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 The Damned (1 Albums, 13 Tracks)

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The Damned of 1976
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LOCATION:London, England
MEMBERS:
  • Dave Vanian
  • Captain Sensible
  • Monty Oxy Moron
  • Pinch
  • Stu West

The Damned are an English punk band formed in London in 1976. They are notable for being the first punk rock band from England to release a single ("New Rose"), an album (Damned Damned Damned), and to tour the United States. The Damned later evolved into one of the forerunners of the gothic genre.

They have incorporated numerous styles into their music and image, including: garage rock, psychedelic rock, cabaret, and the theatrical rock of Screaming Lord Sutch and Alex Harvey. Lead singer Dave Vanian's vocal style has been described as similar to a crooner. The Damned have dissolved and reformed many times, with Vanian as the sole constant member. However, the lineups have always included either guitarist Captain Sensible and/or drummer Rat Scabies, who are both founding members. The current line-up includes Vanian, Captain Sensible, Monty Oxy Moron, Pinch and Stu West.

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earthdog70 on 07/14/09 at 11:08PM
The Damned played a great show in DC at The Black Cat on this tour, be sure to pick up Monty's solo CD!
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NartraRadioRoma on 02/04/10 at 06:23AM
http://nartraradioroma.blogspot.com/
this is our Podcasting blog about music "with no copyright"...you are in my sixth Podcastshow!!
We like your sound...I hope you will come there to say what you think about our project even if we speak Italian...ehehe!!!..bye bye by Rome!!!
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