2009 release on CD of the classic punk and positive punk band, widely credited (or derided) with coining the term ‘Goth’ and , who had 4 number one records in the UK independent chart.
Tracks 1 to 4 from “Rising From The Dread ” EP. Tracks 5 to 15 from “For Madmen Only” album. Track 17 from “The Black Cat ” EP. Tracks 18 and 19 from “For My Country ” single.
* First release on CD of the classic punk and positive punk band, widely credited (or derided) with coining the term ‘Goth’ and , who had 4 number one records in the UK independent chart.
* Contains the whole of their first full album “For Madmen Only ” along with a best of the non album singles, including punk anthem “For My Country” and the 11 minute “Werewolf ” that John Peel played 5 nights in a row on it’s release.
* The band were among the first punk groups to make music outside of the 1234 original punk style, along with Killing Joke and Bauhaus, but retained the punk spirit, touring the UK and the US with The Dead Kennedys. They also toured the West Coast of America in 1981 with the likes of DOA, Black Flag, Circle Jerks, Social Unrest and X.
* The band are back and touring and offers of live shows began to flood in. The band started to perform regularly once more, headlining festivals around Germany, Portugal, Finland and Italy and participating in ‘Punk’ and ‘Goth’ events in the UK.
* The band have been quoted as an influence by such acts as Nine Inch Nails, Evanescence, Dave Grohl, Trent Reznor and Tool.