PETER WELLS

MAJOR MUSIC ARTISTS / MAJOR MUSICIANS - AUSTRALIA


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Peter Wells

DESCRIPTION: Peter Wells

ACTIVITY STATUS: Departed

ACTIVITY PERIOD: 1966 - 2005

MUSIC GENRE: Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Blues, Country, R&B

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: AUSTRALIA

MAIN INSTRUMENT: Guitar, Bass, Slide Guitar, Vocals

BANDS / OUTFITS: Buffalo, Rose Tattoo, Solo Artist

RECORD COMPANIES / LABELS (Current & Past): Big Stars, Mushroom, ATI, Dog Meat, Shock, MGM

WIKIPEDIA PAGE: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Wells_(guitarist)


ABOUT HIM:

Peter William "Pete" Wells (31 December 1946 – 27 March 2006) was the founder and slide guitarist in Australian hard rock band, Rose Tattoo, from 1976 to 1983. He was previously bass guitarist with the pioneering heavy metal outfit Buffalo from 1971 to 1976. Wells also had a solo career and issued albums, Everything You Like Tries to Kill You (1991), The Meaning of Life (1992), No Hard Feelings (1993), Orphans (1994), Go Ahead, Call the Cops (1996), It's All Fun and Games 'till Somebody Gets Hurt (1999), Hateball (2000) and Solo (2002). In 2002 he was diagnosed with prostate cancer and, on 27 March 2006, Wells died of the disease, aged 59. Rose Tattoo were inducted into the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) Hall of Fame on 16 August of that same year.


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