play the Roxy, London
The Drones (pictured left)
are the latest punk outfit
from Manchester treading
the boards in London. They
formed at end of 1976 and
the line-up is:
M.J. Drone (vocals),
Gus Callender (guitar),
Steve Cundell (bass),
Pete Howells (drums).
|Sadly early Monday morning April
26th 1999 Adrian Borland committed
suicide by throwing himself in front
of a train in London.
The Sneakers were Leeds, UK's first
punk band. They play Leeds
Stagepost Tonight. The Sneakers
had on rhythm guitar a geezer called
Barry Lights would later go onto
infamy and rip-off status as the head
of early 80's UK punk label Beat The
System records based in Blackpool
which hosted bands like
The Fits, External Menace and
One Way System
The Ousiders are a buzzsaw punk
trio from Wimbledon, London making
their debut at the Roxy, one of many
support slots in the coming year.
Formed in 1976 by Adrian Borland
on guitar/Vocals with bassist Graham
Green, and drummer Michael Dudley.
They're managed by Ades mom Win!
|Pistols manager McLaren and the
band meet with Warner Brothers,
US. McLaren and singer Johnny
Rotten, later attack Glen Matlock's
attitude at the meeting.