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Buzzcocks

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Buzzcocks are an English punk band formed in Bolton in 1976, led by singer–songwriter–guitarist Pete Shelley. They are regarded as an important influence on the Manchester music scene, the independent record label movement, punk rock, power pop, pop punk and indie rock. They achieved commercial success with singles that fused pop craftsmanship with rapid-fire punk energy. These singles were collected on Singles Going Steady, described by critic Ned Raggett as a "punk masterpiece". The widely covered "Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've)" remains one of their best-known songs. The name "Buzzcocks" was chosen by Howard Devoto and Pete Shelley after reading the headline "it's the buzz, cocks!" in a review of the TV series Rock Follies in Time Out magazine. The "buzz" is the excitement of playing on stage; "cock" is Manchester slang meaning "mate" (as in friend/buddy). They thought it captured the excitement of the Sex Pistols and nascent punk scene.

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Concerts

Event Date Venue City Region Countrysort descending
Buzzcocks 11/06/1991 Peabody's Down Under Cleveland Ohio USA
Buzzcocks 11/19/1980 Shaboo Inn Willimantic Connecticut USA
Buzzcocks 11/30/1979 Emerald City Emerald City New Jersey USA
Buzzcocks 11/10/1993 Chestnut Cabaret Philadelphia Pennsylvania USA
Buzzcocks 12/01/1979 The Palladium NYC New York USA
Buzzcocks 11/23/1980 The Ritz (1) NYC New York USA
Buzzcocks 09/11/1979 Temple Beautiful San Francisco California USA
Buzzcocks 12/15/1979 Temple Beautiful San Francisco California USA
Buzzcocks 09/12/1979 Santa Monica Civic Auditorium Santa Monica California USA
Buzzcocks 09/09/1979 Mothers Chicago Illinois USA
Buzzcocks 12/15/1977 Locarno Ballroom Coventry Coventry West Midlands England
Buzzcocks 10/29/1980 Sheffield City Hall Sheffield South Yorkshire England
Buzzcocks 11/21/1977 The Marquee Club (2) London Soho England
Buzzcocks 03/31/1978 Porterhouse Retford East Midlands England
Buzzcocks 10/24/1979 Birmingham Odeon Birmingham West Midlands England
The Clash 05/03/1977 Barbarella's Birmingham West Midlands England
The Clash 05/12/1977 Nottingham Palais Nottingham East Midlands England
Buzzcocks 12/14/1977 King's Hall Derby Derby East Midlands England
Buzzcocks 10/30/1980 Birmingham Odeon Birmingham West Midlands England
Buzzcocks 03/03/1978 Cambridge Corn Exchange Cambridge Cambridgeshire England
Buzzcocks 11/22/1977 The Marquee Club (2) London Soho England
Buzzcocks 03/29/1978 Middleton Town Hall Middleton Greater Manchester England
Buzzcocks 10/25/1979 St. George's Hall Bradford West Yorkshire England
Punk Festival 09/20/1976 100 Club London England
The Clash 05/21/1977 St. Albans City Hall St. Albans Hertfordshire England

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