Best bet, stay the hell back or complain to the club for not doing a better job policing the audience. Not just leave the hall, leave our country. Enoch for Prime Minister! Posted under miscelaneous articles , political correctness , racism. The Front tried their best to salvage the situation but found themselves on a hiding to nothing. Steven Flint died instantly; three others received neck and back injuries. So, Ian Stuart, while backed into a corner, decided his only option was the best one; simply to tell the truth about his beliefs.
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Performing largely for a skinhead audience, the first versions madnexs the band released one album and two singles on Chiswick Records. A year on from Waterloo, Ian Stuart was feeling the pressure, the like of which he hadn’t experienced since his days in London. Skrewdriver were still attracting fanatical support in Europe. Communist groups planned a demonstration and the Police were desperate to find out the details of where the concert was to be held.
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Ian Stuart found himself being chased for interviews by various national newspapers and TV companies. People like to paint history with rosy colors and claim that every other member of the band completely disavowed Stuart like some sort skrewdrivdr evil pariah. The tributes came in various forms, many from his fellow musicians who idolised him and the supporters who hung on to his every word.
The skinhead image was a — maybe in hindsight misconceived — fashion thing. Archived from the original on 6 February You are commenting using your Facebook account.
Although the original band had a minor reputation for attracting violence at their concerts Skrewdrifer Rats frontman Bob Geldof was reportedly knocked unconscious by a friend of Donaldson madnesz believed that Skrewdriver’s sound had been sabotaged they did not openly support any political ideology or organisation.
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Before settling in London it was decided that Skrewdriver would play a farewell gig in Blackpool. A lot of people try to claim the song is about class, meaning one law for the rich and another for the poor. Totally unaware of the situation Ian Stuart was woken up at gunpoint and taken to the local police station.
On return to the UK Ian Stuart was bombarded by a press onslaught blaming the group for causing trouble. Enoch for Prime Minister!
Steven Flint died instantly; three others received neck and back injuries.
In other projects Wikiquote. He was later released, and the concert went ahead with his band still in jail at this concert Ian renamed Free my Land into Free my Band.
It wasn’t long before Skrewdriver were back in the studio to record what is generally accepted as their best album – The album was called ‘White Rider’. They tried to smash my elbows and knees.
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Sceptre; new edition 20 May Two decades after his death we look at his cult following. However, Stuart was no quitter. Stuart and crew liked being skinheads. It was cooked up by a bunch of us, including the band’s then-management and the photographer Peter Kodik.
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There were regular gig, they had recorded two singles and an album, appeared on television and produced a specially recorded session for John Peel’s Radio One show. When they made records for us Ian Stuart showed no signs of fascism.
Skrewdriver began recording their last LP ‘Hail Victory’. When the local council found out, the group was banned and the story made front-page news.
That is a lie. He also co-founded Blood and Honour, a neo-Nazi music network used to raise funds madnwss far-right movements — that at its height was thought to be a million dollar enterprise. Grinny the drummer came from solid northern socialist stock Since his death he has become the icon of far-right skinhead sirewdriver , with concerts planned each year in commemoration, where white power bands perform in front of swastika banners with Third Reich memorabilia openly on sale.
We are a white country.