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The Exploited

The Exploited

Genre:Hardcore Punk,Street Punk, Crossover Thrash                                                        

The Explited are a Scottish punk band ,formed in 1979 they started as an 'Oi !' band before transforming into faster hardcore and street punk.From about 1987 they changed into something called crossover thrash band.On March 1981 they signed to Secret Records and released their debut EP Army Life and the album Punk's Not Dead.Influenced by  the first wave punk rock bands like Sex Pistols and The Clash, they created a simple sound with speed and aggresson.In 1980, the band founded it's own independent record label as Exploited Record Company.Their debut EP Army Life,was #6 in the independent charts for eight weeks, then was in the top 20 for 18 months. They then released another single, "Barmy Army", which immediately jumped into the independent charts and remained there for 53 weeks, peaking at #4.Despite many lineup changes, the band continued into the 2000s and has developed a worldwide following.


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