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February 1981

February 28, 1981 1 comment

February 01 – The Mechanics. These Orange County rockers made it across the pond to play The Marquee, Here’s the only footage I could find of them from a Long Beach cable station two years ago.

February 02 – Taurus

February 03 – More. Support: Limelight

February 04 – The Gas

February 05 – Au-Pairs. Seen here with Come Again (from the film “Urgh! A Music War” which is out this year).

February 06 – Reluctant Stereotypes

February 07 – Pretty Things

February 08 – The Polecats

February 09 – Fatal Charm. Support: X-Effects

February 10 – More. Support: Bronz

February 11 – Weapon

February 12 – Lionheart. This band are supposed to be THE NWOBHM supergroup but seem to be dogged by problems. They recently ousted ex-Tygers Of Pan Tang singer Jesse Cox with John Farlam. Farlam flew in to London from his home in Switzerland for this show but the next day was sacked “for his lack of stage presence”.

February 13 – Budgie

February 14 – Atomic Rooster

February 15 – Any Trouble. Here they are from Swedish TV’s Måndagsbörsen on 2nd Feb. The interview is totally crazy but the track, “Girls Are Always Right” shows just how underrated Clive Gregson has always been.

February 16 – Fatal Charm. Support: Sinking Ships

February 17 – More. Support: Bastille

February 18 – Dedringer

February 19 – Theatre Of Hate

February 20 – Magna Carta

February 21 – Samson. Support: Money

February 22 – Spiff Radio Show (ex-Nina Hagen Band)

February 23 – Fatal Charm

February 24 – Sledgehammer. Support: The Lasers. The review of The Lasers below is taken from “Sounds” dated March 7th.

February 25 – The Moondogs. Support: TV-21

February 26 – Lionheart

February 27 – The Ruts DC. Here they are, live from Hurrah at the end of last year. The review below comes from “Sounds” dated March 7th.

February 28 – The Ruts DC