Label: Degenerate Music - DM004SEP • Format: 2x, CD EP • Country: UK • Genre: Rock • Style: Garage Rock, Psychobilly
Norris rhythm guitaristSymren 'Sym' Gharial bassistand Tom Diamantopoulo drummeruntil Mayin which Andy Huxley "decided to leave due to a decrease in musical similarities"  to form the death-jazz band Vile Imbeciles and was replaced by Rich Fownes from With Scratched Keys - Cabras - Experimental Scratch Jazz Experience. In their first few years as a band, they were known for their large black car with red and orange flames on each side.
The band are renowned for their intense live shows, where McKnight regularly leaves the stage during numbers to mingle with the crowd. The band have released eight singles on various formats, each release has had several b-sides included and so the band have a large number of songs that cannot be found on their albums. The song " Mister Mental " was U Buschettu Di LAriola - Diana Di Lalba - Diana Di Lalba on the filmShaun of the Deadthe movie also contained posters and other references to the band.
The band have on rare occasion disguised themselves dressed up as green bees as a band called The Boogs, a band that had apparently signed with their old record label, No Death.
They released one song as The Boogs which was a B-side on one of their singles. The song is titled "Palomino's Dream". A video was also made for the song, which featured them dressed up as green bees in New York City. In an interview, former member Andy Huxley was questioned about his reasons for giving up drugs he said "Because it's irresponsible, and you can't get anything done, and it stifles your creativity, and there's no benefit in it really, apart from its like going on vacation constantly, I can't write any songs when I'm on drugs, I need to be sober".
They released their EP, " In The Garden " on 23 July on digital format, with the hard copy's release being pushed back to the first week Clonk Chicane - The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster - In The Garden September. The hard copy was released with a bonus live album and Ouija Board. This was the first release from the band since the departure of Huxley in May A 15 date tour took place to promote the release, starting in Manchester on 23 July and ending in London on 7 August; this was the first time the band had toured for two years.
On 7 Aprila few days after an announcement that Fownes was Clonk Chicane - The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster - In The Garden Nine Inch Nailsit was announced via Eighties's MySpace page that Fownes would be leaving the band. The band stated that they had no intention of splitting up and would begin auditioning for a new lead guitarist. In November, McLenahann became a full member of the band. It was announced that the band were to travel to The Look Of Love (Live) - ABC - King Without A Crown to record their new album.
In late the band posted several snippets of new material on their Myspace page, and on 15 December a re-designed Myspace page stated that they were signed across two labels; No Death and Black Records.
The band released their third studio album, Blood And Fire on 17 May On 17 First Of May - Various - Infernum Sound 10 - The Mikey OHare E.P.guitarist Dominic Knight officially announced on their official Facebook page that the band had disbanded to pursue other projects. Over a year after splitting, the band received an unexpected boost to their profile when in May their track Chicken was used in My Time Is Now, a global advert for Nike Football.
In June the band announced that they would re-form with original founding members Huxley and Norris to perform their debut material at three shows. The band are currently recording new material. On 13 May the band announced via their Facebook page that they have decided to disband.
The reason given was that no shared musical common ground was found when recording new material and that the band did not have the strength to carry on. It was also announced that members would now work individually on future projects. A small number of copies were dispatched to fans, who were instructed to pass them on to see how far they could get it. It has been said that some have reached as far as Japan and Mexico.
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