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One of the longest-lived groups of the punk era, 999 formed in London in December 1976. Led by vocalist/guitarist Nick Cash, a onetime student at the Canterbury College of Art under the tutelage of Ian Dury and a former member of the pub rock units Kilburn and the High Roads, the band also included guitarist Guy Days, bassist Jon Watson, and drummer Pablo LaBrittain. After dispensing with a series of names — including 48 Hours, the Fanatics, and the Dials — 999 quickly established themselves as a popular fixture on the London punk circuit, issuing their incendiary debut single, "I'm Alive," on their own LaBrittain Records in late 1977.

The single won the quartet a deal with United Artists, who issued both "Nasty Nasty" and "Emergency" in 1978; an eponymously titled LP debut, produced by Andy Arthurs, followed later in the year. For their sophomore effort, 1978's Separates, 999 enlisted producer Martin Rushent, resulting in a more polished, mainstream veneer for material like the near-hit "Homicide" and "High Energy Plan." After LaBrittain suffered injuries in a vehicular accident, drummer Ed Case was brought in to pick up the slack for a major U.S. tour preceding the release of 1980's The Biggest Prize in Sport; issued a short time later, The Biggest Tour in Sport EP collected

material recorded live during the group's American dates.

A healthy LaBrittain rejoined 999 full-time for 1981's Concrete, an album buffered by covers of "Li'l Red Riding Hood" and "Fortune Teller" — an indication that the group's wellspring of creativity was running dry.

1983's 13th Floor Madness was universally panned for its disco-like grooves, although 1985's self-released Face to Face was acclaimed as a melodic return to form. At the end of the year, Watson exited the group's ranks and was replaced by bassist Danny Palmer in time to record 1987's Lust, Power, and Money, a live set cut in London.

Palmer left the band in 1991, replaced by former Lurkers member Arturo Bassick (aka Peter Arthur Billingsly), who has remained with the band since. In 1993, 999 returned with their first studio album in eight years, You Us It! Though the material didn't quite reach the heights of their

earlier releases, it certainly proved that the band was still vital and alive. Further live performances throughout the rest of the decade (at punk festivals and mini-tours) cemented the fact that the band was here to stay. ~ Steve "Spaz" Schnee, Rovi

Title: Independent Vol 1

Artist: 999

Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Rap

Title: Fly With Me

Artist: 999

Genre: Electronica

Title: Bust Down - Single

Artist: 999

Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Rap

Title: Faded Thoughts

Artist: 999

Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Rap

Title: Live and Loud

Artist: 999

Genre: New Wave, Punk, Alternative

Title: Albums 1977-80 (CD2)

Artist: 999

Genre: Punk Rock

Title: English Wipeout

Artist: 999

Genre: Rock, New Wave, Punk, Alternative

Title: 999

Artist: 999

Genre: Rock, New Wave, Punk, Alternative

Title: Late Nights - Single

Artist: 999

Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Rap

Title: 999 - EP

Artist: 999

Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Rap

Title: Separates

Artist: 999

Genre: New Wave, Punk, Pop, Alternative

Title: Slam!

Artist: 999

Genre: Rock, New Wave, Punk, Alternative

Title: Albums 1977-80 (CD1)

Artist: 999

Genre: Punk Rock

Title: Takeover

Artist: 999

Genre: Rock

Title: You Us It !

Artist: 999

Genre: Rock, New Wave, Punk, Alternative

Title: 999's Trouble

Artist: 999

Genre: Rock

Title: Face To Face

Artist: 999

Genre: Rock

Title: 33 (Live)

Artist: 999

Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Rap

Title: Live At The Nashville 1979

Artist: 999

Genre: Rock

Title: You Us It!

Artist: 999

Genre: Rock, New Wave, Punk, Alternative

Title: 13th Floor Madness

Artist: 999

Genre: Pop

Title: Concrete

Artist: 999

Genre: Rock, New Wave, Punk, Alternative

Title: Death In Soho

Artist: 999

Genre: Rock, Punk, Alternative

Title: Nasty Tales

Artist: 999

Genre: Rock, New Wave, Punk, Alternative

Title: The Early Stuff (The UA Years)

Artist: 999

Genre: Pop

Title: Biggest Prize In Sport

Artist: 999

Genre: Rock

Collections

Title: Age of Marvel

Genre: Rock

Title: Punk 1977

Genre: Alternative

Title: Punk & Nasty

Genre: Alternative

Title: Loud And Proud

Genre: Rock, Punk

Title: Let's Get Loud (CD3)

Genre: Pop

Featuring albums

Title: My Punk Rock Fixx

Artist: Various Artists

Genre: Rock

Title: Punk Box

Artist: Various Artists

Genre: Rock

Title: Pub Rock

Artist: Various Artists

Genre: Rock

Title: Punk

Artist: Various Artists

Genre: Rock, Alternative

Title: British Rock Box

Artist: Various Artists

Genre: Rock

Title: Retro Rock

Artist: Various Artists

Genre: Rock

Title: Play Punk

Artist: Various Artists

Genre: Alternative

Title: Gritty Rock

Artist: Various Artists

Genre: Rock, Punk Rock

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