Tonight’s Gabfest sees us discuss punk rock in 1981 as we try and dissect the punk direction the year shows us – Listen here

Tonight’s show sees us delve into 1981 as punk rock is starting to go down many roads – be that US ones of Black Flag, Minor Threat or Flipper or Post punk of Altered Images and Siouxsie and the Banshees with some funk and jazz of Rip Rig and Panic to accompany the insanity of Nun Attax. Not forgetting the punk blasts of the Exploited who are starting to fight against all including the anarchists of Flux of Pink Indians. What a year for music. Where is this punk rock juggernaut going?

1. Altered Images: Dead Pop Stars
2. Minor Threat – Straight Edge
3. Black Flag: Six Pack
4. The Exploited – Dead Cities
5. Siouxsie and the Banshees: Spellbound
6. Nun Attax – White Cortina
7. Rip Rig and Panic – Go Go Go (This Is It)
8. Flipper – Ha Ha Ha
9. Gang of four – To Hell with poverty
10. Flux of Pink Indians – Tube Disasters

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