HUNG LIKE HANRATTY are the most talked about band on the circuit. They sing about every day life what people get angry at, but say nothing. Like picking dog mess up. People riding mobility scooters when there is nothing wrong with them. Etc. They were voted as the best live band in 2016 by punk planet. There album released in 2016 on the mighty FLICKNIFE RECORDS has been a huge success world wide. There energetic hilarious stage show will have you in stitches,  Make a point of watching them. You won't be disappointed. Heavily influenced by 1977 punk attitude, and bands like Toy Dolls, macc lads, pork dukes, damned etc, HUNG LIKE HANRATTY are top of there game.  What you see is what you get. 

Described in Ian Glasper's book as "half Splodgenessabounds, half Crass", The Bus Station Loonies have been doing anarchic things with silly string and cider since 1995. Based in Plymouth, the band set the Guinness World Record for the most gigs performed in 12 hours and have never looked back, nor fully recovered, since. Stalwarts of the DIY punk scene and darlings of the Channel 4 documentary, The Loonies have two full albums under their ever-expanding belts, a handful of EPs, and countless space-fillers on numerous compilations. Their "vicious headbutt between Johnny Moped and Jello Biafra" approach is sure to put the pun back into punk and an ogo in your pogo.

Formed in 2005, North Devon based 4 piece band FALLING APART were recently described as “almost punk ‘n roll cabaret”, with their upbeat show of covers, originals and rocked up versions of popular songs with witty repartee and audience interaction. With a strong keyboard influence, think of a heady mix of The Stranglers, The Damned and hint of The Dickies and you’ll get the flavour of what’s on offer...

Slaughter II featuring 2 ex members of Slaughter & The Dogs…Drummer Brian Grantham & frontman Eddie Garrity vocals / Guitar are also joined by Bassist Rick Sullivan….playing the hits from “Do it dog style” & Bite Back albums aswell as a brand new album.

Formed in 2011 to bring proper Rock 'n' Roll back to the forefront. After a couple of stale years SEGREGATES have returned in 2017 with the debut album "Burston", dedicated to the memory of the late Motorhead guitarist Micheal "Wurzel" Burston. With the backing of the legendary L.A label Cleopatra records the album has received excellent reviews. SEGREGATES don't look for approval and refuse acceptance. No pretence. No Bullshit just 100% ugly rock 'n' roll sometimes described as "Motorpunk"

Up to the point of 2006 the band in its umpteenth line up change chose to part company with the then singer Jimmy Pursey. That point the band was at its lowest with no shows and low turn outs things had to change...both Dave Parsons and Ian Whitewood recruited the now singer Tim V and set about reworking the band..this took the form of Tim V and the band working the UK righting the wrongs they inherited and touring as was the nature of SHAM 69. That took them the length and breath of Britain and within the first year they had toured the UK and the USA...and released their first original album in years. From there word got out and though it was tough on the fans to face change, like many bands today it stood the test and saw them tour the world tirelessly taking in countries such as Australia, Japan, Russia and China. Also in this time they released 3 more original albums and had made a movie which is still touring the Movie Festival market. Of course things have changed but to many true fans who know and have followed the band they still command respect which still see's them touring and keeping the true faith of what SHAM 69 original stood for!

There isn't a self-respecting gutter punk, hardcore kid or subcultural miscreant alive who hasn't seen the GBH logo emblazoned on the back of a leather jacket, a denim vest, or a torn-up t-shirt. And now the world will be slapped upside the head with another reminder as to exactly why GBH is so important, in the form of Perfume and Piss, the legendary and iconic punk band's first album for Hellcat Records. 

Barn-burning, fist-pumping, palace-gates-storming tracks like "Kids Get Down," "Cadillac One" and "This is Not the Real World" carry the torch forward with the band's trademark fury that is alternately nihilistic, optimistic, pessimistic, anarchist, violent, humorous and deadly serious all at once. 

Charged GBH have been a band for over 30 years; far longer than your average careerist outfit of radio rock garbage who are here today and gone tomorrow. Their longevity is a testament to their purity of sound and vision. Although, as vocalist and founding member Colin Abrahall tells it, there was never anything close to a "plan." 

"We didn't think it'd last a week when we first got together," he says, with a laugh. "None of us could really play our instruments or do our specific job within the band. We just kind of winged it for a while. If you were born the day we formed in 1979, you'd be a mature adult now!" 

GBH could have only been born in Birmingham (or, Abrahall reckons, maybe Detroit) with its heavily industrialized factories. From Led Zeppelin to Judas Priest to Black Sabbath to Charged GBH, the Birmingham vibe is as distinct as it is working class, gritty and real. "You stay in a band because if you don't, you have to go back and work in the factory," Colin says. "So you do what you've got to do." 

Worldwide touring and gigs at places like the legendary 100 Club throughout the '80s were commemorated by a slew of now landmark albums like City Baby Attacked by Rats (1982), the epitome of what is now known and beloved in every corner of every scene by punks as the "UK82" sound. 

City Baby's Revenge followed two years later, followed by no less than six albums in the '90s. Ha Ha, released in 2002, was the last full-length we'd heard from GBH before now... And hot damn, it was certainly worth the wait! 

Perfume and Piss is, in the band's own words, the "best album we've done in a long, long time." The album was created in fits and starts (two weeks on, two weeks off) which allowed them to fine-tune the material and compose a more complete feeling album. "We're really pleased with it," says Colin. 

"We've been on various dodgy labels in the past and ever since Hellcat first started, we've wanted to be associated with it," he remarks. "To actually sign with Hellcat is a dream come true for us." 

30 plus years on, GBH still calls a crappy van home and wouldn't have it any other way. "It's what we live for -- the main purpose of each and every day is to get to the gig; that's the raison d'être." 

And so what would the Colin Abrahall of 1978 think about the GBH of 2010? 

"I think he'd be pretty speechless that we're still doing what we're doing," he says. "We used to live for the day that it was. We never used to think about the future that much. I don't think he would have said I've sold out or betrayed punk rock or anything. We're still true to our roots."

The Subhumans are a DIY anarcho-punk 4-piece from Wiltshire who in the 80s were redefining the musical boundaries of punk rock with their numerous EPs and albums, including the classic 'Day the Country Died', and 'From the Cradle to the Grave', [which included a 16-minute song of that name], blending hard and fast with curve-ball dynamics in the music, and a socio-political lyrical outlook that spurned the obvious and questioned everything. Splitting in 86, they reformed in 98, and took up where they left off, incessantly touring, and, unlike most reformed bands, with the original line-up. Their energies undiminished, they are a cracking live experience.

TV Smith was founder member, singer and songwriter for the Adverts, who formed in late 1976, and became one of the leading bands in the first wave of British punk rock. In early 1977, they performed regularly at the newly-opened Roxy Club in London, and gained cult success with the Stiff Records single "One Chord Wonders." Their next release, "Gary Gilmore's Eyes" became a hit record, leading to many radio and TV appearances and extensive media interest. A further single, “No Time To Be 21,” also entered the charts, and the band spent the rest of the year playing live, including major tours with The Damned and Iggy Pop. The album that followed in early 1978, "Crossing the Red Sea with the Adverts," is still considered a genuine classic of the era and is often cited as one of the twenty best punk albums ever released.

The Adverts released one further album, “Cast Of Thousands,” before their split in 1979. Slammed by the critics at the time, the album was re-released recently on Fire Records to universal acclaim, and described by Mojo magazine as “the long lost punk album that rivals The Clash’s ‘London Calling’.”

Immediately after the break up, TV formed TV Smith's Explorers, who achieved a U.K. hit in 1980 with the single “Tomahawk Cruise” and released one album, “Last Words Of The Great Explorer” a year later. Lack of commercial success led to the band being dropped by their record label and their subsequent split. TV re-entered the live arena in 1986 with Cheap, before performing his first gigs as a solo artist in the early ’90’s. He has gone on to release a succession of critically-acclaimed albums, including “March Of The Giants” (1992), “Immortal Rich” (1995), “Generation Y” (1999), “Not A Bad Day” (2003), “Misinformation Overload” (2006), “In The Arms Of My Enemy” (2008), and “Coming In To Land” (2011). He has also been involved in a number of collaborations with other bands, most notably with German superstars Die Toten Hosen, who performed as TV’s backing band on the album “Useless.”

At the request of his fans, in 2013 TV released “The Acoustic Sessions,” an album of solo performances, recorded live in the studio with renowned producer Jon Caffery. Vive Le Rock magazine called it “an album that sits alongside the Angry Brigade output of Pete Townsend, Roger Waters and Lou Reed, but hits you with the wallop of bare knuckle punk.”  Late 2014 saw the release of a new TV Smith album entitled “I Delete," his sixteenth as a solo artist, which has been acclaimed by critics and fans alike.

Fiercely independent and determinedly embodying the original spirit of punk rock, TV continues to tour the world, bringing his epic solo show to ever-increasing audiences. Remarkably, he plays his concerts without a setlist and every performance contains a different selection of songs chosen on the night. He plays more than 120 gigs a year and has performed all over Europe, as well as the USA, Japan, Australia, South America, Russia – and even Heligoland.

Not content with playing live, TV has also has written about his on-the-road experiences in five books of highly popular Tour Diaries, described by “Sandman” and “American Gods” author Neil Gaiman as, “hilarious, honest and incredibly true.” The fifth and final volume, “Book Of The Year,” contains a write-up of every one of the 130 gigs TV played in 2013. At the beginning of 2017 TV’s first ever book of lyrics was published by Foruli Codex. Exquisitely designed by Cure designer Andy Vella, and entitled “The Alternative Top 50,” the book comprises fifty of what are arguably TV’s best lyrics. It is available as a conventional paperback, as well as an exclusive collectors’ hardback edition which includes a 10’ vinyl single that TV has recorded with Henry Rollins.

The Rezillos burst forth upon the rock scene and by chancesfound themselves inadvertently caught up in the Punk or New Wave movement. Probably because they didn't proscribe to fifteen minute slabs of tedious progressive rock, shunning it in favour of three minute sparkling pop gems which would eventually be fully realised in their inimitable sound and vision. Their debt single, I Can’t Stand my baby shot them to underground fame initially via airings on John Peel’s radio show. Their classic singles My Baby Does Good Sculptures, Top of the Pops and Destination Venus signalled critically acclaimed milestones for the band.

Their landmark album Can't Stand the Rezillos reached the top 10 in the UK album chart. They appeared twice on the legendary Old Grey Whistle Test and hit the Top Twenty with their hit single “Top of the Pops”, a satirical swipe at the UK pop music programme of the same name. Once the band had achieved chart success it was inevitable that they should appear on the same show! They followed up that same year with a live recording, Mission Accomplished... But the Beat Goes On, and promptly broke up to the anguish of fans and music critics alike.

In recent years their music has appeared on various "History of New Wave" compilations with the band enjoying a growing status on US underground and college radio stations and rock fanzines. Interest has continued to expand, seeing a CD re-release of their material in 1993 and the subsequent Web buzz via the internet, etc. Bringing it to a head, they reformed on new year’s Eve 2002 with a spur-of-the moment gig in Edinburgh, Scotland playing to 150,000 hogmanay revellers gathered in the capital city. The writing was on the wall, it was time to get the band together again, tour the world and set to work on the creation of a new album. Following rave reviews, the reformed group embarked upon a twelve-date tour of the US. Strangely enough, although signed to an American label, and having recorded their debut in New York City, the band had previously played only one gig in the USA in 1978, at the infamous CBGB’s.

They played exceptional sell-out shows in the USA and won over a new generation of fans. Their UK shows, again including the sell-out Astoria 2 show in London, have re-established them as one of the most exciting bands, with a verve and energy that puts many younger bands to shame. The long-awaited cult-movie, Jackass: The Movie was finally released in the UK. having grossed $66 million in the US. The Rezillos classic foot stomper Somebody's Gonna Get Their Head Kicked In Tonight features on the soundtrack.

Having made it into the 21st century that they sang about so often in the 20th it’s fitting that their rebirth should warp them into the present still finding themselves firmly in step both musically and conceptually.

Their music has stayed edgy, having remained in its own league from the very beginning. Certainly, like all punk rock it's sometimes creatively derivative (er, like all rock and roll...), thus, while a lot of good bands can sound like everyone else, the really great bands are what everyone's sounding like and yet whose sound simply cannot be repeated.

Musically, The Rezillos are truly influential to the so-called neo-punk scene as the best musicians that recorded and performed during that era. Their music is, upon inspection, "poppy,"but at the same time quintessentially loud, fast rock and roll that eschews the mainstream. It's upbeat, while at the same time showing a dark side to their songs ("Cold Wars" could be a theme from a yet-to-be unearthed John Le Carre novel-turned-film circa 1967, and "I Can't Stand My Baby" is an anti-love song about breaking up because one can’t stand the other.

They prefer a planet where growing up doesn't happen until after you’re dead and the world runs on high-octane, guitar-driven, anti-mope rock with the wildest hook lines.

The Ruts DC live show consists of songs representing their many phases - the more recent ‘Rhythm Collision Vol.2’ - the critically acclaimed ‘Animal Now’ and of course, classic versions of Ruts songs ‘Babylons’ Burning’,  ‘Staring at the Rude Boys’, ‘Jah War’ and others. The two remaining original Ruts members - Segs Jennings and David Ruffy - provide an exciting powerhouse rhythm section for new addition Leigh Heggarty to excel on guitar.
They released a ‘LIVE ON STAGE’ album last year and their book,
'Love in Vain' - the story of The Ruts and Ruts DC written by Roland Link and edited by Paul Trynka, is out now.

They are currently making a new album called ‘Music Must Destroy’ to be released in September and their new single ‘ Psychic Attack’ is released May 20th through Westworld

Ruts DC were formed in 1980 by guitarist Paul Fox, bassist John 'Segs' Jennings and drummer David Ruffy. With vocalist Malcolm Owen they had previously been The Ruts, one of the best-loved bands of the punk rock era, releasing several fine singles (including 'Babylon's Burning' which earned them a silver disc) and two much-acclaimed albums 'The Crack' and 'Grin And Bear It'. Musically they were always more ambitious than many of their contemporaries, mixing reggae and rock in a manner that still influences musicians today; lyrically they reflected their uncompromising support for causes such as Rock Against Racism.

Following Malcolm's untimely death the three musicians regrouped, adding the musical term D.C. (from the Latin for 'from the beginning') to the name. Despite critical acclaim the band folded in 1983, although on the 16th of July 2007 The Ruts played together one more time when with U.S. punk hero Henry Rollins on vocals Paul, Segs and Dave reunited for an emotional performance at the Islington Academy. With Paul suffering from incurable lung cancer it was an evening which also featured many of their punk contemporaries and which will live long in the memories of all who were there. In the interim years Segs and Dave have worked separately and together with some of the biggest names in the music industry – in 2010 they got together to write Rhythm Collision Vol.2 then in 2011 Ruts DC returned to the stage.

Now, in 2016, Segs handles the lead vocal / frontman duties with panache and respect while Ruffy sings backing vocals as well as holding down the perfect beat. Sounding fresh and with the songs still proving to carry an important message in these current times. The Ruts DC show is a must see. 

999 celebrate 41 years together as a band in 2017. They formed part of the first wave of punk in 1976 performing their classics Homicide, Emergency etc. at concerts worldwide. 999 are veterans of the Rebellion Festivals and are the only band to have appeared at all 20 shows.

Discharge who formed in Stoke On Trent, UK in 1977, were one of the world’s first hardcore punk bands, and are often recognized as one of the main bands responsible for starting crust punk, and serving as sole inspiration for a legion of bands who played a style of hardcore punk called “d-beat” for how they paid tribute to Discharge’s distinctive guitar and drum interplay. They later went on to play in the ’80s crossover hybrid of hardcore punk and thrash metal. Discharge are still active today, fronted by JJ Janiak from Broken Bones on vocals.

Discharge formed with the original line up of Terry ‘Tezz’ Roberts on Vocals, twin brother Tony ‘Bones’ Roberts on Guitar, Roy ‘Rainy’ Wainwright on guitar, Nigel Bamford on bass and Akko on drums. Shortly after Nigel Bamford left the group and Rainy moved to bass. This line up sounded much more like the Sex Pistols and only recorded one demo.

The line up and the sound changed in 1979. It became: Kelvin ‘Cal’ Morris on vocals, Bones on guitar, Rainy on bass and Tez on drums. Many consider this line up to be the “classic” Discharge line up.

Discharge have returned to the more classic sound with Tezz Roberts returning, now on guitar. Bones on guitar, Rainy on bass, Dave on drums and JJ Janiak from Broken Bones on vocals who suits the classic sound of Discharge well.

After returning from a European tour (Sep 2014) with this line-up and receiving fantastic support from old and new fans, they will be recording a new album for 2015 and world tour.

 featuring ARTURO BASSICK  ( the only member from the 1977 line up  still actively keeping the band alive ) , they combine many of the older well known songs from the early days with material from the last 29 years that ARTURO has written .

A great band , don't miss them you'll regret it ! 

After rocking the UK, Europe and the USA with 'The Duel' for 15 years and putting out 5 critically acclaimed and

ground breaking albums, 4 EPs & 300 songs later, lead singer/song writer and founder Tara Rez has struck gold dust

by going at it alone with her eponymous new project

'I’ll be performing songs from The Duel’s most recent album, Waging War Hold to Love, as well as my past and future

favourites. In short, the best of the best.’ 

Chron Gen are Glynn Barber (vocals/guitar), John “JJ” Johnson (drums), Roy Horner (bass), Fraser Britten (guitarist)

This is the Age, but before that there was this:

Chronic Generation was born in a Hertfordshire school music room, one rainy afternoon in 1977 and raised on a healthy diet of playing Pistols, Clash & Damned covers with assorted mates on vocals.

November 1979 sees the Hitchin based Chronic Generation play their first gig at a 6th form party. Early 1980 the band start to pick up a local following and drop half their name.

1981 - The band release 1,000 copies of their self financed debut EP Puppets of War on the Gargoyle label. Later signed to Fresh Records it spends almost ten months in the UK Independent Chart, peaking at number 4. Selling over 45,000 copies it was one of the top selling Indie singles of the year.

With the success of the EP, Chron Gen go from local youth club to the Lyceum, London in front of 3,000 people and are invited to join The Exploited, Discharge and Anti-Pasti on the now infamous Apocalypse tour in the UK in the summer of 1981.

The tour rips up all four corners of the country and brings Chron Gen to the nations youth, gaining them many column inches in the weekly music press, who can’t quite categorise their more ‘tuneful’ approach to Punk songwriting!

They sign to Miles Copeland’s Step Forward label and release ‘Reality’ before moving to Secret Records, who issue the band’s debut album, Chronic Generation, in March 1982, reaching number 53 on the UK Albums Chart. It is the last release to feature Jon Thurlow, who is replaced by Mark ‘Floyd’ Alison.

The band joined The Anti Nowhere League on their UK ‘So What’ tour and then an 18 date tour of the United States in support of the album. After a further single, Outlaw, Pete Dimmock left to join Chelsea and is replaced by Liverpool’s finest bass player, Roy Horner in 1983.

The band’s final studio release was the 1984 mini-album Nowhere to Run, which was recorded be-fore Horner joined and featured session musician Nigel Ross-Scott on bass. The band split up in October 1984, subsequently reforming to play occasional reunion shows.

Floyd later joined The Occasional Tables. He died on 31 October 1999. Pete Dimmock died on the 12th August 2011.

2016 . New album released & band are invited to play Rebellion Festival !

Resistance 77 are a Street Punk n Oi! band established 1980 playing all over Europe & USA. With a melodic 77 street punk sound Including great sing a long choruses.

Wickedly funny, hugely heavy; Super Fast Girlie Show deliver shorter than short songs, packed with great glops of sonic reverb and cavernous bass rumbles; a head on collision of punk rock, doom metal and the blues, heavier than Napalm Death, odder than the Legendary Stardust Cowboy.

Super Fast Girlie Show - a 3pc twin bass and drum shock to the system, aggressive, yet accessible; we were compared to a 'collision between Motorhead and Dr Feelgood'...weird but I kind of know what the author meant!
They have been called a lot of things. Here are some of them.

"The future of rock and roll" Louder Than War.

"They take the psycho bass shake up a notch or ten" Uber Rock
Short songs packed in with years of sonic reverb. Drowning bass rumbles meet doom metal and punk rock right in the middle. Part Sabbath part Sex Pistols. The comparison ends there. Wickedly funny, hugely heavy and monstrously mad.
We released our debut album 'Don't Go Down Gentle' via Antipop Records in August 2015, the launch taking place at the Rebellion Festival; the album has picked up some fantastic press, and some radio play inc nationally via Gideon Coe BBC 6music; we had reviews in printed magazines inc Vive le Rock (UK), Alternative Press & Razorcake (USA) and Ox Fanzine (Germany)

This led to us signing a deal with a European booking agent (Mario Schoelcke) for 2016, we plan to be in Germany in early 2017.

We have supported bands inc Goldblade, Mike Watt (Stooges), Spear of Destiny, Dirt Box Disco, The Damned, Vice Squad, and have dates ahead with The Vibrators, and The Membranes. We have appeared at the Rebellion Festival (2014, 15 & 16), Bearded Theory (2015), Strummercamp (2014 & 15), North West Calling, Dogfest (2016) etc. and played two shows at Rebellion 2016 - we have also had recent supports with Spear of Destiny, have dates with The Membranes, Ferocious Dog etc

I'm now looking ahead to 2017, when we will be releasing our follow up album on both Vinyl and CD.

Church Of Eon are a new band, with a unique sound, there is power, emotion, depth and a passion that could make you cry. For people that lust after a music that is uplifting with purpose they need look no further.  The band define quality. 
Church Of Eon launched in March 2015 and released their debut album All Our Tomorrows in April 2015, which was distributed digitally by Cadiz Music. We have had many Radio plays on stations across the globe. USA, UK, GREECE, GERMANY, SWEDEN and many others, and have had a lot of fantastic comments from DJ's and fans. Church Of Eon have already released 4 amazing music videos to compliment their album All Our Tomorrows. With so much to offer, Church Of Eon are a band with creative Artistic Flare, a band with no limits.

Band members consist of Nic Austin - Guitar / Vocals, Lee Morrell - Drums, Simon Godfrey - Keyboards, Lee (Dairy) Page - Bass and Marc Jefferies - Guitar. we would describe the music as Power, Energy, Meaning and Passion. and addictive Songs that hook in your very being, with mix of guitars, keyboards and drive that blow your mind.

Formed in sept 2013, KNOCK OFF are a hard hitting punk trio, taking influences from the early 80's U.K punk scene. 30 years on and the country’s still a mess. KNOCK OFF’s sound is fueled by anger and disillusionment at a country going down the pan and life in general. A raw and powerful sound mixed with anger, energy and passion, with stick in your head choruses, KNOCK OFF will leave their mark. With supports with The UK Subs, Cockney Rejects, The Business, Anti Pasti and Sham 69 at the 100 Club, as well as an appearance slot at Rebellion 2015, KNOCK OFF are aiming high. Jump on the bandwagon, before someone nicks the wheels...