The Cult Maniax are an English punk rock band, that formed in Great Torrington, Devon in 1978. They had three indie hits in the mid-1980s before splitting up, although they reformed in the 1990s for occasional performances.
The name is derived from the concept of the band being the Cult and their fans being the Maniax. Their first live performance was at the school that Riko Sargeant, Foxy Steer, and Mildew Mules attended. Other gigs followed, and the band started to get a large following.
Their first release, the "Black Horse" EP attracted newspaper headlines in 1982. The Black Horse was, and still is, a public house in Torrington. The lyrics of the title track "Black Horse" (written by Alan "Big Al" Mitchell) expressed his dissatisfaction at the landlord's attitude to the punk generation. The band sold 200 copies of the single before a court case forced them to hand over the master copies and destroy all remainingЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- The Cult Maniax EP [1981, макси-сингл]
- American Dream [1982, сингл]
- Blitz [1982, сингл]
- Cold Love [1983, альбом]
- Full of Spunk! EP [1984, макси-сингл]
- The Amazing Adventures of Johnny the Duck and the Bath Time Blues [1984, макси-сингл]
- Where Do We All Go [1985, макси-сингл]