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P-C: Vocals & Guitar
J-B: Vocals & Bass
"Full power rock'n'roll"
Portugal - Oeiras
Three guys, one loud guitar, one loud bass guitar, a straight
drum beat and a lot of joy. That's what is all about. Some
people say we're a punk rock band. Other people say we're too
diverse for a punk band. It doesn't matter. We play Rock'n'roll
and that's it. Good old rock'n'roll... You may notice an inch of
punk and you're not wrong 'cause we have the feeling. You may
notice an inch of metal and you're not wrong 'cause we have the
power. You may even notice an inch of pop... and an inch of.. .
.... IT'S ONLY ROCK'N'ROLL or the good and for the worst and we
fucking LOVE IT!
January 1996 - PC (Vocals + guitar), JB (Bass + vocals) and RK
(Drums + vocals). Anti-Clockwise is the name. March 1996 -
Anti-Clockwise record the first demo-tape with eight tracks. All
songs were recorded at the first take, no guitar overdubs or
whatsoever. Pure, honest, filthy rock. 5 June 1996 - The very
first gig, at the Johnny Guitar club in Lisbon. Only for close
friends. July 1996 - Anti-Clockwise support The Humpers in the
Portuguese tour. August 1997- RK leaves Anti-Clockwise and Hugo
"The stick" becomes the new drummer. September 1997 - The song
"Boot Inside" from the first demo-tape is included in the Punk
compilation CD "Chaos in Portugal". January 1998 - Pedro Coelho
splits with Mata-Ratos after the recording of the band's CD
"Sente o Ódio". March 1998 - Anti-Clockwise head back to the
studio and record 4 new songs for the "Give Me" EP (Now sold
April 1998 - The song "Alone" from the 1996 demo-tape is
included in the Promusica magazine CD. October 1998 - After a
short tour to promote "Give Me", Anti-Clockwise start recording
the debut CD at the STS Studio in Lisbon.
December 1998 - A new contribution for the Promusica CD with the
song "I Hate When I Have To Wait". April 1999 - "My TV World",
the bands debut CD is released - financed completely by the band
themselves! 1999-2000 - Playing and playing and playing.
November 2000 - New songs recorded at Chaos Studio. A lot of
problems with the recording machine and all the tracks in the
bin. January 2001 - Three new songs recorded at the STS Studio
for the forthcoming single. February 2001 - New single "Waiting
For The Chaos" is released. July 2001 - The recording of
"Waiting..." video-clip. March 2002 - Anti-Clockwise head over
to the UK to play a showcase gig for FiveMilesHigh at Plush*
June 2002 - The band records two new tracks "Basic Man" and
"Dreaming About You" and film their role for the
Portuguese-French co-production "Sans lui. sans elle". July 2002
- "Waiting For the Chaos" is reissued with two extra tracks.
Anti-Clockwise support the Dead Kennedys in Portugal.
Give Me - CD Single - 4 tracks - 1998
My TV World - CD - 15 tracks - 1999
Waiting for the chaos - CD Single 1 - 3 tracks - 2001
Waiting for the chaos - CD Single 2 - 5 tracks - 2002
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