Sex Drugs HiV Party Poster

The Sex Drugs And HIV project was started in 1996 to support and raise awareness for 4 charity's; Terrence Higgins Trust, Rape Crisis, Release, Cancer Research UK.  It took 15 years to record a double album of 40 songs with over 200 musicians. The album will be issued as 3 disks, (a double CD and DVD of all the songs).

The Sex Drugs & HIV show at the New Cross Inn on the 26th May is raise funds for the project for pressing the album CD's.  The event will start at 2pm with the 1st public showing of the Sex Drugs & HIV album/film followed by Max Splodge's Rock'n'Roll Bingo with 'prize's from the stars'.

The event will host punk, rock, ska & reggae bands, featuring musicians involved with the Sex Drugs & HIV project, including musicians from; The Revillos, The Godfathers, Angelic Upstarts, Sham 69, Chelsea, The Cure, R.D.F, P.A.I.N, The Astonaughts,The Duel, Electric Cocks, Tenpole Tudor, Splodgenessabounds.  The night will end with a set of songs from the Sex Drugs & HIV album performed by the Rock'n'Roll Gypsies, an all stars band fronted by Mat Sargent who founded the project.  Advance tickets £10 or £12 on the door. For more information on the Sex Drugs & HIV project visit

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Sex, Drugs and HIV Party

T SHIRT 1 SOAS Stop AIDS, Students for Sensible Drug Policy and First Aid societies have come together to bring you a party with the Sex Drugs & HIV band; Rock'n'Roll Gypsies to commemorate World AIDS Day and remember all who we have lost.

The Sex Drugs & HIV album was 15 years in making involves over 200 musicians from name bands. It is a double CD of 40 songs which also come with a DVD of all the tracks. The album is to support 4 main charitys; Terrence Higgins Trust, Rape Crisis, Release, Cancer Research and will be soon released.

Rock'n'Roll Gypsies are a collection of musicians from various different bands including; Sham 69, The Cure, Splodge, Angelic Upstarts, The Godfathers, Chelsea, who have all played on the HIV album, playing a mixture of many different styles including rock, reggae, punk, new wave, heavy metal, country, ska. For more information about the project visit;

Supporting the HIV band are The Duel, a punk band lead by energetic frontgirl Tara Rez who also guests on the Sex Drugs & HIV album.

So let’s all come together, united, to have our bellies rumbled and our bones shaken by some toe-tapping, foot-stomping, head-banging, rock n’ f’n roll, reach out and support what is, frankly, a fantastic cause !

An evening of great music, great company and the chance to do some greater good at the same time ! Your partying all night long can ensure future generations may do the same – what could be a more worthy cause than that!

Confirmed Bands:

Rock'n'Roll Gypsies (Sex Drugs & HIV band) The Duel Jake Karno (formerly of the Mockingbirds