November 2010


Originally fronted by a female singer, Insex's first show with Karl Shewman (AKA "Karlin Sex") was May 23-24 1980 at the Smilin' Buddha, opening for the Subhumans...

Insex Karlin Bev

The Insex had a strong following and played many shows between 1980-83 with DOA, the Subhumans, Modernettes, K-Tels, Private School, Scissors and others. The lineup on their first and only record (7-inch EP for the MoDaMu label) was Karlin Shewman (vocals), John Chapman (guitar), Phil Addington (bass), Paul Addington (keyboards) and Simon Addington (drums).