- SPLINTERED - Origin: Herne Bay, Kent
Style: Post-Punk / Industrial / Noise
Formed: 1989 Split: 1997
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Line-up until 1996:

Richard Johnson (Vocals + Guitar + Samples)
James Machin (Guitar + Vocals)
Colin Bradley (Guitar)
Paul Wright (Bass + Vocals)
Paul Dudeney (Drums + Percussion + Vocals)
Steve Pittis (Analogue Synths + Samples)

Line-up 1997:

Richard Johnson (Vocals + Guitar + Samples)
Colin Bradley (Guitar)
Hassini Malik (Guitar)
Stuart Carter (Bass)
James Hodson (Drums + Percussion + Bamboo Flute)

SPLINTERED was formed by 3 ex-members of PLAYGROUND. Initially taking up where Playground had left off (more or less), the band gradually built upon the base of primal rhythms and guitar noise, taking the band's sound into more experimental and psychedelic realms of horror.

As well as spawning a multitude of side-projects and other bands, the members have over the years been involved in many promotional ventures, including the legendary Alternative fanzines Grim Humour and Adverse Effect, plus the Fourth Dimension and Dirter record labels.

For more information, see their MySpace page.

Related bands:

PLAYGROUND - Richard, Paul W., Paul D.
SLUGBAIT - Richard, James M., Steve
HUSK - Richard
A.S.P. - Richard, Steve
DUAL - Colin, James H.
THEME - Richard, Stuart