are   pioneers in a darker electronica. Formed in 1980 in Coventry, England,  influenced by a mix of punk ideology and experimental art aesthetics, they emerged as part of the early '80's UK Industrial scene alongside   contemporaries Coil, Test Department, Legendary Pink Dots, In The   Nursery, Portion Control et al.
Founder Martin Bowes has steered the band through a 37 year career, fuelled by a succession of critically acclaimed albums...a selling over 100,000 to date.
The   band has regularly toured Europe, North America and South America,   Russia and Asia, and New Zealand in 2018. They have appeared at major   festivals and had their music included on a number of TV and film   soundtracks....
Through  their career Attrition have worked with musicians as diverse as  psychedelic veterans The Legendary Pink Dot’s to punk legend TV Smith to  Franck Dematteis of the Paris Opera.
end TV Smith to  Franck Dematteis of the Paris Opera. Attrition’s  music has featured on countless releases - from 1984’s “Bullshit  detector 3” on Crass records to the hugely successful “Animal  liberation” album alongside Siouxsie & the Banshees, The Smiths,  Nina Hagen & Lene Lovich etc… Their   song “Acid Tongue” featured on KTEL’s Industrial story CD - a who’s  who of industrial music with Cabaret Voltaire, Throbbing Gristle,  Ministry, Nitzer Ebb, Neubauten et al…In Germany Orkus magazine’s Best of the 90’s collection featured their darkwave classic “A girl called harmony”…
Martin’s increasing studio production work at his studio, The Cage, has  included mixes for The Damage Manual (Martin Atkins, Jah Wobble,   Geordie Walker, Chris Connelly et al…), Die Form, In the Nursery, Black tape for a Blue girl, Mona Mur/En Esch and mastering for countless bands  and labels…
He contributes synths and vocals on a song on the last  Pigface album, is the narrators voice on US horror series, “C for  Chaos”, has written the score to US horror film G.H.O.S.T from   Mutantville productions …
Their most recent album, Millions of the   Mouthless Dead (inspired by Martin’s grandfathers experiences on the   Western Front in 1917) includes collaborations with Anni Hogan (known   for her work with Marc Almond through the 80’s) and the   legendary Wolfgang Flur (ex-Kraftwerk)…

ATTRITION are currently working on an all new album for release later in 2018

ATTRITION Album Discography 

1982. This Death House a soundtrack
1983. Action and reaction
1984. The Attrition Of Reason
1985. Smiling, At The Hypogonder Club
1986. In The Realm Of The Hungry Ghosts
1988. At The Fiftieth Gate
1991. A Tricky Business
1993. The Hidden Agenda
1995. Ephemera a soundtrack
1996. Three Arms & A Dead Cert
1997. Etude classical interpretations
1999. The Jeopardy Maze
1999. Esoteria a collection of ambient works
2000. Heretic Angels live in the USA
2000. The Hand that Feeds the remixes
2001. Keepsakes & Reflections rarities
2003. The Eternity LP a collection of classical remixes and rarities
2004. Dante’s Kitchen
2006. Tearing arms from Deities the twenty five year anniversary collection
2006. Something Stirs. The beginning. 1981 – 83
2008. All mine enemy’s whispers. The story of Mary Ann Cotton
2009. Kill the Buddha! Live in Europe & the USA
2010. Wrapped in the guise of my friend. Covered. 17 songs re-interpreted by others
2011. Demonstro. 1981 – 86 a double vinyl album of early rarities
2012. The Truth in Dark corners. Live in Holland. 1985
2012. Invocation . film soundtrack
2013. The Unraveller of Angels
Demonstro. 1982 – 85. The CD version
2015. Millions of the Mouthless Dead

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