Nazi rock star: Ian Stuart - Skrewdriver Biography
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Several of the other band members have criminal convictions due to their association with the Stomper Crew, another violent Quebec-based extreme right skinhead gang. PROFITING FROM HATE
Since South Africa has become our passion, we will reproduce the lyrics of their song “Strikeforce” : There are 8-10 Blood and Honour concerts around the UK every year that attract normally less than 100 people. This was bigger but made up mainly of people from overseas who see coming to the UK and getting away with a concert here as a major result."
Across the evening the audience was entertained by a number of British bands including, ‘Crucified’, ‘London Breed’, with a nostalgic set from the lead singer of the ‘Ovalteenies’, the headline set being provided by the excellent ‘Whitelaw’. The memory of Ian Stuart was marked in the customary fashion with all the due dignity and ritual associated with the ISD events of previous years.
When the Skinhead craze died down Ian turned to the Suedehead scene. It was a natural progression. The new scene was made up mostly of ex-Skinheads who had out grown their crops and were listening to Northern Soul music. For Ian, transport became a trendy Lambretta scooter. Although he had listened to Ska and Northern Soul music of the Skins and Suedes, his main musical influence remained the Rolling Stones. Since his death he has become the icon of far-right skinhead groups, with concerts planned each year in commemoration, where white power bands perform in front of swastika banners with Third Reich memorabilia openly on sale. Infamous neo-Nazi skinhead band member dies of 'Covid complications' in Co Antrim hospital". Sunday World . Retrieved 21 January 2022.Skrewdriver Interview". AinaSkin.com. Archived from the original on 6 February 2012 . Retrieved 9 November 2012. The city of Sunderland in the North-East of England was the focus for the 2023 Ian Stuart Donaldson memorial concert. This enthusiastic gathering celebrated the life, music and politics of Ian Stuart and suitably marked the 30th anniversary of his tragic death.