Browsing: Artists – H

Erecting a Manhattan-style nightclub in Manchester was a daft idea, but it worked. In 1980, New Order were undertaking their first US tour. During their stay in New York, the band hung…

Philadelphia soulboys Hall & Oates hit pay dirt in America with their 1977 #1 single Rich Girl – which David “Son of Sam” Berkowitz would later claim as the motivation behind his…

Jesse Hector (he of the champion sideburns), Alan Butler and Gary Anderson formed the Hammersmith Gorillas, taking their name from London’s pro-Castro activist group the Hammersmith Guerillas. Their debut single…

Finnish glam heroes Hanoi Rocks were pissed-up, junked-up white trash, and had all the moves and tunes of a 1980’s New York Dolls, with slightly healthier livers. Although their influence today may…

Hailing from Paterson, New Jersey, The Happenings were a vocal harmony group who specialised in reviving classic songs. Bob Miranda, Ralph DiVito, David Libert and Thomas Giuliano met while in…

The Hard-Ons hailed from the Sydney (Australia) suburb of Punchbowl. With Korean, Ceylonese and Yugoslav-Australian backgrounds they made for a potent and volatile cultural collision. Formed in 1981, this group…