Book Of Love are a synthpop group that was formed in Philadelphia in 1984 by art school students Ted Ottaviano, Susan Ottaviano, Jade Lee, and Lauren Roselli. Although Ted and Susan share the same last name, they are not related to each another.
Altered Images formed in Glasgow, Scotland, in 1979, with founding members Clare Grogan (vocals), Gerard “Caesar” McInulty (guitar), Johnny McElhone (bass), Tony McDaid (guitar), and Michael "Tich" Anderson (drums).
Wire Train was formed in San Francisco in the early eighties and signed to 415/CBS in 1983. Wire Train released three records for 415/CBS; In A Chamber, Between Two Words, and Ten Women. The band Recorded three CD's for MCA in the nineties; California Republic, No Soul No Strain and Snug. Only the first two MCA CD's were released.
Modern English is a rock band best remembered for their iconic 1982 song "I Melt With You", a top 10 hit has appeared in various commercials and movies over the years with a popular music video that became an MTV staple.
Romeo Void was a New Wave band in San Francisco, California from 1979 to 1985. They are best known for the songs "Never Say Never" (1982) and "A Girl in Trouble (Is A Temporary Thing)" (1984), which were minor hits, with the latter becoming a Top 40 pop single. Their popularity was primarily in alternative and college radio, and as a dynamic performing act. They recorded for 415/Columbia Records. The original band members met at the San Francisco Art Institute.
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The Icicle Works is an alternative rock band which formed in Liverpool, England in 1980. The band's original lineup consisted of Ian McNabb (vocals, guitar), Chris Layhe (bass, percussion) and Chris Sharrock (drums). Layhe and Sharrock left the band in 1988, but McNabb continued the band with replacement members until 1990.
Nick Marsh (Vocals/Guitar) & James Mitchell (Drums) start Flesh For Lulu & are swiftly joined by Glen Bishop (Bass) and ex-Wasted Youth Guitarist Rocco Barker (Guitar/Vocals) Flesh become part of the “Batcave scene” and are key amongst early glam-goth bands, touring with the likes of Specimen and Alien Sex Fiend
The Teardrop Explodes was a British Post-punk/Neo-Psychedelic band formed in Liverpool in 1978. The band was formed by Julian Cope who had previously been in the short-lived yet locally-renowned band Crucial Three along with Pete Wylie (who went on to form Wah!) and Ian McCulloch later of Echo and the Bunnymen.