Formed in Sheffield in 2005 with the intention of recreating the authentic flavour of the seminal punk bands of the late 70’s, three old friends, Mr Keef & Chris (The Grind/Rocket Scientists) and Muzz (Artery/Death Trash) teamed up with drummer Mike.
Countrywide gigs soon followed with the ‘Aural Graffiti’ & ‘Wish You Were Here?’ EP’s released on The Fuckwits own label in 2005 & 2006.
Late 2007 saw Muzz leave the band to concentrate on the newly reformed Artery, Adam joined on bass soon afterwards.
The Fuckwits spent most of 2008/9 writing & recording new material along with playing some local high profile shows
Joining Punker Pages records in late 2009 the final mixes were handed over in summer 2010 & The Fuckwits debut album was subsequently released in April 2011, a string of live dates soon followed.
Bassist Adam left the band in September 2011, fortunately an old friend, Jez (Adulescents UK/Bank Holiday Jez) was more than happy to join the lads on bass & complete the line up in October 2011.
Writing has begun for the next album as well as appearing live at venues across the UK.
We have played with the likes of : Stiff Little Fingers, One Man Army, English Dogs, The Slits, The Rezillos, The Buzzcocks, The Damned, The Vibrators, 999, Ed Tudor-Pole, [spunge], Jesse James, The Beat, The Selecter, Bad Manners, The Boys, The Members, Pennywise amongst others, throughout the UK.
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