Skrewdriver

Skrewdriver

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Formed in 1977 as a non-political UK punk band, who at their label's urging became skinheads during the second wave of skinheads in England. Skrewdriver became known for attracting violence at their shows and none of their Chiswick releases did very well in the UK charts. They broke up in 1979.

Ian Stuart re-formed the band in 1982 as a clearly White Power neo-Nazi skinhead band, with entirely different(and often revolving) band members. This new version of Skrewdriver became the musical arm of the British National Front and released as their debut album "Hail The New Dawn" in 1984 on the German Rock-O-Rama label. This release not only helped transform the label to a far-right position but effectively invented White Power "hate-rock" and Skrewdriver quickly became a driving force behind the RAC (Rock Against Communism) movement.

In 1993 Ian Stuart died in a car accident.

1977-1979 lineup:
Ian Stuart Donaldson - vocals, Guitar
Phil Walmsley - Guitar
Ron Hartley - Guitar
Kev McKay - Bass
John "Grinny" Grinton - drums

Reformed members:
Glen Jones
Martin Cross
Mark French
Geoff Williams
Mark Neeson
Joseph Smith
Adam Douglas
Merv Shields
Murray Holmes
Dave Wane
Paul Swain
Stiv "Iena" Roda
Stigger
John Burnley
Colin Smith
Mushy
Mike French
Mark Radcliffe
Andrew Skinner
Ford Freemantle
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Skrewdriver Discography

Albums

550200 Skrewdriver All Skrewed Up (Album) Chiswick Records 550200 Netherlands 1977 Sell This Version
RRR.46 Skrewdriver Hail The New Dawn (Album) Rock-O-Rama Records RRR.46 Germany 1984 Sell This Version
RRR 53 Skrewdriver Blood & Honour (Album) Rock-O-Rama Records RRR 53 Germany 1985 Sell This Version
RRR 66 Skrewdriver White Rider (Album) Rock-O-Rama Records RRR 66 Germany 1987 Sell This Version
RRR 75 Skrewdriver After The Fire (Album) Rock-O-Rama Records RRR 75 Germany 1988 Sell This Version
RRR 85 Skrewdriver Warlord (Album) Rock-O-Rama Records RRR 85 Germany 1989 Sell This Version
RRR 103 Skrewdriver The Strong Survive (Album) Rock-O-Rama Records RRR 103 Germany 1990 Sell This Version
RRR 109 Skrewdriver Live And Kicking (Album) Rock-O-Rama Records RRR 109 Germany 1991 Sell This Version
RCD 164 Skrewdriver Freedom What Freedom (Album) Rock-O-Rama Records RCD 164 Germany 1992 Sell This Version
ALCD 4 Skrewdriver Hail Victory (Album) ALCD ALCD 4 Germany 1994 Sell This Version
ISD004 Skrewdriver Waterloo Live '92 (Album) ISD Records ISD004 UK 1994 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

640 129 Skrewdriver You're So Dumb (Single) Chiswick Records 640 129 France 1977 Sell This Version
NS 18 Skrewdriver Antisocial (Single) Chiswick Records NS 18 UK 1977 Sell This Version
TJM 4 Skrewdriver Built Up, Knocked Down(7") TJM Records TJM 4 UK 1979 Sell This Version
SCREW 1, SKREW 1 Skrewdriver Back With A Bang!(12") Boots & Braces Record Label, Boots & Braces Record Label SCREW 1, SKREW 1 UK 1982 Sell This Version
W1N1 S83 CUS 1796 Skrewdriver White Power (EP) White Noise Records W1N1 S83 CUS 1796 UK 1983 Sell This Version
RRR47 Skrewdriver Invasion (Single) Rock-O-Rama Records RRR47 Germany 1984 Sell This Version
WN2 Skrewdriver Voice Of Britain(7", Single) White Noise Records WN2 UK 1984 Sell This Version
SR 038 Skrewdriver You're So Dumb(7") Street Rock N Roll SR 038 Germany 1989 Sell This Version
SR 039 Skrewdriver Streetfight (1977)(7") Street Rock N Roll SR 039 Germany 1989 Sell This Version
SR 001 Skrewdriver Alabama(7") Street Rock N Roll SR 001 Germany 1989 Sell This Version
SR 19 Skrewdriver Land Of Ice(7", Single) Street Rock N Roll SR 19 Germany 1989 Sell This Version
SRT 9KS 1864 Skrewdriver The Showdown(7") White Pride Records (2) SRT 9KS 1864 UK 1989 Sell This Version
SR 028 Skrewdriver The Evil Crept In(7") Street Rock N Roll SR 028 Germany 1989 Sell This Version
SR 027 Skrewdriver Their Kingdom Will Fall(7") Street Rock N Roll SR 027 Germany 1989 Sell This Version

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tatnik79

July 11, 2016
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