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Formed: 1978
From: Bristol, United Kingdom
Last Known Status: Disbanded

Amebix Interviews and Features

Below are our features and interviews with Amebix.


Amebix Vocalist Talks Punk, Past and Present

Brittain's Amebix is one of the first bands to blend anarcho-punk and heavy metal music. Formed in 1978, and split in 1987, they recently reunited as of 2008.

Crusties both young and old packed the Trocadero venues to capacity for the legendary hardcore punk band Amebix, uniting to go on tour for the first time in twenty-two years. This was a dream come true for punks young and old who have wanted to see the glory that is Amebix, live.

The heavily influential sound of Amebix laid the foundation for crust punk. It's hypnotic and haunting melodies merge the harsh cold brutality of metal with the raw punk edge of anger, calling out injustice. All over the US, punks united to witness their unforgettable shows. The venues were flooded with a sea of black leather and metal studs as the crowd sang along with Amebix singer Rob Miller, “Arise!”

We were honored enough to be able to interview vocalist, Rob Miller, from the island of Skye, after their highly anticipated US tour. More...

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