Eater: The Article
Kieron Tyler, Ugly Things, 2002
ALTHOUGH EATER were at the centre of the great British punk rock storm of 1976, they've never been treated with the cap-doffing respect granted to the likes of Buzzcocks, the Clash or the Damned. The reason they've never been taken seriously is simple: in 1976 three-quarters of the band were schoolboys. When they first came to attention, their drummer was barely 14 years old and their singer and guitarist were 15.
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