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999 - 100% match to The Vibrators

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 - 80% match to The Vibrators

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Urban & Rap
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The Lurkers - 78% match to The Vibrators

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

Chelsea - 57% match to The Vibrators

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

Stiff Little Fingers - 55% match to The Vibrators

Genres: 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

The Dead Boys - 53% match to The Vibrators

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Eddie & The Hot Rods - 52% match to The Vibrators

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 - 51% match to The Vibrators

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

The Adicts - 51% match to The Vibrators

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The Adicts can be singled out from the host of other UK punk hopefuls of the early 80s largely due to their image. The adoption of black bowler hats and face make-up showed more than a passing resemblance to the unruly characters in Stanley Kubrick’s controversial film A Clockwork Orange, and reflected the Adicts’ brand of boot-boy, new wave music. The band was origin Read more

Eater - 49% match to The Vibrators

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

Sham 69 - 49% match to The Vibrators

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

The Adverts - 49% match to The Vibrators

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 2000s
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The Adverts first came to prominence in 1976 at the celebrated London punk venue the Roxy CluFronted by vocalist Tim TV Smith and Gaye Advert (b. Gaye Atlas, 29 August 1956, England; vocals, bass), the line-up was completed by Howard Pickup (b. Howard Boak, 1951, d. 1997; guitar) and Laurie Driver (drums). Damned guitarist Brian James was so impressed by their performance th Read more

Buzzcocks - 47% match to The Vibrators

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

Vice Squad - 43% match to The Vibrators

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

Anti-Nowhere League - 42% match to The Vibrators

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


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