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The Business - 100% match to Cock Sparrer

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
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Sham 69 - 69% match to Cock Sparrer

Genres: Pop / Rock 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

Blitz - 59% match to Cock Sparrer

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks
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Anti-Nowhere League - 56% match to Cock Sparrer

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

The U.K. Subs - 48% match to Cock Sparrer

Genres: Pop / Rock
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U.K. Subs - 48% match to Cock Sparrer

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
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G.B.H. - 38% match to Cock Sparrer

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formerly known as Charged G.B.H. (truncating the name by the release of 1986’s Oh No It’s G.B.H. Again! EP), the band formed just as the initial impetus of the punk movement was petering out in 1980, counting the Exploited and Discharge among their peers. Comprising Cal (Colin Abrahall; vocals), Jock Blyth (guitar), Ross (bass) and Wilf (drums), they adopted a viol Read more

Street Dogs - 37% match to Cock Sparrer

Genres: Pop / Rock
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U.S. Bombs - 33% match to Cock Sparrer

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The Vibrators - 31% match to Cock Sparrer

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

The Casualties - 30% match to Cock Sparrer

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Slaughter & The Dogs - 29% match to Cock Sparrer

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Wythenshawe, Manchester, England, in 1976, this punk quartet originally comprised Wayne Barrett (vocals), Howard ‘Zip’ Bates (bass), Mick Rossi (guitar) and Brian ‘Mad Muffet’ Grantham (drums). They took their name from two of their biggest musical influences; Mick Ronson’s 1974 recording Slaughter On Tenth Avenue and David Bowie’s Diamon Read more

Stiff Little Fingers - 28% match to Cock Sparrer

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This Irish punk band was formed from the ashes of cover outfit Highway Star. Taking their new name from a track on the Vibrators’ Pure Mania debut, Stiff Little Fingers soon attracted one of the most fervent fanbases of the era. Present at the Clash’s Belfast gig in 1977, Jake Burns (vocals/lead guitar) led Henry Cluney (rhythm guitar), Ali McMordie (bass) and Brian F Read more

Chelsea - 27% match to Cock Sparrer

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in London, England, in 1977, this punk band comprised vocalist Gene October, the only constant in a myriad of line-ups, Brian James (guitar), Geoff Myles (bass) and Chris Bashford (drums). Like many of their immediate peers Chelsea were a band with a strong social conscience. Specializing in sub-three-minute vitriolic outbursts on unemployment, inner city decay and the d Read more

The Boys - 27% match to Cock Sparrer

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Urban & Rap
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