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Desperate Measures – ‘Rinsed mini-album’ – “Old school punk from an old-school punk”

Desperate Measures – ‘Rinsed mini-album’ – “Old school punk from an old-school punk”

Ross McGibbon September 8, 2021 0

EASY ACTION RECORDS 3rd Sept 2021 A solid blast of old-school rock. Something that could be shoved into 1979 without anyone blinking at this punk / garage rock. Lots of power chords, belted chorus

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The Skids – Songs From A Haunted Ballroom – a review of a band still full of vim

The Skids – Songs From A Haunted Ballroom – a review of a band still full of vim

Ross McGibbon May 25, 2021 0

CLEOPATRA RECORDS     4th June 2021 Whatever happened to The Skids? Bursting into new wave chart attention in 1979 with ‘Into The Valley’, a swirling rabble-rousing chant of a single, they put out a

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Tokky Horror – ‘I Found The Answers And Now I Want More’ – Explosive energy and attack

Tokky Horror – ‘I Found The Answers And Now I Want More’ – Explosive energy and attack

Ross McGibbon May 18, 2021 0

ALCOPOP! RECORDS     21st May 2021 Its only five songs but you couldn’t handle any more. An album might make your head explode. Despite being recorded virtually, the energy attack of this EP is as if

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‘Easy’ By Pale Waves- A Mystical Light on Love

‘Easy’ By Pale Waves- A Mystical Light on Love

Heidi Flood January 17, 2021 0

Entering 2021 with an early 2000s sound, Pale Waves have released their latest single ‘Easy’ from their upcoming album ‘Who am I?’ which is set to debut on the 12th February. When previously speaking

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Bee Bee Sea – “Day Ripper” – pulsing with garage rock and pop intensity

Bee Bee Sea – “Day Ripper” – pulsing with garage rock and pop intensity

Ross McGibbon October 18, 2020 0

WILD HONEY RECORDS 9th October, 2020 At the outset I’m reminded of the crazed askew pop of Leeds’ finest – Cowtown. Similarly a trio and also from a famed place, Lombardy, though nowhere could

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Thumper – a band on fire, damped down by tiny crowd in Leeds

Thumper – a band on fire, damped down by tiny crowd in Leeds

Ross McGibbon February 29, 2020 0

Live at Oporto, Leeds 26th Feb 2020 It has to be noted that Oporto in Leeds is a black hole for bands. Unless they are local, I have never seen their tiny gig room

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Hands Off Gretel – Don’t Touch Tour explodes in Leeds

Hands Off Gretel – Don’t Touch Tour explodes in Leeds

Ross McGibbon February 29, 2020 0

Live at the Brudenell Social Club, Leeds 27th Feb 2020 With a ferocious sound and arresting visuals, Hands Off Gretel’s Leeds gig was a night to remember and the final emergence of the band

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Manchester punks Aerial Salad announce new album “Dirt Mall”

Manchester punks Aerial Salad announce new album “Dirt Mall”

Stuart Hayes February 11, 2020 0

Manchester Punk trio Aerial Salad announce new album "Dirt Mall" and UK tour dates

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Petrol Girls

Petrol Girls

Stuart Hayes January 23, 2020 0

Feminist Hardcore-Punk band Petrol Girls brought their social and musical demonstration to Dublin and set the place alight

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Chewing on Tinfoil sold-out show in Whelan’s, Dublin

Chewing on Tinfoil sold-out show in Whelan’s, Dublin

Stuart Hayes January 11, 2020 0

Review and photos of Chewing on Tinfoil's sold-out show in Whelan's, Dublin

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