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Overground’s Artists – A Wealth of Talent

Steve Ignorant

Steve Ignorant, co-founded the seminal anarcho-punk band Crass with Penny Rimbaud in 1977

Television Personalities

English post-punk band led by singer-songwriter Dan Treacy who teamed up with fellow London Oratory schoolmates.

Alternative TV

Alternative TV – sometimes known as ATV – were formed in London in 1977, and pioneered reggae rhythms in punk and before moving on to redefine the musical rules

Satan’s Rats

Four-piece college punk band from Worcestershire who went on to find further fame as The Photos with Wendy Wu


Goldblade was formed in Manchester in early 1995, by ex Membranes frontman, John Robb, with Wayne Simmons and Keith Curtis on bass, Rob Haynes on drums and Jay Taylor on guitar.

The System

In 1980, The Lethal Objects and the Atomz joined together as a five-piece and named themselves The System

The Dickies

This American punk rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1977 has consistently made use of catchy melodies, deep harmonies, and a humorous, comical style dubbed "pop-punk" or "bubble-gum punk"

The Disrupters

The Disrupters formed in late 1980. Originally influenced by the early punk bands of the late 70s (The Sex Pistols, The Ramones, The Clash etc) the band was eventually drawn to the anarchist scene.

The Door and the Window

A short-lived British art-punk DIY band, formed by the duo of Nag and Bendle in London, and active from 1979 to '81