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Garage Trash band from Colchester formed by LLoyd Tripp after The Vibes had split up.

The band line up was - Martin Smith (Vocals), Richard Smith (Lead Guitar), Lloyd Tripp (Double Bass), Malcolm X (Rhythm Guitar) & Anton (Duane Ripley) Rapley.

The Smith brothers had previously played in Colchester Teen Trash band The Half-Lings & drummer Anton was a former roadie for The Vibes, The Sting-Rays & The Cramps.

When Lloyd left the band in 1987, the Smith brothers pulled in Miki Berenyi (pre Lush) on Bass plus new members Geoffrey C Clarke on drums & Dave Arbon on rhythm guitar.


THE BUGS Leavin' Here (Green vinyl)

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