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Active until  1974
Genre  Rock
Active from  1971
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Albums  Live at the Rainbow London, 16 and Savaged, Silverhead
Record labels  Repertoire Records, Purple Records, Deep Purple (Overseas)
Similar  Michael Des Barres, Nigel Harrison, Robbie Blunt, Pete Thompson, Chequered Past

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Silverhead were a British band, fronted by the singer/actor, Michael Des Barres. The other members of the band were: Robbie Blunt (guitar), Rod Rook Davies (guitar, percussion, vocals), Nigel Harrison (bass guitar) and Pete Thompson (Drums, percussion, keyboards, vocals). They recorded two studio albums, Silverhead (1972) and 16 and Savaged (1973), and were a part of the glam rock music scene of the 1970s.


Silverhead 16 and Savaged Expanded Edition Cherry Red Records

Though they had no real commercial success, Silverhead were serious role models for many sleaze bands in the 1980s. In the UK they played support to bands such as Nazareth at Finsbury Park and Osibisa at the Brixton Sundown, and were the lead band in the Dagenham Roundhouse. Work on a third studio album (working title 'Brutiful') started in 1974, but the group disbanded in July 1974 before it was finished.

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In April 2012 the band headed to Tokyo to play some reunion dates.

Rolling with my baby silverhead

Band personnel

Silverhead Silverhead Discography at Discogs
  • Rod Davies - guitar, vocals, percussion
  • Michael Des Barres - vocals
  • Nigel Harrison - bass
  • Pete Thompson - drums, keyboards
  • Stevie Forest - guitar, vocals (on Silverhead album)
  • Robbie Blunt - guitar, vocals (on 16 and Savaged album)

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    Des Barres later joined the band Detective and recorded two albums with the band (Detective and It Takes One To Know One), and then Power Station, before moving into full-time acting. Harrison later joined Blondie, whilst Blunt went on to join up with Robert Plant.

    Official releases

    Silverhead Totally Vinyl Records Silverhead 16 and savaged LP Vinyl
  • Silverhead (1972)
  • 16 and Savaged (1973)
  • Live at The Rainbow (1975) (Live album, Japan only)
  • Show Me Everything (2001) (Live album, Japan only)
  • Unofficial releases

  • Rock and Roll Circus (Live album, Japan only)
  • Live in Tokyo (Live album, Japan only)
  • Songs

    Rolling With My BabySilverhead · 1972
    Ace SupremeSilverhead · 1972
    16 and Savaged16 and Savaged · 1973


    Silverhead Wikipedia