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Amebix - Before the Dawn
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Formed: 1978. Disbanded: 1987. Reformed: 2008. Finally disbanded in 2012.

Influential English band considered to be the godfathers of the Crust Punk subgenre. They recorded two full-length albums and three EPs before splitting up in 1987, at which time The Baron went to live on the isle of Skye and worked as a self-taught sword-smith whilst the remainder of the band forged ahead with Smartpils, The member Tim Crow as Zygote.

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Amebix

Amebix were a crust punk band from England. Formed as "The Band with No Name", Amebix's original run was from 1978 to 1987, during which time they released three EPs and two full-length LPs, before reuniting in 2008 and disbanded again in 2012. By being one of the first bands to blend anarcho-punk and heavy metal music, Amebix are often cited as one of the key bands that helped to create the crust punk style, and are considered as a proto-thrash metal band. Such notable bands as Sepultura, Neurosis, and Deviated Instinct have paid homage. Read more on Last.fm


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