Video footage of Canadian hard rock ’80s band Antix
Antix were one of the bigger hard rock bands originating from the Ottawa, Ontario, Canada region back in the late ’80s. The group released the EP Baptism Of Fire (1986), the single “Here’s Looking At You” (1987) and the full-length album Our World And Welcome To It (1988) before disbanding.
The following message was posted in part on the Ottawa Metal ’80s – ’90s Facebook page yesterday:
“ANTIX at SOUP KITCHEN LIVE, JULY 31, 1988
Whether it was toy donation drives at Barrymore’s or helping to raise money for food banks, Antix were the charity ambassadors of Ottawa’s hard rock / metal community. On July 31, 1988, Antix performed a live outdoor show on the Rideau Street Mall, for the third annual Soup Kitchen Live, a multi-band event organized by the Kiwanis Club. Antix was the heaviest band on the schedule, alongside groups like Shake the Ghost, Back to Front and Sneezy Waters.
The entire event was televised on Cable 22, as part of a telethon. Former Antix guitarist Brian Pallister has posted the 1988 video on his YouTube channel…..”
Antix Live Soup Kitchen 1988 – Ottawa Canada
Antix’s “Jaw Dropping Beauty” video:
Jaw Dropping Beauty- AntixVocals: Jim DBass: Jacques CroizetGuitar: Brian PallisterDrums: Marc VilleneuveVideo Drummer : Jeff Beckstead