John ‘Grinny’ Grinton – Drummer When he first took the booking for Skrewdriver he was a little apprehensive. Grinny later stated, in an interview, that he had no problem with the new Skrewdriver, and he was a member of the far-right National Front together with Ian Stuart. With an unhealthy appetite for alcohol and a lack of personal hygiene that had earned him the unwelcome nickname of ‘Dirty Doug’. They released records on Rock-O-Rama , a label that became known for far-right sympathies. Skrewdriver now comprised two Australians, two Englishmen and an Italian!
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The last Skrewdriver drummer, nicknamed “Mushy” used to play drums for a punk band Resistance 77 before joining Skrewdriver. Eighteen months have now passed since Skrewdriver’s last record release, Blood And Honour.
One London paper ran the story of the smashing of the Redskins and featured a picture of Skrewdriver guitarist Adam Douglas wrecking the stage props. Grinny later stated, in an interview, that he had no problem with the new Skrewdriver, and he was a member of the far-right National Front together with Ian Stuart.
There was no doubting his jihn as a guitarist. Not to be confused with screwdriverScrewdriver musicianor Swervedriver. Recalling his with Skrewdriver in his book ‘Showbusiness’ he remembers Ian as ‘charm personified’ before dissassociating himself with the band’s future political leanings.
It all broke up and I went back to college. We do put a political message over at our concerts and anybody who picks up on that message should make up their own minds as to which Nationalist party they join.
We think that that there may also be a new compilation L. Under the influence of booze he had become a skrewdrivre, making a hash of it on his debut with the band while headling at the Roxy. He was particulary unhappy at the way people were all too often taking advantage of Ian.
Sorry and he wishes you wellin your project. Although skresdriver original band had a minor reputation for attracting violence at their concerts Boomtown Rats frontman Bob Geldof was reportedly jojn unconscious by a friend of Donaldson who believed that Skrewdriver’s sound had been sabotaged they did not openly support any political ideology or organisation. The reformed Skrewdriver eventually became openly supportive of far right white nationalist groups, after a lengthy period of publicly denying such support.
It was the first session they had booked. The re-formed line-up was completed with Archie from Northern Ireland on bass and Baile from Essex on drums. Skrewdriver now comprised two Australians, two Englishmen and an Italian!
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After Skrewdriver he teamed up with Stigger and drummed for Warlord. Scotty had been involved in the music scene for some time and had played for various bands in London.
Views Read Edit View history. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Phil Welsmley about Ian: Posted by Revenge at Some members of the original Skrewdriver line-up objected strongly to the new direction in which Donaldson jobn the band.
However, John “Grinny” Grinton later stated in an interview that he had no problem with the new Skrewdriver, and that he became a member of the National Front along with Donaldson.
They both denied the offence. Skrewdrivers’ line-up was going through regualr changes. Phil Welsmley Guitar Probably Sweden, Germany, Holland and now we seem to be having a lot of comeback from the United States. Retrieved from ” https: The albums, entitled Deutschland, contained inflammatory racist and anti-Semitic lyrics.
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Talk of trashing a Redskins gig had been going around the various Skinhead hang-outs for a while, but when it was announced that the British Movement were going to attack an open air festival where the Redskins were playing, many stood up and took note.
He told Ronnie that the band would split up and in the meantime started to search for a new guitarist.
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