Formed: Birmingham, West Midlands, England, UK
A fairly obscure punk band from Birmingham (the real one in the UK), Anti-Social claimed to the "the world's most violent rock group" and, in late 1978 (nearly a year after their single was released) offered £15,000 to anybody who agreed to be executed onstage with a guillotine. It turns out that there was a copy of this single in John Peel's famous box of singles i.e. the one box of records he would grab if his house was on fire. Verdict on music: utterly mundane 4th Division stuff. An album they were supposed to have recorded in '78 remains unreleased, although I'm sure Overground will dredge it up at some point!
Singles / Albums
|Traffic Lights (7", 1977)|
Short Sharp Shock UK CD 1996 (Overground): Traffic Lights / Teacher, Teacher
Bored Teenagers, as usual, have some good stuff. Here
Download the single here