2018 is the 40th anniversary of The Zips!

January 13, 2018
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2018 is the 40th anniversary of The Zips, and to celebrate we will release a limited edition CD of recently discovered live recordings from 1979 (The Atlantis, Clydebank) & 1980 (The Market Hotel, Kilmarnock). It will be accompanied by a …

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The Zips / Jonzip Split Single on Tarbeach Records!

March 20, 2017
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  19 FOREVVA / BARBARA WIRE  (Split 7” Vinyl/CD/Download Single) RELEASED: 31/03/17 Jonzip McNeill, lead singer and rhythm guitarist with veteran Glasgow punk band, The Zips, releases a solo acoustic version of 19 Forevva, which was first recorded by the …

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The Zips Return To Rebellion Festival 2017!

February 8, 2017
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The Zips are chuffed to announce that they will be making a welcome return to Rebellion Festival 2017! The actual date is Thursday 3rd August, but time is still tbc. Grab a ticket while you can, and we’ll see ya …

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The Zips (Marilyn) Tee-Shirt – NEW VERSION

November 18, 2016
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Due to public demand, The Zips (Zipmouth Marilyn) tee-shirt is now in red, with added 40 Years Of Punk Rock text on the back! Jam CLASH & Buzzcocks Banshees & DAMNED S.P.O.T.S CBGBs Noo Yawk 40 years of P-U-N-K R-O-C-K …

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40 Years Of Punk Rock split CD ep with Fire Exit

November 18, 2016
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Veteran Glasgow Punk bands, The Zips and Fire Exit, have joined forces to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Punk Rock in the UK, by releasing a split CD EP, on the date that the first UK punk single, The Damned, …

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The Zips (USA) 3 date tour

June 24, 2016
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If you’re in: Philly tonight (24th June), get down to Buffalo at 2341 Tasker St, Point Breeze Trenton tomorrow (25th June) get down to The Mill Hill Tavern, 300 South Broad St or New York on Sunday (26th June) get …

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DOWN WITH THE ZIPS on CDBaby – 22/4/16

April 22, 2016
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OK TROOPS, IT’S BEEN A LONG TIME COMING, BUT AS OF TODAY, YOU CAN DOWNLOAD UPLOAD RELOAD BUT PLEASE DON”T FREE LOAD, DOWN WITH THE ZIPS!!!!!!!!! HERE YOU GO: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/thezips14

40 Years of Punk Rock!

January 17, 2016
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To celebrate 40 years of Punk Rock in the UK, The Zips have  recorded an updated version of previous release 30 Years of Punk Rock, to be released as a double A side, 7″ single with fellow-Glaswegian punks, Fire Exit, …

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Down With The Zips Review in Vive Le Rock!

September 5, 2015
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    Absolutely brilliant review of the new album, in this month’s Vive Le Rock! Glasgow’s truly original punk band still kicking against the pricks. 8/10 With two self-released singles in late ’77, which now sell for silly money on …

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Jonzip at Wickerman 24/07/15

July 20, 2015
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If you’re at the Wickerman Festival, this Friday – please pop into the Acoustic Village at 4pm. I’ll be performing solo acoustic, with tracks from my debut release, A Hard Rain At Sunshine Corner ep, along with a couple of …

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