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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 Edit

  • 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 Edit

'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 Edit

Reference Edit

http://punkygibbon.co.uk/bands/a/apostles.html

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