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MAY 2021


We will release our new split single THREE CHORDS & THE TRUTH by The Gonads b/w SO GLAD TO BE ALIVE by The SkaNads next month. Our third new song PROMISED LAND is now scheduled for later this year.


We headline Friday night at the ILFRACOMBE PUNK FESTIVAL on 11th February 2022.



APRIL 2021


We headline the Welling Beer Festival at GUY EARL of WARWICK on 24th July.



MARCH 2021

A new GBX single Shona & The Alien b/w Harry On The Boat will be released next month by LA indie label CAR.


We shall play the New Cross Inn on Friday 18th June. More details to follow.



FEBRUARY 2021


We will record a new three-track EP over the coming weeks. The songs are not yet confirmed but they will include Promised Land.



JANUARY 2021


Due to pandemic uncertainty, the planned 'Evening With Garry Bushell & His Gonads' dates have now been postponed until 2022.



DECEMBER 2020
We are confirmed for Rebellion Festival next August.


The Gonads Website Our New Cross Inn gig on the 13th has been postponed until January 29th as London moves into Tier 2, although of course that date could change again. ***

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NOVEMBER 2020
The new Oi compilation Oi – 40 Years Untamed is released on the 27th of this month via Pirates Press. It features our new song FEDERALES and the brand-new Prole track Sawdust Caesars, along with new numbers from Cock Sparrer, the Last Resort, The Business and several more. Federales was written by Bushell/Ward, Sawdust Caesars by Bushell/Kent. Work has begun on Prole’s debut album but there is no release date currently scheduled.



OCTOBER 2020
The second Gonads lyric book, Punk Rock Will Never Die, will be published next month containing FORTY specially selected song lyrics including SE7 Dole Day, Attack Of The Zombie Skinheads, Mistress Material, Franken-Skin and The Ballad of the Bridge House.

The Gonads Website SEPTEMBER 2020
We shall release a seven-track mini album, Give Her A Dog For Christmas, at the end of October.

The Gonads WebsiteAUGUST 2020


We play the New Cross Inn in South East London on Friday 13th November. Supports to be confirmed.


Updating previous news items, The Gonads single TOO OLD TO RIOT b/w THE FULL ENGLISH and the GBX single PUB CRAWL b/w BEER CAN BOOGIE will both be released on SEPTEMBER 18TH.



JULY 2020


We will release a new GBX ep in October featuring three tracks: Pub Crawl, Stomach Pump and the rock version of Beer Can Boogie.



JUNE 2020
We shall release a new single Too Old To Riot b/w The Full English in September. We have also recorded brand new track Federales for the 40th anniversary of Oi! compilation album due for release in December. All these songs are Bushell/Ward compositions.

MAY 2020

Our December show is now cancelled thanks to the coronavirus lockdown.



APRIL 2020

We are now taking bookings for 2021. Serious enquiries to waistrel@the-gonads.co.uk



MARCH 2020

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, all of our Summer gigs are now cancelled or postponed. Our next confirmed show is at The Dome, Tufnell Park on Saturday, December 12th. Gal’s book launch for his Mod and 2-Tone books, scheduled for April 4th, is also postponed.


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FEBRUARY 2020

The American Gonads open for Motel Black at the Dover Brickhouse in Dover (NH) on 13th March and support The Macc Lads at Jewell Manchester (NH) on 24th April.



JANUARY 2020

We are recording Federales for inclusion on the 40th anniversary Oi album expected in October this year.




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