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Susan Ballion is born in London, UK. One day she will become better known as Siouxsie
Sioux, leader of UK punk band The Banshees.
is born in Alston, Massachusetts, USA. He will become infamous as founder of the outrageous grindcore band Anal C*nt, which apparently set out to shock and offend as many listeners as possible.
UK all-girl punk band The Slits make their first live appearance, in Harlesden, London, UK, as part of a show headlined by The Clash
. Also on the bill are The Buzzcocks
(playing their first gig without former frontman Howard Devoto) and the Subway Sect.
play at Deeside Leisure Centre, Chester, UK.
set off on their second tour of the USA.
is born in Massachusetts, USA. He will find success as a rock drummer playing with bands including Converge, Mutoid Man, Killer Be Killed and All Pigs Must Die.
The Skids, Simple Minds
and Stand Alone play at Hammersmith Palais, Hammersmith, London, England, UK, Europe.
House Of Fun becomes the first UK No1 single for Madness.
The Newtown Neurotics play at The New Golden Lion, Fulham, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Pets.
It is announced that 17-year-old Jason 'Moose' Harris from Marlborough, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, has joined New Model Army
as their bass guitarist.
Cow-punk band The Beat Farmers
play at The Clarendon, Hammersmith, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Jazz Butcher and That Petrol Emotion.
ADX (The Adicts) play at The 100 Club
, Oxford Street, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Foreign Legion.
The 100 Club
, Oxford Street, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by A Cast Of Thousands.
The Toy Dolls play at
play at Hammersmith Palais, London, England, UK, Europe.
Poison Girls play at The Fulham Greyhound, Fulham, London, England, UK, Europe, with Alison Marsh and The Cardiacs.
plays the last of five nights at The Mean Fiddler, London, England, UK, Europe.
Debbie Harry, aka Blondie
, plays the first of three nights at The Coach House, San Juan Capistrano, California, USA.
On their Race Around Uranus tour, Less Than Jake and Blink 182
play at Tramps, New York City, USA.
Maria, the comeback single by Blondie
, reaches No1 in the UK chart.
Friends and family of Joe Strummer
, including his former Clash colleague Mick Jones, gather in Grenda, Spain, Europe, for a concert to celebrate Strummer's life. Afterwards, Strummer's two daughters take his ashes to a nearby beach at San Jose and let them
blow out to sea.
Setlist at Melbourne Music Festival, Melbourne, Australia.
play at The Memorial Auditorium, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.
, Pink Martini and The Brooklyn Steppers play at The Summerstage, Central Park, New York City, USA.
play at Hartford, Connecticut, USA.
play at Marlay Park, Dublin, Ireland, Europe, supported by Joan Jett and Paramore
play at the Superpages.com Center, Dallas, Texas, USA.
And The Guantanamo School of Medicine launch their latest album, Enhanced Methods Of Questioning, with a gig at Slim's, San Francisco, California, USA.
Baton-wielding police break up the 'Street Punk' charity concert at the Cultural Park, Banda Aceh, Aceh, Indonesia, Asia. Sixty-four punk rock fans are arrested
and subsequently taken to the Aceh State Police School for 're-education.'
The 2014 Beale Street Music Festival, a three-day event, begins in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. The first day features artists including Snoop Dogg
, Dropkick Murphys
, Foster The People, Fitz And The Tantrums, Third Eye Blind, Kenny Brown, Robert Wolfman Belfour and others.
plays at The Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Dublin, Ireland, Europe.
On their From The Cradle To The Grave tour, Squeeze
play at St. David's Hall, Cardiff, Wales, UK, with their 'very special guest' Dr John Cooper Clarke
play at Gasa Gasa, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
, StoneSour, All Time Low, Dropkick Murphys
, Bullet For My Valentine, The Used, Babymetal
, Dashboard Confessional
and others play at The Good Things 2018 Festival, in Parramatta Park, Sydney, Australia, Oceania