(1979 – 1981)

Meaning Bandname: Comes from The Flyin’ Spiderz

Bio: When the style of The Flyin’ Spiderz change to more melodic and poppy, the name also change to The Spiderz. The album Birthday is not released because EMI doesn’t renew the contract. They add Bart Brouwer, a former roadie, and releases the Pressure LP with WEA. After a last single, Guus and Bart continue with Double Feature that also play some Spiderz songs.

Description: Punkrock

Lineup:
Koos Cornelissen – guitar
Broer Bogaart – drums (1981-1981)
Walter Langdon – bass (1981-1981)
Bart Brouwer – piano, keyboards
Guus Boers – vocals

Henri Hoeymans – drums (1979-1981)
John Snep – bass (1979-1981)

Other bands:
Koos Cornelissen – Vitesse, Tony Del Monte, Betty Blue, The Flyin’ Spiderz
Broer Bogaart – The Mr. Albert Show, Sharpwood
Bart Brouwer – T-Tauri, Betty Blue, The Dolphins
Guus Boers – The Flyin’ Spiderz, Double Feature, Gustav Riche, Dr. Guus En Het Brabants Paars, August!
Henri Hoeymans – Arti Rhythm, The Backbones, The Flyin’ Spiderz, Mark Foggo, Blue Skin, Gitane

Discography:
1979 – Pressure LP (WEA, NL)
Recorded @ Rockfield Studio, Wales UK by Laurie Latham w/Ab Baars on Saxophone
1979 – Pressure LP (WEA, ITA)
1979 – Pressure LP (WEA, GER)
1979 – I Wanna Be Used For Love / My Mistake 7” single (WEA Records B.V., NL)
1980 – I Wanna Be Used For Love / My Mistake 7” single (Hurricane Records, UK)
1980 – I Wanna Be Used For Love / My Mistake 7” single (WEA, ITA)
1980 – I’m Yours Tonight / Where I Live 7” single (WEA, NL)
1980 – Tales About Males / Back To Darkness 7” single (WEA, NL)
1980 – Pressure LP (WEA, UK)
1981 – Lines Of Lust LP (WEA, NL)
Recorded @ Fendal Sound Studios, Loenen by Ed Stasium
1981 – Lines Of Lust LP (WEA, GER)
1981 – The Test / Colours 7” single (WEA Records B.V., NL)
1981 – The Test / Colours 7” single (WEA, FRA)

Various:
1979 – Sharp (16 Sharp New Rock Acts) LP (WEA, NL)
1979 – Sharp (16 Sharp New Rock Acts) TAPE (WEA, NL)
1980 – New New Rock 7” EP (WEA, NL)
1980 – Giving It Away LP (Hurricane Records, UK)

Concerts: (assorted)
1979.11.02 De Effenaar, Eindhoven (+ Nasmaak, Starling)

1980.02.04 City Hall, Newcastle UK (+ Iggy Pop)
1980.02.05 Capital Theatre, Aberdeen UK (+ Iggy Pop)
1980.02.06 Odeon, Edinburgh UK (+ Iggy Pop)
1980.02.07 Apollo, Manchester UK (+ Iggy Pop)
1980.02.08 Odeon, Birmingham UK (+ Iggy Pop)
1980.02.10 Locarno, Bristol UK (+ Iggy Pop)
1980.02.11 Stateside Centre, Bournemouth UK (+ Iggy Pop)
1980.02.12 Hammersmith Palais, London UK (+ Iggy Pop)
1980.02.21-23 Au Gibus, Paris FRA
1980.07.13 Casino Montreux FRA (+ Baby Consuelo, Elvis Costello and more)
1980.11.29 Karregat, Eindhoven (+ The Jam)

1981.01.16 Paradiso, Amsterdam (+ Vopo’s)
1981.02.10 Logo GER
1981.02.11 Logo GER

Source: Guus Boers