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Alpha Omega – Alpha Omega.

At Bloodstock Open Air Festival, Saturday, August 12th 2018 on the Jagermeister Stage, Norwich based trio Alpha Omega played one of the most intense and loud sets I’ve heard in the ten years I’ve been going there. The Orange amps must have been made of sterner stuff than my hearing …

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Mad Spanner – Life Absurd

There must be something other than water in the River Severn as it flows through the normally sedate Shropshire town of Shrewsbury to addle the brains of Mad Spanner when they came to write their latest album, the aptly titled Life Absurd as it seems to have turned them into …

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The Webb – Truth Delay.

To say reviewing an electronica album is out of my comfort zone is a bit of an understatement but after seeing a gig by The Webb a few months ago at Percy’s in Whitchurch, I was kindly given a copy of their second album Truth Delay by them after passing …

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Saint Apache – Black Days

Saint Apache release this, their third EP on 22nd February. The Eastbourne based alt / heavy punk rockers have evolved their style over the last two EP’s, now edging for a harder, more sterner front. Formed in 2015, the band describe their musical roots as blues and classic rock. ‘Amongst …

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Wasted Life – World War Zero

Wasted Life. Punk rockers. The real deal, not the watered down shit that passes for punk rock that creeps ever higher at Download Festival every year. With their latest studio album World War Zero they have managed to do what Slayer did with Reign In Blood and that is to …

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Ginger Wildheart – G * A * S * S Mark II

G * A * S * S Mark II  or Ginger Associated Secret Society was formed by Ginger Wildheart for fans a few years ago. He would write three songs a month for a year that they had access to and then choose the best of them for a general …

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Pirate Copy Drop New Video ‘Reckless Alice’

Unruly punk rock quartet PIRATE COPY are plotting a fresh journey of rambunctious shenanigans, commencing with the launch of their brand new video, Reckless Alice, which was premiered with Vive Le Rock earlier this week. The track is lifted from the band’s forthcoming album, Swashbuckle & Swagger, out on Friday …

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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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We Were Sharks Premiere Music Video “Ashley”

WE WERE SHARKS PREMIERE MUSIC VIDEO “ASHLEY” New Album, Lost Touch, Coming February 23 New Tour Dates Announced   At just eighty-two seconds in length and loads of punk rock shenanigans, WE WERE SHARKS have released the raucous new video ‘Ashley,’ from their upcoming album Lost Touch. The album will be available February 23 through …

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UK Subs – Endangered Species (Deluxe Reissue)

With 2016 marking the U.K. Subs’ 40th anniversary, Cleopatra Records released a special deluxe reissue of their 1982 Punk Rock classic album Endangered Species (more information about the band and album can be found in the press release here). Formed by Charlie Harper in 1976 and originally called The Subversives the …

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The American Way: Songs Inspired by Political Unrest

Politics can be a breeding ground of anger, discontent, fear, hatred, and lies: tangents and emotions that punk rock and heavy metal channel oh so well. As we’re aware of by now, the USA just held an election for its 45th President. While the candidate who won was voted into …

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Iggy Pop’s Post Pop Depression: Live at the Royal Albert Hall DVD out in October

One of the big surprises of 2016 came earlier this year when Iggy Pop released his Post Pop Depression album, with the assistance of Queens of the Stone Age‘s Joshua Homme. Homme assembled a studio band for Pop that included fellow Queens member Dean Fertita, along with Arctic Monkeys drummer …

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Healthy Junkies – Box of Chaos

London based Punk Rock band Healthy Junkies were formed in 2010 by UK born guitarist and singer Phil Honey-Jones and French singer Nina Courson. They quickly became a regular fixture on the British punk scene and have played with some big names including The Damned, The Boomtown Rats and UK …

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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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Rated Rebellious: A Playlist by Nick Oliveri

PlanetMosh’s latest ‘playlist guest artist’ is California’s own (in)famous Nick Oliveri. At various times, as an integral member of Kyuss, Queens of the Stone Age, Mondo Generator, Dwarves, Bl’ast!, and as a solo artist with The Uncontrollable, bassist and multi-instrumentalist Oliveri has been at the forefront of desert rock, hardcore …

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Iggy Pop – Post Pop Depression

While Post Pop Depression has been billed as a collaboration, it’s Iggy Pop‘s name on the album’s marquee and spine. Producer, multi-instrumentalist, and co-writer Joshua Homme and Pop are both revered musicians and celebrated collaborators in their own realms. Homme worked with John Paul Jones and Dave Grohl in Them …

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Darrell Bath – Roll Up

Darrell Bath released his latest album Roll Up via Livewire/Cargo Records last month. Darrell is an accomplished guitarist, singer and songwriter having played with many well known Punk/Rock bands including stints in UK Subs, and The Dogs D’Amour contributing to their 1993 release “More Unchartered Heights of Disgrace“. He appeared on …

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Deceased – Cadaver Traditions

For Arlington, Virginia band Deceased‘s devotees and collectors, the new 2 CD set, Cadaver Traditions, is a treasure trove of uncommonly-heard cover songs. Featuring 53, yes 53! full length songs, this set incorporates 2 albums of Deceased’s which were out of print, plus a collection of 17 previously-unreleased tunes. The …

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Oliver Geywitz of Schnitzel Records, 08/2015

Schnitzel Records is an independent record label based in England. The label serves as an international platform for several high-profile artists, such as Ween, Nick Oliveri, and The Moons. Schnitzel also presses high quality vinyl records, for both initial runs and reissues. In this world premiere text interview, Iris speaks …

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