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Theatre Of Hate - Nero


On this date in 1981, Theatre Of Hate released their third single, "Nero". It was backed by "Incinerator". Neither track appeared on a studio album but both were added to their debut studio album, Westworld, when it was re-released on CD. The London post-punk/gothic band lasted from 1980-1983. They were led by Kirk Brandon who was previously in The Pack. He later formed Spear Of Destiny while guitarist Billy Duffy went on to The Cult.

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