- Principal Members
- Howard Devoto
- Steve Diggle
- John Maher
- Pete Shelley
The Buzzcocks are an English punk rock band formed in Leigh, Manchester in 1975, led by singer/songwriter/guitarist Pete Shelley for nearly their entire existence. They are commonly regarded as an important influence on the Manchester music scene, the independent label movement and punk rock/post punk in general.
They are primarily remembered for their singles, a string of would-be hits that combined a strong grasp of pop song craftsmanship with rapid-fire punk energy...
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- 1975 Band formed by Pete Shelley and Howard Devoto
- 1976 Arrange for the Sex Pistols to play Manchester
- 1976 Diggle and Maher join - first gig is supporting the Pistols
- 1976 Spiral Scratch EP released - the first punk indie record
- 1977 Devoto leaves, Diggle switches to guitar and Steve Garvey joins on bass
- 1977 Sign to United Artists
- 1977 Single 'Orgasm Addict' is banned by the BBC
- 1981 Group disbands during sessions for their fourth album
- 1994 Support Nirvana on one of their last tours
- 2006 8th studio album released
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Top 10 Tracks
These are the tracks that are most listened to by users of Last.FM.
- 1 Ever Fallen in Love? played 1,006 times
- 2 Orgasm Addict played 866 times
- 3 I Don't Mind played 677 times
- 4 What Do I Get? played 662 times
- 5 Promises played 561 times
- 6 Everybody's Happy Nowadays played 556 times
- 7 Ever Fallen in Love played 537 times
- 8 Love You More played 491 times
- 9 Harmony in my Head played 476 times
- 10 Autonomy played 456 times
This chart is not created by the BBC and is only reflective of the listening habits of users of Last.FM.