The Screaming Jets is a hard rock band from Newcastle, Australia. The band was formed by three former members of Aspect, singer Dave Gleeson, bass player Paul Woseen and guitarist Grant Walmsley, in 1989. Along with second guitarist Richard Lara and former Radiators drummer Brad Heaney, the Screaming Jets won a national Battle of the Bands contest run by the youth broadcaster Triple J and a resultant EP, "The Scorching Adventures of the Screaming Jets" scored an ARIA Award nomination. Winning a deal with Sydney independent label rooArt, the Screaming Jets released their debut album All For One that spawned a top-charting hit single in "Better" along with two others, "Shine On" and "Stop the World" that were only moderate performers and the controversial "FRC" that featured guest vocals by various members of Mortal Sin, The Choirboys and The Angels.
Following the album's release, the Screaming Jets went to the UK where they based themselves for over two years, touring there and throughout Europe with a variety of hard rock and heavy metal bands. During a series of shows with Ugly Kid Joe, Heaney was fired and...
|years active||1989 – present|
|music genre||Hard rock|
|current members|| Dave Gleeson|
|past members|| Brad Heaney|