Buzzcocks

Buzzcocks

Profile:
Feb 1976
Pete Shelley real name Peter McNeish (born 1955), Howard Devoto real name Howard Trafford (born 1952). They decide to start a band and chance upon a headline: "It's The Buzz, Cock!"

Apr 1, 1976
Pete Shelley - guitar, Howard Devoto - vocals, Garth Davies (Smith) - bass, Mick Singleton - drums. Notes: One gig. No released recordings.

Jul 20, 1976 - Feb 1977
Pete Shelley - Starway guitar, Howard Devoto - vocals, Steve Diggle (born 1956) - bass, John Maher - drums

Mar 11, 1977 - Oct 7, 1977
Pete Shelley - guitar, vocals, Steve Diggle - guitar
John Maher - drums, Garth Smith - bass

Nov 1977
Pete Shelley - guitar, vocals, Steve Diggle - guitar, John Maher - drums, Barry Adamson (on loan from MAGAZINE) - bass
Barry Adamson filled in on bass while they held auditions for a permanent bassist. This lineup played 6 dates in November to complete a tour. No released recordings.

Nov 1977 - Mar 6, 1981, (reformed) 1989, (reformed again) Jan 29 - Feb 18, 1992
Pete Shelley - guitar, vocals, keyboards, Steve Diggle - guitar, vocals, John Maher - drums, Steve Garvey (born 1958) - bass
The reformed group toured, but released no studio recordings. In 1992 they performed 11 gigs in Europe. There were no studio recordings.

Jan 31, 1990 - Dec 22, 1991
Pete Shelley - guitar, vocals, Steve Diggle - guitar, vocals
Steve Garvey - bass, Mike Joyce (ex VICTIM, ex SMITHS) - drums

Apr 21 - May 7, 1992
Pete Shelley - guitar, vocals, Steve Diggle - guitar, vocals, Steve Garvey - bass, Steve Gibson (ex ICICLE WORKS) - drums. Ten gig tour in Australia and New Zealand. No released recordings.

Aug 25, 1992 - Apr 21, 2006
Pete Shelley - guitar, vocals, Steve Diggle - guitar, vocals
Tony Barber - bass, Phil Barker - drums

Apr 21, 2006 - ???
Pete Shelley - guitar, vocals, Steve Diggle - guitar, vocals
Tony Barber - bass, Danny Farrant - drums
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Buzzcocks Discography

Albums

UAGF 30159 Buzzcocks Another Music In A Different Kitchen (Album) United Artists Records UAGF 30159 France 1978 Sell This Version
GP 647 Buzzcocks Love Bites (Album) United Artists Records GP 647 Japan 1978 Sell This Version
2C 068 82745 Buzzcocks A Different Kind Of Tension (Album, Comp) United Artists Records 2C 068 82745 France 1979 Sell This Version
A-158 Buzzcocks Lest We Forget (Album, Comp) ROIR (Reachout International Records) A-158 US 1988 Sell This Version
FREE LP 002 Buzzcocks Live At The Roxy Club - April '77 (Album) Absolutely Free Records FREE LP 002 UK 1989 Sell This Version
DCD2, PDCD2 Buzzcocks Time's Up (Album) Document, Document DCD2, PDCD2 UK 1991 Sell This Version
X4 0777 7 13173 47 Buzzcocks Entertaining Friends - Live At The Hammersmith Odeon March 1979 (Album) EMI, EMI X4 0777 7 13173 47 US 1992 Sell This Version
CAROL 1747-4 Buzzcocks Trade Test Transmissions (Album) Castle Communications CAROL 1747-4 US 1993 Sell This Version
DOJO CD 237 Buzzcocks French (Album) DOJO Limited DOJO CD 237 UK 1995 Sell This Version
DO BUZZ 1 Buzzcocks Encore Du Pain (Album) DOJO Limited DO BUZZ 1 UK 1995 Sell This Version
7243 8 36962 1 5 Buzzcocks All Set (Album) I.R.S. Records 7243 8 36962 1 5 UK 1996 Sell This Version
CDLRL 013 Buzzcocks Modern (Album, Comp) Go-Kart Records CDLRL 013 UK 1999 Sell This Version
Pilot 78 Buzzcocks Beating Hearts / Small Songs With Big Hearts(2xCD, Album) Burning Airlines Pilot 78 UK 2000 Sell This Version
GET 080 Buzzcocks Small Songs With Big Hearts (Album) Get Back GET 080 UK 2001 Sell This Version
GET 074 Buzzcocks Beating Hearts (Album) Get Back GET 074 Italy 2001 Sell This Version
GET92 Buzzcocks Fast Cars(LP) Get Back GET92 Italy 2002 Sell This Version
CD BRED 226 Buzzcocks Buzzcocks (Album) Cherry Red CD BRED 226 UK 2003 Sell This Version
COOKCD370-CDR Buzzcocks Flat-Pack Philosophy (Album) Cooking Vinyl COOKCD370-CDR UK 2006 Sell This Version
COOKCD444 Buzzcocks 30 (Album) Cooking Vinyl COOKCD444 Europe 2007 Sell This Version
COOKCD539 Buzzcocks A Different Compilation (Album) Cooking Vinyl COOKCD539 Europe 2011 Sell This Version
GO-66 Buzzcocks The Way (Album) Not On Label (Buzzcocks Self-released) GO-66 US 2014 Sell This Version
AAACDVD007 Buzzcocks Live 1990(CD + DVD-V, PAL) Edsel Records AAACDVD007 Europe 2015 Sell This Version
DEMREC94 Buzzcocks Access All Areas(LP, Ltd, Pic) Demon Records DEMREC94 Europe 2015 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

UP 36348 The Stranglers / Buzzcocks The Stranglers / Buzzcocks - Peaches / Oh Shit(7", MP) United Artists Records UP 36348 UK 1977 Sell This Version
ORG-1 Buzzcocks Spiral Scratch (EP) New Hormones ORG-1 UK 1977 Sell This Version