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News: Dark Mofo Festival

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News: Buzzcocks to reissue Spiral Scratch EP & Times Up

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News: Black Lips Billed To Headline Fluffer Pit Party

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‘Pink Flag’ by Wire has to be one of the most influential albums of all time. Released in 1977 it came in on the forefront of the new wave of music that followed the punk explosion of ‘76. Along with the likes of Gang of Four, and The Pop Group they took punk to a …

Although still Jello Biafra-less, legendary punks Dead Kennedys have announced a string of dates across the UK and Europe this coming June. Legendary for their social commentary and fiercy anti-fascist lyrics, all wrapped up in a strange combination of almost Zappa like experimentation and humour, as the band passed through a variety of styles as …

Identifying through their bleak world of austere black and white music videos, and albums entitled Grey Britain, Gallows are very much not a poster band for positivity. However, what they are is a band capable of producing music so beautifully sombre and haunting it transports to their foreboding world where stomping punk songs exist, that …

There are very few bands that I want to see every year, there are even fewer that I first watched as a teenager and still want to see now, and there is only one band that I have seen over the course of around 30 different tours. That band is The Stranglers, and there are …

Speeding head first out of the Black Country, God Damn are one of the bands burning the torch for the current UK rock scene.   Living up to their name, God Damn make a god damn lot of noise. Like the MC5 reinventing themselves in modern day Wolverhampton, spunky, frenetic guitar collides with thumping purposeful …

Take a moment and ask yourself, if something was described as ‘crazy’, would you be intrigued? If the answer is yes (which, given the basic human desire for knowledge, then it should be), ask yourself, if a band had been labelled as having the ‘craziest mosh pit at Sonisphere festival 2014’, would you not want …

‘The new face of punk’ fronted by ‘the queen of punk today’ is how Barb Wire Dolls are been seen by many. With many, been the right word. They’ve played over 600 gigs in 18 different countries leaving a trail of chaos and lasting impressions where ever they go. *Click HERE to see the Backseat …

“Punk ain’t no religious cult – Punk means thinking for yourself!” And so begins a single that for many spells out the true meaning of Punk. We are of course talking about seminal hardcore punk band The Dead Kennedys single ‘Nazi Punks Fuck Off!’ It was the must have single at the time and still …

For a young band on the first steps of their career, there can be nothing better than receiving accolades and support from those that have ‘made it’. Take The Tweens for instance. On the recommendation of Cincinnati record shop owner, Jim Blaze (Shake It Records), none other than Kim Deal booked them for a gig …

She’s been absent for a while, having a couple of kids, marrying Queens Of The Stone Age front man Josh Homme, stuff like that. But now she’s back. Punk rock icon Brody Dalle has just unleashed her latest single, ’Meet The Foetus/Oh The Joy’ as a taster for her eagerly anticipated new album. Having previously …