Early in his career, he co-founded a band called Kahvas Jute that released its first and only album, Wide Open, in 1971.
He performed with Uriah Heep on two albums: Head First and Abominog.
He was born in Sydney, Australia. In 2013, he published a memoir entitled For Facts Sake.
In the late 1970s, Daisley, Ozzy Osbourne, and Randy Rhoads formed a band called The Blizzard of Ozz. Daisley later sued Osbourne for not paying him royalties from their joint performances.