ADAM AND THE ANTS 1982 RARE ORIGINAL POSTER PUNK & ANT

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  • Sold Date: Apr 20, 2008
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ADAM & THE ANTS 1982

RARE ORIGINAL US CBS PROMO FLAT

12 1/2"x12 1/2"

SAME SIZE & WEIGHT AS AN ALBUM COVER. SHIPPED FLAT.

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Adam & the Ants were a New Wave band during the late 1970s and early 1980s . They were one of the bands at the time that marked the transition from the 70s punk rock era to the New Wave post-punk music era. Although the band started off with a punk-influenced sound, it soon moved on to New Wave, motivated by new sources such as the drum-heavy "Burundi Beat" heard on "Dog Eat Dog".

History

Formation

Prior to the Ants, Adam Ant (real name Stuart Goddard) played bass in pub rock group Bazooka Joe , now primarily known as the band that headlined when the Sex Pistols played their first concert on November 6, 1975, at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design . After witnessing this Adam immediately quit the band with the intention of forming his own, inspired by the Sex Pistols.

Tentatively called the B-sides they practiced regularly over the following months but, lacking a drummer, never managed to play a gig. Meanwhile, Adam Ant had befriended some influential figures in the burgeoning London punk scene , most notably Jordan , who worked in Malcolm McLaren and Vivienne West
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