(1980 – 1982)
Meaning Bandname: P.U.S. stands for Punk Uit Stadskanaal (Punk from Stadskanaal). The name was also a graffiti while there was no youthcentre anymore.
Bio: From Stadskanaal. Meint from the Protectors and his girlfriend Jenet form the band in August 1980 together with 2 people who did the Prafda fanzine that stopped after doing 4 issues. The band started as a reaction against another punkband from the same city, The Zips with brother Marius Dussel. The band rehearse in the barn of Jenet’s father. Later they use a room in Musselkanaal and eventually end up rehearsing in a school in Stadskanaal. The band stops in September 1982 because members move places.
Henk Orsel – vocals
Jenet Kruimelaar – guitar
Meint Dussel – bass
Frits van Beilen – drums
Meint Dussel – The Protectors
1981.09.03 Zwembad, Nieuw-Buinen
1981.10.16 Kameleon, Musselkanaal (+ Chino And The Change, The Spurts)
1981.11.07 Lubbo Blaauw, Stadskanaal
1981.12.26 Rajakimoes, Stadskanaal (Kerstnacht Aktie)
Source: Meint Dussel