British punk band Buzzcocks were among the first on the scene, following hot on the heels of The Sex Pistols and helping to forge the new UK sound. Buzzcocks brought more of a pop sensibility to punk rock, writing catchy tunes and then playing them in blazing tempos. During the late 1970s punk heyday, the band released an EP and three LPs before calling it quits. Buzzcocks reformed in the early '90s and have issued five new studio full-lengths during that time. Though never hugely successful on the sales charts, Buzzcocks are punk pioneers and have inspired countless bands in their wake.
Manchester punk band Buzzcocks officially formed in 1975, when guitarist and vocalist Pete Shelley... Read More