Friday, 17 January 2014

Violators – Gangland - 7"+ lyric sheet and merchandise insert

No Future Records Oi 9  1982 includes mega rare lyric sheet and No Future cardboard merchandise insert.

A Gangland/B The Fugitive

Helen Hill - Vocals, Shaun Styles (Cess or Stylesy) - Vocals, Mark Cole (Coley) - Guitar, John Marchington (Matchi) - Bass, Anthony Hall (Ajax) - Drums
From New Mills, this was another of the good Punk/Oi! bands produced in the Stockport/Manchester area. The Violators used the stark imagery from the film "A Clockwork Orange" to great effect. Never really comfortable in the punk role they, nevertheless, produced some great songs and were much liked by Garry Bushell of 'Sounds' who gave them a lot of press. They split very soon after the release of their second single. Helen and Coley formed Taboo, but never issued any singles. The rest of the band continued briefly as The Violators, releasing a further single on No Future's sister label, Future Records. Styles and Marchington then formed "Ice The Falling Rain", releasing further material on Future Records. Please note that this is not the same band who released a single called "NY Ripper" in 1980.

Superb all round condition - nice clean copy - will be shipped by registered post.

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