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February 2020

Now into the new year, we finished the recordings for the up and coming Vinyl EP on the SOTS Sessions. EP release date to be announced later on in the year, We have some special shows this month, including performing at The Cryer Arts in Carshalton, which has been closed as a venue for around 5 years and is back open and ready to rock!!

Also at the end of the month, we will be at Bultins Great Alternative Music Festival performing on Friday 28th Feb, which we are really looking forward to. We are also going to be performing at the Fighting Cocks in Kingston on the 21st Feb.

You can check out what we are up to here on the Shows page, or check us out on Lemonrock, or Facebook.

Footage of 'So We Stand' LIVE taken at The Cryer Arts Centre, Carshalton 8th Feb 2020, filmed by Chris Bristow
Footage of 'Shit Happens' LIVE @ The Cryer Arts Centre, Carshalton 8th Feb 2020, filmed by Steve Whitehouse


Vaccination Reviews

Been driving for just over 10 hours in the last 2 days with Vaccination on loop the whole time and it keeps sounding better and better! Looking forward to the next time I see you guys live which should be Gloucester in July - GD

New album ‘Vaccination’ has a superior modern production job, but the likes of ‘Make A Noise’, Idiot Kid, Fake News could of sprung straight from 1977. ‘Don’t worry (‘bout you and me) is a storming rocker while ‘Shit happens’ and ‘So We Stand’ have a Mod-ish 60’s edge. – SB (Vive Le Rock)

Plague UK are like a Sound Effects era Jam, Or Billy Bragg with balls fronting a Rock band. Poppy, Tuneful and catchy undercurrents amongst the waves of almighty full rock on and pogo anthems. Vaccination is a real shot in the arm, the perfect prescription. A righteous, noteous soundtrack and antidote to these trouble times. MN (

Also available at other stores


Sounds Of The Suburbs Record Store - Ruislip Manor / Raven Retail - Beckenham / AAA Records - Isle Of Wight

Recorded at Powerhouse Studios, Byfleet, Surrey

Can be purchased digitally:


or on CD from Plastichead or from our shop



RED BUTTON from the EP 'Suck It Up'

Official Music Video

SO WE STAND from the album Vaccination

Official Music Video

LIVE @ Cryer Arts Theatre Feb 2020      Footage/ Photos taken by Kat Sturgess and Nicholas Mann

LIVE @ 100 Club, London October 2019    Footage taken by Steve Whitehouse



A bit about us!

Plague UK a 4 piece band from South London, Edgy, Full on Power motivated monster of energy with hungry chords, lead splits and dynamic structures, Plague UK bring something unique to the table. Catchy melodic Punk Rock with a twist of 60's pop sensibility.


Marc Jefferies on lead guitar and vocals, Marc the vocalist and guitarist from the original 76 outfit The Plague, Joined up with Lee Morrell, who was mates with Marc for many years. Lee has been drumming in a variety of bands over the years and teamed up with Marc to recreate the vibe and feel of power and energy that was had back in the late 70’s,


They then met Simon Godfrey rhythm guitar / vocalist from a different project and felt that Simon would be a great addition to the band as Simon and Marc vocals sit really well with each other, and have different styles of guitar flow, which compliments each other. Then all there was left to make the band complete was a Bass player, of which was found with Martin Taylor, Martin was perfect for the outfit, great style, and great sound and his techniques suited this new sound, this new energy. Plague UK is now something to see for yourselves, so you can make up your own mind.


Marc Jefferies

Vocals / Guitar

Bands: The Plague, Allegiance, Westway (with Eddie McDonald former Bass Player of The Alarm), Dead Skin Mask. Crosstown Lightnin (with legendary music journalist/broadcaster Charles Shaar Murray), Church Of Eon, Plague UK

Influences: Black Sabbath, SexPistols, Early Metallica, The Who

Simon Godfrey

Vocals / Guitar

Bands: Armitage Shanks, Nuway Army, Church Of Eon, Plague UK

Influences: The Skids, Early Ultravox, Sex Pistols, The Jam, The Cure, Julian Cope, Japan and Gary Numan / Tubeway Army


Martin Taylor


Bands: Innocents Day, Ironic High Style, Mid Life Crisis, The Fanzines, Stone Heroes, Plague UK

Influences: The Ruts, Stranglers, SLF, The Damned, any Ska and Reggae.

Lee Morrell


Bands: Jet, G-Force, The Blinders,Tin Box Parade, One On One, Lucifer Star Machine, Chelsea, Church Of Eon, Plague UK

Influences: Sex Pistols, The Jam, Misfits, The Bones, Social Distortion.


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London, UK