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Slaughter II – Video Interview

. Slaughter II features Brian Grantham the original drummer from Manchester punk rock band Slaughter and the Dogs and Edweena Banger, who was in the rebranded Slaughter. For a more detailed history see here. Ahead of their show at the Star in Garter in Manchester on 29th September I sat …

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Slaughter II – Slaughter II

Slaughter II released their self-titled debut album late last year. Recorded at Crack Studios in Hulme, Manchester and produced and engineered by Kevin Foy. Slaughter II features Brian Grantham the original drummer from Manchester punk rock band Slaughter and the Dogs and Edweena  Banger who was in the rebranded Slaughter. …

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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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HEALTHY JUNKIES Unveil ‘Delirious Dream’ Album Details

. UK punk/grunge rock band, HEALTHY JUNKIES, have announced the release of their fourth album ‘Delirious Dream‘, in stores on October 12th via Banana Castle Records/Cargo Records UK. The album was recorded at Bark Studios by Brian O’Shaughnessy who recorded Primal Scream and My Blood Valentine at the very same studio in the 90s. It was mastered by Pete Maher whose recent projects have …

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Pirate Copy – Interview

Rowdy punk rockers crew PIRATE COPY unveil their forthcoming album, Swashbuckle & Swagger, out on Friday 26th October, via Black Sail Records. We nailed the pirate punks down for a chat over a glass of rum…. What is the full band line-up, who plays what? Captain Kernow – Vocals; Johnny …

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Century Thirteen – Interview

We had a chat with Scottish Punk Band, Century Thirteen, who release their new self-titled album on Friday 13th July. The four-piece have also just released a new track, Not My Place – What is the full band line-up, who plays what? We are a four piece band from Glasgow. …

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Born To Destruct – God Of Destruction

Born to Destruct - God of Destruction

Born to Destruct (BTD) a four piece Punk band from the University City of Cambridge released their ninth studio album God Of Destruction via Punkbob Recordz on 1st February 2018.  This follows 2016 release Devasteight With Destruction. Read a detailed bio here. I like the way they cleverly work the word destruction into many of …

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Cheap Tissue Share Singles & Announce Debut LP

LOS ANGELES PUNKS CHEAP TISSUE SHARE SINGLES AT THE 405, MXDWN, NEW NOISE & MORE, SELF-TITLED DEBUT LP OUT MARCH 2 VIA LOLIPOP RECORDS Check out Cheap Tissue’s… “Up My Sleeve” at The 405 “Cheap Tissue” at mxdwn “New Promotion” at New Noise Stream/embed select tracks from Cheap Tissue via Soundcloud RIYL: Radioactivity, Fidlar, Promartyr, The …

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Hooligan – Teenage Rebel EP (featuring Christy Dignam)

Irish Street Punk band Hooligan formed in Dublin back in 2009, to date they have released four EPs. Teenage Rebel is their fifth EP released via Reekus Music Ireland Ltd in Autumn 2017. The lead track is a cover of (Justa Nother) Teenage Rebel by Belfast Punk band The Outcasts, which was released in …

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Paddy And The Rats Unveil First Album Details

PADDY AND THE RATS UNVEIL FIRST ALBUM DETAILS! NEW ALBUM COMING IN APRIL 2018 ON NAPALM RECORDS! [ photo by Christian Barz ] Ireland! Shamrocks, shenanigans, sheep and pubs are some of the many highlights the Emerald Isle has to offer – that’s what Hungarian punk rockers PADDY AND THE …

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Full Throttle Baby Stream New Album Rock’N’Brawl

French Hard rock’n’roll/Groovy/Punk rebels Full Throttle Baby have just released their long-awaited debut full-length album Rock’N’Brawl’ available right now in CD (Golden teeth Edition) & Digital formats through Hell Prod Record Label (Directors Cut, Iron Bastards, Los Disidentes Del Sucio Motel…) and the main legal platforms (iTunes, Deezer, Spotify…).. In addition to the official release-news, the band also …

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CJ WIldheart to Release New Album ‘Blood’ in October

CJ WIldheart New Album Blood Released October 20th   On October 20th CJ Wildheart proudly releases his new studio album, ‘Blood’, a riot of sound all held together through force of conviction, on Devilspit Records. With a punk spirit and a truck full of great tunes, the cathartic Blood pulsates with a …

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Mr Happy Chainsaw Interview

Having recently returned from an 8 year hiatus with new EP ‘It’s Not My Ball’ Kris from PlanetMosh caught up with punk-pop rockers Mr Happy Chainsaw.  Having just arranged their own successful EP launch show, I caught up with them to find out how it went and to discuss the …

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CUT – The Star and Garter, Manchester: 25th June 2017

Sunday 25th June saw one of STP Records’ Sunday shows at the Star and Garter in Manchester. FACE UP! Syteria and CUT being the bands on today’s billing. These Sunday shows start at 5.30pm and are over by 9pm to give people chance to get home on a school night! …

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Biters – The Future Ain’t What It Used To Be

  Biters a Punk/Rock ‘n’ Roll band formed in Atlanta, Georgia in 2009 release their second album ‘The Future Ain’t What It Used To Be‘ via Earache Records today (19th May 2017). This follows their critically acclaimed 2015 début album ‘Electric Blood’ and several EPs. Energetic live performances with tales of …

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Stiff Little Fingers Release ‘Best Served Loud – Live At Barrowland’

STIFF LITTLE FINGERS LIVE ALBUM: “BEST SERVED LOUD – LIVE AT BARROWLAND” CD, DVD, Blu-ray, 2LP – RELEASE DATE: 23rd JUNE 2017    “NO GOING BACK” VINYL RELEASE: RELEASE DATE: 23rd JUNE 2017 Stiff Little Fingers celebrate their 40th anniversary with a new record label and the release of their …

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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 Foy. Cast …

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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 an album launch show at the Star and Garter, Manchester today. …

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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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Born To Destruct – Devasteight With Destruction

Some great punk rock anthems on here which will make terrific sing along at the top of your voice songs at live shows. Should appeal to fans of Dirt Box Disco, Spunk Volcano and The Eruptions, The Exploited and Sandie Shaw! Ok maybe not the latter, but I'd love to see Born To Destruct's Eufuckinphoric as the UK's entry for The Eurovision Song Contest 2017!

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