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The Apostles are an experimental Punk Rock band who developed within the confines of the 1980s Anarcho Punk scene in the United Kingdom, but did not necessarily adhere to the aesthetics of that movement.

Band Members[]

  • Andy Martin
  • William 'Bill' Corbett
  • Julian Portinari
  • Dan McIntyre
  • Pete Byng-Hall
  • John Soares
  • Chris Low
  • Dave Fanning
  • Chris "Widni" Wiltshire
  • Malcolm "Scruff" Lewty
  • Sean Stokes
  • Colin Murrell

Discography[]

Albums

  • Live at the LMC, Jan 1983 (Split live LP with The Mob) bootleg
  • Punk Obituary, 1985, Mortarhate Records
  • The Lives & Times Of The Apostles, 1986, COR Records
  • The Acts Of The Apostles In The Theatre Of Fear, 1986, Acid Stings
  • How Much Longer?, 1986, Acid Stings

Equinox Screams, 1987

  • The Other Operation, 1988, split album with Statement (Patrick Poole)
  • Hymn To Pan, 1988 (only available in America)

EPs

  • Chart placings shown are from the UK Independent Chart.
  • Blow It Up, Burn It Down, Kick It Till It Breaks!, 1982
  • Rising From The Ashes, 1983 No. 21
  • The Curse Of The Creature, 1983 No. 17
  • The Giving Of Love Costs Nothing, 1984
  • Smash The Spectacle, 1984 No. 22
  • Anathema/The Apostles, 1985
  • Death To Wacky Pop!, 1986 (features members of The Joy Of Living)
  • No Faith No Fear, 1986
  • The Joy Of Living were a female folk/punk band who released 1 cassette demo in addition to the above recording.

Demo Albums (cassette only)

  • The Apostles 1981
  • The 2nd Dark Age 1982
  • Libertarian Propaganda 1982
  • Topics For Discussion 1982
  • A Sudden Surge of Sound (retrospective on CFC Cassettes) 1983
  • Swimmers In The Sea Of Life 1983
  • Live At The Recession Club 1983
  • Will I Ever Be Free? 1984
  • Fire In The Sky 1985
  • Visions Of The End 1985
  • Punk Leftovers 1986
  • Private Performances 1987
  • Gary Cooke Was Here 1987
  • The Progressive Blues Experiment 1988
  • The 12th Gate To The Underworld 1988
  • Death 1988
  • How To Suck Seed 1988
  • Life 1989
  • Live At The Academy 1989 (the last ever performance 23/02/89)

Tracks On Compilations

  • Mob Violence (Part 2) - We Don't Want Your Fucking War 1986 LP Mortarhate
  • 'Inner Space - God Save Us From The USA 1987 LP, Happy Mike
  • Walls - You've Heard It All Before (Crass Covers compilation) 1993 LP Ruptured Ambitions Records
  • Hyde Park 1988 LP (released by German band Doc Wör Mirran featuring international groups, not all punk)
  • J.D.s Top Ten Tape - Forbidden Love 1990 cassette

Gallery[]

Audio[]

Hello Black Flag (1986)

The Cripple (1986)

Reference[]

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