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Bands From Sheffield - The Definitive List
Here we will try to build up a definitive list of Sheffield bands and singers that originated from Sheffield that people remember

If you can add to the list with any we've missed please post below and let us know and we'll add them !!

*until I get the time to put these in alphabetical order it's probably quicker for you to use ctrl/F to find what you are looking for..

 

1984

[heart] Yeah!

nova

1600E

2CI

36 Other Guys

ABC

Acid

Acoustic Angels

Acoustic Child

Action Spectacular

Admiral Culture

ainsly and the pornstars

Alantic Sounds

Alex Kid

Amaranth

Amber Eleven

Amber Eleven

And They Are Us

Andy Dabbs

Anna Haigh

Ape Drape Escape

Arctic Monkeys

Area 15

Art Department

Artery

Artex Monkey

Atoness

Avangaad

Avida Dollars (current)

Avida Dollars (past)

Avon Ladi

axis dynide

Baby Long Legs

Baby Pink Star

Babybird

Balor Knights

Beachbuggy

Bear

Bhuna

Black Switch First

Blind Mole Rat

Bochum Parkway

Boy on a Dolphin

Bright Paper Werewolves

Bring Me The Horizon

Bromheads Jacket

Bruce Dickinson of "Iron Maiden"

Cabaret Voltaire

Carnival -The

Catch It Kebabs

Cellarhigh

CFY

Champion Kickboxer

Changing Circle

Charlie Don't Surf

Chicken Legs Weaver

Chris Murphy and The Greenlovers

Chuck

Clock DVA

Comsat Angels

Constant Creation

Constant Creation

Corleone

Cradleyard

Craine

Crystal Teet Heart

Curbar

Curbar

Dangerlust

Darksharks

Darlings of The Splitscreen

Darren Campbell

Dave Berry

Daybreak

Days of Static

Dead Idols

Dead Like Harry

Dead World Leaders

Def Leppard

Derek Bailey and Tony Oxley

Dirt Flower

Dirty Rotten Troubadours

Disarm

Dosch

Dozer

Dr Fotios and the Hepcats

Durban

Dyonisis

Ebbtone

Ecanasia

Evil Hearted Me

Excelsium Superbum

Existend

Extreme Maggot Infestation

Faith In Chaos

Fallout

Far Wanderings

Fat Truckers

Fine/Redder

Firegarden

Firesuite

Fixated

Flatlands

Flatline

Former Child Star

Former Toys

Forming Meteors.

Frank White

Freekspert

From Within

Fury of The Headteachers

The F**kwits

Gas Club

General Disarray

Gledhill

Go Monkey

Graine

Grandad Bob

Group Dogdrill

GU Medicine

Gyppos

Gypsy

Harrisons

Haze

Heaven 17

Hiem

Highway Child

Hoggboy

Hoodz Underground

Hooker Bentley

Houdini Six

Hoyden

Hula

Human League

Humble Hoax

I Monster

Ibly Dy

Im so Hollow

In The Name Of

International 2

Into the Nursery

IQ One to Five

Jamrats

Jarvis Cocker

Jody Wildgoose

Joe Cocker

Jonny ******** Band

JPE

Judan Suki

Karma Supra

KIK

Kill The Captains

Kimeera

Kings Have Longarms

Laarj Dor

Laid To Waste

Leather Zoo

Lee Mcmahon/Tivoli

Legion

Lennie

Les Nuages Noires!

Lets Bitter Cinema

Letters and Colours

Linda Business

Little Frankenstein

Little Glitches

Little Lost David

Little Man Tate

Little Miss Machete

Little Ze

Long Blondes

Long Guns/Audio Riot

Louis Romegoux

Maeven

Mary Cowan 4

Melfish

Milburn

Millipedes

Mirimar Disaster

Molodoy

Moloko

Monkey Swallows The Universe

Mothership

Mrs Kipling

Mybe

Myro

Nantucket

Natasha Allen

Navvy

NCI

Neil McSweeney and The Gents

Neon Plastix

Nine More Lies

NoXcuse

Oh No Not Him

Olive

Onion

Ormondroyd

Outroads

Paddy Orange

Pale

Panza Division

Paul Carrack

Pharmaceutical Earthmover (Movement)

Phoenix Rising

Pig 64

Pig'n'aif

Pink Grease

Pink Sharabang

Pisco Sour Hour

Poke

Pollinates

Porlock

Pulp

Pygmy Globetrotters

Ravenscar

Reactor

Repomen

Reverend and The Makers

Richard Hawley

Rise To Addiction

Rob Cohen

Rodger

Roman Joe

Rotary Ten

Rumpus

Run Hide Survive

Saving Mitsuko

Saxon

Schaeffer

Screaming Mimi

Seafruit

Seven Hills

Seventh Son

Severed Nerve

Shrine Of The Monkey

Silvertuner

Silverwheel

Situationists

Slow Club

Slow Down Tallahasee

Smokers Die Younger

Sneaking Feeling

Sneaking suspiscion

Sour Mash

Southpaw

Steve Edwards

Sticky

Stoney+

Storm

Straight to Jail

Suffer As One

Sugardrive

Sukmunki

Suncharms

SuperSister

Swon

Taste Of Shot Gun

Tegi Roberts

Ten Foot Dolls

Texas Pete

The All Seeing I

The Auxiliaries

The Barnacles

The Blues Theatre Script

The Bonkers

The Bowie Contingent

The Carters

The Chartists

The Classical

The Creep

The Darwin Theory

The Dodgems

The English Dead

The Extras

The Feds

The Fevers

The Field

The Friends of Batman

The Gentleman

The Golden Age

The Guild

The Headliners

The Hipshakes

The Hosts

The Longpigs

The Lovers

The Moon

The Mother****ers

The New Black

The October Theory

The Paralleograms

The Red Eye Knights

The Scarlet Tuesday

The Spires

The Stoops

The Stunt Kites

The Sub-Tonics

The Unfolds

The Venetian Effect

The Wanted

The Wealthy Texans

The Yell

This Floating World

Thompson Twins

Tiananmen

Tim Pare

Tiny Dancers

Tommy Bings

Tommy R. Jones

Tony Christie

Treebeard

Trouble Breathing

UK of A

Umlaut

Van

Vasquez

Vegas Child

Velodrome 2000

Venkman Heist

Vitamin Z

Wavestar

White Lies

Wipe Yr Face

Wounded Marsupial

Wrong Toy

Yo Yo Static

Zapp Brannigan

 

 

 

 

Anyone remotely interested in the Sheffield music scene of the 70's and 80's should buy 'Made In Sheffield' which we can recommend as being a fascinating and brilliant watch, and tells the story of Pulp, Heaven 17 and others..

 

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Updated main list

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Tony Christie can be added to the list, he was born in Conisborough and grew up the Sheffield area.

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Bruce Dickinson of "Iron Maiden" is another Sheffield lad.

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Treebound Story, mid eighties almost made it. I believe Rich Hawley was in the band and I was a friend of the other guitarist sister.

Anyone else emember these guys, apologies if it was on the original list.

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Its Groop Dogdrill btw..

also spun off to form

3 Stages of Pain

Future Ex Wife

The Black Spiders

also

Honeytrippers

Strongheart(Americans who resided here for about 10 years)

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Another one for the list were 'In a Bell Jar' an offshoot of early Pulp, saw them a couple of time upstairs at the Hallamshire west street. the line up was jarvis, tim and a black guy whose name i canot recall

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Dianne Lee of Peters and Lee was from Sheffield. They got to number one in 1973 with Welcome Home.

The song was sugar coated sentimental nonsense but as a chart topper, I think Dianne deserves a place on the list.

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I can't see the iconic "They Must be Russians" from late 1970s/Early 1980's. One of them left and started a fanzine called NMX and I think ran that printing comapny JUMA.

Saw them quite a few times - high point a song called "Don't Try to Cure Yourself" Don't ask !

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Bruce Dickenson is an artist, but if that's allowed, John Valentine Carruthers from Ecclesfield played in Clock DVA and later with Souxie and the Banshees among others.

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Paul Carrack's not on the Definitive List...quick, get him on....

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Ooops !

How could I miss Paul off !!

He's on radio sheffield singing every morning at 5 to 7

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I was in a couple of bands in the late 70s. One was Reactor. Played around Sheffield and supported UK Subs in Bradford. Second was Molodoy. Played the Limit, Crazy Daisy etc and supported Sham 69 at polytechnic Would be nice if someone remembered us. Can anyone remember the Right Right Bratty s. This is Molodoy posters all over Sheffield at the time? They had the Clockwork Orange Theme.

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How about The Harbourkings, who produced 2 excellent CDs "Summercolts" and "The Big Kahuna". Superb guitar pop released on Fire Records, 1990 and 1992 respectively.

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Grandadbob signed to Fatboy Slim's southern fried records. Two albums released. Consigned to history though unfortunately

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Forgemasters (which I think was Winston Hazel and Rob Gordon)

Sweet Exorcist (which was Richard H Kirk (Cabs) and DJ Parrot)

The start of WARP records. Legendary part of Sheffields elctronic music history.

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Can't believe you've not included the best Sheffield band ever - bar none.

The Bitter Suite - formerly The Jigsaw.

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What about "Frankenstein & the Monsters" . Hallam DJ, Ray Stuart was lead vocals

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Another one for the list were 'In a Bell Jar' an offshoot of early Pulp, saw them a couple of time upstairs at the Hallamshire west street.

I still cannot see @In a Bell Jar@ on the list

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Can't believe you've not included the best Sheffield band ever - bar none.

The Bitter Suite - formerly The Jigsaw.

they were the first band i saw with a sound man at a mixing desk sat in front of the stage,never saw them hump the kit in must have had roadies.the front man was barry xxxxx (memory gone) hair like tommy and what a voice.they did the best cover version of whole lot of love i've heard.the dial house was second home to them always full by 7.members in first of course.

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There's a new website - www.45cat.com - which has been set up to log all uk 7" 45's. I've started adding records released by Sheffield bands over the years , so this thread makes a good checklist. Head on over and add any I've missed ;-)

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I put them in order for you. 30seconds

For your future use - Copy from post - paste into a Spreadsheet like Exel - Click sort A-Z - copy again - paste into post.

1984

[heart] Yeah!

nova

1600E

2CI

36 Other Guys

ABC

Acoustic Child

Action Spectacular

Admiral Culture

ainsly and the pornstars

Alantic Sounds

Alex Kid

Amaranth

Amber Eleven

Amber Eleven

And They Are Us

Andy Dabbs

Anna Haigh

Ape Drape Escape

Arctic Monkeys

Area 15

Art Department

Artery

Artex Monkey

Atoness

Avangaad

Avida Dollars (current)

Avida Dollars (past)

Avon Ladi

axis dynide

Baby Long Legs

Baby Pink Star

Babybird

Balor Knights

Beachbuggy

Bear

Bhuna

Black Switch First

Blind Mole Rat

Bochum Parkway

Bright Paper Werewolves

Bring Me The Horizon

Bromheads Jacket

Bruce Dickinson of "Iron Maiden"

Cabaret Voltaire

Catch It Kebabs

Cellarhigh

CFY

Champion Kickboxer

Changing Circle

Chicken Legs Weaver

Chris Murphy and The Greenlovers

Chuck

Clock DVA

Comsat Angels

Constant Creation

Constant Creation

Corleone

Cradleyard

Craine

Crystal Teet Heart

Curbar

Curbar

Dangerlust

Darksharks

Darlings of The Splitscreen

Darren Campbell

Dave Berry

Daybreak

Days of Static

Dead Idols

Dead Like Harry

Dead World Leaders

Def Leppard

Derek Bailey and Tony Oxley

Dirt Flower

Dirty Rotten Troubadours

Disarm

Dosch

Dozer

Dr Fotios and the Hepcats

Durban

Dyonisis

Ebbtone

Ecanasia

Evil Hearted Me

Excelsium Superbum

Existend

Extreme Maggot Infestation

Faith In Chaos

Fallout

Far Wanderings

Fat Truckers

Fine/Redder

Firegarden

Firesuite

Fixated

Flatlands

Flatline

Former Child Star

Former Toys

Forming Meteors.

Frank White

Freekspert

Fury of The Headteachers

Gas Club

General Disarray

Go Monkey

Graine

Grandad Bob

Group Dogdrill

GU Medicine

Gyppos

Gypsy

Harrisons

Haze

Heaven 17

Hiem

Highway Child

Hoggboy

Hoodz Underground

Hooker Bentley

Houdini Six

Hoyden

Hula

Human League

Humble Hoax

I Monster

Ibly Dy

Im so Hollow

In The Name Of

International 2

Into the Nursery

Jamrats

Jarvis Cocker

Jody Wildgoose

Joe Cocker

Jonny ******** Band

JPE

Judan Suki

Karma Supra

KIK

Kill The Captains

Kimeera

Kings Have Longarms

Laarj Dor

Laid To Waste

Leather Zoo

Lee Mcmahon/Tivoli

Legion

Lennie

Les Nuages Noires!

Lets Bitter Cinema

Letters and Colours

Linda Business

Little Frankenstein

Little Glitches

Little Lost David

Little Man Tate

Little Miss Machete

Little Ze

Long Blondes

Long Guns/Audio Riot

Louis Romegoux

Maeven

Mary Cowan 4

Melfish

Milburn

Millipedes

Mirimar Disaster

Molodoy

Moloko

Monkey Swallows The Universe

Mothership

Mrs Kipling

Mybe

Myro

Nantucket

Natasha Allen

Navvy

NCI

Neil McSweeney and The Gents

Neon Plastix

Nine More Lies

NoXcuse

Oh No Not Him

Olive

Onion

Ormondroyd

Outroads

Paddy Orange

Pale

Paul Carrack

Pig 64

Pink Grease

Pink Sharabang

Pisco Sour Hour

Poke

Pollinates

Porlock

Pulp

Pygmy Globetrotters

Ravenscar

Reactor

Repomen

Reverend and The Makers

Richard Hawley

Rise To Addiction

Rob Cohen

Roman Joe

Rotary Ten

Rumpus

Run Hide Survive

Saving Mitsuko

Saxon

Screaming Mimi

Seafruit

Seven Hills

Severed Nerve

Shrine Of The Monkey

Silvertuner

Silverwheel

Situationists

Slow Club

Slow Down Tallahasee

Smokers Die Younger

Sneaking Feeling

Sneaking suspiscion

Southpaw

Steve Edwards

Sticky

Stoney+

Straight to Jail

Suffer As One

Sugardrive

Sukmunki

Suncharms

SuperSister

Swon

Taste Of Shot Gun

Tegi Roberts

Ten Foot Dolls

Texas Pete

The All Seeing I

The Auxiliaries

The Barnacles

The Blues Theatre Script

The Bonkers

The Bowie Contingent

The Carters

The Chartists

The Classical

The Darwin Theory

The Dodgems

The English Dead

The Extras

The Feds

The Fevers

The Field

The Friends of Batman

The Gentleman

The Golden Age

The Guild

The Headliners

The Hipshakes

The Hosts

The Longpigs

The Lovers

The Moon

The Mother****ers

The New Black

The October Theory

The Paralleograms

The Red Eye Knights

The Scarlet Tuesday

The Spires

The Stoops

The Stunt Kites

The Sub-Tonics

The Unfolds

The Venetian Effect

The Wanted

The Wealthy Texans

The Yell

This Floating World

Thompson Twins

Tiananmen

Tim Pare

Tiny Dancers

Tommy Bings

Tommy R. Jones

Tony Christie

Treebeard

Trouble Breathing

UK of A

Umlaut

Van

Vasquez

Vegas Child

Velodrome 2000

Venkman Heist

Vitamin Z

Wavestar

White Lies

Wipe Yr Face

Wounded Marsupial

Wrong Toy

Yo Yo Static

Zapp Brannigan

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My brothers, Simon and David, were in Artery and they were also both in Pulp.

David is now a member of the recently reformed Artery.

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