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The Negatives

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There are two artists called the Negatives.

1. The Negatives from Bradford(UK) formed in 1978. Realsing there single “Love is not real” one of John Peels favourites. They have been on and off since they started. Recently The original and only drummer who has been there since the start Tino, Decided to leave the band. Leaving Rik(Guitar/Vocals) and Toni(Bass/Vocals) to get a new drummer. Still coming strong in 2008 with underground gigs happening all over the UK.


2. The Negatives are Punk Rock directly from the heart and brought out without any doubts and it sounds like a kick in the head.

In 1999 the band members got together and talked about starting up a punkband. They had discussed it before several times while out drinking but it never came to anything. They wanna have a band with the attitude “back to the roots punkrock”.

They started to write some songs and this was something from the heart, the music they’ve always loved, so they really enjoyed playing together again.

Some of the members have all played together before in other bands like Existenz, The Bristles and Skalatones during the past.

In 1999 they recorded seven songs for two different demo-CD’s, the “Punkrock Revolution” demo and the “The Negatives” demo. The two demos was out in 2000 and were sent to several fanzines, magazines, radiostations and record-companies. The response was great.

In 2001 they played some gigs, including support for The Business. They contributed on a couple of compilation CD’s and where featured in quite a lot fanzines and webzines. They were nominated “Demo Band Of The Year 2000” in Sweden’s biggest punk/metal magazine, Close-Up.

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