Earl Brutus were a band formed by World of Twist's Gordon King and had some minor hits including "The SAS And The Glam That Goes With It" and "Come Taste My Mind". Earl Brutus played their last gig at Hammersmith Working Men's Club in April 2004. Supported by a very drunk Frank Sidebottom (you had to be there) - they played a blinding set to the Strong Devoted. Lead singer Nick Sanderson died on June 8 2008. The world is a much more boring place since his death. Most of the members of Earl Brutus are now touring and recording under the name The Pre New.