Promise of Bloodshed

brutal hardcore / metal outfit out of auckland formed in 2000 with cookie (drums), mat (guitar), dredphil (vox) and phil smathers on bass – soon to be replaced by josh. after releasing their debut hatred inherit, the band went their seperate ways in 2003.
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Pro-Drag

formerly known as the dallas pro-drag allstars, the all-stars are a loud, hard-rocking wellington-based rock’n’roll combo who put out releases on the lo-fi stink magnetic tape label.
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  • the 15 minute prototype cassette [as the dallas prodrag allsters kato / stink magnetic KCD004 / MAG 05] rn
  • superspeed system action fix [as the dallas prodrag allstars stink magnetic MAG 06] rn
  • heavy duty 7″ [as the dallas prodrag allstars stink magnetic MAG 10] rn
  • in deep shit cassette [stink magnetic MAG 13] rn

Primitive Art Group

david donaldson, neill duncan, david watson, stuart porter and anthony donaldson.
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  • five tread drop down [1984 braille BRAILLE1]
  • future jaw-clap [1985 braille BRAILLE3]

Prime Movers

short-lived west-auckland pop-rock outfit from the early 1980s that put out a 7″ on simon griggs’ furtive records, and started the recording career of future headless chicken front-man chris matthews. also featured guitarist nick crowther.
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  • ‘crying again’/’walk on by’/’hard to bear’ 7″ single [1982 furtive FUR005]

Powerlounge

Christchurch-Based home-studio duo Geoff Cox (drums, bass, keyboards, writing and production) and Karl Jensen (guitars, bass, vocals and writing). Their ‘Anamalia’ EP features Poppy songs with jazzy overtones and is a promising debut independent release.
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  • Anamalia EP [2007]

Pretty Wicked Head and the Desperate Men

shaun kirkpatrick, kane ker, vaughan burtenshaw, pablo kelly.
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  • new age savage [1990 bmg VPCD0852]

Precious

paul ewing, pete solinski, bernie gardner, glen rogers and bronwyn jones.
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