Independent label: Ripcord was founded in 1984 in Weston-Super-Mare, England by Steve "Baz" Ballam and John Millier. They threw together a line-up from the remains of Baz's old bands and recorded their first demo In Search of a Future in 1985. Their first vinyl release came soon after, a nine song flexi called The Damage is Done on their own Raging Records. Distributed By Revolver Records.

86 Ripcord The Damage Is Done [ Ep ] RAGING RAGE 001
88 Ripcord Harvest Hardcore RAGING RAGE 002