My friend Chuck was in his time the bass player with the near legendary Barry Normal & The Camels. His bass playing was often compared with Jah Wobble (though less often favourably). Anyway I got an e-mail from him today in which he mentioned prag VEC, and this prompted me to dig out their 12" EP from 1979. Today's first selection comes from that EP: "Expert"
From there it seemed a natural step to dig out "Danger Signs" by Penetration from the same year.
Of course prag VEC and Penetration weren't the only bands with female vocalists that were blazing new trails through the musical firmament in 1979: