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SUBHUMANS: Live in Leeds

SUBHUMANS: Live in Leeds

24.02.16 BRUDENELL SOCIAL CLUB, LEEDS A bitterly cold Wednesday evening and news upon arrival that the Subhumans had been moved to the ‘small stage’, I began to wonder just what I was doing at the Brudenell Social Club in Leeds. Fear not, three hours later with my

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METZ + BULLY + PALM: Live in New York

METZ + BULLY + PALM: Live in New York

13.01.16 BOWERY BALLROOM, NEW YORK On a freezing cold Wednesday evening in New York, there was some serious heat generated in the Bowery Ballroom. Those that were there to witness three bands give spectacular performances were rewarded for traipsing out into the bleak evening in the Big

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THE INTERRUPTERS + OFF! + RANCID – Live in San Francisco

THE INTERRUPTERS + OFF! + RANCID - Live in San Francisco

01.01.16 THE WARFIELD, SAN FRANCISCO If you are a lover of Punk Rock, could there be a better way to greet the New Year than a gig featuring The Interrupters, OFF! and Rancid? Rancid were celebrating the 20th anniversary of the And Out Came the Wolves classic

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MORRISSEY – Live in San Francisco

29.12.15 SAN FRANCISCO MASONIC With little marketing and almost no pick up in the local press, Morrissey quietly sold out the 3,100 capacity Masonic concert hall in between Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve. It’s quite an astounding accomplishment given that the recent Pixies/Royal Blood gig did

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THEATRE OF HATE – Live in Stockton

THEATRE OF HATE - Live in Stockton

03.12.15 – GEORGIAN THEATRE, STOCKTON-ON-TEES My first ever gig: 1980, Loughborough Town Hall, Theatre of Hate. Fast forward thirty-five years and my latest gig (at time of writing): 2015, Georgian Theatre, Stockton-on-Tees, Theatre of Hate. So what’s changed? In a word, nothing. We’ve just all got older

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PiL – Live in San Francisco

PiL - Live in San Francisco

27.11.15 – THE CHAPEL, SAN FRANCISCO The third to last US show of Public Image Limited’s tour following the release of their What the World Needs Now album brought the band to San Francisco. The Chapel is an intimate venue and John Lydon’s first comment of the

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KILLING JOKE (Live in Leeds)

KILLING JOKE (Live in Leeds)

04.11.15 – STUDENT UNION, LEEDS It’s been almost thirty years since I first saw Killing Joke live and then, and every time since they have failed to disappoint. After the recent release of their exceptional album ‘Pylon’ I thought it was best to dust down the “What’s

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CONFLICT (Live in Oakland, CA)

CONFLICT (Live in Oakland, CA)

The Oakland Metro Opera House is a standard venue for British punk bands coming through the Bay Area and appearances by G.B.H., The Subhumans and the Cockney Rejects have seen large crowds of punk’s moshing the night away. I last saw Conflict in San Francisco over 10

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