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Brian Brain

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rummer Martyn Atkins cut his teeth in a band called Mynd before being snapped up by John Lydon (ex-Johnny Rotten of Sex Pistols) for his avant-garde punk style in Public Image Ltd. on their live set Paris Au Printemps in 1980, after which he departed only to return a year later. During this absence, he released a set of releases on the 'Secret' label under the name Brian Brain. These releases were mostly nothing more than novelty and experiments with the conspiracy of Bobby Surgeoner (vocals/guitar) and Pete Jones (bass). After leaving Public Image Ltd. a second time, Brain returned to his own project to deliver a few low key disasters: Unexpected Noises (1980), Culture EP (1981) and Fun With Music (1986; with Margot Olavarria (bass) replacing Jones who returned to "PiL'). He then went off to join Killing Joke and Pigface in the 90s.


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Nation UK
City Coventry
Promotional Address Unknown
Genre Punk
Formations/Versions 1
Web Unknown
Active Years 1980-1986
E-Mail Unknown
Old RRCA File Code N/A
New Reference Code 1584

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