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Birth Place: Edinburgh, Scotland
Years Active: 1976–1978, 2001–present
Genres: Punk, New Wave

The Rezillos are a punk/new wave band, who formed in Edinburgh in 1976 and still play gigs around the world in a reformed line-up. Although frequently aligned with the punk movement, the Rezillos' (later known as the Revillos) irreverent glam rock image and affection for campy girl-group iconography, set them distinctly apart from their peers. They are probably best known outside of the UK for their cover version of the song "Somebody's Gonna Get Their Head Kicked in Tonight". The song was written by Jeremy Spencer and originally recorded by Fleetwood Mac, who released it in 1969 as the b-side of "Man of the World" — credited to Earl Vince and the Valiants. Since The Rezillos recorded it, ... Continue Bio >>