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

Buzzcocks Another Music In A Different Kitchen (Album) United Artists Records France 1978 Sell This Version
Buzzcocks Love Bites (Album) United Artists Records Japan 1978 Sell This Version
Buzzcocks A Different Kind Of Tension (Album, Comp) United Artists Records France 1979 Sell This Version
Buzzcocks Live At The Roxy Club - April '77 (Album) Absolutely Free Records UK 1989 Sell This Version
Buzzcocks Time's Up (Album) Document UK 1991 Sell This Version
Buzzcocks Entertaining Friends - Live At The Hammersmith Odeon March 1979 (Album) EMI, EMI US 1992 Sell This Version
Buzzcocks Trade Test Transmissions (Album) Castle Communications US 1993 Sell This Version
Buzzcocks French (Album) DOJO Limited UK 1995 Sell This Version
Buzzcocks Encore Du Pain (Album) DOJO Limited UK 1995 Sell This Version
Buzzcocks All Set (Album) I.R.S. Records UK 1996 Sell This Version
Buzzcocks Modern (Album, Comp) Go-Kart Records 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
Buzzcocks Small Songs With Big Hearts (Album) Get Back UK 2001 Sell This Version
Buzzcocks Beating Hearts (Album) Get Back Italy 2001 Sell This Version
PIESD 259 Buzzcocks Live In Paris(CD) Castle Pie PIESD 259 UK 2001 Sell This Version
GET92 Buzzcocks Fast Cars(LP) Get Back GET92 Italy 2002 Sell This Version
Buzzcocks Buzzcocks (Album) Cherry Red UK 2003 Sell This Version
Buzzcocks Flat-Pack Philosophy (Album) Cooking Vinyl UK 2006 Sell This Version
Buzzcocks 30 (Album) Cooking Vinyl Europe 2007 Sell This Version
Buzzcocks A Different Compilation (Album) Cooking Vinyl Europe 2011 Sell This Version
Buzzcocks The Way (Album) Not On Label (Buzzcocks Self-released) US 2014 Sell This Version
AAACDVD031 Buzzcocks London Town & Country Club 1992(CD, Album + DVD, PAL) Edsel Records AAACDVD031 Europe 2015 Sell This Version
AAACDVD007 Buzzcocks Live 1990(CD, Album + 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
RM16012 Buzzcocks British Live Performance Series(CD, Album) Rainman RM16012 US 2015 Sell This Version