Formed in 1980 the original line up was:
The Legendary Johnny Figgs - vocals (1980-1983)
Baz (Barrie Oldfield) - guitar, & later vocals
Murph (Kieran Murphy) - bass (1980-1986)
The Rev (John Oldfield) - drums
Figgs left around 1983, & Baz took over the vocals duties. Other members were:
Bryn Jones - guitar (1984-1991)
Fatty Ashtray (Jon Simpson) - bass (1986-1990)
Dingo (Richie Glover) - bass (1990-1991)
The band split in 1991.
The band were known for their melodic style & tongue-in-cheek lyrics.
After The Abs split, Baz Oldfield & John Oldfield formed Doctor Bison.