Inboth guitarist "Fast" Eddie Clarke and bassist Pete Way had become disgruntled with their own bands and decided to work together in a new outfit. However, Way then discovered that he could not escape from his recording contract with Chrysalis Records and then received a tempting offer to play for Ozzy Osbourneso he abandoned the project without ever playing on a single record. Bringing in session bassist Mick Feat, the band then recorded their debut album, Fastway  Feat was uncredited on the album.
After critical and commercial success, the band toured to promote the album with one-time Fixx bassist Alfie Agius  as their session bass player.
The band then recruited Richard McCracken, formerly of Tasteas "permanent" bassist, and released another success in the form of All Fired Up the following year. InClarke and King reformed Fastway with a new line-up. The success of the record was limited, and it disappointed many fans. The same year, Fastway was approached to make the soundtrack for the heavy metal horror filmTrick or Treat.
The soundtrack was a moderate success and stayed on the Billboard Top chart for eleven months. King took most of the band with him and started Q. They released a two- track single. King then got a call from David Geffen and John Kalodner to come to the United States to head up a heavy metal " supergroup " called Katmandu. Katmandu also featured Mandy Meyer from Krokus Stand Up - Fastway - Trick Or Treat (Original Music Score) guitars.
Katmandu released one self-titled album and had a couple of minor hits. Meanwhile, Clarke decided to restart Fastway again from scratch in using vocalist Lea Hart and session men, quickly releasing On Target in the same year, but it sold poorly. Inthis duo of Clarke and Hart released Bad Bad Girlsemploying various session musicians including members of Girlschool.
InClarke and Hart reunited and Come Out And Play - The Offspring - I Mean It I Need It a reworked version of On Targetbut there was no commercial success. On 25 MayToby Jepsonformer lead singer with Little Angelsannounced he had accepted an approach from Fastway to perform lead vocal duties during the year's festival appearances.
He said "Toby and I are going to sit down and maybe do a few tunes over the winter. See if we can write some tunes. Ill Be Around - Ludacris & Disturbing Tha Peace - Ludacris Presents .
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