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Bands FormedEdit

Absolute Body Control

The Adolescents

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Au Pairs

Bad Religion

Bananarama

Blancmange

Blurt

The Bodysnatchers

China Crisis

Christian Death

Cocteau Twins

Europe

The Ex

The Exploited

Fehlfarben

Fishbone

The Fixx

Flipper

A Flock of Seagulls

Geier Sturzflug

Het Goede Doel

Goombay Dance Band

Hüsker Dü

Kassav'

Killing Joke

The Korgis

Laid Back

Huey Lewis and the News

Lipps Inc.

M (band)

Marillion

Maywood

Men at Work

Michael Schenker Group

Mission of Burma

The Mo

Musical Youth

Nomeansno

The Professionals

The Replacements

Saint Vitus (band)

The Selecter

Severed Heads

Sheriff

The Sound

Spandau Ballet

Spizzenergi

T.S.O.L.

The The

Toy Dolls

Underworld

The Vapors

Venom

Yello

Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers

Singles ReleasedEdit

Albums ReleasedEdit

Date Released: Artist - Album

  • Oscar Brand - Trick or Treat: Hallowe'en Celebrated in Story & Song
  • Various Artists - Horror Sounds of Terror

Other EventsEdit

Classical music

27 July: first performance of three songs on texts by Donald Hall by William Bolcom

5 August: first performance of the Violin Concerto by Johan Kvandal

15 september: first performance of Symphony No. 3 by William Bolcom

18 november: first performance of Paganinivariaties of Witold Lutosławski in the version for piano and Orchestra.

Matches

Eurovision Song Contest

Festivals

Pinkpop

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