After the breakup of one of New Zealand's earliest punk bands "The Enemy" in January 1979, remaining members Chris Knox, Alex Bathgate & Mike Dooley formed a new band called "Toy Love". The members were Chris Knox (vocals), Alex Bathgate (guitar), Mike Dooley (drums), Jane Walker (keyboards) & Paul Kean (bass). After moving to Australia in 1980, they returned to NZ later that year and split.
Wellington, New Zealand band playing the type of crust that was popular in 2009, ala From Ashes Rise, His Hero Is Gone and Tragedy.
Features people who when on to form Short-lived, Gaywyre, Rogernomix, Drug Problem and Meth Drinker.
Originally released in 2000 on The Great American Steak Religion.
2nd press limited to 1248 copies on black Vinyl.
Reissue contains the "Life And Death" 7" as bonus. The last song "Ambitions" was mistakenly left off the tracklist on the back cover but is actually featured on the record plus lyrics are also printed.
From Ashes Rise LP (1999):
01 - Concrete And Steel
02 - Dotted Lined
03 - All Eyes On The Tease
04 - Rung By Rung
05 - Eden
06 - No Shades Of Grey
07 - The Last Word
08 - All In Due Time
09 - And We’re Still Waiting
10 - Help Wanted
11 - What The Good Book Says
12 - Stained Glass
13 - Divine Reich
Life And Death 7" (1999)
14 - Life And Death / At Peace
15 - Seeping
16 - Flags
17 - Walking Dead
18 - Bastard
19 - Ambitions
Gothic Post Punk band from the UK who had several releases on No Future records.
This Lp collects their release from 1982 to 1985.
01 - This Is The End Of The World / Nuclear Apocalypse
02 - Damned Generation
03 - She Was Done In By A Nutter
04 - God Of Love
05 - Do You Wanna Cremation
06 - Western Front
07 - Valley Of The Dead
08 - Schoolgirl Junkie
09 - Lilith
10 - Warcry
11 - Night Creatures
12 - Angel Of Death
13 - The Lovers
14 - Serenade Of Suicide
15 - The Night
16 - Johnnie
17 - Tower Of Babel
Tracks 01 - 05 from the “Children Of The Boneyard” Cassette on Recreational Tapes 1982
Track 06 from the “Western Front” Cassette on Catch 22 1982
Tracks 07 - 09 from the “Valley Of The Dead” 7” on Skull Records 1982
Tracks 11 - 12 from the “Night Creatures” 12” on No Future Records 1983
Tracks 13 - 15 from the “The Danse Macabre Collection” 12” on Angel Records 1984
Tracks 16 - 17 from the “A Dream Of Yesterday” 12” on Angel Records 1985
A partially unofficial release of New Zealand Punk from the late 70’s and early 80’s.
01 - Proud Scum - I Am A Rabbit
02 - Proud Scum - Suicide
03 - The Scavengers - True Love
04 - The Scavengers - Mysterex
05 - Proud Scum - Suicide2
06 - Suburban Reptiles - Saturday Night Stay At Home
07 - Superettes - We Got A Stage
08 - Primmers - Love Sprouts
09 - Features - Police Wheels
10 - Nocturnal Projections - My Neighbours
11 - Nocturnal Projections - Marlene’s Fish Shop
12 - The Spelling Mistakes - Hate Me Hate Me
13 - Toy Love - Sheep
14 - Scavengers - Routine
15 - Smashed Executive - TV
16 - The Steroids - Out Of Control
17 - Dum Dum Boys - Let There Be Noise
18 - The Henchmen - Bitch Goddess
Tadpole Records, A World We Never Made, Active Rebellion, Loud Punk Records, Rusty Knife Records, Opiate Records, Arripurri Records, Lukket Avdeling Records, Höhnie Records, Pumpkin Records, Prejudice Me Records.