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Anti Nowhere League
02/02/00

Please give a brief history of the band, including current line up.

I (magoo) formed it in 1980 tunbridge wells MOST SUCCESSFUL BAND, WHOSE FIRST SINGLE WAS SEIZED BY SCOTLAND YARD after their appearance on top of the pops, HAVE RETURNED TO ACTION AFTER BEING THRUST BACK INTO THE LIMELIGHT BY METALLICAS ADOPTION AND RECORDING OF THEIR PUNK ANTHEM SO WHAT on their new 98/99 christmas album as described this week on b.b.c. television as the filthiest song ever!!! meanwhile the anwl HAVE taken a break from riding motorbikes and have JUST RELEASED RETURN TO YUGOSLAVIA WHICH THEY RECORDED LIVE LAST CHRISTMAS IN CROATIA IN FRONT OF AN 11,000 STRONG AUDIENCE - last year THEIR PREVIOUS ALBUM SCUM Received RAVE REVIEWS ACROSS EUROPE AND AMERICA AS one of THE MOST POWERFUL PUNK ROCK N ROLL Albums OF THE DECADE it marked a welcome return to the league of old, with snarling vocals, balls-out guitar and once again blinding songs.

Discography.

We.Are The League, Live In Yugo, Scum, Return To Yugo - all the rest are shite.

What is the best gig the Anti Nowhere League have ever done and who else was on the line-up?

Forum Tunbridge Wells, December 1999. A band called raisin' cain were the support band.

Do all the band members do other jobs as well as being in the band? If so, what?

I run motorcycle tours to european motorcycle events - Animal builds houses and farts a lot.

Name the top 5 releases from 1999.

sorry, not interested in music at all

What is the best sentence you have ever heard, that someone has managed to get into a song's lyrics?

'no fucker pays to go and see you' ANWL "We Are The League"

What is the Punk/Oi scene like in your area?

it isn't!

Please give me a question to ask the next band I interview

why are you in a band... are you dim, very dim or very fucking dim?

Plans, gigs and releases planned for 2000.

ostende hits may, morecambe hits june, spain hits sept and forum tun wells december

Any final comments?

thanks for the interest



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