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Subway Sect

In 1977, Vic Godard, leader of the first English punk band Subway Sect, described how his band differed from your Sex Pistols as well as the additional new groups around the picture: “They only want to revitalize rock & roll whereas we simply wanna remove it.” Subway Sect had been …

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Chelsea

Produced in London, England, in 1977, this punk group comprised vocalist Gene Oct, the only real constant in an array of line-ups, Brian Adam (guitar), Geoff Myles (bass) and Chris Bashford (drums). Like a lot of their instant peers Chelsea had been a music group with a solid social conscience. …

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Kilburn & the High Roads

Kilburn & the Great Roads were among the most-respected rings on London’s early-’70s pub rock and roll picture, and were just seeing that important (or even more thus) for starting the profession of beloved new influx cult amount Ian Dury. Label complications avoided the group from departing a lot of …

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Lurkers

Created in London in 1977, the first-generation punk outfit the Lurkers originally comprised vocalist Howard Wall structure, guitarist Pete Stride, bassist Arturo Bassick (given birth to Arthur Billingsley) and drummer Manic Esso (a.k.a. Pete Haynes). Trumpteted mainly because Britain’s response to the Ramones, the group debuted using the solitary “Darkness,” …

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Blitzkrieg Bop

Named, needless to say, for the Ramones’ song of the same name, Blitzkrieg Bop shaped in Cleveland, Britain, in early 1977 through the remains of a youthful local strap, Adamanta Chubb. A lineup of Empty Frank (vocals), Gloria and Telly Sett (guitars), Mick Ill (bass), and Nicky Knoxx (drums) arrived …

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Sick on the Bus

British isles hardcore punks Unwell in the Bus met up in past due 1990 following breakup from the renowned U.K. punk clothing Varukers. Originally materializing around drummer Kev, vocalist Doug, and Varukers vets guitarist Biff and bassist Brian (who acquired also played jointly in Death Word), they performed their initial …

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Slaughter & the Dogs

Formed through the initial onslaught of U.K. punk in 1976, Manchester’s Slaughter & the Canines were the very first group release a an individual (the overlooked traditional “Cranked Up Actually Great”) on trailblazing hometown indie label Rabid Information. Clearly influenced with the even more raucous end of glam rock and …

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999

Among the longest-lived sets of the punk period, 999 formed in London in Dec 1976. Led by vocalist/guitarist Nick Money, a onetime college student in the Canterbury University of Art beneath the tutelage of Ian Dury and a previous person in the pub rock and roll units Kilburn as well …

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The Boys

The Males were perhaps punk’s saddest casualty. They could — certainly, should — have already been tremendous. Certainly these were among the finest live functions around, but nonetheless these were to languish in comparative obscurity, with actually their Continental achievement seemingly operating against them. A whole lot worse, when their …

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