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    • July 1, 2018 3:21 AM CDT
    • The Royal Albert Hall is delighted to present a one-off evening featuring three pioneering bands from the first generation of punk and new wave on Friday 21st June 2019: Buzzcocks, The Skids and Penetration.

      Having hosted a highly successful sell-out concert by The Damned in 2016 which attracted a new audience to the venue, the Royal Albert Hall were enthusiastic to host other bands from what is now recognised as one of UK music’s halcyon periods.

      Buzzcocks formed in Manchester in February 1976 and booked the Sex Pistols for their first northern gig in Manchester on 20th July 1976, later that year they became the first punk band to start their own label New Hormones and released the now legendary and seminal Spiral Scratch EP. In August 1977 they signed to United Artists and released the landmark single Orgasm Addict followed by many hit singles including: Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've), What Do I Get? and Promises as well as touring extensively and releasing a trilogy of outstanding albums: Another Music in a Different Kitchen, Love Bites and A Different Kind of Tension. Since leaving United Artists in 1981 the band have continued to release regular albums and tour internationally and remain one of the most name-checked and popular bands from the era.

      The Skids were formed in Dunfermline in the summer of 1977 by the legendary guitarist Stuart Adamson who soon recruited the enigmatic frontman Richard Jobson. They took the unusual step of starting their own label and in February 1978 released the Charles EP on No-Bad and were quickly snapped up by Virgin Records. Numerous chart singles followed including Into The Valley, The Saints Are Coming and Working For The Yankee Dollar and they had two Top 20 albums: Scared To Dance and The Absolute Game. There were occasional reunions, but in 2017 they reformed, toured extensively and released the critically accalimed album Burning Cities which reached No. 28 in the national album charts.

       Penetration formed in Ferryhill in County Durham 1976 and were unusual in not that they were the north-east’s first punk band, but that they were female-fronted. In 1977 they signed to Virgin Records and released the classic single Don’t Dictate and a year later their debut album Moving Targets which reached No. 22 in the national album charts. The band toured USA extensively before releasing in September 1979 their follow-up album Coming Up For Air. They split soon after but reformed in 2002 and in 2015 released the hugely successful Resolution album.

      Each band will be performing something special for what promises to be a unique evening in a memorable setting.

       

    • May 5, 2018 4:12 AM CDT
    • Gonna bump this up as Slovenly Recordings is releasing our second EP

      https://slovenly.bandcamp.com/album/morons-morons-indecent-exposure-ep

      "Slovenly Recordings welcomes Poland’s prime purveyors of pierogi punk MORON’S MORONS to our putrid populace. This is their first release after 2017’s self-titled debut on the UK’s No Front Teeth Records. It’s called “Indecent Exposure” (no song title to match?), and it’s just the kind of hot mess we cream over: sloppy, unpolished shit rock, distorted to the max, and faster than lubed moose manure with barely intelligible vocals that we’re keen to judge based on song titles like “Vibrator Violator,” and the obvious FM radio smash hit of the bunch, “Devil Sucks My Cock and Swallows.” An artistic triumph in every sense that we aren’t likely to witness again, or at least until the release of the upcoming 7” by Puppy and the Hand Jobs!"

      OUT JUNE 1ST

       

      Some videos for your viewing pleasure

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1cw4Pp-unOc&feature=youtu.be

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O3pFHETkVkQ

    • August 18, 2017 4:53 AM CDT
    • are you interested to be reviews on our ezine?
      http://www.iyezine.com
      send me an email info@iyezine.com
      thanx!
      Fats Terminal said:

      Hi!

      We are Moron's Morons. We hail from Warsaw, Poland and we play lo fi garage punk in style of Reatards, Dwarves, Teengenerate and the New Bomb Turks. We also take influences from '70s punk bands, such as the Dead Boys.

      Some time ago we uploaded our demo on bandcamp. It's called Trash Can Glory and you can have a listen here: https://moronsmorons.bandcamp.com/album/trash-can-glory

      But that's not everything!

      Our songs are also available on vinyl. Our debut seven inch was released by No Front Teeth Records from London and this is how they describe us:

      "Debut 72 from MORON’S MORONS who play raw, snotty punk rock in classic Rip Off style... think Loli and The Chones, The Lids, The Infections etc mixed with some Buck Biloxi and Achtungs. Yes, this is very necessary. DON’T SLEEP!!"

      Our records are available at NFT and various record stores., including Deadbeat Records for those of you who live in the US. They are also available directly from us, and shipping from Poland is ridiculously cheap.

      A real treat for all you record maniacs: there are 8 versions of the cover!

      Here's us playing Noise Addiction by Pure Hell: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_R1u1FqMPHo

      YES! We have a drop-dead gorgeous bass player.

      Follow us on facebook for more live recordings and keeping up to date: https://www.facebook.com/moronsmoronspunk/

      Cheers!

       

    • June 28, 2017 2:18 PM CDT
    • Hi!

      We are Moron's Morons. We hail from Warsaw, Poland and we play lo fi garage punk in style of Reatards, Dwarves, Teengenerate and the New Bomb Turks. We also take influences from '70s punk bands, such as the Dead Boys.

      Some time ago we uploaded our demo on bandcamp. It's called Trash Can Glory and you can have a listen here: https://moronsmorons.bandcamp.com/album/trash-can-glory

      But that's not everything!

      Our songs are also available on vinyl. Our debut seven inch was released by No Front Teeth Records from London and this is how they describe us:

      "Debut 72 from MORON’S MORONS who play raw, snotty punk rock in classic Rip Off style... think Loli and The Chones, The Lids, The Infections etc mixed with some Buck Biloxi and Achtungs. Yes, this is very necessary. DON’T SLEEP!!"

      Our records are available at NFT and various record stores., including Deadbeat Records for those of you who live in the US. They are also available directly from us, and shipping from Poland is ridiculously cheap.

      A real treat for all you record maniacs: there are 8 versions of the cover!

      Here's us playing Noise Addiction by Pure Hell: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_R1u1FqMPHo

      YES! We have a drop-dead gorgeous bass player.

      Follow us on facebook for more live recordings and keeping up to date: https://www.facebook.com/moronsmoronspunk/

      Cheers!

    • September 29, 2017 3:23 AM CDT
    • THE CRAVATS

      ‘Dustbin of Sound’

      Label: Overground Records

      13-track LP OVER 157LP Barcode: 689492182915

      13-track LP OVER 157CD Barcode: 689492182922

      Release Date: 29th September 2017

      Press releases are rubbish! The band who wrote the music don't write them, so some oik who didn't write the music is wheeled in and then, with a Thesaurus propped open on their lap, they attempt to describe sounds with words. As I said, rubbish! So I asked co-founder and frontman of The Cravats, The Shend, to describe 'Dustbin of Sound', their first new LP in 37 years.

      "As always, it's unique" he said enigmatically.

       The Thesaurus gave me, 'distinctive', 'individual', 'idiosyncratic', 'different', 'eccentric' and 'unusual' for unique (flipping writing itself this).

       The Cravats have indeed always been all of those things, but 'unique' sums it up just fine.

       Okay, you may prefer to be dragged along the motorway under a rusty Land Rover than have to listen to that sax-riddled, bass-laden Dadaist weirdness again but you can't deny they're unique.

       And with 13 brand new slabs of peculiarity from these particularly peculiar people (even oscillator overlord, Simeon Coxe of Silver Apples pops up for a few seconds on 'Motorcycle Man'), DoS is still the Cravats that John Peel loved (4 sessions) back in 1978, but with an extra 35 years of life on Earth soaked into their bones.

      The two critically acclaimed singles from last year, Blurred and Jingo Bells which Marc Riley, Gideon Coe and Henry Rollins amongst others, played a wad on the wireless are here, as well as songs involving buried cattle, hatcheting Toyotas, death ray vapourisation, the mud-soaked sibling of Neptune and, of course, atheist yacht-owning crocodiles.

      Er, help me out here, Shend.

      "Music should always be passionate, preposterous, atmospheric and above all entertaining. We fulfill the remit"

      They do. It's like watching 13 magnificent mini-movies at your local multiplex but you're eyeballing them with your ears.

      And talking of Thesauruses, who the hell uses words like, 'maliloquent' and 'predilection' in Pop songs?

      If Shakespeare, Max Ernst and Beefheart had a radio show, this LP would probably be on heavy rotation.

      The Cravats are: The Shend – Vocals, Svor Naan – Saxophone & Clarinet, Joe 91 – Bass, Rampton Garstang – Drums, Viscount Biscuits – Guitar

       www.thecravats.comwww.facebook.com/TheCravats @thecravats

       Track Listing:

      King Of Walking Away/ Batterhouse/ Motorcycle Man/ 100 Percent/ Blurred/ Power Lines/ Jingo Bells/ Bury The Wild/ Bigband/ Whooping Sirens/ Hang Them/ Big Red Car/ All U Bish Dumpers

      www.overgroundrecords.co.uk

    • September 28, 2017 7:56 AM CDT
    • Bloody great stuff. Some things just get better with age!

    • September 14, 2017 3:42 AM CDT
    • Hello did you find places to play , if you had any tips it would help us, thanks

    • August 18, 2017 4:55 AM CDT
    • are you interested to be reviews on our ezine?
      http://www.iyezine.com
      send me an email info@iyezine.com
      thanx!

    • August 14, 2017 3:17 AM CDT
    • Hi,

      i will be in Paris on Wednesday. Any advice for records stores, venues, Bars?

      It would be very much appreciated

      Rockn Roll,

      N

    • August 10, 2017 11:52 AM CDT
    • Hello!

      We'll be kicking it into high gear and giving it up for free on the 15/09/17.

      This what you need to know:

      Who? Snakerattlers, Thee Dinnerladies, Numbskull Action & Good Mother Lizard.

      What? Hot Slop, Punk & Roll

      Why? Its Friday night!

      When? 15/09/17 @theCavendish Arms StockWell, london, UK 8pm-11pm

      https://www.facebook.com/events/235445446975494/

      Action!

    • May 4, 2017 1:31 PM CDT
    • My 60s beat/garage rock band the Mieters has a new EP out. Soon on Spotify/iTunes etc, but already streamable at bandcamp:

       

      http://themieters.bandcamp.com

    • April 14, 2017 5:48 AM CDT
    • NEON HEARTS

      ‘Popular Music’

      10 track red vinyl LP only • Label: Overground

      Cat. No: OVER 154LP • Barcode: 689492181611

      Release Date: 14th April 2017

       

      The Neon Hearts were formed in the spring of 1977 by saxophonist Steve Heart who had left Suburban Studs. Other members soon joined: Paul Raven (bass), Keith Allen (drums), Martin Ratcliffe (guitar) and Tone Dial (vocals).

      The band were highly committed and rehearsed for 3 hours nightly. They soon had plenty of songs and entered Ginger Studios to record the best of them. The result was the now legendary double A-side ‘Regulations’ and 'Venus Eccentric', released in December 1977 on their own Neon Hearts label. Packaged in an outrageous oversized 8" cover, a copy will now set you back £60.

      The band established their own punk venue at the Lord Raglan in Wolverhampton and gigged furiously nationwide, building a substantial following and reaching the attention of many labels.

      Despite various options, Neon Hearts made the wrong decision and signed to Satril. Immediately things started to go wrong as the label tried to manipulate the band by rewriting their lyrics, allowing them no say in the production of the records and releasing singles without their consent.

      Satril released two singles ‘Answers’ and ‘Popular Music’. Line-up changes followed and by the time the album (also titled ‘Popular Music’) was released in April 1979, the band, dispirited, had already split.

      There was a brief reformation before Tony joined Fashion, Paul Raven joined Killing Joke and later Prong and Steve formed 21c (21st Century).

      This album closely repros the artwork of the original, but with the addition of a 12” card insert with sleeve notes from Steve Harrington, is packaged in a heavy duty cover and is on red vinyl and limited to just 500 copies.

      Track Listing:

      Popular Music /Armchair Thriller /Answers /Pin Cushions /Body Language /Number One Fan /Hideaway /Pretty As A Picture /Get So Many Pains /Party Games

      Overground Records

      www.overgroundrecords.co.uk

    • March 24, 2017 6:05 AM CDT
    • ITUNES: https://itunes.apple.com/ee/album/no-talkin-all-action/id1195911523

    • March 24, 2017 6:03 AM CDT
    • If you like Motörhead, KISS, AC/DC and Ramones then you’ll dig Dead Furies. Raw and energetic rock ‘n’ roll in sound and vision.

       

       

      SPOTIFY: Dead Furies – No Talkin' All Action

      SOUNDCLOUD: https://soundcloud.com/deadfuries

      BANDCAMP: https://deadfuries.bandcamp.com/

      ITUNES: 

    • January 23, 2017 1:14 PM CST
    • Hi!

      "Dance Drool" is second album by garage punk one-man band Sloming Moops from Zagreb, Croatia. You can download or listen to it on band's bandcamp site:

      https://slomingmoops.bandcamp.com/

      Band was born in the summer of 2015 influenced by Oblivians, Jay Reatard, Sonics, Black Lips and other old and new garage rock bands. First album "Puzzle" was released short after, recorded on Tascam 4-track and with vocals recorded on small Olympus voice recorder. Second album "Dance Drool" was released on January 22, 2017 on imaginary record label Triple Zed Records.

      Cheers!

       

    • January 15, 2017 9:01 AM CST
    • Investigation-Das Magazin:
      how Big Data and a pair of scientists ensured the victory of Trump and Brexit

      Das original artikel auf Deutsch=

      https://www.dasmagazin.ch/2016/12/03/ich-habe-nur-gezeigt-dass-es-die-bombe-gibt/

      Here translated in english=

      http://csef.ru/en/nauka-i-obshchestvo/499/rassledovanie-das-magazin-kak-big-data-i-para-uchenyh-obespechili-pobedu-trampu-i-brexit-7288

      Have a good read!

    • December 3, 2016 8:14 PM CST
    •  

      Savage guitar driven powersurf twang...... a sonic guttural force with hi energy garage grooves
      Sharawaji Records is stoked to announce the release of "Zomboid Surf Attack" by The Terrorsurfs (El Guapo, T.T. Shaker and Bamalam) as a digital download and digipack CD. Recorded at The Zoo studio in Hinckley, and tracked and mixed at the Tiki Cave in Nuneaton "Zomboid Surf Attack" introduces the living to mutant zombie powersurf.

      Witness mutant marvel El Guapo's savage guitar, drum monster T.T Shaker's primordial rhythms and Bamalam's feral bass grooves on 12 ferocious instros that could withstand the impact of a cataclysmic meteorite strike.

      12 fierce instros. The twang has never been so fierce - powersurf with killer riffs forged with primeval DNA.

      The CD is available directly from the band at http://terrorsurfs.com and from Sharawaji Records in addition to the digital download for those zomboids who just can't wait for the postman to deliver this radioactive digipack to your door.

      Get your copy today from http://theterrorsurfs.bandcamp.com or www.sharawaji.com