Label: Pinhead - pincd 101 • Format: CD Album • Country: UK • Genre: Rock • Style: Punk
The U. Subs are an English punk band, among the earliest in the first wave of British punk. They were also one of the Eagles - Desperado street punk bands. Subs were part of the original punk movement Kain - Nirnaeth - Opus Nirnaeth England. The band formed ininitially using the name the Subversives. Their style combined the energy of punk and the rock and roll edge of the then thriving pub rock scene.
InJulien Temple wrote and directed a short film Punk Can Take Ita parody of wartime documentaries, that consisted mainly of the U. Subs playing live on stage. In the s with the addition of the new bassist Alvin Gibbs and drummer Steve Roberts, the songs took on a more heavy metal -influenced edge. Decades after the disbanding of other lates punk groups such as the Sex Pistols and The Clashthe U.
Subs continue to perform. Successive U. Subs album titles start with consecutive letters of the alphabet, and the band announced on 24 October via their Facebook page, that the 26th album starting with the letter "Z" would be their last long playing record, although they would continue to release EPs.
The band intend to fund the final album through Crowdfunding site Pledge Music, the official start date for their pledge campaign is 1 November Subs joined the bill for the Fiend Fest. Subs song "Warhead" is played in the movieThis Is England. Vocalist Charlie Harper was among the panel of witnesses. In recent years, the band's work has been critical of British politician Nick Cleggwith the song Coalition Government Blues describing the Liberal Democrats ' leader as "liking his perks".
The band's Stranglehold - UK Subs - Europe Calling Yellow Leader was widely suspected of referring to Clegg, with yellow being the official colour of his political party.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Subs - Discography" "AllMusic. Lexington Books. Omnibus Press. Virgin Books. Retrieved 3 November Retrieved 26 July Left of the Dial: Conversations with Punk Icons. PM Press. London: Reed International Books Ltd. CN Retrieved 24 October London: Guinness World Records Limited.
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