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The Damned

The Damned

The Damned is an English gothic punk band formed in London in 1976 by lead vocalist Dave Vanian, guitarist Brian James, bassist Captain Sensible, and drummer Rat Scabies. They were the first punk rock band from the United Kingdom to release a single, "New Rose", release an album, Damned Damned Damned, and tour the United States. They have nine singles that charted on the UK Singles Chart Top 40. The band briefly broke up after Music for Pleasure, the follow up to their debut album, was critically dismissed. They quickly reformed without Brian James, and would release Machine Gun Etiquette. By the 1980s, they evolved into one of the forerunners of the gothic rock genre. That d ... more on Wikipedia

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