MARK EVANS - from AC/DC to ROSE TATTOO..


Mark Whitmore Evans was born on 2 March 1956 and raised in Melbourne, Australia. He was originally a guitarist and in 1975 he was introduced to AC/DC. AC/DC had formed in 1973 and had published a debut album, High Voltage, in 1974. Mark joined in March the band , allowing Malcolm to return in his place on rhythm guitar. Evans appeared in several videos, including "It's a Long Way to the Top (If You Wanna Rock 'n' Roll)" and "Jailbreak" film clips. He played on albums as T.N.T (1975), High Voltage (international version, 1976), Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap (1976) and Let There Be Rock (1977); and the EP '74 Jailbreak (1984). In May 1977, after the recording of Let There Be Rock, Evans was out from the band. He was replaced by Cliff Williams. After his departure from AC/DC, Evans played in others bands including as Finch (a.k.a. Contraband), from June 1977 to 1979. This was followed by short time with Cheetah in 1980 and Swanee in 1982. Evans joined Heaven briefly in September 1983, on guitar as a replacement for Mick Cocks (ex-Rose Tattoo) but he left by July 1984.

The group had some top support slots, as opening for Mötley Crüe (album) on their 'Shout at the Devil' tour, Kiss on their 'Unmasked' tour, as well as the Ian Gillan led Black Sabbath. Evans has performed with ex-Buffalo singer Dave Tice in various bands, Headhunter, Dave Tice Band and Tice & Evans. He was a member of The Party Boys in 1990s. Dave Tice and Mark Evans release their latest recording 'Brothers In Arms' through Lungata Records and MGM Distribution in 2011. Actually Mark Evans is the bass player for Aussie legend Rose Tattoo. #hardrock #ACDC #bassplayer

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