Flux Of Pink Indians was an anarcho-punk/post punk band that originated from Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire, England.
The band formed from the remaining members of the Epileptics (who later changed their name to Epi-X due to letters of complaint from The British Epilepsy Association) by Colin Latter (vocals) and Derek Birkett (bass guitar) with guitarists Andy Smith, Neil Puncher, and drummer Sid (who was also a member of Rubella Ballet). Their debut EP "Neu Smell" was released on Crass Records in 1981. This included songs promoting vegetarianism and anti-war ideas, as well as "Tube Disasters", which featured a vein of black humour that was unusual amongst their peers.
Sid departed FOPI to work full time with his other band Rubella Ballet, and was soon replaced by Bambi, formerly of Discharge, while Andy was replaced by Simon. However, both departed quickly for their original band, The Insane. While auditioning for their replacements, Neil also left, and the line up was completed by old Epileptics guitarist Kevin Hunter and drummer Martin Wilson. The Indian's debut album, Strive To Survive Causing Least Suffering P...