Bengal Tigers

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This short-lived Australian heavy metal band was formed in Melbourne in 1983 by vocalist Gordon Heald and guitarist Barney Fakhouri. Enlisting Steve Tyler (bass) and Mick Egan (drums, vocals), they released…
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This short-lived Australian heavy metal band was formed in Melbourne in 1983 by vocalist Gordon Heald and guitarist Barney Fakhouri. Enlisting Steve Tyler (bass) and Mick Egan (drums, vocals), they released a mini-album on the Mushroom Records label the following year. Influenced by AC/DC, Iron Maiden and Scorpions, they purveyed clich├ęd heavy metal that lacked both identity and energy.