The Gods

The Gods were an English psych-rock band from Hatfield, Hertfordshire. The band morphed into Head Machine for the album Orgasm on Major Minor in 1970. Frontman Ken Hensley and drummer Lee Kerslake briefly played with Toe Fat and landed lengthy memberships in Uriah Heep. John Glascock went onto stints in Chicken Shack, Carmen, and Jethro Tull. Brian Glascock briefly played with Captain Beyond and joined his brother in Carmen before beginning a decade-long stint with U.S. modern-rockers The Motels.

Members: Ken Hensley (keyboards, guitar, vocals), Brian Glascock (drums, 1966-70), John Glascock (bass, vocals, 1965-67, 1968-70), Mick Taylor (guitar, 1966-67), Tony Munroe (vocals, 1966-67), Nick Simper (bass, 1967), Paul Newton (bass, 1967), Lee Kerslake (drums, 1967-70), Joe Konas (guitar, 1967-70), Greg Lake (bass, 1967-68)

  • Genesis (1968)
  • To Samuel a Son (1969)

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