Puneet Varma (Editor)

Coney Hatch

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Associated acts
Soho 69

Toronto, Canada (1980)

Years active

Hard rock

Carl Dixon, Andy Curran, Steve Shelski

Outta Hand, Best of Three, Friction, Coney Hatch, Four

Coney hatch blown away official video 2013 brand new album

Coney Hatch is a Canadian hard rock band who released three albums in the 1980s. Based in Toronto, Ontario, the band consisted of vocalist and guitarist Carl Dixon, lead vocalist and bassist Andy Curran, guitarist Steve Shelski and drummer Dave 'Thumper' Ketchum. The band was known for its ear-damagingly loud live shows.


Coney Hatch httpsiytimgcomviqIKa6M9rRCohqdefaultjpg

Coney hatch fantasy aor melodic rock hq video youtube flv


Coney Hatch formed in 1981, and began performing and developing original material. The band's first album was produced by Kim Mitchell and released in 1982. Ketchum left the band in 1983, and was replaced by Barry Connors who formerly drummed with the band Toronto.

In 1983 Coney Hatch opened for Iron Maiden at most of the concerts on their World Piece Tour.

The band performed at the Hollyopenwood Palladium in 1985 with Rough Cutt and Accept.

Coney Hatch Coney Hatch Anthem Group

In April, 2008 Carl Dixon was very seriously injured in a car accident in Australia. On August 5, 2010 the original Coney Hatch line up including the now recovered Carl Dixon played a reunion show at the Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto. It was the first performance from the original line up since 1993. A further live date was scheduled for the Firefest rock festival in Nottingham, England on 23 October 2011. Coney Hatch performed at the Rock n' Roar weekend event August 16 & 17, 2013 in Spanish, Ontario.


Coney Hatch Coney Hatch discography lineup biography interviews photos

Dixon later played with April Wine and Guess Who, toured solo and released two solo albums. In 2015 he wrote A Strange Way to Live, which includes his experience playing as part of Coney Hatch.

Coney Hatch Coney Hatch Discography at Discogs

Curran also released a solo album and two hit singles, was nominated for two Juno Awards and awarded one for "Most Promising Vocalist" in 1991.

Shelski has written several instrumentals for TSN;

Coney Hatch Coney Hatch 4 Samples Official New album 2013 YouTube

Former members are Paul Van Remortel, Eddy Godlewski, Kevin (James) Labrie, Paul Marangoni, Phil Naro, Andy Curran, and Dave Ketchum.


The band was named after the Colney Hatch Lunatic Asylum (1851–1993) in London.


  • Coney Hatch (1982)
  • Outa Hand (1983)
  • Friction (1985)
  • Best of Three (1992)
  • Four (2013)
  • Singles

  • [1982] Devil's Deck [music video]
  • [1982] Hey Operator (#19 Canada)
  • [1982] Monkey Bars
  • [1983] Don't Say Make Me
  • [1983] First Time For Everything [music video]
  • [1983] Shake It [music video]
  • [1985] Fantasy [music video]
  • [1985] Girl From Last Night's Dream
  • [1985] She's Gone
  • [1985] This Ain't Love
  • Songs

    Devil's DeckConey Hatch · 1982
    Hey OperatorConey Hatch · 1982
    Monkey BarsConey Hatch · 1982


    Coney Hatch Wikipedia

    Similar Topics