Welcome to the Guthugga page (aka Guthega Pipeline, Guthagga Pipeline, The Human Salamanders, Manic Pipeline and Manic Rhythm)
As you can see this page is still VERY MUCH in its' infancy but will I hope grow (as i find the time [MP3S COMING SOON!]) to the definitive Pipeline archive. Many thanks to Glen Wynes for coming forward with some classic b/w photos in Feb 2005 ( Hey Glen please zap us an email if you see this, we've lost your address again!) ~ If anyone has any tapes, photos, corrections or anything to add - eg. film, anecdotes, odes etc... please feel free to email
the pipeline office
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NEWS! last upated September 24, 2014
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14th January 2012 : Ap, Gus & Hairy [with help from Chrissy G] play The Dream @ a party ~ goes down a treat!

23rd May 2011 ~ 666 ABC Local Radio Canberra epublished an article and series of interviews under the title 'Real indie: Canberra bands thirty years on'. Guthugga Pipeline and close relatives The Lighthouse Keepers got a few mentions! click here to read & listen

 

Also check out our old mates The Young Doctors aka Young Docteurs who are playing around Sydney and Canberra a bit since 2009-2012+?

 


GUTHUGGA PIPELINES ONLY RELEASE THAT I RECALL WAS THE TRACK CIRCUS SONG ON THE CASSETTE COMPILATION RELEASED WITH THE BRILLIANT AUSTRALIAN FANZINE DISTANT VIOLINS [ISSUE 17] SOME TIME IN THE MID TO LATE 80'S


The main players:


Guthugga Pipeline 1978 - 1979
Butler, Gavin 'Gus' (v) [later played with The Slab, The Cannanes, Teapot, Flywheel, Grey Tapes, Tut Tut Kings & Ors]
Millar, Wayne (d) [later played with Made for TV, Back to Back]
O'Neil, Stephen 'Hairy' (g) [later played with The Particles, The Lighthouse Keepers, The Cannanes, Ashtray Boy + Ashtray Boy & his country cousin, ATV, Teapot, Sleater-Kinney, Flywheel, El Duende, Jamalia & Ors]
Appel, Greg 'Ap' (g) [later played with The Lighthouse Keepers, Rainlovers, The Widdershins, Hammerhead, One Head Jet, King Curly & Ors]
Woodrow, Jack (b) [later played with The Creeps, Real Gone Lovers & Ors]
Ketley, Nick (b) [escaped to Germany for many years but now back in Gods own!!]

Manic Rhythm 1980
Butler, Gavin "Gus' (v)
O'Neil, Stephen 'Hairy' (g)
Philip, Dave (d)
Woodrow, Jack (g)
Ketley, Nick (b)

Guthugga Pipeline 1981 - 1983?
Butler, Gavin 'Gus' (v)
Dunbar, Lindsay (d)
Ketley, Nick (b)
O'Neil, Stephen 'Hairy'(g)
Woodrow, Jack (g)

Guthugga Pipeline 1984
Butler, Gavin 'Gus' (v)
Dunbar, Lindsay (d)
O'Neil, Stephen 'Hairy'(g)
Woodrow, Jack (b)

 

GUTHUGGA CIRCA 1978/79 ^ MORE OR LESS FIRST LINEUP

LOOKS LIKE THE GRIFFIN CENTRE IN CANBERRA CITY
PROBABLY A 'ROCK AGAINST BOREDOM GIG'
L-R GUS, APP, JAKE, WAYNE, HAIRY

 

L - R GUS, JAKE

 

THE PIN UP BOYS!

ERIC VERMIN OF THE MOST EXCELLENT ^ MYXO ^ A CANBERRA BASED BAND OF THE SAME PERIOD IF NOT A LITTLE EARLIER

CHRIS SHAKALLIS OF ^ THE YOUNG DOCTORS (AKA young docteurs)^ ANOTHER FINE CANBERRA OUTFIT OF THE PERIOD

 

GUTHUGGA CIRCA 1984 - LAST LINEUP
IN 1984 THE PIPELINE REUNITED TO ROCK THE HAROLD PARK HOTEL IN SYDNEY (AUSTRALIA) ~ FOR PERHAPS THE LAST TIME

 

L-R HAIRY, JAKE, LINDSAY, GUS

 

TRIPPY PUBLICITY SHOT ~ CHIPPENDALE / SYDNEY (AUSTRALIA) 1984

MANY THANKS TO THE PHOTOGRAPHERS:

AT THIS STAGE ONLY SURE ABOUT GLEN WYNES TAKING THE 1978/79 PHOTOS [IE. THE B/W SHOTS] & perhaps Ben Donaldson took the 1984 shots?

MANY MORE TO COME!

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: ALSO THANKS TO ANDY COFFEY FOR TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE WITH THE WEB STUFF