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Gang of Four, Heaven

Gang of Four, Heaven

Post-punk icons raging against the machine again after three decades

Rock at its shoutiest: The Four Hoarse Men of the Apocalypse

Gang of Four vocalist Jon King remembers the last time he was in Heaven – the venue, not the celestial aftershow party. It was the night of the Great Hurricane of 1987 and as he walked down nearby Villiers Street later that evening two trees blew past him. "It was a gusty night," he recalled onstage with a smile last night. The question was could the latest Gang of Four line-up blow up their very own storm in WC2?

This was surely the only punk-inspired band whose drummer was unashamedly named Hugo

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