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Shock Headed Peters

Past Lemon Kittens leader Karl Blake started the Surprise Headed Peters in 1983 with Clive Glover, Ashley Wales, Tag Rowlatt, and David Knight. The band’s 1st solitary, 1984’s Stephen Street-produced “I, Bloodbrother Become,” caught a good amount of interest for its subject material which handled a romantic romantic relationship between two males. The full-length Not really Born Beautiful premiered in 1985 and, like its teaser solitary, came out within the Un label. Existence Extinguisher, a four-song EP, premiered by Beach Tradition the next yr. Concurrently, Burns started releasing material because the Underneath. In 1987, an Underneath recording preceded the half-studio/half-live Dread Engine on Item Korps. For any few years, the Surprise Going Peters went into dormancy while Blake busied himself on several projects with additional functions, including Sol Invictus, Pump, the higher Good, British Race Queen, Left Hands Right Hands, and ex-bandmate Danielle Dax. Many Headed Foe, the Shock Going Peters’ third recording, premiered in 1992. For the record, the lineup was pared right down to Blake and Knight. Blake continuing his participation with several outdoors projects for this period; he used Current 93, Spasm, Arkkon, Chrystal Belle Scrodd, Within the Nursery, and Bad Twin (with David Mellor). He also acquired a whimsical anthology of previously unreleased single material (Paper-Thin Religious beliefs: Single Archives 1977-1981) released through Globe Serpent. Shock Going Peters again proceeded to go into hibernation as Blake continuing to record and discharge solo materials; 1996’s Tendercide noticed the duo of Blake and Knight revitalized within a quieter, much less jarring style than before. Blake continued to use with Ian Reed as Fireplace and Glaciers. He also started focusing on a task known as Blake Sabbath, which most definitely takes the majority of its name in one of Blake’s early affects.

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