How do you make a round trip to France - touring through: biker-rockers, Bash Street punks and the search for The Holy Grail. How? Like this..
Larry Wallis was a one-time guitarist for The Pink Fairies, a band appearing at Mont-de-Marsan's First Europan Punk Festival(20th August 1976). On the same bill were The Damned, whose beret wearing bass player Ray Burns, was rechristened 'Captain Sensible' by The Fairies
Larry Wallis - Police Car
Damned Drummer - Rat Scabies penned Burglar the B-side to the 79 single Smash It Up. Keep 'em peeled for references to Midland Banks and John Peel's record collection in this Peel session version..
The Damned - Burglar (BBC Session)
Rat is now something of a Grailologist, making repeat visits to Rennes le Chateau attempting to untangle the mysteries of The Grail. Blogger-chum Rockmother, has captured Rat's doings, diggings and delvings in a fab new film Rat Scabies and The Holy Grail.