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Crisis + Big Boy Tomato

pbp presents..
Cult '77 punk rockers

+ support from BIG BOY TOMATO

Advance tickets £10 from Punker Bunker & Resident Records
Online -
Or more on the door on the night.

Over 18's

Crisis formed in 1977 with the lineup of Phrazer (vocals), Lester Jones (lead guitar), Douglas Pearce (guitar), Tony Wakeford (bass) and Insect Robin the Cleaner (drums). Their debut single, "No Town Hall", was released in 1978 on Action Group Records.

On 1 November 1978, Crisis recorded four tracks at a Peel Session for BBC Radio 1,[2] with two of the tracks released as the "UK 79" 7" single in 1979 on the Ardkor label. The remaining two Peel Session songs were posthumously issued by Ardkor in 1981 as "Alienation".

In early 1979, the band underwent a major change in personnel when Phrazer and Insect Robin the Cleaner were replaced by Dexter (a longtime fan and roadie) and Luke Rendle. After performing their last show, supporting Magazine and Bauhaus in their hometown of Guildford in Surrey on 10 May 1980, the band broke up.[1] A recording of the final show was released in 2008 as the Ends! CD.

Now in 2017, 40 years on, Crisis have reformed with a line-up of Tony Wakeford - Bass, Vocals; Luke Rendle - Drums; Clive Giblin - Lead Guitar, Vocals; Mark Geraghty - Rhythm Guitar, Pete Fordham - Vocals.