Formed: Brighton, East Sussex, England, UK

Amazorblades hailed from Brighton, England, and split up after this one single, with band members Chopper and Ben Mandelson (aka Hijaz Mustapha) going onto form 3 Mustaphas 3. Like a lot of the acts on Chiswick they were never a "true" punk band, they just happened to be around at the time and got dragged into the whole pogoing mess. (The picture above has been borrowed from the Worthless Trash blogsite - see links.)

Roy Keyloch - vocals, guitar
Ray "Chopper" Cooper - bass
Ben Mandelson (aka Hijaz Mustapha) - violin
Steve Harris - drums
Robin Watson - sax


Singles / Albums

Amazorblades - The Cool, Cool Amazorblades        
The Cool, Cool Amazorblades
(7", 1977)


Various Artists

Long Shots, Dead Certs And Odds On Favourites - Chiswick Chartbusters Vol. 2 UK LP 1978 (Chiswick): Common Truth

The Chiswick Story UK 2xCD 1992 (Chiswick): Common Truth


Wikipedia page - not a lot here, though

Amazorblades journal


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