There are at least three artists with the name Quick and the Dead: 1) A band from the Island of Jersey based in the UK.
2) An ex-band from the United States.
3) An Australian Oi! band, active 1979-1983.
1) Quick and the Dead (UK) Quick and the Dead are four boys from the Island of Jersey who write pop music. Since they were 17, the band have been building a profile in the UK based on live shows, vocal harmonies, riffing and pop hooks. Well schooled in the testaments of Refused and At the Drive-in, the boys also draw on the choral aspects of Bon Iver and Fleet Foxes.