Written by John on July 16, 2015
The Damned play the Royal Albert Hall 20th May 2016
The Damned played their first show on 6 July 1976, supporting the Sex Pistols at the 100 Club, they were the first UK punk band to release a single New Rose (22nd October 1976) and the first to release an album Damned, Damned, Damned (18th Feb 1977).
Despite heralding from the punk movement they were also one of the most ambitious musically, moving away from the breakneck garage sound of their debut and taking in elements from goth and psychedelia to prog.
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