The band was formed in 1979 in London, and initially joined the movement 2Tone, in which apart from them were outstanding teams of the 80’s : Madness, Selecter, English Beat and others. Bad Manners became leader Doug Trendle, nicknamed Buster Bladvessel. Ska version of Buster was tough and the most similar to the British ska band of the sixties , is very popular among European youth . Directly to the 2Tone Bad Manners participated in the famous collection Dance Craze.
After the collapse of 2Tone, unlike most friendly teams , Bad Manners continues to perform successfully on the world stage , performing as a ska own compositions as well as cover versions of popular tunes .