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Christmas 1976. Manchester punk pioneers Buzzcocks formed by Howard Devoto
and Pete Shelley have recorded and are just about to have phenomenal success with
the groundbreaking, Spiral Scratch EP. Two months later, as the release starts to take
off, Howard Devoto leaves.
A quick reshuffle and Pete Shelley takes over lead vocals.
Over the years, the lineups change. Only Pete Shelley and Steve Diggle remain
constant members of this iconic band. The methodology remains constant too:
short, sharp slices of sublime guitar punk pop music, revered by a global army of fans
and vitally influential to legions of bands coming up behind.
Flash-forward to 2018. Buzzcocks have been throttling back a bit, being a bit more
exclusive but still very busy. The band signs their catalogue to Domino Records and
announce a landmark performance of “Singles Going Steady” at the Royal Albert Hall
for June 2019 with The Skids and Penetration. It looks as if Buzzcocks are going to
enjoy some well deserved and high profile recognition of their contribution to British
On 6th December, that bright prospect is thrown into darkness with Pete's tragic and
The Albert Hall show is recast as a tribute to Pete Shelley with remaining members
Steve Diggle, Chris Remington, and Danny Farrant, joined by original band members,
'special guest' vocalists and guitarists.
For now and into the future Buzzcocks will continue with Steve on lead vocals/guitar,
Chris Remington on Bass, and Danny Farrant on Drums with an added guitarist.
Commitments will be honoured; you can't hold a good band down.
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