Nick Apivor played percussion, keyboards and occasional vocals.
Nick was the tightest player of the lot and held us together even when
we were on the edge of chaos. He also had a great pop sensibility (as
evidenced by the track Graffiti Anarchy) as well as a smart
political wit. Nick went on to play with pretty much everyone in Vancouver
and has even been nominated for a couple of Juno awards.
keyboards, occasional percussion, and was the band's main vocalist.
Heavily influenced by Johnny Rotten's nasty vocal style, Will brought
a distinct punk sensibility to the Bride. Will later went on to a serious
career as an inventor and media artist and even won some major international
awards for it.
played guitar, bass, synth, and occasionally sang. He also
did his best to record the band's music onto a severely limited four-track
cassette Portastudio. His guitar playing was heavily influenced by Robert
Fripp and Andy Gill from Gang of Four. Steve later went on to mild fame
as a media artist and composer.
16 mm film loops for the band and played every live gig we ever did.
He also sang on our cover of the Birthday Party track She's Hit,
which was unfortunately never recorded. Reg is now an extremely
well-known Canadian filmmaker and editor who has even won a Genie award!
bass and cello for the initial incarnation of the Bride. His bass playing
appears on one track from the group's original tape. He later went on
to an academic career and has published several books of note.
occasional bass and keyboards and sang a song for the second incarnation
of the Bride. Mark was a master of mixing absurdly unrelated styles.
He continued this with his later project Itch.
Bendz was the
official Bride photographer and he shot all of the band photos on this
site. He is now a big shot at IBM.