Posts tagged with: Industrial

The Box: Effenaar, Eindhoven and VERA, Groningen. 27th and 28th November 1982.

The Dutch appear to have a similar relationship with mayonnaise to that which we Sheffield folk have with Henderson’s Relish - slathering it indiscriminately and unsparingly on all types of food.…

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Gig 55. Cabaret Voltaire, The Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield, 27th August 1982.

However, with The Human League having played two nights in the ramshackle room last November, ABC eyeing a City Hall date later in the year, Def Leppard in the studio recording a new album and Living In A Box yet to be invented, it falls to Cabaret Voltaire to get the party started, again.…

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The Box - The Marples Pub, Sheffield, 4th March and Heaven nightclub, London, 19th April, 1982.

Mal likes the herky-jerky, het-up racket we make, and offers to help out on vocals. Nothing permanent, more like a footballer going out on loan because he wants more game-time, even if it means dropping down a division.…

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Cabaret Futura – with Cabaret Voltaire, Eddie & Sunshine and Richard Strange. Sheffield Poly, Friday 22nd May 1981.

After band practice we adjourn for a few pints in The Beehive. Charlie is on flying form: "We're gonna be called The Box", he declares, his moustache flecked with creamy Guinness spume, "…

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Bauhaus, Torso – Heaven Ultradisco, London. Monday 30th March 1981.

Gig poster courtesy of Simon Dell. “Reagan’s president elect Fascist god in motion… Brothers, sisters, we don’t need this fascist groove thang.” Sheffield friends Heaven 17 have just released ‘(We Don’t Need…

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Gang Of Four, Pere Ubu, Delta 5 – Sheffield University, Friday 13th March 1981

Gig flyer courtesy of Jon Downing. A mid-morning coffee-break at the National Coal Board’s offices on Queen Street, Sheffield. On the second-floor landing, a small queue is forming at the vending machine, proffering ten…

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