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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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1977 June 5: Punk trailblazers The Stranglers perform at Manchester's Electric Circus as part of their nationwide tour.
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.
Jean-Jacques Burnel founded The Stranglers (originally the Guildford Stranglers) alongside Jet Black, Dave Greenfield and Hugh Cornwell - who left in 1990.
As always, audiences can expect to be swept up high on the wave of the Stranglers' powerful sound during what is always an exhilarating live experience; pounding rhythms, soaring melodies, quirky humour and thrillingly daring musicianship.
Whatever the reason, the Stranglers didn't really sound like any other band and that could be why they were one of the most consistently successful.
English rock band The Stranglers will perform at the Irish Village on November 24.
HUGH Cornwell, the original frontman and songwriter of The Stranglers, comes to the Tivoli Venue, Buckley, on Thursday, September 1.
FOR this year's tour, The Stranglers - usually known as The Men in Black - will be The Men in Black and White as they are performing their 1978 album Black And White in its entirety.
Stranglers make a return SHOWCASING their legendary Black and White album both chronologically and in its entirety, plus additional material, new and old, punk heroes The Stranglers return to Liverpool.
WHEN The Stranglers make their long-awaited return to Teesside this month, ace on the bass Jean-Jacques Burnel, right, will be peering around the venue searching for a familiar face.
It takes about five or six gigs for The Stranglers to really get into their stride on tour, admits guitarist Baz Warne.
It's 2012 and The Stranglers return with their eagerly awaited new studio album, Giants.