Chris, Steve, Pete, Danny
The Way
Thank you to all of those who pledged, and we hope you're enjoying our ninth studio album, THE WAY. Very soon we will be announcing the general availability of the album, both physically and digitally.
Spiral Scratch Be sure to visit our new UK / European merch store!
More shows confirmed, including the Bang Fest in Southern California. See Live Dates for details, and all of our October THE WAY tour in the UK. [18-Aug-14]
The first of our U.S. shows (in conjuction with the Riot Fest dates in Sept) are confirmed! More to come shortly. See Live Dates for details. [16-June-14]
New dates announced, including an October UK tour and an appearance Primavera in Barcelona!! See Live Dates for details.[19-May-14]
We are playing all three weekends of the Riot Fest in North America in September! Tickets are on sale now. These shows aren't listed on Live Dates because we can't confirm the exact days we'll be playing each weekend just yet. But the appearances themselves are confirmed. Stay tuned for more news TBA. [13-May-14]
More shows confirmed - including the Ink-N-Iron Festival in the USA, along with The Damned and many, many more - see Live Dates for details. [INI flyer] [05-March-14]
Now on-line: New British Merch Store! [05-March-14]
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Listen to Steve Diggle on French radio RCV this Monday and again on the 18th! [Video promo] [Flyer] [06-Nov-13]
Watch our recent show from Paris in its entirety! [06-Nov-13]
Our London show - at the Electric Brixton - has been moved to June 21st. Existing tickets remain valid, or if necessary, refunds can be obtained from point of purchase.
More extensive Australian/NZ tour announced! See Live Dates for details. [19-Feb-13]
New 2013 shows confirmed! See Live Dates for details. [07-Feb-13]
New STEVE DIGGLE page, announcing his 2013 Acostic Tour!! [Tour Flyer]
[Updated 13-Jan-13]
It's true - we're playing the Coachella Festival (both weekends) in California in April! In between, we're doing four headlining shows as well. See Live Dates for all details. There won't be any more N. American shows added, but we hope to do a full tour later this year. [10-Jan-12]
Watch this new Steve Diggle interview & solo performance! Also, Steve will be performing March 1st in France... See for details. [22-Jan-12]

Back To FrontTwo very special shows featuring Howard Devoto, John Maher, Steve Garvey, and of course the current lineup of Pete Shelley & Steve Diggle, Danny Farrant & Chris Remington!

Manchester, May 25 | London, May 26, 2012

Tickets on sale now - see Live Dates

Steve Diggle will be playing as part of the Cherry Cola Crawl on 24th September! Info & tickets. Also, we've just confirmed two December shows. See Live Dates for all current gig details. [07-Aug-11]
A DIFFERENT COMPILCATION CD coverA DIFFERENT COMPILATION is out now at your favourite r(e)tailer, and being sold at our shows (excluding North America)...

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R.I.P. Martin Rushent
We're playing with The Pogues on July 30th as part of the Greenwich Summer Sessions. See Live Dates for all current gig details. [16-June-11]
If you're anywhere near Bristol, be sure to catch our dummer Danny Farrant's drum workshops on June 2nd and 3rd! [25-May-11] NOTE: The workshops have been postoned, but will be rescheduled soon.
UPDATE: Paris Extreme Fest has unfortunately been cancelled due to a fire at the venue! But many more shows have just been confirmed, including a California warm-up show! Please see Live Dates for all current gig details. [17-Apr-11]

More shows just confirmed - including Ink-N-Iron in Long Beach, California and a special San Franciso warm-up... Plus the Sled Island Fest in Calgary, Canada! Check Live Dates for current gig details. [13-Mar-11]

Part 1 of 3 of new Steve Diggle interview series: Check it out now. Also, Steve's new video for World Spinning Round, the upcoming single from his album AIR CONDITIONING! [13-Mar-11]
Thank you, China and South America! Shows in ITALY just accounced. See Live Dates for venue & ticket details. [01-Dec-10]
Steve Diggle news: new album AIR CONDITIONING out 4th October on iTunes and In The Air by Steve Diggleall major digital download sites, preceded by the single "In The Air." Please request it from Johnny Walker on BBC Radio 2 and your other favourite DJs. He'll be live on BBC Radio Manchester Saturday, 25th Sept, and check out behind-the-scenes footage from the movie Vinyl.

Steve will be playing an acoustic set at Trabendo in Paris, with The Damned, on 28th October!

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Danny Farrant & Black Label drumsThanks to our North American fans, The Dollyrots, IMAGES, and everyone who helped out on the ANOTHER...BITES Tour! We promise not to be gone so long this time! Check Live Dates for info on upcoming UK/European appearances.

Also, special thanks to Black Label drums, and to the following companies for helping make this tour happen: Marshall, Vic Firth, Aquarian, Protection Racket, Gibson, Fender, Rickenbacker, and Rotosound.

"What Do I Get?" will be featured in an upcoming version of Guitar Hero [more]
Pete Shelley is featured on a cover of his own "Homosapien" by A1 People, part of a double a-side single out May 10th! [28-Apr-10]
The wait is over... Our North American ANOTHER...BITES Tour is now confirmed! Check Live Dates for venue & ticket details and view the tour flyer. We'll be playing our first two albums - Another Music In A Different Kitchen and Love Bites - in their entirety + other hits! WIth special guests The Dollyrots! Follow us on Twitter, MySpace, and Facebook for all of the latest...
JUST ADDED: Austin, Dallas, and San Antonio, TX [28-Apr-10]
Thank you, California! Stay tuned for news of a North American tour soon. In the meantime, we've just confirmed some new more shows back across the pond.
[03-Mar-10] (more)
Available Now in the U.S. Deluxe reissues of the 'classic' first three albums! Double CD sets totaling 123 tracks, including 33 never-before-heard versions! Get details on Secret Public and read news items on Pitchfork and Spinner. Spinner is also streaming the full albums, one each per week!

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Each is a double CD set (with new artwork) with all the associated singles. The releases include Parts 1 to 3, I Look Alone, Live at the Electric Circus, Live at the Lesser Free Trade Hall 21/7/78, the Peel sessions, all the demos... [09-Feb-10]

ANOTHER...BITES 2009/10 - More to be announced
We're happy to announce this series of special shows, where we'll be playing our first two albums - Another Music In A Different Kitchen and Love Bites - in their entirety + other hits! In the meantime, after a great time in NZ, Australia, and Asia, we've just confirmed four more shows each in Britain and Italy. Check Live Dates for venue & ticket details. [23-Dec-09]
NEW - Become our fan on Facebook now [11-Nov-09]
Check us out performing "Love You More" on a cramped Dublin balcony recently! Buzzcocks on BALCONYTV. [11-Nov-09]
Steve Diggle on MySpace - new single HEY MARIASteve Diggle's new single HEY MARIA is now available for download from all major sites, including iTunes!

New 2009 promo pictures just added [14-June-09]
Now get our recent webcast on-demand! Shot at Amsterdam's Paradiso the other night, see the show in its multi-camera entirety on FabChannel.[16-Feb-09]
UPDATE: Fab Channel are shutting down, so this Friday (March 13)will be your last chance to see this concert for now...
Those in the US can now 'see' nearly our entire EMI catalogue on our MySpace music player. All tracks are available for streaming and for unrestricted MP3 purchase. This will expand to other territories eventually. [16-Feb-09]
You can now follow us on Twitter. Expect updates when on tour & basically when there's something interesting to say. [11-Feb-09]
Read recent interviews with Pete & Steve on Ptichfork. [29-Jan-09]
Now available: Deluxe EMI reissues of the 'classic' first three albums! Double CD sets totaling 123 tracks, including 33 never-before-heard versions! Get details on Secret Public and read news item on Pitchfork.

Order now: | HMV

Each is a double CD set (with new artwork) with all the associated singles. The releases include Parts 1 to 3, I Look Alone, Live at the Electric Circus, Live at the Lesser Free Trade Hall 21/7/78, the Peel sessions, all the demos...

Check out our newly upated Sound & Video page. [13-Jan-09]
Limited edition Buzzcocks Kickers are now available! [12-Nov-08]
Steve Diggle will be playing live in November: In London on the 7th and in Harlow on the 28th. He'll be in France for three shows, Feb. 6 - 8, 2009. Also, be sure to check him out on Facebook and on his new YouTube site. [21-Oct-08]
The original "Orgasm Addict" is part of the 'Choke' film soundtrack - out now in the U.S. (more) [23-Sept-08]
Magazine are reforming to play their first shows since 1980! [15-Sept-08]
We just received the 'Inspiration Award'! Check out our performance from the INDY Music Awards on, Sky Channel 368. (details). [05-May-08]
We're featured in the Punk's Not Dead movie, which is now available on DVD via the film's website, and a great contest is underway now. [20-Apr-08]
The short film Love You More just screened for the first time in London. Based on a story by Patick Marber, the movie revolves around Buzzcocks' classic single of the same name. Look for it on the festival circuit later this year. [28-Feb-08]
The other two tracks we recorded for Fuel TV's The Daily Habit show in L.A. last year will finally air - on Friday, March 7th. [28-Feb-08]
BUZZCOCKS 30 CD coverBUZZCOCKS 30, a new 28-track live album recorded at the London Forum is available digitally and on CD. You can get full details and order the CD from Cooking Vinyl UK

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Check out our updated iLike profile. Or, add us directly to your personal Facebook, Bebo, or hi5 profiles! [09-Jan-08]
An update to the original Discography has just been added. [09-Jan-08]

Pete Shelley/Starway Guitar - click for details and to orderCongratulations to Ken McKneely of Attlanta, GA, for winning the Starway guitar! He correctly guessed that the price of this limited edition guitar package is £679.10 (1976 backwards!). Eastwood Guitars have created a fantastic replica of Pete Shelley's famous 'broken' Starway! These limited editions include a custom case and many other exclusive items. Pete hand-signed each guitar. You can now order one of these exclusive guitar packages for $1089 US. [19-Dec-07]

Our Summer Sundae concert from last year will be broadcast this Wednesday, 19th December, on BBC 6MUSIC between 10:00pm and 1:00am. [15-Dec-07]
Check out the new sound of a gun video on our MySpace or on YouTube! It's from our most recent studio album, flat-pack philosophy. [23-Nov-07]
We have just announced support bands for our UK tour in late November! We're also playing with Maximo Park on Dec 15 in Newcastle Stay tuned for exciting news about plans for 2008. [05-Nov-07]
"Boredom" is featured on the new Control soundtrack, out now. [22-Oct-07]
Hopefully you caught us on Fuel TV's The Daily Habit show, which originally aired on Sept 11. Two more tracks were taped while in LA and they should air at a later date. [01-Oct-07]
Tony Barber recently performed as part of the Deitch Art Parade 2007 in NYC's SOHO neighbourhood. [13-Sept-07]
Thank you Los Angeles! We had a wonderful time and hope to be back there (and elsewhere) soon. Check out the Secret Public forums for details and exclusive pics. Also, there're a few videos on YouTube - "Boredom" and "Why Can't I Touch It?" stand out. [25-Aug-07]
Tony Wilson RIP. [12-Aug-07]
We've taped a special for Mark Lamarr's BBC Radio 2 show God's Jukebox. Air date TBA soon. [12-Aug-07]
We're doing a special pre-Sunset Junction warm-up show in LA @ Spaceland with our friends The Adored. Unfortunately Easy Image cannot play after all due to a technicality, but we hope to play with them another time. See Live Dates for ticket info. [15-Aug-07]

ElectrovoiceWe have just done a deal with Electrovoice to use EV microphones on all future Buzzcocks recordings which begin this month in Tony's Brooklyn Studio. Tony would personally like to thank EV's Guy Low for facilitating this hook-up between both parties.

RotosoundThe UK's only guitar string manufacturer has now signed Steve Diggle to a worldwide solo deal (as well as Buzzcocks worldwide). All Steve's acoustic guitars will now be loaded with Rotosound 'Jumbo Kings' at all future performances.

See our Links page for more endorsements. [27-June-07]

"Sick City Sometimes" is featured on Coolest Songs in the World, Vol 2 from Little Steven's Underground Garage! Out August 7th. [28-July-07]
We're one of the many bands featured in the new film Punk's Not Dead, now making its way around US cinemas. [23-July-07]
Howard Devoto's 1983 solo album Jerky Versions of the Dream has been digitally remastered and is out now in the UK and August 14th in the US.
Now you can download tracks from our 2003 studio album directly from Cherry Red Records - As with the tracks from our latest album via Snocap, these are DRM-free MP3s! [08-June-07]

A few more summer shows have just been confirmed! Check Live Dates for more info. There are several clips from our recent South American shows on YouTube, such as You Say You Don't Love Me. [26-May-07]

We had a great time at the SXSW Festival in Austin, TX in March! Check out some clips and an interview with Pete on AOL/Spinner, and find exclusive SXSW info & pics on the Secret Public forums. Also, we recently confirmed more shows, including a South American tour! Check Live Dates for more info. [24-April-07]
Joining our latest album flat-pack philosophy and others on iTunes are the Singles Going Steady and Trade Test Transmissions albums! [25-Mar-07]
Help support the Secret Public and get some cool merch at the same time! Get your Buzzcocks/Secret Public badges here, or check out this cool line of Buzzcocks-themed products here, including unique shirt designs that Pete wore on tour last year! [28-Jan-07]
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flat-pack philosophy
the studio album out now!

Buy the CD now:
Amazon: UK | US, HMV (UK), Rhino (US), Townsend (UK)
Download now:
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Listen to the title track now

the third single out now!
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Or, download now (worldwide):
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Help out by requesting it from your local & satellite radio stations!

Don't miss the first single "wish i never loved you" : Listen/Watch
Or the second, "sell you everything" : Listen/Watch
The third single from flat-pack philosophy - reconciliation - was released on December 4th - Listen now on our MySpace! Also keep your ears on our MySpace profile for some more 'classic' tracks, in honour of our 30th anniversary! [22-Dec-06]
Steve Diggle is now on MySpace! [23-Oct-06]
Check out this newly posted podcast interview with Pete. [14-Oct-06]
Tony Barber took part in the Gimme Shelter Rock & Rescue NYC benefit on 4th October [more info]. He's also part of The T4 Project concept album.[24-Sept-06]
Check out the Secret Public forums for exclusive reports and pics from our recent Las Vegas party for Sailor Jerry and Lee Cooper! [12-Sept-06]
Thanks to everyone who came out to see us on the Warped Tour, the two Little Steven 'pool party' shows in Florida and all of our North American dates this summer. We had a great time with The Strays, The Adored, Lola Ray, Easy Image, and The Sharpies! Check our Live Dates page for latest gig info. [28-Aug-06]

Check out some of our Vans Warped Tour footage from Fuse TV. [02-Aug-06]

New promo photos just posted. [20-Aug-06]

New Links page added. [20-Aug-06]

Check out a live performance on Minnesota Public Radio in July [28-Aug-06]

Mojo Honours: We won the Inspiration award for 2006, against some great competition! Even Sir Elton couldn't stop talking about us! [more] [06-Jun-06]
We had a great time in Croatia and Serbia in June! Read a review of the Zagreb show here.

Pete Shelley's classic 80s album Homosapien, remastered Pete Shelley's Homosapien: Reissue out now!

Pete Shelley's classic 80s album XL1, remastered Pete Shelley's XL1: Reissue out now!

A brand-new, enhanced update to the original Discography has just been added! [07-May-06]
Check out Steve Garvey's new website! [09-May-06]
April 21, 2006: Phil Barker leaves Buzzcocks. Yes, Phil has left. Buzzcocks #6.0 are in Germany starting the next phase of the European Tour with Danny Farrant on drums.
Looking to meet up with other fans before, during, or after any gigs? Join in on the discussions on the Secret Public forums! Keep an eye on our Live Dates page for tour updates.

We hope you like this all-new version of! It's not quite finished yet - Keep checking back as we complete the discography section & add more content.

A big thank you to The Adored and Gear for their support on the British tour.
Live at Shepherds Bush Empire DVD cover

Our digital 5.1 surround sound concert DVD Live at Shepherds Bush Empire was released in the US on January 24th. 32 songs and tons of bonus features!

[Order now - US] [UK DVD]
[UK digipak CD also available]

The all-star John Peel tribute single - a cover of "Ever Fallen In Love..?" - is out now, as a benefit to Amnesty International. [news article] [buy now]

Also, we have a newly designed "EFIL" t-shirt, available from official UK merchandise retailer Backstreet.

More exclusive content posted to, including two new, previously unheard tracks, continuing an album's worth of music that will be made available for free to all Secret Public members. The site is being continuously enhanced for your interactive viewing pleasure [Want to know more?]

Don't miss Steve Diggle's latest album entitled SERIOUS CONTENDER!

Let's be friends on our MySpace site! Also, Tony Barber's Airport project is now on MySpace.

The initial Secret Public auction has ended, but check back for more rare items. All proceeds go to maintaining Not part of the Secret Public? You can still join the eBay bidding, although we encourage you to sign up and join the free online fan community!

Yet another cover of "EFIL?" - by the band Thursday - appears on the new video game and soundtrack Tony Hawk's American Wasteland.

Buzzcocks are featured in the upcoming documentary Punk's Not Dead
The remastered & enhanced Trade Test Transmissions LP is out now in the US as well! Check out our online discography and lyrics section for details.

Now, buy The Adored EP, featuring Pete on 2 tracks, from

Tracklisting revealed for the new Steve Diggle album entitled SERIOUS CONTENDER: It's due out in March.
Airport featuring Tony Barber have a track on a new Ramones tribute album. Also get the Argentinean version of the 2003 Buzzcocks studio album on the same label.

Check out our online discography and lyrics section as we reveal the working title of the next studio album.

The Adored EP, featuring Pete on 2 tracks, is out now in the US!
Look for a feature interview with Pete in the January 8 NME issue edited by Franz Ferdinand.
The Trade Test Transmissions LP has been remastered and will be released in January by Sanctuary! It will include a new booklet, sleevenotes about the making of, and bonus tracks!

Pete appears on the upcoming EP by LA band The Adored / Now get 'TV Riot' for free!

Online discography and lyrics section is finally here!
New online interview posted
New Steve Diggle album in the works for scheduled release on EMI in March, 2005!

Steve Garvey has produced an LP by James Seward & Matt Sircely [details & MP3s]

Complete Singles Anthology, a low-priced 3-disc set including some rare tracks, is out now!

The Argentinean release of the latest studio album is here

Listen online to a very entertaining Buzzcocks radio doc (originally broadcast Aug 7 on BBC Radio 2)
Cover alert! Out now is Ash's version of "Everybody's Happy Nowadays" on the SHAUN OF THE DEAD soundtrack and the b-side of their new single! Also just out is Pete Yorn's "Ever Fallen In Love..?" cover on the SHREK 2 soundtrack [Buy - US
New, free download of a full-length MP3 from the think/tank!

Coming soon: Argentinean release of the 2003 studio album, featuring a different cover, two bounus tracks, and the "jerk" video clip! We'll have details on how to buy soon.

The long-awaited Steve Diggle book - Harmony In My Head - is now available via and
Be sure to experience phuture experiments by the think/tank - Visit the new web page

Want to share your Buzzcocks story? Your picture? See the news section of our recently updated SECRET PUBLIC WEBZINE

New "sick city sometimes" UK single out now! It's been getting some airplay - please help out by requesting it from Mark & Lard show and the Jo Whiley show, both on BBC Radio 1.
Great new DVD is now available! 

The new CD box set No Thanks! The '70s Punk Rebellion features 3 Buzzcocks tracks.

Experience phuture experiments by the think/tank (EP now available!)
New Pearl Jam DVD of the July Madison Sq. Garden show features Steve and Tony!

New version of Steve Diggle's Some Reality CD features exclusive video! [buy - UK]

New "sick city sometimes" single to be released Dec. 1. It includes two previously unreleased tracks - one called "Never Believe It," recorded in 1995 and the other a live version of "Paradise." The CD and vinyl versions will be on sale at the upcoming shows.
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