Group formed in the West Midlands circa 1972. Dave Cowling had previously fronted The Bobcats in the mid-sixties. Stapenhill and Boot had previously played in Blue Condition with Al Atkins, original lead singer with Judas Priest. Pete Boot had also previously played in The Extreem, Warlock and Fingers and would go onto play in Lion (with Al Atkins and Bruno Stapenhill), Sweaty Betty, Suicide, Possessed and Budgie. Stapenhill had previously played in the Bitta Sweet, Blue Condition, Jug Blues Band, Sugar Stack and Judas Priest and went on to join Pete Boot and Al Atkins in Lion. Bullion recorded seven songs at Bone Studios in Birmingham between January and February, 1973.
Dave Cowling (vocals), Bruno Stapenhill (bass guitar), Pete Boot (drums, percussions), Ernie Chataway (guitar, vocals), Pete West (guitar).
All recorded and photographic material kindly supplied by Pete Boot, Norman Hood. 2012.
All recorded and photographic material copyright P. Boot, B. Stapenhill, N. Hood. 2012.
Special thanks to: Pete Boot, Brian (Bruno) Stapenhill, Norman Hood.