Buzzcocks are an English punk band formed in Bolton in 1976, led by singer–songwriter–guitarist Pete Shelley.

Alongside The Clash, Sex Pistols and The Damned, Manchester’s Buzzcocks can be counted amongst the frontline of first-wave U.K. punk. Spurred on by the glue-sniffing power-pop of the Ramones and the rest of the scene forming around nascent New York club CBGB, the Buzzcocks made its onstage debut supporting the Pistols at a hometown gig in July 1976. Six months later, it became the first punk band to release a record (the Spiral Scratch EP) without the support of a major label, opening the floodgates for every artist who’s gone DIY since…Read More

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