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The Lurkers - 100% match to Chelsea

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This first-generation UK punk quartet formed during 1977 in Uxbridge, London. Comprising Arturo Bassick (Arthur Billingsley; bass), Howard Wall (lead vocals), Pete Stride (guitar) and Manic Esso (b. Pete Haynes; drums), they were heralded as the British answer to the Ramones. They had four minor UK hit singles between 1978 and 1979, with ‘Ain’t Got A Clue’ and Read more

Eater - 72% match to Chelsea

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This UK punk rock band formed in 1976 while the band members were still at school. Comprising Andy Blade (vocals), Dee Generate (drums), Brian Chevette (guitar) and Ian Woodcock (bass), they made their vinyl debut with ‘15’ (a bastardized version of Alice Cooper’s ‘Eighteen’), on The Roxy, London W.C.2. compilation, recorded during the spring of 1977. Read more

999 - 65% match to Chelsea

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This London, England-based punk band was formed in May 1977. Dispensing with earlier names such as the Dials, the Fanatics and 48 Hours, Nick Cash (Keith Lucas, 6 May 1950, Gosport, Hampshire, England; guitar/vocals) was a former Kilburn And The High Roads guitarist and studied at Canterbury College Of Art under Ian Dury. Cash teamed up with Guy Days (guitar), Jon Watson (ba Read more

The Boys - 64% match to Chelsea

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The Vibrators - 47% match to Chelsea

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This first wave UK punk band was formed in February 1976 by Knox (Ian Carnochan, 4 April 1945; vocals, guitar), John Ellis (b. 1 June 1952; guitar), Pat Collier (b. October 1951; bass), and Jonathan ‘Eddie’ Edwards (b. 1 April 1951; drums). Their first gig came as support to the Stranglers at Hornsey College of Art, before joining the Sex Pistols at the 100 Club du Read more

Eddie & The Hot Rods - 42% match to Chelsea

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1975, this quintet from Southend, Essex, England, originally comprised Barrie Masters (vocals), Lew Lewis (harmonica), Paul Gray (bass), Dave Higgs (guitar), Steve Nicol (drums) plus ‘Eddie’, a short-lived dummy that Masters pummelled on stage. After one classic single, ‘Writing On The Wall’, Lewis left, though he appeared on the high-energy ‘ Read more

Generation X - 40% match to Chelsea

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This UK outfit emerged during the punk explosion of 1976. Billy Idol (William Michael Albert Broad, 30 November 1955, Stanmore, Middlesex, England; vocals) had previously worked with Tony James (bass/vocals) in the short-lived Chelsea. With Bob Andrews (guitar/vocals) and John Towe (drums), Generation X made their performing debut in London during December 1976. By the follo Read more

Johnny Moped - 38% match to Chelsea

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Paul Halford, London, England. The bizarre Moped Bands, in their various incarnations, have produced a stream of influential musicians and personalities. The outfit gradually emerged in Croydon, starting off with the Black Witch Climax Blues Band, before switching names to Genetic Breakdown from 1971-75. Some of the key personnel included Ray Burns (later Captain Sensible), Read more

The Ruts - 38% match to Chelsea

Genres: Pop / Rock Reggae
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The Partisans - 35% match to Chelsea

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Anti-Pasti - 32% match to Chelsea

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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From Derbyshire, England, Anti-Pasti was part of the commercially successful but critically reviled third wave of punk of the early 80s. The band formed from local outfit the Scrincers, and comprised Dugi Bell (guitar), Martin Roper (lead vocals), Russell Maw and Eddie Barke. Barke and Maw soon quit, the latter going on to play for the Allies, Aftermath UK and the Egyptian King Read more

Sham 69 - 32% match to Chelsea

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in London, England, in 1975, this five-piece skinhead/punk-influenced band originally comprised Jimmy Pursey (vocals), Albie ‘Slider’ Maskell (bass), Neil Harris (lead guitar), Johnny Goodfornothing (rhythm guitar) and Billy Bostik (drums). Pursey was a fierce, working-class idealist, an avenging angel of the unemployed, who ironically sacked most of the above Read more

Stiv Bators - 30% match to Chelsea

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Steven John Bator, 22 October 1949, Youngstown, Ohio, USA, d. 3 June 1990, Paris, France. Bators’ first bands, Mother Goose and Frankenstein, were transmuted into seminal US ‘no wave’ band the Dead Boys. They moved to New York in 1976, and although they officially split in 1978 there were frequent reunions. Bators moved to Los Angeles where he recorded demos w Read more

Anti-Nowhere League - 29% match to Chelsea

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Leading lights in the early 80s UK punk scene, along with contemporaries G.B.H. and the Exploited, this quartet from Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England, flaunted their talents in biker leather, chains, and hardcore obscenity. Led by Animal (Nick Karmer; vocals) and Magoo (guitar), their catalogue of sexual outrage veered from the satirical to the genuinely offensive, with a stri Read more

Dead Boys - 28% match to Chelsea

Genres: Pop / Rock
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