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The Hitmen (+ Johnny Kannis)


Johnny Kannis' Bands

  • Jackals (1974-75)
  • Hitmen (1977-84, 1988)
  • J. Kannis and the Night Train (1983)
  • Hitmen D.T.K (1989- )

Hitmen's Musicians

  • Peter Banesevic : Guitar
  • Clyde Bramley : Bass (1978)
  • Alan Brown : Drums (1978)
  • Charlie Georges : Guitar (1977-78)
  • Warwick Gilbert : Bass, Guitar (1977-78 , 81)
  • Steve Harris : Keyboard, Guitar (1978)
  • Ivor Hay : Drums (1978-79)
  • Richard Jakimyszyn : Guitar, Vocals (1984)
  • Johnny Kannis : Vocals
  • Ron Keeley : Drums (1977)
  • Mark Kingsmill: Drums, Vocals (1979-84)
  • Chris Masuak : Guitar, Vocals
  • Angie Pepper : Vocals (1977-78)
  • Geoff Peterkin : Drums (1979)
  • Lynne Phillips : Vocals (1978)
  • Tony Robertson : Bass, Vocals (1982-84)
  • Brad Sheperd : Guitar (1981-82)
  • Phil Somerville : Bass (1978-79)
  • Tony Vidale : Guitar (1979-81)

Johnny Kannis : Discography

King Of The Surf / Under The Boardwalk 7" (1978)

Musicians

  • Johnny Kannis : Vocals
  • Charlie Georges : Guitar
  • Warwick Gilbert : Bass
  • Pip Hoyle : Keyboards
  • Ron Keeley : Drums
  • Chris masuak : Guitar, Vocals
  • DenizTek : Vocals
Produced by DenizTek
Reference : RCA Victor - 103131

King Of The Surf / Pushin' Too Hard (1991)

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Musicians

  • Johnny Kannis : Vocals
  • Charlie Georges : Guitar
  • Warwick Gilbert : Bass
  • Pip Hoyle : Keyboards
  • Ron Keeley : Drums
  • Chris masuak : Guitar, Vocals
  • DenizTek : Vocals
Produced by DenizTek
Reference : Dog Meat - DOG028

Hitmen : Discography

Didn't Tell The Man / I Am The Man 7" (1979)

Reference : WEA - 100095

I Want You / Tell Tale Heart 7" (1980)

Reference : WEA - 100129

I Don't Mind / Rock 'n' Roll Soldier 7" (1981)

Reference : WEA - 100169

The Hitmen - LP (1981)

Tracks

  1. Big Love
  2. I Want You
  3. I Don't Mind
  4. Death Grip
  5. Corridors Of Power
  6. Oh No
  7. Don't Hit Girls
  8. Mercenary Calling
  9. In Your Eyes
  10. I Stand Alone

Reference : WEA - 600097


Everybody Knows / Dancin' Time 7" (1982)

Reference : RCA - 103982

Bwana Devil / Didn't Wanna Love You 7" (1982)

Reference : WEA - 104097

It Is What It Is (1982)

Musicians

  • Tony Robertson : Bass
  • Johnny Kannis : Vocals
  • Chris Masuak : Guitar
  • Brad Shapherd : Guitar
  • Mark Kingsmill : Drums

Tracks

  1. Pay Up Or Shut Up
  2. Bwana Devil
  3. Go Rin No Sho
  4. Rocket On The Elevator Up
  5. 15 Hours
  6. Wrath Of God
  7. It Is What It Is
  8. No Clue
  9. I'd Like To Kiss You
  10. When The Idol Sings
  11. Shadow Realm
  12. When Worlds Collide
Produced by ???
Reference : RCA - VPL1 0403

Tora Tora D.T.K. (1984)

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Musicians

  • Tony Robertson : Bass
  • Johnny Kannis : Vocals
  • Chris Masuak : Guitar
  • Richard Jakimyszyn : Guitar
  • Mark Kingsmill : Drums

Tracks

  1. Rock 'n' Roll Soldiers
  2. Bwana Devil
  3. Didn't Tell The Man
  4. Shake Some Action
  5. It's So Hard
  6. Everybody Knows
  7. I Want You
  8. Oh No
  9. 15 Hours
  10. California Sun
  11. I Don't Mind
  12. Solid As A Rock
Produced by Ian Davies and Chris Masuak
Recorded live at the St George Budapest Soccer Club and the Family Inn, June 1984 by the ABC mobile.

Reference :

  • ABC
  • Rattlesnake Records / Normal - RAT502 (1989)

Compilation 78-82 (1988)

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Tracks

  1. Big Love
  2. I Want You
  3. I Don't Mind
  4. Death Grip
  5. Corridors Of Power
  6. I Am The Man
  7. Rock 'n' Roll Soldiers
  8. Oh No
  9. Don't Hit Girls
  10. In Your Eyes
  11. I Stand Alone
  12. Didn't Tell The Man
  13. Tell Tale Heart
Reference : Survival - SRLP04

U.E.L.A (1989)

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Musicians

  • Brad Fergusson : Bass
  • Johnny Kannis : Vocals
  • Chris Masuak : Guitar
  • Matt J. Le Noury : Guitar
  • Gye Bennets : Drums

Tracks

  1. Justice Blind
  2. Gone Wild
  3. A Slice Of Life
  4. Utopian Emotional Love Aura
Produced by Chris Masuak
Recorded at Sound Barrier, Sydney, Australia.

Reference : Survival - 6554166


It Is What It Is - Re-mixed CD (1991)

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Musicians

  • Tony Robertson : Bass
  • Johnny Kannis : Vocals
  • Chris Masuak : Guitar
  • Brad Shapherd : Guitar
  • Mark Kingsmill : Drums

Tracks

  1. Pay Up Or Shut Up
  2. Bwana Devil
  3. Go Rin No Sho
  4. Rocket On The Elevator Up
  5. 15 Hours
  6. Wrath Of God
  7. It Is What It Is
  8. No Clue
  9. I'd Like To Kiss You
  10. When The Idol Sings
  11. Shadow Realm
  12. When Worlds Collide
  13. Everybody Knows
  14. I Didn't Want To Love You
Produced by Bruce Brown and Russel Dunlop
Recorded at Albert Sudios, Sydney, Australia.
Remixed by Chris "Klondike" Masuak and David Price at Powerhouse Studios, May 1990. Reference : Rattlesnake Records / Normal - RAT509CD

Moronic Inferno (1991)

Musicians

  • Shane Cooke : Bass
  • Johnny Kannis : Vocals
  • Chris Masuak : Guitar
  • Bob Satler : Guitar
  • DenizTek : Guitar
  • Presland Gerard : Drums

Tracks

  1. Surfin' In Another Direction
  2. Sleep & Dream
  3. This Bar
  4. Too Many Girls
  5. Ready To Ride
  6. St Valentine's Day
  7. Cat Fight
  8. Pop's All Gone
  9. Come Tomorrow
  10. Heart Full Of hate
  11. The party's Over
  12. Little Black Dress
Reference : Zeus - ???

Surfin' In Another Direction (1992)

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Musicians

  • Shane "Catfish" Cooke : Bass
  • Johnny "Zeus" Kannis : Vocals
  • Chris "Klondike" Masuak : Guitar
  • Gerard " Sundance" Presland : Drums

  • DenizTek : very special guest guitarist, harmonica & minister of enthusiasm
  • Sugar Hill Tabernacle Choir : Backing vocals & general mayhem

Tracks

  1. Surfin' In Another Direction
  2. Sleep & Dream
  3. This Bar
  4. Too Many Girls
  5. Ready To Ride
  6. St Valentine's Day
  7. Cat Fight
  8. Pop's All Gone
  9. Come Tomorrow
  10. Heart Full Of hate
  11. The party's Over
  12. Little Black Dress
  13. Justice Blind
    Bonus Tracks on Revenge CD:
  14. Gone Wild
  15. Slice Of Life
  16. UELA
Produced by Andy "Mort" Bradley and Chris "Klondike" Masuak
Recorded at Sugar Hill Studios, Houston, Texas.

Reference :

  • Zeus - ???
  • Revenge - MIG45 / 842618
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