Mondo Rock

Mondo Rock

The brainchild of ex-Daddy Cool frontman Ross Wilson, Mondo Rock contained some of the finest musicians in the Country.



Mondo Rock has 31 known members

Name Instruments Period
Ross Wilson Ross Wilson Vocals, Harmonica 1977 - 1991
Ian "Willy" Winter Ian "Willy" Winter Guitar 1977 - 1978
Peter Laffy Guitar 1977 - 1978
Chris Jones Bass 1977 - 1978
Tony Slavich Keyboards 1977 - 1978
Trevor Courtney Drums 1977 - 1978
Barry "Big Goose" Sullivan Barry "Big Goose" Sullivan Bass 1977 - 1978
Greg Cook Guitar, Keyboards 1977 - 1977
Simon Gyllies Bass 1978 - 1979
Randy Bulpin Guitar 1978 - 1979
Iain McLennan Drums 1978 - 1979
Gil Matthews Gil Matthews Drums
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1979 - 1981
2014 - 

1979 -
Eddie Van Rosendaal Drums 1979 - 1979
Simon Phillips Bass 1979 - 1979
Eric McCusker Eric McCusker Guitar, Keyboards
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1980-1988,1990-1991
1980 - 1991
James Black James Black Keyboards 1980 - 1984
Paul Christie Paul Christie Bass 1980 - 1982
Andrew Bell Guitar 1980 - 1980
Kerry Jacobsen Drums 1980 - 1980
John James "JJ" Hackett Drums
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1981-1988,1990

1981 - 1990
Andy Buchanan Drums 1981 - 1981
James Gillard James Gillard Bass 1982 - 1988
Duncan Veall Keyboards, Backing Vocals
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1984 - 1988
Andrew Ross Sax, Keyboards
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1986-1988,1990
1986 - 1990
Colin Newham "Polly" Keyboards 1988 - 1988
Ian Belton Ian Belton Bass 1990 - 1991
Mitch Farmer Drums 1990 - 1990
Seam Timms Keyboards 1990 - 1990
Mary Azzopardi Backing Vocals 1991 - 1991
Mark Williams Mark Williams Backing Vocals 1991 - 1991
Bernie Worrell Keyboards 1991 - 1991

Mondo Rock discography - 31 recordings

Cover Title Type Release Year First Charted High Pos.
Fugitive Kind by Mondo Rock Fugitive Kind
Single 1978 23/10/78 49
Primal Park by Mondo Rock Primal Park
Album 1979 29/10/79 40
Love Shock by Mondo Rock Love Shock
Single 1979
State Of The Heart by Mondo Rock State Of The Heart
Single 1980 17/11/80 6
Cool World by Mondo Rock Cool World
Single 1981 13/04/81 8
Chemistry by Mondo Rock Chemistry
Album 1981 20/07/81 3
Chemistry by Mondo Rock Chemistry
Single 1981 10/08/81 20
Summer Of '81 by Mondo Rock Summer Of '81
Single 1981 16/11/81 31
No Time by Mondo Rock No Time
Single 1982 28/06/82 11
Nuovo Mondo by Mondo Rock Nuovo Mondo
Album 1982 19/07/82 7
The Queen And Me by Mondo Rock The Queen And Me
Single 1982 27/09/82 40
In Another Love by Mondo Rock In Another Love
Single 1983 18/04/83 86
Come Said The Boy by Mondo Rock Come Said The Boy
Single 1983 12/12/83 2
The Modern Bop by Mondo Rock The Modern Bop
Album 1984 26/03/84 5
Baby Wants To Rock by Mondo Rock Baby Wants To Rock
Single 1984 02/04/84 18
The Modern Bop by Mondo Rock The Modern Bop
Single 1984 30/07/84 85
Good Advice by Mondo Rock Good Advice
Single 1984 28/01/85 56
Up To The Moment by Mondo Rock Up To The Moment
Album 1985 17/06/85 8
The Moment
Single 1985
Mondo Rock by Mondo Rock Mondo Rock
Album 1985
Rule Of Threes by Mondo Rock Rule Of Threes
Single 1986 01/09/86 58
Boom Baby Boom by Mondo Rock Boom Baby Boom
Album 1986 20/09/86 27
Primitive Love Rites by Mondo Rock Primitive Love Rites
Single 1986 24/11/86 34
Boom Baby Boom by Mondo Rock Boom Baby Boom
Single 1987 06/07/87 86
Aliens by Mondo Rock Aliens
Album 1987 18/01/88 66
The Best Of Dragon and Mondo Rock by Mondo Rock The Best Of Dragon and Mondo Rock
Album 1990 16/07/90 50
Why Fight It by Mondo Rock Why Fight It
Single 1990 10/09/90 92
I Had You In Mind
Single 1991 18/03/91 70
Why Fight It?
Album 1991
The Essential Mondo Rock by Mondo Rock The Essential Mondo Rock
Album 2003
The Greatest
Album 2004

54 Known Gigs for Mondo Rock

Date Venue City
Ormond Hall, Prahran. VIC Saturday 18th December 1976 Ormond Hall Prahran, VIC
Prospect Hill Hotel, Kew. VIC Tuesday 28th February 1978 Prospect Hill Hotel Kew, VIC
Thursday 2nd March 1978 Martini's Carlton, VIC
Friday 3rd March 1978 Bananas St Kilda, VIC
Prospect Hill Hotel, Kew. VIC Tuesday 7th March 1978 Prospect Hill Hotel Kew, VIC
Bombay Rock, Brunswick. VIC Friday 25th August 1978 Bombay Rock Brunswick, VIC
Friday 15th September 1978 Caulfield Student Union Caulfield, VIC
Prospect Hill Hotel, Kew. VIC Tuesday 20th February 1979 Prospect Hill Hotel Kew, VIC
Prospect Hill Hotel, Kew. VIC Tuesday 27th February 1979 Prospect Hill Hotel Kew, VIC
Prospect Hill Hotel, Kew. VIC Thursday 14th June 1979 Prospect Hill Hotel Kew, VIC
Friday 15th June 1979 Bananas St Kilda, VIC
Bombay Rock, Brunswick. VIC Saturday 16th June 1979 Bombay Rock Brunswick, VIC
Hordern Pavillion, Moore Park. NSW Sunday 19th August 1979 Hordern Pavillion Moore Park, NSW
Tuesday 21st August 1979 Flicks

Supporting The Knack.

Manly, NSW
Fairfield Hotel, Fairfield. NSW Friday 28th September 1979 Fairfield Hotel Fairfield, NSW
Macy's - Her Majesty's Hotel, South Yarra. VIC Sunday 23rd December 1979 Macy's - Her Majesty's Hotel South Yarra, VIC
Bombay Rock, Brunswick. VIC Monday 24th December 1979 Bombay Rock Brunswick, VIC
Bombay Rock, Brunswick. VIC Friday 4th January 1980 Bombay Rock Brunswick, VIC
Bondi Lifesaver, Bondi Junction. NSW Sunday 18th May 1980 Bondi Lifesaver Bondi Junction, NSW
Family Inn, Rydalmere. NSW Tuesday 1st July 1980 Family Inn Rydalmere, NSW
Wednesday 2nd July 1980 Luke's Campbelltown, NSW
Thursday 3rd July 1980 Lidcombe Dancers Club Lidcombe, NSW
Bexley North Hotel, Bexley North. NSW Friday 4th July 1980 Bexley North Hotel Bexley North, NSW
Caringbah Inn, Caringbah. NSW Saturday 5th July 1980 Caringbah Inn Caringbah, NSW
Bondi Lifesaver, Bondi Junction. NSW Sunday 6th July 1980 Bondi Lifesaver Bondi Junction, NSW
Macy's - Her Majesty's Hotel, South Yarra. VIC Sunday 27th July 1980 Macy's - Her Majesty's Hotel South Yarra, VIC
Macy's - Her Majesty's Hotel, South Yarra. VIC Sunday 10th August 1980 Macy's - Her Majesty's Hotel South Yarra, VIC
Billboard, Melbourne. VIC Friday 31st October 1980 Billboard Melbourne, VIC
Comb and Cutter Hotel, Blacktown. NSW Friday 9th January 1981 Comb and Cutter Hotel Blacktown, NSW
Sundowner Hotel, Punchbowl. NSW Monday 23rd November 1981 Sundowner Hotel Punchbowl, NSW