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First Gig Since 2008 – Punk It Up 2018

https://www.facebook.com/events/897825503713347/ Proud Scum are playing at Punk It Up in Auckland on 17th February. Their first gig in a decade.     … [Read more]

Proud Scum are…

    Proud Scum at Manor Studios, November 20th 2008.  From left to right, Sid Scum (guitar), Alistair Rabbit (bass), Jonathan Jamrag (vocals) and Bruce Hulk (drums). Alistair and Sid in the doorway of Zwines night club, November 20th 2008. With John Atrocity and Hoody at Punk it Up 2018. At … [Read more]

Proud Scum in Sydney

After the fire at the Windsor Castle Hotel (while they were playing) Proud Scum found it difficult to get gigs in Auckland and decided to move to Australia where they thought they'd make it big. They moved to Sydney in early 1980 and played support to Toy Love - once - upstairs at the Civic Hotel. … [Read more]

Best Punk Band

Proud Scum was a notable punk band in New Zealand punk's second wave. Proud Scum were formed in Auckland in 1979 and attracted a hardcore punk and bootboy following. Formed from members of punk bands Rooter and The Atrocities, Proud Scum were: Jonathan Jamrag (Griffiths) (vocals), John Atrocity … [Read more]

Proud Scum’s First Gig in 10 Years

Proud Scum played at the Kings Arms as the headline act for Punk It Up 2018, the first gig since 2008. Committing to the gig in mid 2017 there was uncertainly about whether guitarist, Sid Scum, and bassist, Alistair Rabbit, would be able to make the show. As it turned out, neither was able to … [Read more]

Preview of 2018 Punk It Up – historic reunion with original guitarist, John Atrocity

https://www.13thfloor.co.nz/watch-historic-proud-scum-reunion/   … [Read more]

Review of 2018 Punk It Up by 13th Floor

https://www.13thfloor.co.nz/punk-it-up-kings-arms-february-17-2018/ … [Read more]

95BFM Interview on “The Legend Lives On” EP. Aired 22nd August 2013

http://95bfm.com/assets/sm/212392/3/ProudSCUM.mp3 Jamrag rambling about Sid, Reuben, John Atrocity and crowd sourcing. … [Read more]