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Anonymous Tip

PRESS QUOTES: “Anonymous Tip give us plenty of reasons to keep the faith” – ROCK SOUND "Their potential in the Kerrang! market is relatively limitless. They’ll be worth keeping an eye on in times to come, of that I’m sure" - SUBBA CULTCHA "Anonymous Tip focus on creating the kind of frantic sing-a-long anthems that are as intoxicating as they are totally irresistible" - DROWNED IN SOUND "Hotly Tipped Rock Monsters" - MUSIC WEEK

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Attak

Formed in early 1981 in New Mills, Manchester, as a four piece band, Attak reverted to a trio when their singer left for school commitments. They released two singles in this form, with Lindsay, sister of Mackie from Blitz, being the drummer. A new guitarist was recruited for their album before they split up in late 1983. Gary later turned up in a revamped Blitz and provided the vocals on their "Killing Dream" album. Gary and Lindsay married in 1985.

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The Bus Station Loonies

The Bus Station Loonies are a 'cabaret punk' band from Plymouth,UK. They have been described as a cross between Dead Kennedys, Undertones and the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band. The band formed in 1995 in an attempt to put fun into the anarcho-punk movement. Original Loonies Tony Popkids (drums) and Chris Wheelchair (vocals, keyboards, kazoo; ex-drummer with Oi Polloi, Disorder, Riot/Clone and DIRT, among others) still continue with the band today, having recruited approximately 30 other band members over 10 years.

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The Ejections

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We lived in a one horse town. The horse died. We like punk and having a laugh. We are all too ugly to be on a television based talent show. You get the picture. Description
Playing fast, sharp punk rock resembling the likes of Black Flag, Screeching Weasel and Ramones. Band interests
Drinking, Smoking, Skating, BMX-ing, Digging, Playing shows (kinda), Tommy Lords - Bass and science homework.
Adam Ratboy - Guitar and hard drugs.
Elvis Penny - Guitar and Night Nurse.
Aza! - Drums and art college.

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One Car Pile-Up

One Car Pile-Up is a United Kingdom melodic punk band which formed in the Scunthorpe area in 1996. Chris Lonsdale was the bassist in local band Gan at the time, and approached Wes Wasley to form a new band. They wrote songs at Wes' house while thinking about other people to complete the line-up. Chris brought along Dave Clarke who was the singer in Gan and so the search was on for a drummer. After trying a couple of local people it was obvious they needed someone who could play fast, and Wes suggested Robin 'Towie' Tow who used to play in Mental Seizure with him...

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The Fuckwits

THE FUCKWITS are a 4-piece 77-sounding punk rock band from Sheffield. They played their first gig 3 years ago with Lightyear and have since played with One Man Army, The Slits, The Rezillos, The Buzzcocks, The Damned, The Vibrators, 999, Ed Tudor-Pole, , Jesse James, Selfish Cunt, Dogs, Cazals, amongst others, throughout the UK.

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Shatterhand

It all started back in 1998 when Dave, Stuart, Brian and Rams met up in a shady rehearsal studio in an effort to get all the surplus energy and anger out of our collective system. After four practices the chance came to play a couple of shows with Vanilla Pod and being the idiots that we are, we drunkenly agreed. I guess that was kinda when we were born for real - More shows followed throughout the UK and Ireland with the like of Diesel Boy, UK Subs, Shelter, Lost Prophets, Real McKenzies, 999, Turtlehead, Fireapple Red, The Dangerfields, No Comply, Even In Blackouts etc.

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