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Disco Zombies

Melodic Leicester, England punk band Disco Zombies included bassist Geoff Dodimead, drummer Andy Fullerton, guitarist Johnny “Electric guitar” Hawkins, and vocalist/guitarist Andy Ross, until Dave Henderson — who had completed costume design for Derek Jarman’s film Jubilee — was added being a vocalist. The quintet documented a four-track EP, nonetheless it proceeded to go unreleased for quite a while; the understanding and pressing firm that acquired a cope with their label went of business. Minus Hawkins, the music group transferred to London and experienced a few even more guitarists until Tag Sutherland stabilized the lineup. That edition of the music group documented and released “Drums Over London” (1979) on Ross’ South Round label; the A-side was a favorite of BBC DJ John Peel off, who had to describe to Rock and roll Against Racism which the music group had produced, as referred to by Henderson, “an ironic stab at people’s hostility towards the appearance of other civilizations.” The music group’s initial EP, The Invisible EP, was finally released afterwards in the entire year. Fullerton divide and was ultimately replaced using a drum machine. Henderson utilized his very own label, EATING OUT, release a Disco Zombies’ last piece of vinyl fabric, “Here Arrive the Buts” (1980). Even more material was documented, but plans release a it dropped through. Henderson and Ross afterwards documented with 23 Skidoo’s Alex Turnbull as Membership Tango. Ross partnered with David Balfe to use Balfe’s Meals label, house to famous brands Jesus Jones, Blur, and Idlewild, while Henderson became a mag editor and a handling director for United kingdom media business Emap. This year 2010, spurred with the Severe label’s intend to reissue the music group’s three vinyl fabric produces along with unreleased and live materials, the music group re-formed to try out one show. Severe released Drums Over London the next September in vinyl fabric and digital-download forms.

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