- Punk/ Rock
Influential punk, then post-punk, then electro-pop now experimental-rock outfit from London, formed in 1976.
Key members include: Colin Newman, Graham Lewis, Robert Gotobed, Matthew Simms, with former member Bruce Gilbert having departed in 2004.
Key album releases by the band include "Pink Flag", "Chairs Missing", "154", "A Bell Is A Cup", "The First Letter", "Object 47", "Change Becomes Us", "Wire", "Nocturnal Koreans" and 2017's: "Silver/Lead".
Wire have influenced several artists including The Cure, REM (early), Manics, Elastica, Franz Ferdinand and Futureheads.
Bruce Gilbert, Graham Lewis and Colin Newman have also recorded dozens of electronica and avant-garde solo, duet, collaborative and inter-produced albums and singles since the 80s.
Events for Wire
- Mon 27th Jan 2020 Wire The Fleece (Bristol) Buy Tickets
- Tue 28th Jan 2020 Wire Band on the Wall (Manchester) Buy Tickets
- Wed 29th Jan 2020 Wire The Hare and Hounds Birmingham (Kings Heath) Buy Tickets
- Thu 30th Jan 2020 Wire The Garage/ G2/ Attic (Glasgow) Buy Tickets
- Fri 31st Jan 2020 Wire Brudenell Social (Leeds) Buy Tickets
- Sat 1st Feb 2020 Wire Chalk (formerly the Haunt) (Brighton) Buy Tickets
- Thu 21st May 2020 Wire Islington Assembly Hall [Town Hall] (Islington) Buy Tickets