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NEWTOWN NEUROTICS – ‘Triumph Over Adversity’ Review

NEWTOWN NEUROTICS - 'Triumph Over Adversity' Review

Re-released by Violated Records 2015 I was lucky enough to see Newtown Neurotics perform live in the summer of this year. This was the first time I’d seen them and they had always been on my bucket list ever since I first heard ‘Beggars Can Be Choosers’

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THE SWINDELLS – ‘Oaf Rock’ Review

THE SWINDELLS - 'Oaf Rock' Review

The Swindells from Leeds have been on the punk rock scene for about 7 years and have supported punk rock legends such as The Damned, U.K. Subs and the Angelic Upstarts. On December 12th, they will be on the bill with Sham 69 at Brudenell Social Club

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ISLE OF WIGHT FESTIVAL 2016 – 40 Years of Punk

ISLE OF WIGHT FESTIVAL 2016 - 40 Years of Punk

The Isle of Wight Festival 2016 has just announced a fresh lineup of punk bands. Celebrating 40 Years of Punk, the Isle of Wight Festival will be featuring the likes of The Damned, Buzzcocks, Iggy Pop, Adam Ant and Sex Pistols cover band, The Sex Pissed Dolls.

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THE UNDERTONES 40th ANNIVERSARY TOUR

THE UNDERTONES 40th ANNIVERSARY TOUR

2016 is the 40th Anniversary of The Undertones and they are delighted to announce that they will be celebrating this anniversary with national and international live shows and some exciting releases. The first of the live shows that can be confirmed are part of a UK tour: The

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ANOTHER WINTER OF DISCONTENT PUNK FESTIVAL 2016

ANOTHER WINTER OF DISCONTENT PUNK FESTIVAL 2016

Tickets are now on sale for ANOTHER WINTER OF DISCONTENT 2016 PUNK FESTIVAL. The four-day event returns to the Boston Music Room, Tufnell Park, London from Thursday 25 to Sunday 28 February with a line-up including SUBHUMANS, THE MOB, ZOUNDS, STEVE IGNORANT’S SLICE OF LIFE, RUBELLA BALLET, CRAVATS,

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SLICE OF LIFE – ‘Your Day Will Come’ Review

SLICE OF LIFE - 'Your Day Will Come' Review

Way back when in 1979, I went on the bus to Leicester to buy some punk vinyl at the record store. I was transfixed by the gatefold cover artwork on Stations of the Crass and parted ways with three quid to see if it sounded as good

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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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FREIGANG – ‘People’s Will’ Review

FREIGANG - 'People's Will' Review

“You want to make a difference, take a different stance….Boom! Boom! U.S.A.” an excellent opener to Friegang’s third album, “People’s Will” – it would not sound out of place on an early Dead Kennedy’s album with a chugging guitar riff and lyrics critical of the U.S.A. The

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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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BACKFIRE – ‘Where We Belong’ Review

BACKFIRE - 'Where We Belong' Review

**WE NOW HAVE THIS CD IN STOCK** FOLLOW THIS LINK>>> TO GRAB YOURSELF A COPY!! If Black Flag (Henry Rollins era) could produce a child with Discharge, that offspring would sound like Backfire! Hailing from what they refer to as “M-Town” (Maastrict, The Netherlands to the rest

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EASTFIELD – ‘Another Boring Eastfield Collection’ Review

EASTFIELD - 'Another Boring Eastfield Collection' Review

Eschewing managers, promoters, agents and focused on a true DIY punk ethic, Eastfield have been bashing them out since 1996. The band have more than a passing interest in trains, train stations and the railways in general and have just released a collection of 33 songs. The

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HOPE THROUGH HOSTILITY – ‘Self Titled’ Review

HOPE THROUGH HOSTILITY - 'Self Titled' Review

“We’re a band who are the sum of our influences – everything from metal, punk, hardcore and the blues” – HTH. Hope Through Hostility reside in London and have recently released their self-titled debut album via bandcamp. It’s classic ‘punk meets metal’ and will certainly appeal to

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