Known for their atmospheric, guitar-based sound and passionate lyrics, The Chameleons are regarded as one of the most underrated Manchester bands of the 1980s. Original members Mark Burgess and Reg Smithies reformed the band in 2020 to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the 'What Does Anything Mean? Basically' album. Now back on the road, it's becoming clear that neither their power or delicacy has been tempered by such a long absence.
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Reformed '77 post-punk band, featuring Goldblade's John Robb. A key influence on bands like Big Black and the US underground, The Membranes are a melting pot of post punk, psychedelic rock, noise and drone, and neo classical pieces. The band claim they are "not a rock n roll project, but a high decibel orchestra playing discordant death disco symphonies about life and the universe and beyond. With music that varies from classic Membranes discordant noise, to drone rock epics, to neo classical orchestrated pieces to psych outs, to a walk on the dark side exercise in post punk with dark dub exercises…”
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