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Cock Sparrer - 100% match to The Adicts

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
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The Casualties - 89% match to The Adicts

Genres: Pop / Rock
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999 - 88% match to The Adicts

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

Sham 69 - 81% match to The Adicts

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

Vice Squad - 81% match to The Adicts

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Bristol, England, in 1978, Vice Squad emerged from two local bands, Contingent and TV Brakes. The line-up originally comprised Beki Bondage (Rebecca Louise Bond, 3 June 1963, Bristol, England; vocals) Dave Bateman (guitar) Mark Hambly (bass) and Shane Baldwin (drums). Their first EP Last Rockers was released on their own Riot City Records in 1980, and brought them Read more

The Vibrators - 77% match to The Adicts

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

Anti-Nowhere League - 74% match to The Adicts

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

Misfits - 71% match to The Adicts

Genres: Heavy Metal Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
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The Business - 70% match to The Adicts

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Adolescents - 59% match to The Adicts

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The first line-up of the early 80s hardcore band the Adolescents, from Fullerton, Orange County, California, USA, comprised Frank Agnew (rhythm guitar), Rikk Agnew (lead guitar), Casey Royer (drums/vocals), Tony ‘Montana’ Brandenburg (vocals) and Steve ‘Soto’ Rodgers (bass/vocals). Brandenburg formed the band, enlisting the Agnews and Royer, who were all for Read more

Oxymoron - 59% match to The Adicts

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Lower Class Brats - 58% match to The Adicts

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The Exploited - 58% match to The Adicts

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This abrasive and unruly Scottish punk quartet was formed in East Kilbride in 1980 by vocalist Wattie Buchan (Walter Buchan, 1960, Edinburgh, Scotland) and guitarist ‘Big John’ Duncan. Recruiting drummer Dru Stix (b. Drew Campbell) and bass player Gary McCormack, they signed to the Secret Records label the following year. Specializing in two-minute blasts of high-s Read more

Angelic Upstarts - 57% match to The Adicts

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This politically motivated, hardline punk quartet formed in 1977, in South Shields, England. They were the brainchild of Mensi (Thomas Mensforth; vocals), and strongly influenced by the Clash, Damned and Sex Pistols. With Mond (guitar), Ronnie Wooden (bass) and Sticks (drums) completing the line-up, they signed to the independent Small Wonder label who re-released their unde Read more

Buzzcocks - 53% match to The Adicts

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Originally formed in Manchester at the end of 1975 by Pete Shelley (Peter McNeish, 17 April 1955, Leigh, Lancashire, England; vocals/guitar), Howard Devoto (b. Howard Trafford, 1955, Manchester, England; vocals), Steve Diggle (b. Manchester, England; bass) and John Maher (b. England; drums). Taking their name from a Time Out review of the ITV television show Rock Follies, a Read more


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