Damien Lovelock Biography – Wiki
Damien Lovelock Bio: He was born on 21 May 1954 and died on 3 August 2019 at the age of 65.
He was an Australian musician, sports broadcaster and writer. Damien fronted the hard rock band The Celibate Rifles since 1980 as their lead singer-songwriter and they have released nine studio albums.
Damien also issued two solo albums, It’s a Wig Wig Wig World, on June 1988; and Fishgrass in December 1991.
— SBS – The World Game (@TheWorldGame) August 3, 2019
|Birth Date||21 May 1954|
|Death Date||3 August 2019|
|Net Worth||Update Soon|
Damien Lovelock Music career
Damien first came to fame as the lead singer and songwriter for the Sydney hard rock band The Celibate Rifles.
He recorded his debut solo LP, It’s A Wig Wig Wig Wig World.
In June 1988 Lovelock issued the album followed by a single, “Disco Inferno” in April 1990.
During 1991, Lovelock issued the single “The Dalai Lama” (October 1991) and album Fishgrass (December 1991) on Festival Records.
Lovelock was for many years a contributor to the SBS show The World Game.
In the 2000s, he was a regular member of the football panel on Sky News in Australia, alongside former Socceroos captain Paul Wade.
He also co-hosted ABC Radio Grandstand for a brief period.
He co-hosted Football Fever, a weekly football radio show on Sky Sports Radio, created by Paul Williams, alongside Les Murray and other football journalists, such as Francis Awaratife.
The show was axed by the station, which decided to provide more airtime to its coverage of horse racing. Lovelock claimed in final episodes during March 2010 to be searching for another station for the program to be revived on.
He was also a yoga instructor in Newport on Sydney’s Northern Beaches and could be seen on Sky News alongside former Socceroo Paul Wade on Monday evenings. He was a known Southampton, Cagliari and New York Jets supporter.
Death and Cause
Damien Lovelock died from cancer at his home on the northern beaches of Sydney, Australia, on 3 August 2019.
A man of many talents: rock icon, yoga teacher, surfer, author, chef, soccer aficionado, traveller, full of experiences and wisdom. Thank you for sharing the journey with so many of us, Damien Lovelock, and reminding us always to laugh. #RIPDamo pic.twitter.com/2l17B79AaH
— Tracey Holmes (@TraceyLeeHolmes) August 3, 2019
The first reading I ever did as a published writer I followed Damien Lovelock. He ripped up Gleebooks with a fkn awsm bit about stealing tenners from his dad’s wallet to visit the brothels of Kings X. I had nothing. #ripDamo
— John Birmingham (@JohnBirmingham) August 3, 2019