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Bubbling under- great British bands that didn't make the cut

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Stig's done a grand job with the tournament, but there are some glaring omissions, so thought I'd start a separate thread for bands that could have made the final 64.

 

First up for me has to be Ride, probably the best live band I've ever seen. Andy Bell did slum it in Oasis for a while before they reformed, but we shouldn't hold that against him.

 

 

Next up, Adam and the Ants. I saw him a couple of years back and he was absolutely mustard, they're a lot more spiky and punkier than their most famous songs suggest.

 

 

Finally, Jesus and Mary Chain- I caught them live in Newcastle a few years ago and they were absolutely immense, even though Charlie looks like a fucking tramp nowadays.

 

 

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Yes

King Crimson

Emerson Lake & Palmer

Deep Purple

The Nice

Gentle Giant

The Sensational Alex Harvey Band

Procol Harum

Caravan

Hatfield & The North

The Crazy World of Arthur Brown

Pretty Things

Free

Colosseum

John Mayall's Blusbreakers

Soft Machine

Nucleus

Mott The Hoople

Sweet

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Not a great band, more a relic from the early 00s scene. Posting for the sheer fucks of remembering it - and the memory of her voice just blowing me away live. 

 

 

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The Chemical Brothers

Hawkwind 

The Icicle Works

Judas Priest

The La’s
Marillion

The Mission

Nazareth

Pop Will Eat Itself

Saint Etienne

The XX
XTC

Aztec Camera and Bloc Party have had their moments.

 

The biggest omissions though are The Jesus & Mary Chain and Deep Purple.

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18 minutes ago, YorkshireRed said:

Worzels. Don’t tell me you haven’t sung along to their classics. 

Blackbuuuurd, I'll av 'ee!!

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