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Headpins

Effective period / Period of releases: 1982 - 2002

Members: Brian MacLeod (2), Chrissy Steele, Ab Bryant, Bernie Aubin, Darby Mills

Canadian hard rock band, formed by Brian MacLeod and Ab Bryant in 1980, as a side project to Chilliwack.

Line-up # 1: 1980
Brian MacLeod - Guitars
Ab Bryant - Bass
Matt Frennette - Drums (ex-Streetheart)
Denise McCann - Vocals

Line-up # 2: 1980
Brian MacLeod - Guitars
Ab Bryant - Bass
Denise McCann - Vocals
Bernie Aubin - Drums (ex-Loverboy)

Line-up # 3: 1980-1982
Brian MacLeod - Guitars
Ab Bryant - Bass
Bernie Aubin - Drums
Darby Mills - Vocals (ex-Steelback)

The earliest recordings available are the two tracks released on the local Vancouver radio station CFOX's album Various - Vancouver Seeds 2, after winning their “Battle of the Bands” competition in 1981.
In 1982 they released their debut album Headpins - Turn It Loud.

Line-up # 4: 1982 (touring only)
Bernie Aubin - Drums
Darby Mills - Vocals
Darcy MacDonald - Guitars
Dave Reimer - Bass

Line-up # 5: 1983-1984
Brian MacLeod - Guitars/Keyboards
Ab Bryant - Bass
Bernie Aubin - Drums
Darby Mills - Vocals

Released second album Headpins - Line Of Fire in 1983, backed by the singles, "Feel It (Feel My Body)" and "Don't Stand In The Line Of Fire".

Line-up # 6: 1985-1987
Brian MacLeod - Guitars/Keyboards
Ab Bryant - Bass
Scott Reid - Drums
Darby Mills - Vocals

Released third album Headpins - Head Over Heels in 1985.
Disbanded in 1987.
Darby Mills formed Plain Jane, Darby Mills And The Unsung Heroes as well as having a solo career.
Brian MacLeod later reformed Headpins with original drummer Matt Frennette, soon to be replaced by Bernie Aubin again, and new singer Chrissy Steele.

Line-up # 7:
Brian MacLeod - Guitars/Keyboards/Bass
Matt Frennette - Drums
Chrissy Steele - Vocals

Line-up # 8:
Brian MacLeod - Guitars/Keyboards/Bass
Bernie Aubin - Drums
Chrissy Steele - Vocals

Sadly, Brian MacLeod was diagnosed with cancer and died before a new album was finished. It was eventually released as Chrissy Steele’s debut album Chrissy Steele - Magnet To Steele in 1991.

Line-up # 9:
Bernie Aubin - Drums
Darby Mills - Vocals
Vic Nichols - guitars (real name Vic Nickelichuk)
John Dryden - bass (of Toronto, Trooper)

Line-up # 10:
Bernie Aubin - Drums
Darby Mills - Vocals
Vic Nichols - guitars
Ab Bryant - Bass

Line-up # 11: 2001-
Bernie Aubin - Drums
Darby Mills - Vocals
Ab Bryant - Bass
Tony Dellacroce - Guitars (ex-Lee Aaron)
Alfie Galpin - Guitars/Keyboards (ex-Plain Jane)

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External Pages

headpins.net/

canadianbands.com/Headpins.html