National Wake

Johannesburg-based group who formed in 1978.

Ivan Kadey (rhythm guitar, back-up vocals), Gary Khoza (bass), Punka Khoza (drums, vocals), Michael Lebese (vocals, percussion), Paul Giraud (guitar). In 1980 Steve Moni (lead guitar, vocals) replaced Paul Giraud.

They released the singles “Supaman” and “Bolina” and the album National Wake in 1981 before the band split up.

The Pop Guns

Springs-based band with Radio Rat Jonathan Handey (guitar vocals), Safari Suit Steve Moni (guitar) and Chauffer Graham Handley (bass). Also Larry Friedburg and Julian Platt (drums).

Released the single “Home Address … The Burning Road/Keep It A Secret” in late 1980. The song “Shock Time For Rock” was included on the international compilation World Class Punk (1984).

In 1999 an unofficial album, The Complete Pop Guns 1980/1981 was compiled, including fourteen songs that were part of the original recording session.