Disrupters

Profile:
Anarchist punk band from Norwich, UK. Formed in late 1980, the band got off to an early start with a demo of Napalm being released by Crass Records on the Bullshit Detector compilation.
1981 saw the recording and release of the first single, Young Offender, on the band's own label, Radical Change Records. This was a surprise hit in the indie charts and far outsold all expectations. The track Young Offender also appeared on Punk & Disorderly compilation.
By 1983 the band had a settled lineup of Steve, Kev, Paul & Steve.
The band were believers of direct action, which led to various arrests and court cases. They were also very active in their support of other bands, with releases by Destructors, Icon AD, Revulsion & Self Abuse on the band's label, as well as organising gigs.
The band split in 1988, disallusioned with the growing divides within the scene. Kevin went on to form Saigon Kiss. Steve Hansell was vocalist in New York Scum Haters.
In recent years there has been a DVD "Anarchy, Peace & Chips" released and also the anthology CD "Gas the Punx". There are murmers from The Disrupters camp that there may be a reform of the band.
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Albums

RCLP1 Disrupters - Unrehearsed Wrongs album art Disrupters Unrehearsed Wrongs(LP, Album) Radical Change Records RCLP1 UK 1983 Sell This Version
RCLP1, RCLP2 Disrupters, Destructors Disrupters, Destructors - Unrehearsed Wrongs / Armageddon In Action (LP, MP) Radical Change Records, Radical Change Records RCLP1, RCLP2 UK 1983 Sell This Version
RCLP3 Disrupters - Playing With Fire album art Disrupters Playing With Fire(LP) Radical Change Records RCLP3 UK 1984 Sell This Version
OVER125 CD Disrupters - Generation Retard album art Disrupters Generation Retard(CD, Album) Overground Records OVER125 CD UK 2011 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

RC 1 Disrupters - Young Offender album art Disrupters Young Offender(7") Radical Change Records RC 1 UK 1981 Sell This Version
RC 2 Disrupters - Shelters For The Rich album art Disrupters Shelters For The Rich(7") Radical Change Records RC 2 UK 1982 Sell This Version
RC 6 Disrupters - Bomb Heaven album art Disrupters Bomb Heaven(7") Radical Change Records RC 6 UK 1983 Sell This Version
Disrupters - Alive In The Electric Chair album art Disrupters Alive In The Electric Chair Radical Change Records UK 1985 Sell This Version

Compilations

RIP 126 Disrupters - Gas The Punx (A Collection 1980-1988) album art Disrupters Gas The Punx (A Collection 1980-1988)(Cass, Comp, C90) Resistance Productions RIP 126 Switzerland 1995 Sell This Version
OVER 106VP CD Disrupters - Gas The Punx album art The Disrupters* Gas The Punx(CD, Comp) Overground Records OVER 106VP CD UK 2005 Sell This Version
OVER 106VP CD The Disrupters* Gas The Punx(CD, Comp, MP) Overground Records OVER 106VP CD UK 2005 Sell This Version
OVER 161LP Disrupters - Open wounds: 1980-2011 album art Disrupters Open wounds: 1980-2011(LP, Comp, Blu) Overground Records OVER 161LP UK 2018 Sell This Version

Videos

none Disrupters - Anarchy Peace And Chips album art The Disrupters* Anarchy Peace And Chips(VHS, Ltd) Not On Label (Disrupters) none UK 1988 Sell This Version

Miscellaneous

Sur 009 Disrupters - Self Rule album art Disrupters Self Rule(Cass) Survivors Tape Sur 009 Sweden 1985 Sell This Version