The Wildhearts

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades: 1990s 2000s


Following his sacking from the Quireboys in January 1989 and a brief tenure with the Throbs, UK guitarist/songwriter Ginger (David Walls, 17 December 1964, South Shields, Tyne & Wear, England) set about forming the Wildhearts with ex-Tattooed Love Boys guitarist Cris ‘CJ’ Jagdhar (b. 27 December 1967, England), drummer Andrew ‘Stidi’ Stidolph (b. Tyne & Wear, England), bass player Julien ‘Joolz’ Dean (ex-Soho Roses), and vocalist Snake (ex-Tobruk). Ginger and CJ took on vocal duties after the departure of Snake. The line-up stabilized with the recruitment of Bam (b. Maurice Phillip Ross III, 28 August 1962, East Molesey, Surrey, England; drums, ex-Dogs D’Amour) and Danny McCormack (b. 28 February 1972, South Shields, Tyne & Wear, England; bass, ex-Energetic Krusher), and the new look quartet signed to EastWest Records in early 1991. Contractual difficulties meant that the Wildhearts’ debut EP, Mondo Akimbo...

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