added: 26 Oct 2012 // by: Music-News.com Newsdesk
Founding members of The Damned Rat Scabies and Brian James will be performing the classic 1st album 'Damned Damned Damned' in its entirety along with selected tracks from 'Music For Pleasure'.
Following raved about gigs at the legendary 100 Club in London in June and for Rats birthday at the Retro Bar, they return to do it all again for a 3 day Halloween weekend blitz of London this weekend. And a further 5 shows in December.
Fri 26 St Paul's Church Hall , Brentford
Sat 27 Ruislip, Slough Paul Fox memorial show
Sun 28 Fiddlers Elbow Camden London
Fri 14th York Stereo, York
Sat 15th The Well, Leeds
Sun 16th The Cluny , Newcastle Upon Tyne
Mon 17th Pivo Pivo, Glasgow
Sat 22nd Boston Arms - london
On December the 3rd, the ultimate version of the first ever British Punk album Damned, Damned, Damned is released.
Damned, Damned, Damned features the first UK punk single New Rose and 11 further tracks, that in just over 30 minutes rewrote the musical landscape. To The Damned. Punk Rock was all about the the music they played and the attitude required to play it.
This anniversary edition contains not only the original album but also a disc of BBC sessions and rarities and the bands first gig supporting the Sex Pistols at the 100 Club, an exclusive 4th disc contains a rare hour long documentary on the making of the album and the events leading up to it, with comments from the band and contempories such as Chrissie Hynde and Glenn Matlock.