UK based booking agent and promoter, he co-founded Coda Music Agency, Concert Clinic and F.A.B. (Forward Agency Booking). He has been involved in the music industry since the early 1980s. Challice was bass player in Gravesend’s anarcho-punk outfit, Anthrax (not to be confused with the American band of the same name) in 1982. He started the fanzine Enigma. By 1984 he had started a new band, Faction, also founding his own tape-based indie label 96 Tapes, then taking over the running of All The Madmen Records and Wot! Distribution, a mail-order company selling vinyl, fanzines and more.