Revenge Timeline……

Revenge

1989…………
Hook forms his own group with fellow Manchester musicians Dave Hicks (guitar) and Chris “CJ” Jones (keyboards).

“7 Reasons” is released by Factory Records on 12″ and CD single FAC247. Released in the EU on Rough Trade. Did not chart in the UK.

1990…………
January – Revenge play live at La Locomotive, Paris, France on the 26th.

February – Revenge play live at Paradiso, Amsterdam on the 24th.

April – Revenge play live at Kingtuts in Glasgow on the 18th.

May – “Pineapple Face” released on Factory on 12″ and CD. A CD3 was released in Europe on Rough Trade. Capitol records in the US release a promo CD to promote the release.

July – Revenge play at The Duchess of York in Leeds, Yorkshire, UK.

August – Revenge play three dates in the US in, Chicago, Boston and San Francisco.

September – Revenge play live at Live Music Hall, Cologne, Germany on the 4th.

October – “Slave” is released worldwide. A beautiful 12″ purple vinyl promo variant is issued on Factory Australia.

October – Revenge play in Germany, Frankfurt (4th), Hamburg (5th), Trier (7th), Dusseldorf (19th), Freiburg (20th) and Munich (22nd).

October – Revenge play in Sweden, Stockholm (25th) and Gothenburg (28th).

November – Revenge play at the International, Manchester (9th).

1991…………
After playing gigs in Japan, Hicks became increasingly frustrated with the musical direction the band was following and subsequently left Revenge.

Brian Whittaker (bass and guitar) and Mike Hedges (drums) joined the remainder of Revenge to play live at “Cities In The Park” festival in Manchester.

1992…………
“Gun World Porn EP” released on Factory Records. This would be the bands swansong.

Revenge disbanded and Hook returned to New Order.

2001…………
November – “One True Passion” V2.0 released on speciality label LTM Records. Double CD re-mastered and heavily expanded comprising some 22 extra tracks.

2005…………
May – “No Pain No Gain” released on LTM Records. First 8 tracks from “Cities In The Park” Festival, Manchester August 1991 and the remainder from the Kawasaki gig in Japan.
The CD also contains three cover versions.

Please note – www.neworderweb.net is not an official New Order website.