Boom Crash Opera formed in late December 1984. During January - March 1985 the band wrote and rehearsed original songs and were ready to perform live by April.​​​​​​​ (Photo: Ross Hipwell)
REHEARSAL ROOMS
Outback Studios, 1 Vine Street, Windsor
Wardour's, 15 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy
MES, York Street, South Melbourne
Julian Spinks' Basement (dungeon) Cnr Lennox St & Rowena Pde, Richmond
DIARY
January 14: Boom Crash Opera play 4 songs during a set break of Dale and Maz's cover band, SURVIVAL. The dance floor empties immediately but the band are excited to play for the first time in front of a crowd.
February 15: First ever photo of the band (with Gerry Gee) taken by Ross Hipwell (Photographer for newspaper, The Age) at Richard's house in Canning Street, Carlton.
MAZ
MAZ
RICHARD & PETER, BONDI, SYDNEY
RICHARD & PETER, BONDI, SYDNEY

RICHMOND, MELBOURNE

GEAR

GIGS
POSTERS

RECORDING
COOKING WITH GEORGE - MARK TOO 
12" vinyl Box Set
Compilation, Various Artists
Released by ABC JJJ (MID-1985)
Songs: City Flat, Gap That Opened, Axe To Grind were recorded early 1985 at the ABC Orchestra Studios, East Malvern
LIVE TV​​​​​​​
ROCK ARENA
ABC STUDIOS, Melbourne, October 29, 1985
Presented by Suzanne Dowling
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