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We will play Dagenham & Redbridge Football Club on Friday 5th July with Horace Panter from The Specials and his Dream Team, and the Blacklisted All-Stars.

The Gonads WebsiteDECEMBER 2023
The Gonads’ last ever acoustic gig is on Saturday 9th December at the Hopper’s Hut in Sidcup. Entrance is free. Show time is 8pm. Powered by Paulaner.

Nov 3. Out today, our second official bootleg: No Mess, No Fuss, Just Pure Gonads. 25 tracks recorded in North London (the Hope & Anchor) and Essex (Arkwright's). It's available now on Amazon, iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify and Deezer. Physical CDs will follow. The album includes two new numbers and a rare live version of ParanOi!

The launch party is tonight in the Trafalgar bar, Harmony Place, Copperas Street, London, SE8 3FE. (The Greenwich end of Deptford). Admission free for the first fifty people. Doors at 6pm. Los Santos are on at 7.30. Nearest station is Cutty Sark.


We will have a launch party for our new double live album NO MESS, NO FUSS, JUST PURE GONADS at the Triangle Café & Bar, Harmony Place, Deptford, on 3rd November, with special guests Los Santos. We will play an acoustic set and there will be an album playback.


This year’s Christmas acoustic knees-up will be at the Hopper’s Hut, Sidcup, on Saturday 9th December. Tickets direct from the venue or buy via the Hopper’s Hut Facebook page.


Two Gonads tracks – our version of Johnny Reggae, and Federales – have both entered the Radio 365 Legacy Chart. You can vote for them here.

Our Bexhill-On-Sea headliner, scheduled for 30th September, has been postponed until next year. Watch this space for a new date and a new location.

JULY 2023

We will shortly release our version of Johnny Reggae (2023 remix), with Wattsie Watts on lead vocals, for radio play.

JUNE 2023

Full English has gone Top Ten in the Legacy Chart. Thanks to everybody who voted it and to 365 Radio and Mad Wasp Radio for the airplay.

MAY 2023

We are rush-releasing our breakfast song, Full English (2023 remix) as a download single.

Our post-pandemic song Glad To Be Alive is now on YouTube and in the Legacy Chart Top 20. You can vote for it here.

The Gonads WebsiteAPRIL 2023

Our 365 RADIO showcase on St George’s Day is back but at the Hope & Anchor in Islington. Doors open at 2.30pm, we’re on stage at about 6pm.

We play the Amherst Road Sports & Social Club in Bexhill-on-Sea on 30th September.

MARCH 2023

Our next gig is a Club 77 members’ only show at Arkwright’s Club in Rainham later this month. Club 77 members will receive the details by email. Our 365 RADIO showcase in Camden on St George’s Day has sadly been postponed. Other dates are being lined up.

FEB 2023

We will play the 365 RADIO showcase at the Dublin Castle, Camden, on St George’s Day (April 23rd).

JAN 2023

We will release a brand new ‘official bootleg’ 20-track live album this Summer, our first since 1984.

We play The Venue at The Cricketers on 21st January with support band The Vortex.

DEC 2022
We will release a new studio album in May 2024. This will be part one in a series of four albums which will eventually be released as the “Gal’s Big 69” box set.

NOV 2022

CD copies of our new album, Revolution Now!, are available to buy from the shop page.

Our Christmas acoustic show, Intimate Gonads 2, will be at the Hopper’s Hut, Sidcup on the 10th December. Tickets on sale now from the pub or via their Facebook page.

OCT 2022

We play the Venue at the Cricketers in Westcliff, Southend, on 21st January. Details HERE.

We will play a Christmas acoustic show, Intimate Gonads 2, in December. Details next month.

SEP 2022

Our new album, Revolution Now! The Unstoppable Farce, is available now to stream or download. Physical CDs are expected later this month. The album launch party is on 16th September at the Triangle Café & Bar, Harmony Place, Deptford, London SE8. There will be an album playback, a live acoustic Gonads performance and a Q&A session. Nearest DLR station: Cutty Sark.

AUG 2022

Our latest studio album, Revolution Now!, will be released by Randale Records on 9th September.

JULY 2022

We will release a new The Gonads Vs The SkaNads electronic EP via Soitainly Records in early September. EP title to be confirmed.

JUNE 2022

Our Rebellion slot is confirmed for 4.45pm on the Pavilion Stage on Saturday 6th August.

We recorded our reggae track for the new Unity album this month.

MAY 2022

Gal’s book launch event for his 79 2-Tone and 79 Mod books, and the latest Harry Tyler book, Harder Than The Rest, will take place on 7th May at the Café del Marsh near Waterloo.

The Gonads WebsiteAPRIL 2022

Our new album, Revolution Now, is recorded. We shall announce the release date in due course.

Sadly our Glasgow gig has been postponed, but don’t forget we’re playing the 100 Club next month, on Saturday 21st May, with the Business and the Chisel.

MARCH 2022

We start recording our new studio album, Revolution Now!, this month.


We will play a benefit gig for Refuge, the charity for victims of domestic violence, on Sunday May 29th at the Queen’s Head, Stockwell Road, Brixton, south London.


We will play Ivory Blacks in Glasgow on April 30 with The Guillotines, 2Sevens and Royal Oi!

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