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In the last 30 days the archive has grown by 152 new artefacts, 15 new members, 47 new people and places.


Joined 8th March 2009



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“Mikey dread played that night - the gig was quiet with quite a few empty seats- met up with some urmston punks tht night”
15 Mar 2009
“I worked at the mayflower for a short time as a goafer and equipment mover, was at this gig at the side of the stage holding up the PA stack , just out of this picture- you can see mond (blonde hair guitarists) - The upstarts did have some skinhead following, but Mensi always tried to play it down as the right wing element dogged many of thier gigs. much later in 84 they played the swinging sporron and skinheads were not allowed in and threw a metal dustbin through the window of the place - a lifetime ago

This was the height of Oi which was a punk/skin crossover and produced some great music - the enland top came around as the upstarts had rousing song on the 2,000,000 voices LP called "England" a ye old balad I seem to remember”
14 Mar 2009
“The mayflower, Happy days- Nidge (RIP) Guitarist of Blitz was also there that cold night. The band went on to support the Dammed at the mayflower in August for a "Big Cyril" organised charity that was after the Alexandra Park Carnival against the missles gig.
The band played Stretcher case baby and were joined by Rat Scabies who played drums for them that night after being paid the handsome sum of "Two double southern comforts"”
08 Mar 2009
“This band also included as vocalist for a short time famous stockport punk "Bruno" -”
08 Mar 2009

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