Posts Tagged ‘1980s’
Nerve Blocks

Artist: Nerve Blocks

by Nick Boldockon 9th January 2021
Nerve Blocks were a Hull punk rock group started by three school pals at Kingston High School in 1979 [...]

Paul Moller (1982)

Artist: What Katy Did Next

by Nick Boldockon 3rd July 2020
"...the general idea behind it was to get drunk, take drugs, have fun and play..." [...]

Rich Rags (Hull)

Artist: Rich Rags

by Nick Boldockon 27th May 2020
Rich Rags began in around 1987 when guitarist Jon Stewart Forester recruited front man Ian Wright. The first couple of years saw a revolving door of members that included Mark Dennis of Re-Animator, Dave Harker, and John Andrew, later of Kingmaker [...]

Cold Dance

Artist: Cold Dance

by Nick Boldockon 23rd May 2020
Cold Dance was a gothic post punk band, formed in 1982 from a Hull pub covers band called Useless Information, the brainchild of drummer Kevin Hunter and bass player Paul Green [...]

Johnny Solo live at The Bull, Hull

Artist: Johnny Solo

by Nick Boldockon 19th May 2020
Johnny Richardson (a.k.a. Johnny Solo) and Chris Brown were at Art College together. They frequently collaborated with poets and performance artists, meeting Steve Marshall on the way [...]

Nyam Nyam - Hope Of Heaven

Nyam Nyam – Hope Of Heaven

by Nick Boldockon 14th May 2020
Essential listening, Nyam Nyam's 1984 LP "Hope Of Heaven" was their only full length release and remains an underrated but highly recommended record [...]

East Riding Folk - Windmills

East Riding Folk – Windmills

by Nick Boldockon 13th May 2020
East Riding Folk was a group of young musicians originally put together by Bill and Stuart Davidson in 1974 [...]

Artist: One Of The Waiters

by Nick Boldockon 24th April 2020
One Of The Waiters started life in February 1983 with a gig at The Duke Of Cumberland in North Ferriby, after simply changing their name from The Criminals [...]

The Criminals publicity photo 1981

Artist: The Criminals

by Nick Boldockon 18th April 2020
The Criminals were formed early in 1981 when two ex members of Animation, Norm Kirby (lead vocal) and Lawrence Abel (bass guitar) joined forces with Mick Buxton (ex Mental Block) on lead guitar and Duncan O'Connor on drums [...]


Artist: Sheep

by Nick Boldockon 15th December 2019
Sheep formed in the Spring of 1984 in the front room of a terraced house on Ruskin Street off Anlaby Road in Hull [...]