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Deviated Instinct

Deviated Instinct were a crust punk/heavy metal act from Norwich formed in 1984 with a line-up of vocalist/guitarist Mid (a.k.a. Rob Middleton), singer Leggo, bassist Ian and drummer Mark. Deviated Instinct, debuting on the live circuit in September of 1984, released two demos in 1986 entitled 'Tip Of The Iceberg' and 'Terminal Filth Stenchcore'. Their first single on Peaceville Records was a limited edition of 1000 followed a year later by the debut album 'Rock 'n' Roll Conformity'. By this time bassist Ian had left to join Goober Patrol.

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Splurge

There is more than one artist with the name Splurge: 1. Splurge was a DIY punk band from Long Island on Traffic Violation Records in the late 1990s/ early 2000s. They released a split CD with Contra as well as two 7 inches, "Tales of the Generation Me" and "Exit/Stretch". They also released a split 7 inch with Striped Basstards and appeared on the Traffic Violation Records 6 band 7 inch as well as numerous compilations. Their first two 7 inches were re-released as a limited double 7 inch called "Please Bring the Cider"

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Disrupters

The Disrupters were formed in late 1980 in Norwich, UK. Originally influenced by the early punk bands of the late 70s (Sex Pistols,
Ramones, The Clash etc) the band were becoming increasingly drawn to the
anarchist scene. Things started early for The Disrupters with Crass including an early demo
version of the song "Napalm" on their 1st "Bullshit Detector" lp. In 1981 the band entered Whitehouse Studios in Norwich to record their 1st

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Zounds

Zounds were a UK anarchist band formed in 1977 from loose jamming sessions around the Reading area. Originally they were part of the cassette culture movement, releasing material on the Fuck Off Records tape label, and were also involved in the squatting and free festival scene. The band met up with fellow anarchists Crass when, legend has it, their van broke down on the road. They made their way to nearby Dial House, where Crass were based, who helped them with repairs. The two bands became friends, and although musically very divergent, they shared many common political views.

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Fear Like Us

Spawning from the cesspools of Newcastle, Fear Like Us was originally formed as a two-piece back in 04. They recorded a demo back then, and soon Jamie Hay and Kim Wall were joined by Babs on bass. A demo came out in 05, a split with another Newcastle band Scarlet Fever. With both demos unavailable now, it's hard to get your hands on some of these old recordings. Towards the end of 2006, Joel joined the band on drums, which added a more fuller sound for an ever-increasing in popularity band.

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Burning Times

There are 3 or more bands called Burning Times. 1) Burning Times is a three piece hardcore punk band from Brighton, England. Together for only a year and a half initially, between early 2007 to mid 2008, they released two 7" EP's and a cd-r demo (Nuclear Family War EP on Tadpole Records, The End Is The Beginning Is The End Is The Beginning....EP on Tadpole Records/Parade of Spectres/Keep Screaming/This One's For The Crew/Burning Times). With Matt's return from Australia in 2012, the band have resumed playing and are writing material for a new 7".

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Vex

There are eight artists by the name of Vex. 1) Vex hailed from South East London / north west kent area and formed in the very early eighties, the 'Sanctuary' 12" and 'It's no crime' on the Mortarhate compalation 'Who?What?Why?When?Where?' were their only releases.
Sanctuary was issued on Fight Back, a sublabel of Mortarhate, run by the people of Conflict. Vex also played gigs with Conflict, so they were more associated with the anarchist punk scene than the Batcave fair. But contrary to most anarcho-punk bands from that time, they were not influenced by CRASS or Conflict.

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Scraps

There are a number of bands named Scraps 1. Scraps is a pop band from Norwich, England 2. Scraps was a punk/hardcore band from Montreal, Canada that broke up in the 80s 3. Scraps was a Anarcho/punk band from Lille,France,they formed in mid 1980's, their sound was a mixture of japcore,hardcore. And was around til the mid 1990's,with a few vinyl releases, 1) "Apartheid" 7" in 1986(Aaltrack),
2)Aaargh" 7" in 1987(Aaltrack),
3)a flexi split w Don Don in 1989(MCR Company),
4)"Wrapped up in this society" lp in 1990(Be Your Self Rec.s),

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DAN

There is more than one artist with this name: 1) Dan is an anarcho punk band from Darlington England, active from mid to late eighties who went on to release several records before breaking up in 1988. Members went on to form Sofahead. 2) Dan is a Finnish rap-artist. 3) Dan is a Hawaiian singer previously in the Japanese pop group pool bit boys (1997-2001). 4) Dan is an MC from Meridian. 5) Dan is a guitarist from north east of the UK. 6) Dan is a bloke from Cornwall with some decks 7) Dan is the lovely Danny Townsley from Ayrshire, Scotland

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