Invisible Jukebox: Justin Broadrick
David Stubbs, The Wire, September 2014
JUSTIN BROADRICK was born in 1969 in Birmingham. Raised by his mother and stepfather, he was exposed to underground music at an early age and formed his first group in his early teens. They were initially called Atrocity Exhibition after the Joy Division track before they changed their name to Final. By his mid-teens, he had joined Napalm Death, contributing to their album Scum, before cofounding Godflesh in 1988. Elsewhere he has regularly worked with Kevin Martin in groups such as Techno Animal, Ice, Sidewinder and Curse Of The Golden Vampire.
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