Mega City Four were a British pop-grunge/crusty band who were popular in the UK in the late 1980's and early 1990's.
Mega City Four consisted of guitarist/vocalist Wiz, his brother and rhythm guitarist/vocalist Danny Brown, bassist/vocalist Gerry Bryant and drummer Chris Jones. The group "earned a reputation across the globe as an exciting live band" .
Wiz and Bryant were in band together at school called Stallion, who performed two shows together before Wiz decided he wanted to form a new band with Bryant and Danny Brown, named Capricorn, after the brothers shared star sign.
Mega City Four were formed in 1987 and the band's career started with performing gigs around their local town of Farnborough before making their vinyl debut in September 1987 with “Miles Apart”/“Running In Darkness”. The single led to a round of gigs with fellow punk-influenced bands like Senseless Things and Snuff.
“Miles Apart” and “Running” were reissued (separately) in 1988 on independent label Decoy, along...