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Headsticks – Kept In The Dark

Headsticks, a band who describe themselves as ‘revolutionary punk roots rock’n’roll’  hail from the world capital of ceramics Stoke-on-Trent. These ‘Potters’ were assembled in 2012 from pieces of Tower Struck Down and Jugopunch. They released their third album Kept In The Dark earlier this year via STP Records. The album …

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North West Calling – O2 Ritz, Manchester: 30th June 2018

This year’s North West Calling, an annual event held at O2 Ritz Manchester, took place on the 30th June. I haven’t been to this prestigious event before, as I’ve always had other arrangements in place. I hadn’t actually intended to go but plans change, so the day before the gig …

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Kid Klumsy – Spit ya dummy out!

Crash! Bang! Wallop! What was that sound?  Have Kid Klumsy dropped their balls and become conscientious men of punk rock?  No, is the simple answer, because these jelly babies with their vivacious love of in ya face punk rock noise will, never, ever, really grow up!   The infectious and soon …

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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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Slaughter UK – Sound Control, Manchester: 14th April 2017

Easter is traditionally the Christian holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus. Easter 2017 saw the resurrection of Manchester band Slaughter UK for their launch gig at Sound Control, Manchester. Slaughter UK contains two original members of Slaughter and the Dogs and Edweena Banger (formerly Ed Garrity) who replaced frontman Wayne …

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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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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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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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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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Spunk Volcano & The Eruptions – Shit Generation

                  Once seen, never forgotten, could be said of Spunk Volcano the larger than life guitarist from Midlands Punk Rock band Dirt Box Disco. He of the one-eyed, safety pinned balaclava with inbuilt orange woolly mohawk does his bit to keep the …

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Dirt Box Disco – Only In It For The Money

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!‘ release their fourth album ‘Only In It For The Money’ via STP Records on 19th April 2015, with a series of album launch shows this weekend. …

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Dirt Box Disco – On the Ninth Day of Christmas – Star and Garter, Manchester: 20th December 2014

On the Ninth Day of Christmas PlanetMosh gave to me Nine Ladies Dancing and there were at least nine ladies dancing at Dirt Box Disco’s Sold Out (again) gig at the STP Records annual Christmas get together at the Star and Garter. Although I think the boss knows I like writing about …

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Spunk Volcano and The Eruptions – Injection

Following the release of a five track EP in February this year, which gave a tantalising taster of what Spunk Volcano and the Eruptions (SVTAE) have to offer they released their debut album Injection via STP Records on the 7th August 2014, just a week ahead of playing Rebellion festival for the first time. There seems …

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STP Records Announces change from Label to Distro Only

STP Records today announced: – It is not with a heavy heart, but with a sense of achievement, friendship, respect that we are announcing that STP Records will from 2015 be changing from a Label to a Distro only. All the bands we release for or have plans to release …

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Midnight Mob – These Days

@louelladeville_ @planetmosh review of These days by @MidnightMob101 a special limited edition CD released via @stprecords New York based Rock ‘n Roll band Midnight Mob formed in February 2009. Fronted by Blackey Deahtproof they have two album releases under their belt. A self titled EP and Black Moon Rising. These …

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Dirt Box Disco – Bloonz

Formed in November 2009 Dirt Box Disco started out for a laugh with the intention of doing three shows only. People who saw them, liked them and they kept on getting bookings. Nearly five years later they are still here and set to release their third album Bloonz on 26th …

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Spunk Volcano and The Eruptions: Self Titled EP

@louelladeville_ @planetmosh review of Spunk Volcano and the Eruptions self-titled EP released via @stprecords on 1st February 2014. Fans of Dirt Box Disco (DBD) will know and love Spunk Volcano as their one-eyed balaclava (complete with knitted mohican) clad guitarist. Spunk has been working on a side project Spunk Volcano …

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Spunk Volcano & the Eruptions – The Star and Garter, Manchester, 23rd February 2014

@louelladeville_ @PlanetMosh review of Spunk Volcano & the Eruptions @Star_GarterManc, Sunday 23rd February 2014. Following the release of their self titled EP on 1st February ‘Spunk Volcano & the Eruptions’ ended the ‘Spunk All Over the Place’ tour at The Star and Garter, Manchester on 23rd February. Sunday, the day …

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