The Triffids

The Triffids

Perth based Alternate Pop/Rock band from 1978 - 1989



The Triffids has 13 known members

Name Instruments Period
David McComb David McComb Lead Vocals/Guitar/Piano/Bass 1978 - 1989
Alan "Alsy" MacDonald Drums/Percussion/Vocals
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Then: 1982 - 1989

1978 - 1980
Phil Kakulas Guitar/Vocals 1978 - 1979
Byron Sinclair Bass
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Then: 1982 - 1982

1978 - 1979
Robert McComb Violin/Guitar/Keyboards/Percussion/Vocals 1979 - 1989
Margaret Gillard Keyboards 1979 - 1982
Will Akers Bass 1980 - 1982
Mark Peters Drums 1980 - 1981
Martyn P. Casey Martyn P. Casey Bass 1982 - 1989
Simon Cromack Percussion 1982 - 1983
Jill Yates Keyboards 1982 - 1982
Jillian Birt Keyboards/Vocals 1983 - 1989
Graham Lee Guitar/Pedal Steel/Vocals 1985 - 1989

The Triffids discography - 8 recordings

Cover Title Type Release Year First Charted High Pos.
Treeless Plain by The Triffids Treeless Plain
Album 1983
Wide Open Road by The Triffids Wide Open Road
Single 1986 14/04/86 64
Born Sandy Devotional by The Triffids Born Sandy Devotional
Album 1986 37
In The Pines by The Triffids In The Pines
Album 1986 69
Calenture by The Triffids Calenture
Album 1987 32
Bury Me Deep In Love by The Triffids Bury Me Deep In Love
Single 1988 08/02/88 48
The Triffids Present The Black Swan by The Triffids The Triffids Present The Black Swan
Album 1989 59
The Triffids Live Stockholm by The Triffids The Triffids Live Stockholm
Album 1990

29 Known Gigs for The Triffids

Date Venue City
Wednesday 30th January 1980 Adrians Nightclub Perth, WA
Saturday 19th July 1980 Adrians Nightclub Perth, WA
Wednesday 23rd December 1981 Adrians Nightclub Perth, WA
Saturday 14th August 1982 Adrians Nightclub Perth, WA
Friday 12th November 1982 Marquee - Stockade Hotel Carlton, VIC
Wednesday 17th November 1982 Ivanhoe Hotel Collingwood, VIC
Sunday 21st November 1982 Ivanhoe Hotel Collingwood, VIC
Thursday 12th May 1983 San Miguel Hotel Cammeray, NSW
Wednesday 6th July 1983 Strawberry Hills Hotel Strawberry Hills, NSW
Friday 8th July 1983 Newtown Rules Club Surry Hills, NSW
Wednesday 13th July 1983 Hotel Bondi Bondi, NSW
Miranda Hotel - Carmens, Miranda. NSW Saturday 16th July 1983 Miranda Hotel - Carmens Miranda, NSW
Hotel Manly, Manly. NSW Thursday 21st July 1983 Hotel Manly Manly, NSW
Trade Union Club, Sydney. NSW Friday 22nd July 1983 Trade Union Club Sydney, NSW
The Tivoli, Sydney. NSW Thursday 28th July 1983 The Tivoli Sydney, NSW
Thursday 4th August 1983 University Of NSW Roundhouse Kensington, NSW
Trade Union Club, Sydney. NSW Saturday 13th August 1983 Trade Union Club Sydney, NSW
Tuesday 16th August 1983 Strawberry Hills Hotel Strawberry Hills, NSW
Sydney Cove Tavern, Circular Quay. NSW Saturday 10th September 1983 Sydney Cove Tavern Circular Quay, NSW
Friday 16th December 1983 Cronulla Workers Club Cronulla, NSW
Wednesday 28th December 1983 Strawberry Hills Hotel Strawberry Hills, NSW
Friday 6th January 1984 Seaview Ballroom St Kilda, VIC
Saturday 7th January 1984 Venetian Room, Hotel Francis Melbourne, VIC
Saturday 27th December 1986 King George V Oval

Australian Made Tour

Glenorchy, TAS
Thursday 1st January 1987 Thebarton Oval

Australian Made Tour

Torrensville, SA
Saturday 3rd January 1987 Olympic Park Stadium

Australian Made Tour

Melbourne, VIC
Saturday 10th January 1987 Subiaco Oval

Australian Made Tour

Subiaco, WA
Saturday 17th January 1987 Chandler Velodrome

Australian Made Tour

Chandler, QLD
Saturday 24th January 1987 Endeavour Field

Australian Made Tour

Woolooware, NSW