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strangle

A code word used normally by ground controllers meaning, “Switch off the [equipment indicated],” as in strangle canary, meaning “Switch off the IFF (identification friend or foe).”
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Unlike many bands that have been going for over 40 years, the Stranglers still have two of the classic line-up present in the form of bassist J J Burnel and keyboard player Dave Greenfield.
And as the genre's bubble subsided and bands around them split, The Stranglers stayed firm.
They have an extensive set list that spans two solid hours as they recreate the early years sound of The Stranglers, complete with a keyboard rig that is the same model as the original used by Dave Greenfield himself in the 1970s.
Along with the likes of the Clash, Sex Pistols, The Jam, Buzzcocks, Undertones, Sham 69, Stranglers, et al - Stiff Little Fingers were at the forefront of the punk movement.
The Stranglers don't need an introduction, unless you've been living under a big rock all these years.
With a fresh look at the evidence, Stranglers asks new questions about the evidence in the drama-infused 12-part podcast for a new generation of Americans.
Just as their name implies, stranglers will damage or kill most live hosts upon which they intertwine.
SINCE leaving punk-new wave greats The Stranglers more than two decades ago, Hugh Cornwell has enjoyed a thriving solo career, but the evergreen Londoner is still happy to talk about his 16 years with the band.
CAST an eye over the cited influences of many bands of the past couple of decades and you'll often see a reference to The Stranglers.
If we give it away maybe they'll take a chance and check out the next one or discover The Stranglers.