This Day In Punk. Siouxsie and the Banshees
Steven Severin (Steven John Bailey) was born on 25 September 1955, in Highgate, London.
Bassist and co-founding member of Siouxsie and the Banshees, He took the name "Severin" from the Leopold von Sacher-Masochcharacter who is mentioned in the Velvet Underground song ‘Venus in Furs’. After the split of Siouxsie and the Banshees in 1996, Severin created his own label RE, and released several instrumental albums via his official website. He regularly performs live in solo, playing music over footage of silent films.