Mal McNulty

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Mal McNulty
McNulty performing with Slade in 2011.
McNulty performing with Slade in 2011.
Background information
Birth nameMalcolm McNulty
Born (1951-12-07) 7 December 1951 (age 68)
Liverpool, England, UK
GenresGlam rock, hard rock
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, musician
InstrumentsVocals, guitar
Years active1984–present
Associated actsSlade, Dave Hill

Malcolm McNulty (born 7 December 1951) is an English musician, vocalist and guitarist, best known as vocalist with Hazzard, bass player then vocalist with Sweet, and was a vocalist and guitarist with Slade from 2005 to 2019.[1]


McNulty was born in Liverpool in December 1951. He joined German heavy rock band Hazzard in 1984, which had been formed by Herman Frank, formerly of Accept, and recorded their debut album Hazzard.[2] In 1985, he was invited to join legendary British glam rockers Sweet, where he played bass before taking over vocals, recording the albums Live at the Marquee, A and Alive & Giggin'! as well as the singles "X-Ray-Specs" and "Stand Up".[3] He left the band in 1994. During his time with Sweet, he also collaborated on the side project Paddy Goes to Holyhead with Andy Scott (also of Sweet), releasing the singles "The Green Green Grass of Home" and "Delilah" in 1987.[4] He also played session bass and sang backing vocals for Norwegian Ole I'Dole on This Ole Town.[5] In 2005 he joined veteran Wolverhampton/Walsall rockers Slade on vocals and guitar, taking over from Steve Whalley.[6]



Paddy Goes to Holyhead

  • 1987 – The Green Green Grass of Home (Jackeen Records)
  • 1987 – Delilah (Rage Records)


  • 1991 – X-Ray-Specs (SPV Records)
  • 1992 – Stand Up (SPV Records)



  • 1984 – Hazzard (Mausoleum Records)


  • 1987 – This Ole Town (Mercury)


  • 1986 – Live at the Marquee (SPV Records)
  • 1992 – A (SPV Records), now re-released as The Answer
  • 1995 – Alive & Giggin'! (Pseudonym)
  • 2013 – The Answer (Angel Air)



  • 1986 – Live at the Marquee (SPV Records)
  • 1992 – Live at the Capitol (SPV Records)


  1. ^ Strong, M C (2006). The Essential Rock DIscography. Edinburgh: Canongate. p. 1075. ISBN 978-1-84195-985-6.
  2. ^ Hazzard. "Encyclopedia Metallum". Retrieved 9 November 2013.
  3. ^ Biography. "Sweet". Retrieved 9 November 2013.
  4. ^ The Story so Far. "Paddy Goes to Holyhead". Retrieved 9 November 2013.
  5. ^ McNulty, Mal. "AllMusic". Retrieved 9 November 2013.
  6. ^ Slade. "MTV Artists". Retrieved 9 November 2013.

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