Adam and the Ants was a new wave band during the late 1970s and early 1980s. It was one of the bands at the time that marked the transition from the ’70s punk rock era to the new-wave post punk-music era. Although the band started off with a punk-influenced sound, it soon moved on to New Wave motivated by new sources such as the drum-heavy “Burundi Beat” heard on “Dog Eat Dog”.
"The Ice Queen of Punk" Siouxsie Sioux born Susan Janet Ballion in London in 1957 is who is best known as lead singer "Siouxsie and the Banshees" and "The Creatures". Early in Sioux's career she recited poems and prayers to improvised music. Sioux influenced PJ Harvey. Sinead O'Connor and Tracey Thorn. She also influenced the look of Death from Sandman comics
Blitz Kids were a group of young people who frequented the weekly Blitz club-night in Covent Garden, London in 1979-80, and are credited with launching the New Romantic subcultural movement. Steve Strange & friend, Covent Garden London 1981