UK punk band from Sunderland
Red London is an English punk band formed in Sunderland in December 1981, influenced by The Clash, Chelsea, SLF, The Angelic Upstarts, The Ruts and The Jam. The band named themselves after a Sham 69 song.
By 1983, they were signed to Razor Records. Their first release was the Sten Guns in Sunderland EP in 1983, followed by the This is England LP in 1984. Since then they have recorded for various labels both in the UK and abroad, and toured Europe including Germany, Poland, Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Italy, and Spain as well as playing occasional gigs in England.