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1) The Weekend
From humble beginnings in the summer of 1995 when two young girls from London, Canada, Andrea Wasse (vox/guitar) and Lorien Jones (vox/bass) found kindred spirit Lincoln Cushman (keyboards) wandering the streets, The Weekend’s reason for existence has been to rock the tired masses. The Weekend's self-titled debut full-length record, produced by Andy Magoffin at the House of Miracles, contained ten sensational gems that did just that. The Weekend’s fresh-faced approach, infectious vocal harmonies, sweet keyboards, crunchy guitar and heartstring tugging lyrics have become a beacon of rock hope in this era of bland music saturation.
Although they are best remembered as being members of the Oi! punk movement, the Crack were actually closer to the musical stylings of punk popsters 999 and mod rockers the Chords than any of their Oi! brethren (the Business, Cockney Rejects, etc.). On the musical scene since 1982, when they won a national televised battle of the bands, the Crack didn't release their debut album until 1989. Certainly worth the wait, guitarist/vocalist Steve Jones (NOT the Sex Pistols' guitarist of the same name) leads the band through ten melodic anthems driven by a wall of guitars and biting melodies. At times, Jones sounds like 999's Nick Cash, then switches into a gutsier Pete Wylie on other tracks. Album opener "My World" starts the ball rolling in s...
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1) Vicious Rumours is a UK Oi!/street punk band formed early 1979 in south London. Currently planning a reunion and very much active again.
Not to be confused with the US metal band (Vicious Rumors)
Various lineup changes through the early years due to the changing face of British punk music led to the band adopting a style more in line with the OI! sounds that were coming from London's east end (just over the river and turn left!)
The band name was arrived upon after watching an episode of Kojak!
Legends in their native south London/North Kent area from early on, the band played with just about every local punk/skinhead/rock band that was arou...