Overground’s Artists – A Wealth of Talent
Late 70s UK Norfolk punks championed by John Peel who released two singles on the Subversive label.
The Physicals lasted from 1978 to 1980. Based in London, they began playing regularly at venues including The Nashville and The Music Machine, and soon built a substantial following.
The Jerks exemplified British Punk rock: raw urgent, fast and provocative. A strong visual image and no shortage of potential hit songs.
The Art Attacks were a British punk band from April 1977 to March 1978 who released singles including "I am a Dalek"/"Neutron Bomb" and "Punk Rock Stars"/"Rat City".
Leeds Anarcho punks who began life in 1979 as Icon, and as such contributed 'Cancer' to the Bullshit Detector compilation in 1981
Formed in Southend-On-Sea in 1981 and known to most as active participants in the punk scene that spawned Crass, Flux Of Pink Indians, Poison Girls etc.
Mirrors (a.k.a. the Mirrors) were a rock band from Cleveland, Ohio originally active 1973 - 1975, although some accounts indicate they formed as early as 1971 or 1972.
The Carpettes formed in 1977 in are a punk rock band from Houghton-le-Spring, Tyne and Wear, and released two albums on Beggars Banquet Records and recorded two Peel sessions. They split up in 1981, but reformed in 1996.