The Adicts is an English punk band. The band was formed in Ipswich, Suffolk, England in the late 1970's . It is one of the popular punk rock bands in the 1980s, they were frequently in the indie charts during that time. The song "Viva La Revolution" was featured in the video game Tony Hawk's Underground. It is also featured in a commercial for the E! channel which advertise the reality tv show "Pop Fiction". It still one of the band's best popularly known songs.
The band formerly known as Afterbirth & The Pinz in 1975. They alter their name to The Adicts and become known for their unique Clockwork Orange droog image, alongside with their different style of lyrics, which set them unique from other punk bands. In the 1980s, they changed their name for the meantime to 'Fun Adicts' and 'ADX', to correspond with their children's TV appearances.
Their music has attractive melodies and lyrics, and frequently featured extra instruments and sound clips, such as violin played by Derick Cook in "Joker in the Pack", and gongs and keyboard percussion by Anthony Boyd in "Chinese Takeaway" carousel music in "How Sad".
The group wear with black boots and black bowler hats,all white. But singer, Keith "Monkey" Warren, wears joker make-up, and his clothes were usually unlikely different such as checkerboard or polkadot.