The Hitmen (4)

The Hitmen (4)

Australian rock band from Sydney.
Johnny Kannis (the backup singer of Radio Birdman) in 1977 formed Johnny And The Hitmen; in 1978 released a solo 7" under Johnny's name. After the Radio Birdman European tour of 1978 Warwick Gilbert and Chris Masuak joined Kannis' band and formed The Hitmen.
With 2 Albums, a Live and several 7" released, Hitmen stop the activity in 1985.

Between 1989 and 1992 Kannis and Masuak reformed the band with new musicians, regrouped under the name Hitmen D.T.K.

The Hitmen reformed again in 2007, line up includes Johnny Kannis, Chris Masuak, Murray Shepherd, Tony Robertson and Tony Jukic.

Johnny Kannis : vocals
Chris Masuak : guitar, vocals
Charlie Georges (1977-78)
Steve Harris (1978) ...and also keyboards
Tony Vidale (1979-81)
Warwick Gilbert (1981)
Brad Shepherd (1981-82)
Richard Jakimyszyn (1984)
Matt LeNoury (1989-?)
Tony Jukic (2007- )
Warwick Gilbert (1977-78)
Clyde Bramley (1978)
Phil Somerville (1978-79)
Tony Robertson (1982-85, 2007- )
Brad Ferguson (1989-?)
Ron Keeley (1977)
Alan Brown (1978)
Ivor Hay (1978-79)
Geoff Peterkin (1979)
Mark Kingsmill (1979-84)
Gye Bennetts (1989-1992)
Murray Shepherd (2007- )


The Hitmen (4) Discography Tracks


600097 Hitmen* Hitmen(LP, Album) WEA 600097 Australia 1981 Sell This Version
The Hitmen (4) It Is What It Is (Album) RCA Victor Australia 1982 Sell This Version
The Hitmen (4) Tora Tora D.T.K. (Album) Survival Australia 1984 Sell This Version
The Hitmen (4) Moronic Inferno (Album) Zeus Records, Shock (2) Australia 1991 Sell This Version
MIG 45 Hitmen D.T.K.* Surfin' In Another Direction(CD, Album) Revenge Records (2) MIG 45 France 1992 Sell This Version
Niagara (3) & The Hitmen (4) Niagara (3) & The Hitmen (4) - St. Valentine's Day Massacre (Album) Savage Beat!, Shock (2) US 2009 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

100095 The Hitmen (4) Didn't Tell The Man / I Am The Man(7") WEA 100095 Australia 1979 Sell This Version
Hitmen* I Want You WEA Italy 1980 Sell This Version
100169 Hitmen* I Don't Mind / Rock'N'Roll Soldiers(7") WEA 100169 Australia 1981 Sell This Version
104097 The Hitmen (4) Bwana Devil(7") RCA Australia 104097 Australia 1982 Sell This Version
103982 The Hitmen (4) Everybody Knows (I Don't Like Love)(7", Single) RCA Victor, RCA Australia 103982 Australia 1982 Sell This Version
FTV2 Hitmen* Gonna Be Late!(Flexi, 7", S/Sided) From The Vault FTV2 Australia 1987 Sell This Version
6554166 Hitmen D.T.K.* U.E.L.A.(12") Survival 6554166 Australia 1989 Sell This Version
Z60 CHEVY CD Hitmen D.T.K.* Surfing In Another Direction(CD, EP) Zeus Records Z60 CHEVY CD Australia 1991 Sell This Version


Hitmen* 78-82 (Comp) Survival Australia 1988 Sell This Version
SAVAGE005 The Hitmen (4) Hitmen(2xCD, Comp) Savage Beat! SAVAGE005 Australia 2007 Sell This Version
SAVAGE010 The Hitmen (4) Tora Tora D.T.K. / Moronic Inferno(2xCD, Comp) Savage Beat! SAVAGE010 Australia 2009 Sell This Version
SAVAGE011 The Hitmen (4) Dancin' Time '78-'79(2xCD, Comp) Savage Beat! SAVAGE011 Australia 2010 Sell This Version

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