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The Drones – Will you stand in front of bullets?

Punk rock band The Drones formed in Manchester in 1976, making their debut at the Houldsworth Hall, Manchester with Generation X as support. They relocated to London and supported bands including The Vibrators, X-Ray Spex and The Stranglers. They released their debut album Further Temptations in 1977 and the follow-up …

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Wonk Unit Announce New Album Terror

Wonk Unit - Terror.

Spearheaded by songwriter Alex Johnson, Wonk Unit are a punk rock band from South London, UK. Having formed in 2006, the band have built a reputation on the underground circuit as one of the most entertaining and successful DIY bands, with a relentless touring, recording and release schedule over the …

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Ed Banger and the Nosebleeds – Legal High

  Ed Banger and the Nosebleeds released their latest album Legal High on EBN Central (their own label) in March with an album launch party at the Star & Garter on 26th March 2017 (reviewed here). Legal High was recorded at Crack Studios in Hulme, Manchester and produced by Kevin …

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Dirt Box Disco – Poppycock

                      Dirt Box Disco who, in their own words, describe themselves as ‘Born in the UK from the malfunction of a terrible musical chemical laboratory experiment!‘ officially release their fifth album ‘Poppycock’ via STP Records today (15th April 2017) with …

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Spunk Volcano and The Eruptions – Ram Raid (EP)

Ram Raid is the second EP from Spunk Volcano & the Eruptions and their fourth release following their debut self titled EP and debut album Injection in 2014 and follow up album Shit Generation in 2016. Ram Raid was released at the end of last month via STP Records. Dirt …

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Ed Banger and the Nosebleeds – The Star and Garter, Manchester: 26th March 2017

With the clocks going forward an hour for British Summertime, it seemed strange to be heading into Manchester on a bright and sunny, Sunday afternoon rather than a dark miserable one, to see Ed Banger and the Nosebleeds at The Star and Garter. Which, luckily, is still trading in it’s …

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Pogo Playlist – 20 British Punk Songs

This one has been so hard to limit to twenty songs! I’m not even a Punk, per se, I’m a Rock Chick although my taste in music leans more towards the harder, sleazier element than the soft! Every time I think I’ve got the list finalised I think of another …

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Slaughter and The Dogs Announce “Vicious” New Album and First Tour Dates For 2017!

Punk Legends Slaughter and The Dogs Announce “Vicious” New Album and First Tour Dates For 2017! After a busy and eventful 40th Anniversary Year, Punk Legends Slaughter & The Dogs roll forward and are delighted to announce a new record deal with US label, Cleopatra and the first live dates …

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UK Subs – Special Deluxe Reissue of ‘Endangered Species’

Cleopatra Records To Release A Special Deluxe Reissue Of The Landmark 1982 Punk Rock Classic ‘Endangered Species’ From The Legendary UK Subs! UK Subs’ Endangered Species, a true punk rock classic, gets a well-deserved Deluxe Edition this coming July 29 courtesy of Cleopatra Records. This 1982 album, widely considered the …

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Anti-Nowhere League – The Cage

Anti-Nowhere League

Anti-Nowhere League (ANL) are a British punk rock band well into their fourth decade. Despite numerous line-up changes and periods of inactivity, founding member and frontman, Animal is still keeping punk rock alive, With Shady on bass, Tommy H on guitar and newest member, Sammy Carnage on drums, making up the …

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Unhinged – Nostalgia

Unhinged a punk rock band from Stourbrige in the West Midlands released their debut album Nostalgia on 11th December 2015, having formed in the summer of the same year. On their facebook page they site their influences  as “Oasis, H2O, The Offspring, Linkin Park, Pennywise, Agnostic Front and Clutch.” Nostaligia with …

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The Black Bullets – On the Fifth Day of Christmas – Bulletproof

On the fifth day of Christmas PlanetMosh gave to me ‘five gold stars’ in Bulletproof the third and latest five track, EP from The Black Bullets a Punk/Rock ‘n’ Roll band from Basingstoke and Newbury. A band I saw supporting the Anti-Nowhere League at 100 Club, London in April review …

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Born to Destruct – On the Fourth Day of Christmas If You Want Destruction – You Got It!

On the fourth day of Christmas PlanetMosh gave to me Born to Destruct and their album If You Want Destruction – You Got It to review. Born to Destruct are a four piece Punk band from ‘Your Heart’ or so they say on Facebook, never heard of that town. Maybe …

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Anti-Nowhere League – Interview with Shady on his 50th Birthday!

I interviewed Animal at 100 Club, London earlier this year here. Since then Anti-Nowhere League have played Sonisphere and done a tour of the USA. I had a chat with birthday boy Shady after their gig at Manchester Academy 3, in a dressing room with a few topless band members, …

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Dirt Box Disco – I Don’t Want Anything For Christmas (Single Review)

Dirt Box Disco, the Midlands answer to St Winifred’s School Choir, release their Christmas single I Don’t Want Anything For Christmas via STP RECORDS/Deadfly Recordings on 17th November 2014 and available to order here. It’s like some strange (S)punk cross between Grandma by the aforementioned St Winifred’s, All I Want For …

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Anti-Nowhere League – Manchester Academy 3, 16th October 2014

@louelladeville_ @planetmosh review of @antinowhere and #DeadObjectives @MancAcademy It was a miserable evening as I battled the traffic heading to Manchester Academy 3 to see the Anti-Nowhere League (ANL), but it didn’t deter a long queue of gig goers for the adjacent Academy 1. Whilst it wasn’t the first time …

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Stiff Little Fingers – No Going Back

Belfast Pop Punk Band Stiff Little Fingers have recorded their tenth studio album ‘No Going Back’ just over 10 years since their last album ‘Guitar and Drum’ and thirty-five years since their first ‘Inflammable Material’ The album was released on 11th August 2014 via the group’s own imprint ‘Rigid Digits’ …

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Ben Savage, Hospital Food – Interview, September 2014

.@louelladeville_ @planetmosh interview with Ben Savage singer/bassist from #HospitalFood Hospital Food supported Slaughter and the Dogs at Warehouse 23, Wakefield last month. I didn’t get chance to interview the bands on the day but here are some questions I put to Ben Savage by email afterwards. Find out a bit …

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Hung Like Hanratty – Interview September 2014

Hung Like Hanratty supported Slaughter and the Dogs at Warehouse 23, Wakefield last month. I didn’t get chance to interview the bands on the day but here are some questions I put to them by email afterwards. Find out a bit more about them, the inspiration for their songs etc. …

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