The Nips Press Archive:
Cannibalism At Clash Gig (NME magazine - November 06, 1976). Photo1. Photo2 .The infamous article that gave Shane some early local fame.
Bondage No. 1 (December 1976). A fanzine written by Shane before he started The Nips! He only made this one issue. Reviews The Sex Pistols, Eater, The Jam, and Generation X.
Images of the New Wave (Sounds magazine - April 02, 1977). Shane was featured on this cover of Sounds. No related article inside. Photo by Ian Dickson, March 1977 at The Coliseum, Harlesden.
The Nipple Erectors! / Live Nipples ("SKUM" no. 6 - UK October 1977 punk zine). Photo1. Photo2. Photo3. Interview and review of first gig ever!
The Nipple Erectors - Roxy ("Live Wire" no. 10 - UK 1977 punk zine). Photo. Reviews 2nd gig ever. If anyone can tell me a more specific date for this zine, let me know.
Nips in the air (unknown magazine - ?? 1978). Photo. Concert review at the Moonlight. If anyone has more info, please let me know.
Are You Deprived (Sounds magazine - May 13, 1978). Photo. Strange and early review and interviews by Ruth Putrid.
Nipple Erectors: King Of The Bop (Sounds magazine - May 20, 1978). Review of the first Nips single.
Nipple Erectors! (Ripped & Torn fanzine - Summer 1978). A short commentary on the emerging band.
The Nipple Erectors - Corn Exchange. (NME magazine - June 17, 1978). Live review at the Cambridge Corn Exchange.
The Nips - tour info (unknown magazine - ?? 1979). Photo. A confirmation of support dates for The Purple Hearts. If anyone has more info on the magazine or date, let me know.
The Nips (ZigZag magazine #93 - April 1979). Photo1. Photo2. Large article about the past and current opinions of the band.
NEW! The Nips - Classified Ad (Melody Maker magazine - May 05, 1979). Photo1. Rock and Roll Classified ad responsible for recruiting Gavin Douglas.
Death To Art Rock! (Sounds magazine - May 19, 1979). Photo. Dave McCullough interviews the Nips and talks about their music.
Ears Of A Clown (NME magazine - October 27, 1979). Photo. A long interview with Shane about The Nips, punk, 'Gabrielle', and Shane's teeth.
The Nips - Marquee. (NME magazine - November 10, 1979). Live review of The Nips opening for John's Boys at the Marquee, London.
Nips: ain't that a Shane? (unknown magazine - ?? 1980). Photo. Interview with Shane complaining about the industry and rock. If anyone has more info, please let me know.
The Nips - The Marquee, London (Record Mirror magazine - February 16, 1980). Short discussion and review of latest gig.
Finger-Lickin' Nips! (ZigZag magazine #99 - March 1980). Photo1. Photo2. Extensive interviews with the band, and discussion on where The Nips are going next.
Nipped in the bud (unknown magazine - March ??, 1980). Announces the band's breakup. If anyone has more info, please let me know.
Nips split up (NME magazine - March 08, 1980). Attributes the split to poor management by Chiswick.
Nips split - Now The Truth Can Be Told (NME magazine - March 15, 1980). Photo. Corrections to last week's NME article on The Nips' split.
The Nips - Rock Garden (NME magazine - March 22, 1980). Photo. Live review of The Nips' 'last gig' ever at the Rock Garden, March 10, 1980.
The Nips - Only The End Of The Beginning (NME magazine - July 26, 1980). Review of 'Only The End Of The Beginning' LP.
Your Family And You - Aspects of health - and sickness - THE NIPS. ("Things In General" number two UK 1981 fanzine ). Reports on a Nips / Jam concert at the Marquee.
Nips - the truth at last (Sounds magazine - Oct. 17, 1981). Photo. Talks about current whereabouts of the band after the breakup and the various Nips releases.
Nips 'N' Nipple Erectors - 'Bops Babes Booze & Bovver' (Sounds magazine - Dec. 12, 1987). Review of the compilation LP 'Bops Babes Booze & Bovver' released in 1987.
excerpt from article on Pogues record collecting (Record Collector no. 105 - May 1988). Gives a detailed history of The Nips, and includes a current value chart for Nips records!
excerpt from 'The Lost Decade' (Omnibus Press 1988). Photo. Passages from Ann
Scanlon's book about The Pogues that deal with The Nips and its members in the early punk scene.
excerpt from the CD 'The Chiswick Story' (Chiswick 1992). Photo. The CD booklet includes a pic and explains the Nips' role in Chiswick history.
excerpt from the CD 'This Is Mod Volume 1' (Anagram 1995). A short biography of the Nips included in the CD booklet.
excerpt from the CD 'Punk Lost & Found' (Shanachie 1996). The CD booklet talks about Shane and his involvement with the Nips.
THE NIPS - "Only the End of The Beginning" LP (Maximum Rock N' Roll #223 - Dec. 2001). Gives a poor review of the
re-released "Only the End..." LP.
Nips split in protest (unknown magazine - March ?? 1980). Article about the Nips' split.
If anyone can send me a missing article or book excerpt from below or any others I am missing that would be great!