Rats on Rafts + M(h)aol – Whelans Review

Rats on Rafts + M(h)aol Whelans September 28 It's kind of strange living a private life publicly at times. I was never one for putting my picture on things and always refer to things I'm involved in as a collective we even if that numbers just me. It's also kind of strange that after gong … Continue reading Rats on Rafts + M(h)aol – Whelans Review

Nessun Dorma, Zygote, SMH Dublin 1992

March 8 1992 Nessun Dorma, Zygote, SMH The Grattan (moved from The Attic) The Nessun Dorma gig the following month had just as poor a turnout. Both bands had travelled over in a bus, not the fancy tour bus kind that many bands travel in but a bit like a school bus (they're the journeys … Continue reading Nessun Dorma, Zygote, SMH Dublin 1992

Membranes, Paranoid Visions, Kill Devil Hill – Dublin 1986

April 7 1986 Membranes, Paranoid Visions, Kill Devil Hill Belvedere Hotel Hugo asked me to join a band with him, Kill Devil Hill. He also did a fanzine. While putting it together, Hugo came across John Robb, editor of another 'zine called "The Rox". John was also lead singer in The Membranes. Hugo asked John … Continue reading Membranes, Paranoid Visions, Kill Devil Hill – Dublin 1986

This Weeks News Jan 15

In what seems like his annual trip to this country but in reality it has been 4, Henry Rollins is returning to vicar street this week. Rollins has forged his own distinct career path, with the intensity of his punk rock roots with Black Flag and Rollins Band matched by the uncompromising attitude that has … Continue reading This Weeks News Jan 15

This weeks News – August 31

This weeks news August 31 Instigators were a UK hardcore band who played Ireland in 1988. I remember being blown away by their onstage antics as singer Andy Turner used the wooden stage as a springboard. he moved trampoline like from amp to amp, corner to corner. Their first album was re-issued on Skuld last … Continue reading This weeks News – August 31