Steel Pulse

Steel Pulse are an English roots-reggae band from Birmingham that released three albums on Island Records between 1978 and 1980, followed by three 1982–85 titles on Elektra and four 1988–94 titles on MCA.

Members: David Hinds (lead vocals, guitar), Basil Gabbidon (lead guitar, vocals), Ronnie McQueen (bass), Fonso Martin (vocals, percussion), Michael Riley (vocals), Selwyn “Bumbo” Brown (keyboards), Steve “Grizzly” Nesbitt (drums)


  • Handsworth Revolution (1978)
  • Tribute to the Martyrs (1979)
  • Caught You (1980)
  • True Democracy (1982)
  • Earth Crisis (1984)
  • Babylon the Bandit (1985)
  • State of Emergency (1988)

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