Combat 84 were an English Oi! band active during the early 1980s. Formed in 1981 in Chelsea, London by skinheads 'Chubby' Chris Henderson and 'Deptford' John Armitage, Combat 84 rose to national prominence after being featured in a controversial 1982 BBC Arena documentary about the skinhead movement.
The band was originally composed of Chris Henderson (vocals), 'Deptford' John Armitage (bass guitar), Jim (guitar) and Brownie (drums) and played their first gig supporting The Last Resort at the Walmer Castle, Peckham. The Last Resort's lead singer, Roi Pearce (later of The 4-Skins) liked the band and agreed to produce a two-song demo tape with them. These sessions resulted in the songs "Soldier" and "Combat 84", which were favourably received in the music press, leading to the band being described as 'the new Sham 69'.
In 1982, the manager of The 4-Skins, Gary Hitchcock attempted to get the band signed to SecretЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Send in the Marines [альбом]
- Tooled Up [макси-сингл]
- Orders of the Day [1982, макси-сингл]
- Death or Glory [1987, альбом]
- Death or Glory / Charge of the 7th Cavalry [1993, альбом]
- Charge of the 7th Cavalry 
- Orders of the Day [1999, сборник]