A Limited Edition White Vinyl Single
Attila the Stockbroker's Barnstormer's
R*E*P*E*A*T Records is proud to announce that the next of its limited edition coloured vinyl split seven inch singles is to be a red hot ranting poetry special starring Attila The Stockbroker and Bomb Factory.
Sharp-tongued, high energy, social surrealist rebel poet and songwriter Attila the Stockbroker should need no introduction. His themes are topical, his words hard-hitting, his politics unashamedly radical, but Attila will make you roar with laughter as well as seethe with anger...
Inspired by the spirit and 'Do It Yourself' ethos of punk rock, and
above all by The Clash and their overtly radical, political stance,
Attila started performing in 1980, blagging spots for his poems and
songs in between bands at punk gigs. He quickly got a couple of John
Peel radio sessions, a deal with London independent record label Cherry
Red Records and before very long was on the front cover of Melody Maker...and
he hasn't looked back since!
Bomb factory are the new kids on the ranting poetry block; their bile accompanied by punky drum and bass rhythms has quickly won them a big local following and appreciation from Attila himself. Let them introduce themselves:
"We are Bomb Factory. Three men. One bass. A drum kit. A microphone. Punk noise and poetry. Anger and frustration. Bored shitless with off-the-peg, Pop Idol, consumer culture - the Spectacular Society where all you can see are things and their price. A desire to do it ourselves. We want you to do it yourself. Ideas. Passion. Up yours to a trash celebrity elite created in boardrooms to keep you enthralled, passive, obedient. No more icons anymore. Blow it up, burn it down, kick it till it breaks"
The single, which is aiming to raise money for Love Music Hate Racism, will be launched with a gig at The Portland Arms Cambridge on Thursday April 15th and will be available nationwide through Backs / Shellshock / Pinnacle, cat no MBRR115.
More details available from Rosey@repeatfanzine.co.uk