Today's band is another Classic one from the punk rock scene. The British 4-Skins, are a working class Oi! punk rock band from the East End of London. Originally composed of Gary Hodges (vocals), 'Hoxton' Tom McCourt (guitar), Steve 'H' Hamer (bass) and Gary Hitchcock (drums), they formed in 1979 and disbanded in 1984 – although new line-ups formed in 2007 and 2008. Many of their songs dealt with violent topics, but the band has claimed they were discussing the realities of inner city life, not promoting violence.
Today's line up consists of
- Gary Hodges (vocals)
- Bakes (bass)
- Big Tom (guitar)
- Sedge (drums)
Today's tune "Chaos" is taken from the "Oi! The Album", is a 1980 Punk compiltation album, released in 1980 by EMI, then re-released by Captain Oi! and Cleopatra.
Here is a clip were 4 Skins performing Chaos at Pretty Shitty Kjell.
More info @
Official 4 Skins Web
Listen to ”4 Skins - Chaos" on Spotify here!