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Leatherface

Formed in Sunderland, Tyne & Wear in the late '80s, and taking their name from the central masked character in cult classicThe Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Leatherface remain relatively unknown within their own town, let alone country. Yet a body ofAmerican supporters (the most vociferous being the inimitable Jack Rabid of The Big Takeover) have been singing the band'spraises since the 1992 release of the under- promoted Mush. However, by December 1993, following the release of Minx, theband began to break up, leaving Stubbs and drummer Andrew Laing to complete their final mini-album, The L ...read more

Formed in Sunderland, Tyne & Wear in the late '80s, and taking their name from the central masked character in cult classicThe Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Leatherface remain relatively unknown within their own town, let alone country. Yet a body ofAmerican supporters (the most vociferous being the inimitable Jack Rabid of The Big Takeover) have been singing the band'spraises since the 1992 release of the under- promoted Mush. However, by December 1993, following the release of Minx, theband began to break up, leaving Stubbs and drummer Andrew Laing to complete their final mini-album, The Last. Stubbsworked on a number of projects, including releases as Pope and Jesse. However, interest in Leatherface (mainly prompted bythe reputation of Mush) eventually led to the reissue of the group's earliest recordings — Cherry Knowle (1989) and Fill YourBoots (1990). Leatherface reformed in 1998, and the following year completed their first tour of America, releasing a splitalbum with touring partners Hot Water Music for BYO. « hide

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4
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Dog Disco
2004

3.5
3 Votes
Horsebox
2000

3.7
3 Votes
The Last
1994

4
19 Votes
Minx
1993

3.9
9 Votes
Mush
1991

4.3
61 Votes
Fill Your Boots
1990

3.5
1 Votes
Cherry Knowle
1989

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