The Vibrators are recording a new album: "Past, Present, Into The Future". This album features the current line-up (Eddie, Darrell and Pete) as well as the V2 line-up (Knox, Eddie, John Ellis and Gary Tibbs). It's all new songs and is being recorded at Pat Colliers studio (original bass player) for PledgeMusic whose campaign for the new album started on 29th July.
The Vibrators are having their 40th(!!!!) Anniversary Year! Check out the band's tour dates here.
Sat. 27th Feb: - ISLINGTON, O2 - THE VIBRATORS' 40TH ANNIVERSARY SHOW!! - As well as the current line-up this also featured the two original line-ups of the band, so appearing were Knox, John Ellis, Pat Collier and Gary Tibbs! It was absolutely not to be missed!! (Note: this is the only time any of these original band members will be appearing.)
See the band playing live on PressureDrop.tv in San Francisco recently (14th September 2015): https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLEggLUGWRrQrespo0AK9eBgQuKBFm72vy
ROCKAWAY BEACH hosted a special charity event at the HOPE AND ANCHOR, featuring THE VIBRATORS plus special guests, to support ROCK 'N' ROLL RESCUE (Knox's charity shop), on Fri. 31st July 2015.
Visit Knox's charity shop: "ROCK 'N' ROLL RESCUE", 96 Parkway, Camden Town, London NW1 7AN (next door to the Dublin Castle pub). Open every day 11.00am - 6.00pm, Sun 12.00 - 6.00pm.
A new good review of the new album "PUNK MANIA":
Great new cover version of "BABY BABY' came out 20 Nov. by LA band Lady Low. You can find it here: http://nbhap.com/music/news/exclusive/lady-low-baby-baby/
NEW ALBUM - "PUNK MANIA - Back to the Roots" was released on 16 Sept. in USA on Cleopatra Records. Will be coming out soon in UK on Captain Oi! (Read Cleopatra press release on www.broadwayworld.com here)
The Vibrators are in the top '26 Huge Autumn Tours to Get Excited About' in NME, see it: here.
Interview with Knox talking about The Vibrators in Record Collector magazine, (out last August, it has Kate Bush on the cover, excerpt here : http://recordcollectormag.com/articles/hard-knox-life )
The band were recently in Pat Collier's (Perry Vale) studio and recorded a new album. No title yet, or release date, but it will be coming out on Captain Oi! in the UK, and West Coast label Cleopatra Records in the USA, featuring a different mix.
Interview with Eddie and Knox in "Fear and Loathing LB"
Band photos from Prague (2014) on this site here.
New touring poster:
Band photos from 2013 here!
Good interview with Knox from The Vibrators - see it here!
Check out this great video on YouTube! - It's The Vibrators' song "X-Files" and the video was made by SimplePsiBin. He's done a really really great job. See it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2rZO9dDuR8Q
NEW VIBRATORS COMPILATION ALBUM "GREATEST PUNK HITS " - released on digipak Mon 5th August 2013 in UK, and Tues 6th August worldwide. MVD5929A (www.MVDaudio.com). The 1st retrospective collection of their greatest hits from their entire career!
LATEST STUDIO ALBUM "ON THE GUEST LIST" - (released on May 7th, 2013), with a single "Slow Death" (Flaming Groovies' song) released in June 2013, on West Coast USA label Cleopatra Records (www.cleorecs.com). The album has been getting good reviews!
Nigel Bennett, one of the main Vibrators' guitarists, who recently left the band to go solo, has a video out, see it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xx-frwL7Iu0&feature=youtu.be
John Ellis, original Vibrators' guitarist, has a new album out: "Sly Guitar" - released April 2013 on Chantoyu Records.
Pic of band from years' ago:
Photo of the band, c1983, during the making of the "Baby Blue Eyes" video . (Pic by Mick Mercer - he's got several photos for sale on eBay.)
VIBRATORS' T-SHIRT ON GERMAN TV: Our fan Oliver - "Are you aware that the Vibrators had an "ad" on Germany TV ? I was in a cooking show with star cooks and took the chance to "present" my VIBRATORS t-Shirt, see photo. The cook with me in the photo is Alexander Herrmann, a star cook."
NEW STUDIO ALBUM: The band went into Pat Collier's studio in March this year and began recording a new studio album. This will have guest singers on it, and is for US label Cleopatra Records. (Pat Collier was the band's original bass player, and has Perry Vale Studios, a guitar band orientated studio in South London.)
PURE MANIA and V2 out on vinyl - released on West Coast USA label Cleopatra Records (www.cleorecs.com).
Check out this great thing beebee333 has made of Vibrators' song "The Streets of London Tonight": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bf0aWcHKkn4
"ENERGIZE" album - re-released on vinyl in Czech, on PH Records, We have them for sale so either get one at a gig or see our merch page.
"DESPAIR" album - This is a band Knox was in before The Vibrators (roughly 1973-5) and which was playing "Whips'n'Furs", "Sweet Sweet Heart", "She's Bringing You Down", etc. before The Vibrators. See Knox news.
VIBRATORS' "TROOPS OF TOMORROW" SKATEBOARDS - here is the hot design, by
7' SINGLE - "TROOPS OF TOMORROW" also out on Cleopatra Records.
FAIRLY RECENT ADDITION - all the lyrics to the "ENERGIZE" album here.
ANOTHER RECENT ALBUM -
CHECK OUT: www.myspace.com/nodirectionhq - Pete's (The Vibrators' bass player) other band NO DIRECTION - music, gigs, pics, etc.
A must for all Vibrators' fans! On Cherry Red.
"ENERGIZE" - OUR FIFTEENTH (COUNT 'EM!) STUDIO ALBUM, CAME OUT IN AUGUST 2002, ON TRACK RECORDS.
We finished making this studio album (our fifteenth) in the autumn 2001, with Pat Collier (original bass player) producing. The album has sixteen new songs on it, and has John Ellis (the original Vibrators' guitarist) playing on two tracks (X-Files and 3/4 Angelina). Knox thinks this might be the band's best album since Pure Mania and V2.
List of tracks: "X-Files", "Your Love Is Fading Away", "So Far Down", "Animals," "Shine", "3/4 Angelina", "Rock The Kids", "New Brain", "Band New", "General Purpose", "Jukebox Light", "Tears Are Falling", "Moonlight", "I Knew It Must Be Love", "2nite", "No More".
V2 - the band's 2nd album, originally released in 1978 on Epic - we now have copies of this for sale (see our merchandising page or punkrockshop.co.uk).