Saw the Gristle live in 1980 at the Scala in Kings x. Leather Nun from Sweden were supporting. They didn't come on till 0300 hrs The bass was very loud and subsonic, shook you to the core. The strobes were blinding, but the sound was crystal clear, as good as anything you'll ever hear clarity- wise. This is about the nearest I could find to this. Read Cosey's autobiog last year and Neil Megson comes across as a manipulative bully and a hypocrite, but the uncompromising music continues to influence people to this day. .