August 1978 to May 1979
Pete Barnacle (drm); Steve Byrd (gtr); Ian Gillan (vcl); John McCoy (bss); Colin Towns (kbr).
Genocky - after having done some recordings - left the newly-formed band, and so Barnacle stepped in. (Apparently Genocky is credited for drums on the original LP sleeve, but not on the remastered CD-reissue.)
Albums & singles
Gillan [lp] : Japan Oct 1978 East World Sound EWS 81120
Gillan - The Japanese Album [cd; diff. contents] : UK 1993 RPM Records RPM 113
Gillan - The Japanese Album [cd] : UK 1999 Purple Records PUR 306
Material from above appears on...
Ian Gillan Rock Profile [cd] : UK 1995 Connoisseur VSOP CD 214