Like so many others the Killermeters started life as a punk band the Killer Meters as they were then, split in 1978, reforming in the October as the mod band The Killermeters, kicking back into life with a new song that said it all: Back In Business. They were the best and most energetic band in the industrial Yorkshire town of Huddersfield and played all the club and pub venues in the North.
The Letters Were an all too brief (circa 2008) collection of Bradfordian musicians that emerged regenerated from the ashes of the successful and well loved local group Green. Other members went on to form Laboratory Noise.
Formed in 1979 by teenage friends Paul Bevoir and Melvyn J. Taub,The Jetset were one of the oddest footnotes in British pop music history. They were loosely associated with the mod-revival of the late-70s, they took the revival one step further.
There is more than one artist with the name Beggar: 1) A British mod band formed in late 1977 in a Welsh village called Mountain Ash, perhaps most well-known for participating in the 1979 "Mods Mayday" gig in Canning Town, London, England. They disbanded in the summer of 1980.
The Jolt were a Scottish band formed in Glasgow in 1976. They started out playing 1960s covers and then sped up their music, playing a mix of punk rock and power pop. The lineup was Robbie Collins, Jim Doak and Iain Shedden. The band built up its following playing at the Crown Hotel, Wishaw.