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Stiff Little Fingers

Often described as the "Irish Clash", Stiff Little Fingers were Northern Irelands answer to the punk scene of the late 1970's. Formed by Jake Burns, Henry Cluney, Brian Falloon and Ali McMordie, they incorporated a raw and cutting edge form of punk. Their first album, Inflammable Material, was an instant punk classic, featuring some of the bands best material. Released on Rough Trade records, it was the first album from an indie label to enter the top 20. Brian Falloon soon left the band and was replaced by Jim Reilly, a talented drummer. Nobody's Hero followed next and is probably the bands b ...read more

Often described as the "Irish Clash", Stiff Little Fingers were Northern Irelands answer to the punk scene of the late 1970's. Formed by Jake Burns, Henry Cluney, Brian Falloon and Ali McMordie, they incorporated a raw and cutting edge form of punk. Their first album, Inflammable Material, was an instant punk classic, featuring some of the bands best material. Released on Rough Trade records, it was the first album from an indie label to enter the top 20. Brian Falloon soon left the band and was replaced by Jim Reilly, a talented drummer. Nobody's Hero followed next and is probably the bands best album. It also features some of their most well known songs. (The record was recorded after the band switched labels). Go for it was a new sound for the band were the punk sounds were suplemented with reggae and britpop. Now then... followed and was much more poppy. After that the band decided to call it quits. However they reformed in the late 1980's, with Jam bassist, Bruce Foxton. Since then the band have produced several albums and regulaly tour. They remain one of the greatest punk bands of all time. « hide

Similar Bands: The Clash, Sham 69, The Specials, Rancid

LPs
No Going Back
2014

2.8
2 Votes
Guitar And Drum
2003

3.8
9 Votes
Tinderbox
1997

2.5
1 Votes
Get A Life
1994

Flags & Emblems
1991

3
3 Votes
Now Then...
1982

2.5
5 Votes
Go For It
1981

4.1
28 Votes
Nobody's Hero
1980

4.2
50 Votes
Inflammable Material
1979

4.2
113 Votes
Live Albums
Stiff Little Fingers Live
1998

3.5
2 Votes
Hanx!
1980

4
2 Votes
Compilations
All The Best
1983

3.5
2 Votes

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