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Mayhem – Gentle Murder E.P. (1982) Vinyl 7″ EP

Band: Mayhem (9)

Album: Gentle Murder E.P.

Release Date:

Music Genre: Punk Rock Hardcore

Label: Riot City Records

Release Country: United Kingdom

Record Type: 4 Tracks Vinyl 7" EP

Punk band formed in Southport, Sefton, Merseyside, England, UK. (1979 / 1986)
Initially started with a load of mates knocking about together coming out of the legendary Eric's club Liverpool where they all went to the matinees on a Saturday except for Collo who was a bit older and hit the pUnK scene with full force because he could . Mick's old school mate Andy Carroll was involved in the early days as manager , he also was involved with sleeve artwork and created the band's logo as well as taking some of the sleeve pictures . Andy signed Mayhem to Riot City Records of Bristol which led to touring with Vice Squad . Numerous independant gigs went on with support for The Exploited at Brady's ( ex Eric's ) being a particulary mad night for the book . Mayhem also did gigs with the Dead Kenneys . Mick McGee , Andy Carroll and later , one of the Mayhem wreckin' crew ~ Phil ' Rabbit Man ' Harrison got involved as road crew for the DK's also . The lads did 3 UK tours with the DK's .

As ever band members switch about with other local groups and Mayhem members were also with Blitzkrieg and The Insane . Mick Collo was formerly with the earlier Southport PuNK band The Dumb Blondes .

This is from David Ball, of Failsafe fanzine fame: Mick McGee who sang for Mayhem is now a sound engineer at the Roundhouse in London. Collo from Mayhem lives in Bury, about 8 miles from where I am at present...

LINEUP 1982-1983:

Vocals: Mick McGee
Guitar: Joh (...)

4 Tracks
A1 Dogsbody
A2 Street Fight
B1 Blood Money
B2 Patriots

Track A1 appears as "Dogs' Body" on the label.

Recorded at Cargo, Rochendale, 11/12 May '82

Made in France

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