(1978 – 1984)

From Rotterdam/Schiedam. Also known as S5. Formed by Frank, Jan and Rien in the beginning of November 1978 after the breakup of The Dustbin. Influenced by the cops from Schiedam and Rotterdam, R.A.F. and the royal family. Maarten and Frank decide to continue after the rest leave the band in 1979 and continue as a three-piece. Henk is replaced by Reno because of studies in early 1981.

Description: As raw as the film with the same name. Punk.

Frank Bergman – guitar
Maarten van de Graaf – bass (1978-1979), bass & vocals (1979-1984)
Reno de B. – drums (1981-1984)

Willem K. – drums (1979-1981)
Jan van Velzen – vocals (1978-1979)
Rien Schaap – guitar (1978-1979)
Henk Hekkema – drums (1978-1979)

Other bands:
Jan van Velzen – The Dustbin, Plestic Man
Frank Bergman – The Dustbin, Plestic Man
Maarten van de Graaf – The Dustbin
Rien Schaap – The Dustbin, Plestic Man
Reno de B. – Plestic Man

1981 – You Might As Well Live / Hey Daar Heb Je De M.E. (Part 1 & 2) 7” single (Mess Jive Records, NL)
1983 – Slaughterhouse 5 TAPE (Mess Jive Records, NL)

Interviews & Articles:
1979 – Raket 2

Concerts: (assorted)
1979.01.06 Eksit, Rotterdam (+ Acné, The Bodysnatchers, Headline) (Rottepop Festival)
1979.08 Popbouwwerk, Schiedam

1980.04.30 Utrecht
1980.08.23 Popbouwwerk, Schiedam
1980.10.21 Eksit, Rotterdam (Stroeffestival)
1980.10.26 Kaasee, Rotterdam
1980.11.29 Ozobleu, Maassluis (+ The Ex, De Straks)

1981.04.30 Plantage Festival, Schiedam
1981.05.16 Arcade, Schiedam (+ Frizzle, Universe, The Amazing Rockwafels, The Van Willigen Band, Djamila, The Topanga Canyon Band, Frozen Frogg)
1981.08.16 New Pop, Rotterdam (+ J. Dops, Ondergeniepig, Debiele Eenheid, Bunker OESO, Neo Pogo’s, Kotx)

1982.04.30 Beursplein, Rotterdam

Source: Frank Bergman