afternoon. Rowland and Chris acoustic set.


Düsseldorf 28-Nov-92

28-Nov-92
DE Düsseldorf,Haus der Jugend

Setlist: Hyperspace/ "Blood And Sand" She Said/ So The Story Goes/ Shamed/ One In Shadow, One In Sun/ Insomnicide/ I Ate The Knife/ King Of Kalifornia/ Black Milk/ Crowned/ Marry Me (Lie! Lie!)/ These Immortal Souls.

Photo: Credit Anja Scherf. Used with kind permission (by way of Cliff).

Note: Evening show.


29-Nov-92
DE Münster,Tryptichan


30-Nov-92
DE Frankfurt,Cooky's

Setlist: Hyperspace/ "Blood And Sand" She Said/ So The Story Goes/ Shamed/ These Immortal Souls/ Insomnicide/ I Ate The Knife/ King Of Kalifornia/ Black Milk/ Crowned/ Marry Me (Lie! Lie!)- Je t'aime [Serge Gainsbourg].


01-Dec-92
DE Stuttgart,Longhorn

02-Dec-92
DE Heidelberg,Schwimmbad Musik-Club

03-Dec-92
AT Salzburg,Arge Nonntal

04-Dec-92
AT Wien,Szene


05-Dec-92
AT Ebensee,Kino

Setlist: Hyperspace/ "Blood And Sand" She Said/ So The Story Goes/ King Of Kalifornia/ Shamed/ Insomnicide/ These Immortal Souls/ I Ate The Knife/ Black Milk/ Crowned/ Marry Me (Lie! Lie!)/ Hey! Little Child [Alex Chilton]/ One In Shadow, One In Sun.


06-Dec-92
SK Bratislava,Rock Fabrik


08-Dec-92
BE Gent,Democrazy

Setlist: Hyperspace/ "Blood And Sand" She Said/ So The Story Goes/ King Of Kalifornia/ Shamed/ Insomnicide/ These Immortal Souls/ I Ate The Knife/ Black Milk/ Crowned/ Marry Me (Lie! Lie!)/ Hey! Little Child [Alex Chilton]/ Insomnicide.


London-Camden 22-Apr-93

22-Apr-93
UK London-Camden,Underworld
[support by Nikki Sudden & The Jacobites]

Ad: Scan of ad from UK press.


23-Apr-93
UK Liverpool,Planet X
[support by Nikki Sudden & The Jacobites]

24-Apr-93
UK Edinburgh,Subway Cowgate
[support by Nikki Sudden & The Jacobites]

25-Apr-93
UK Dundee,Bar Chevrolet
[support by Nikki Sudden & The Jacobites]

26-Apr-93
UK Glasgow,Cathouse
[support by Nikki Sudden & The Jacobites]


xx-Aug-93
UK London-Camden,Underworld

Note: Nick Cave attends the gig, but did not stay until the end.


17-Nov-93
UK London-Camden,Underworld
[with Here]

Note: Chris Hughes [True Spirit] is flown in from Berlin (on Mute's expenses) and borrows Here's drum kit. Likely to be the band's last gig before returning permanently to Melbourne, except for Chris who returned to Berlin.






1994
The band returns to Melbourne, Australia. Chris Hughes remains in Europe, as member of Hugo Race's True Spirit band.
Rowland assembles a new/temporary version of These Immortal Souls, which tours in January/February 1994.

Line-up #temporary (Melbourne Jan/Feb-94):
Rowland S.Howard (vocals, guitars)/ Spencer P.Jones (guitar)/ Chris Walsh (bass) and Peter Jones (drums).

Melbourne 22-Jan-94

22-Jan-94
AU Melbourne,Showgrounds
Big Day Out festival

Setlist: So The Story Goes/ King Of Kalifornia/ Shamed/ Insomnicide/ I Ate The Knife/ Black Milk/ and more...

Photo: Screen capture from private video. Photo credit unknown.

Note: Rowland is joined by Spencer P.Jones [The Johnnys 1983-90, The Beasts of Bourbon], Chris Walsh [The Reals/The Negatives 1975-77, The Moodists 1981-85] and Peter Robert Jones [Harem Scarem 1985-89, Crowded House 1994-1996]. Peter Jones (no relation to Spencer) died, at the age of 49, on 18-May-12.


04-Feb-94
AU Brisbane-The Valley,The Subway

Setlist: All My Trials/ Marry Me (Lie! Lie!)/ King Of Kalifornia/ So The Story Goes/ One In Shadow, One In Sun/ Insomnicide/ I Ate The Knife/ Shamed/ Black Milk/ Crowned.


Melbourne 22-Jan-94

11-Feb-94
AU Sydney,Lansdowne Hotel

Poster: Photo of poster.


Melbourne 1x-Feb-94

18-Feb-94
AU Melbourne-St.Kilda,Esplanade Hotel
[with Charlie Owen and Joel Silbersher]

19-Feb-94
AU Melbourne-St.Kilda,Esplanade Hotel
[with Charlie Owen and Joel Silbersher]

Photo: Screen captures from private video.


Line-up #3A (Melbourne June 1994 - September 1996):
Rowland S.Howard (vocals, guitars)/ Spencer P.Jones (guitar)/ Genevieve McGuckin (keyboards)/ Harry Howard (bass)
and Craig Williamson (drums).

Melbourne 18-Aug-94

18-Aug-94
AU Melbourne-Fitzroy,Punters Club

Poster: Photo of poster.


23-Sep-94
AU Melbourne-St.Kilda,Prince Of Wales Hotel

Setlist: A.o. One In Shadow, One In Sun/ and more...


17-Oct-94
AU Melbourne,Metropolis studio, recording "You Can't Unring A Bell" [Tom Waits]. Engineered by Tony Cohen.






1995-1998
Years of very limited activity for These Immortal Souls. Recording a third album that was never released.
From 1995 till 1998 Rowland S. Howard performs mainly solo live gigs, about 15-20 times a year.

06-Feb-95
AU Melbourne-Fitzroy,Punters Club

25-Mar-95
AU Melbourne-St.Kilda,Prince Of Wales Hotel

28-Apr-95
AU Melbourne-St.Kilda,Prince Of Wales Hotel


07-Nov-95
US Release of V/A "Step Right Up Tom Waits tribute" album (Manifesto/Caroline records).


25-Jan-96
AU Melbourne-Fitzroy,Punters Club

29-Mar-96
AU Melbourne-St.Kilda,The Esplanade Hotel,Gerschwin room

31-May-96
AU Melbourne-Richmond,Corner Hotel
[support for Died Pretty]

09-Jun-96
AU Melbourne-Fitzroy,Punters Club


13-Sep-96
AU Melbourne-Prahran,Joey's Ministry of Sound

Setlist: Panic Moon/ All My Trials/ King Of Kalifornia/ So The Story Goes/ Hyperspace/ Insomnicide/ Big Sleep/ I Ate The Knife/ Black Milk/ Crowned.


Line-up #3B (Melbourne January 1997 - July 1998):
Rowland S.Howard (vocals, guitars)/ Genevieve McGuckin (keyboards)/ Harry Howard (bass) and Craig Williamson (drums).

Sydney 17-Jan-97

17-Jan-97
AU Sydney,The Metro Theatre
[with Atlas Strings, The Good Fight]

Setlist: Panic Moon/ All My Trials/ Marry Me (Lie! Lie!)/ King Of Kalifornia/ So The Story Goes/ Hyperspace/ Silver Chain/ Insomnicide/ Big Sleep/ Black Milk/ Crowned/ One In Shadow, One In Sun.

Ad: Scan of ad.


31-Jan-97
AU Melbourne-St.Kilda,The Esplanade Hotel,Gerschwin room

05-Apr-97
AU Melbourne-Prahran,Joey's Ministry of Sound

1x-Apr-97
AU Melbourne-St.Kilda,The Esplanade Hotel
[with Dumb Earth]


Melbourne-Prahran 09-Aug-97

09-Aug-97
AU Melbourne-Prahran,Joey's Ministry of Sound
[with Hood]

Photo: Credit unknown.

Note: Gig started at 2AM.


16-Oct-97
AU Melbourne-St.Kilda,Prince Of Wales
[support for Magic Dirt]

17-Oct-97
AU Melbourne-St.Kilda,Greyhound Hotel

20-Dec-97
AU Melbourne-St.Kilda,The Esplanade Hotel,The Lounge


Melbourne-St.Kilda 23-Jul-98

23-Jul-98
AU Melbourne-St.Kilda,Greyhound Hotel
[with The Hungry Ghosts and Shotgun Wedding]

Ad: Scan of ad from Melbourne mag.

Note: First live gig since December 1997. Last ever These Immortal Souls concert. Last ever Shotgun Wedding concert. Shotgun Wedding special line-up: Lydia Lunch (vocals)/ Rowland S.Howard (guitar)/ Harry Howard (bass) and Craig Williamson (drums). Rowland S. Howard produced The Hungry Ghosts self titled album in 1997.


1998.After years of doing solo acoustic shows at a rate of 1-2 a month, Rowland starts a new band with Brian Hooper [Beasts Of Bourbon] and Mick Harvey, recording his "Teenage Snuff Film" album. In 2000 Harry Howard founds Thee Pink Stainless Tail with Simon Strong. The band will last until 2009, when Harry founds his own band, Near Death Experience with Edwina Preston, Dave Graney and Clare Moore. NDE is still active to this day.


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