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The Damned

The Damned are a British punk rock band formed in 1976. Lacking a stable lineup with singer Dave Vanian remaining the sole constant, the band fell apart. Performing their first concert in London in July of 1976. The group quickly became a sensation, within a couple of months, the band signed with "Fledgling Stiff Records." They are also known to be the first British punk band to release an album, the first to have a hit single "New Rose" in which appeared in October, a full month before "Anarchy in the U.K. and also the first one to tour the United States; performing in Los Angeles, and S ...read more

The Damned are a British punk rock band formed in 1976. Lacking a stable lineup with singer Dave Vanian remaining the sole constant, the band fell apart. Performing their first concert in London in July of 1976. The group quickly became a sensation, within a couple of months, the band signed with "Fledgling Stiff Records." They are also known to be the first British punk band to release an album, the first to have a hit single "New Rose" in which appeared in October, a full month before "Anarchy in the U.K. and also the first one to tour the United States; performing in Los Angeles, and San Francisco. on February 25, 1977 "Damned, Damned, Damned" was released. Between 1985 and 1987 the Damned had a surprising number of Top 40 hits. By 1989 the band decided to split due to the decline of fanbase, however they are reformed today and still touring. « hide

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LPs
So, Who's Paranoid?
2008

3.5
4 Votes
Grave Disorder
2001

3.8
16 Votes
Not Of This Earth
1995

2.5
6 Votes
Anything
1986

3.2
8 Votes
Phantasmagoria
1985

3.7
24 Votes
Strawberries
1982

3.7
21 Votes
The Black Album
1980

4
28 Votes
Machine Gun Etiquette
1979

4.2
75 Votes
Damned Damned Damned
1977

4
127 Votes
Music For Pleasure
1977

3.6
19 Votes
EPs
Grimly Fiendish
1985

Stretcher Case Baby
1977

Live Albums
35th Anniversary Tour: Live in Concert
04/10/2012

Compilations
The Radio One Sessions
1996

3.9
4 Votes

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