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...