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Wonk Unit / Bio

Ok,some wonky details.

"(Wonk Unit) have managed the almost impossible task of having found their own sound.It's punk son, but not as we know it".Eugene Butcher (Big Cheese)

Debut album was Flying the Japanese Flag.
It had me naked on the cover,my cock covered in menstrual blood.Basically this was a big fuck you to the type of journalists that would of written shit on the Wonk anyway.
Got a bit of play by Mike Davies and Steve Lamacq.
in it's 3rd pressing

Been in the punk scene since the early 90's.
My band The Flying Medallions were kinda legends.
Our live performances were always near riots.
Released "We love Everybody and Everything's great"
The band ended after a European tour bus crash in 1995 killing bassist Dougie Palompo and critically injuring band MC Mr Stevens (he came on to make a full recovery)

Over the years we've toured with Bad Religion,The Offspring,Snuff,Leatherface,China Drum,Dub War,Skindread,The Queers,The Slackers,The Skints,Mouthwash,Random Hand,UK Subs,Bad Manners,Anti Nowhere League,Baby Shambles,King Prawn,Leftover Crack,Inner Terrestrials,Chixdiggit,The Flatliners,Crazy Arm,2 Sick Monkeys,Sub Humans,Vanilla Pod,Goober Patrol,Billy No Mates,Senser,TV Smith,Peter and the Test tube Babies,The Buzzcocks,Blood and Whisky,Pain,Discharge,GBH,Vice Squad, etc

Toured relentlessly over the last 3 years.UK,mainland Europe and California.

Trolleys Thank/Wonk Unit saved my life features 2 line ups

Trolleys has Alex Johnson on vocals/ bass and Tom Williams on guitar (both from The Flying Medallions) and Snuff/Billy No Mates legend Duncan Redmonds on drums and backing vocals.
Wonk Unit saved my life has Alex Johnson on guitar/bass and Adam Stone (from Mike Davies' favourites The Apostates) on drums.

Alex Johnson is a published poet and the author of notorious sex manual "How to make girls cum","Memoirs of a loser" and blog,"Cement you Cunt" which is an amalgamation of all that makes Alex tick.
He is a regular on the spoken word circuit.
Alex Johnson is also the UK frontman for Duncan Redmonds' folk Morris dancing punk rock covers troupe The 5 Shitty Fingers.

Wonk Unit are responsible for the extremely popular "Dinosaurs are Wankers" and "Punks are Hard" T shirts.
It is highly likely that you will see on of these T's at punks shows across the country.

General Info

Band Members
Alex Johnson - Vocals and Guitar, Pwosion - Bass, Duncan Redmonds - Drums, Ash Stymest - Drums
Artist Name
Wonk Unit
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/wonkunitband
Active Since
02/07
Genres
Alternative / Punk / Acoustic

Contact Info

Location
London, UK
Manager
Leon Hodgetts

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