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  • AKA: The Damned
    The Phantom Chords
  • Type: Project
  • Hometown: London, United Kingdom
  • Active: 1983 - 1992
  • Number of gigs played: 1
  • Number of other acts played with: 3
Sceneroller, Naz Nomad and the Nightmares, Dave Vanian, Rat Scabies
  • Dave Vanian
    1983 - 1992
    Lead Vocal
    Dave Vanian performed as "Naz Nomad" for this project.
  • Rat Scabies
    1984 - 1984
    Rat Scabies performed as "Nick Detroit" on this project.

"Hand Daddy the Knife, Cindy"

About This Act

Naz Nomad and the Nightmares was a side-project of Dave Vanian and the Damned, beginning in 1984 with a concurrent album release: "Hand Daddy the Knife, Cindy". The album was designed to look like a re-issued, 1967 soundtrack album, from an imagined, low-budget American horror film, in the mold of Roger Corman. A copyright notice on the front cover claimed the film was "Copyright 1967 American Screen Destiny Pictures", and credits are given for the film's stars, director and producer.

The original '84 lineup of Naz Nomad was the same as the Damned's touring members at the same time, under aliases and adopted personas:

Dave Vanian: Naz Nomad on Vocals

Roman Jugg: Sphinx Svenson on guitars/Ulla on keyboards

Bryn Merrick: Buddy Lee Junior on bass

Rat Scabies: Nick Detroit on drums


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