Doctors Of Madness
Will See You Now:
An EXCLUSIVE Q&A
Doctors Of Madness was a British outfit that defied categorization. They were Punk in attitude of not style. They were Art Rock in attitude AND style. They were a classic British Rock band before it was cool to be a classic British Rock band. They were forthright. They were gentle. They were loud. They were electric. They had smashing tunes. Etc. Basically, the Docs were everything you needed in a band. While they became an influence to so many that followed in their wake, the Docs did not reap their just rewards –fame and fortune - during their existence (1974-78).
But fear not, dear reader! Cherry Red Records has just issued the amazing PERFECT PAST – THE COMPLETE DOCTORS OF MADNESS box set, a three CD set containing their trio of albums - - featuring plenty of unreleased bonus tracks including an unreleased track with The Damned’s Dave Vanian on vocals! This set is the ultimate DOM collection and is perhaps the final word on a band that really deserves to be labeled as ‘seminal,’ ‘iconic,’ ‘legendary’ and ‘quite good, actually!’
Stephen SPAZ Schnee gathered together a set of questions that band leader Richard Strange was kind enough to answer…