Label Of the week – Alternative Tentacles

One could easily be forgive for forgetting about a record label that has been releasing classic albums for nearly 40 years. it's a sign of todays mobile world. We no longer need to rely on a labels good name for records to listen to. Alternative Tentacles started in 1979 and since then it's roster has … Continue reading Label Of the week – Alternative Tentacles

Jello Biafra and John Lydon…the punk jesters.

The punk jesters Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine came to Dublin this week and they entertained a large and receptive crowd in the Button Factory. When I say 'they came to Dublin' I actually mean that some promoter brought them over and make it happen....in this case, as Jello acknowledged from the … Continue reading Jello Biafra and John Lydon…the punk jesters.

Rebellion Festival 2015 Review Day 4

Rebellion Day 4 Another day of highlights New Model Army Probably the band that I have seen the most, as well as a band whose albums and songs I have looked to for inspiration for almost 30 years. At Rebellion a snippet of a documentary about the band as shown, followed by a Q&A with … Continue reading Rebellion Festival 2015 Review Day 4

Dead Kennedys – fresh fruit for Rotting Vegetables – the early years

Dead Kennedys Fresh fruit for rotting vegetables By Alex Ogg PM Press SKU: 9781604864892 This is not a book about the Dead Kennedys career. It is more a tale of how they got together, recorded and released one of the iconic punk rock albums. The story of such a now fractured band requires a lot … Continue reading Dead Kennedys – fresh fruit for Rotting Vegetables – the early years