Formed: Manchester, England, UK


A good band who released a good EP but are now only really remembered (if ever) for their Joy Division connections: they were managed by Rob Gretton, B'Dale was in the Stiff Kittens (Joy Division at its most formative stage), and Ian Curtis was nearly swayed by B'Dale to join The Panik with him. Nance (vocals, guitar) joined V2.



Singles & Albums

The Panik - It Won't Sell! It Won't Sell! (7", 1977)

Various Artists

Seeds IV: Punk UK LP 1988 (Cherry Red): Murder

Punk Rock Rarities Vol. 1 UK CD 1995 (Anagram): Modern Politics / Urban Damnation / Murder

Short Sharp Shock UK CD 1996 (Overground): Modern Politics / Urban Damnation / Murder

Bloodstains Across The U.K. 4 UK LP 1999 (Bloodstains): Urban Damnation

Greater Manchester Punk 1977-81 UK LP/CD 2015 (Vinyl Revival): Modern Politics

Action Time Vision (A Story Of Independent UK Punk 1976-1979) UK 4xCD 2016 (Cherry Red): Modern Politics



Punk 77




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