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My hunt for the Holy Grail: Damned drummer Rat Scabies interviewed

Revd Steve Morris talks to former Damned drummer Rat Scabies about his journey from punk rock to the Holy Grail

4 February 2023

9:00 AM

4 February 2023

9:00 AM

Most former punks end up touring the nostalgia circuit or cropping up at conventions. Not Christopher John Millar, aka Rat Scabies. When Scabies hit middle age, the legendary drummer with the Damned began to hunt for the Holy Grail. ‘We all started off criticising government and I’ve ended up looking for pixies,’ explains Scabies.

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