Fugazi, Three Ring Psychosis, Moral Crusade, Not Our World -Dublin 1988

November 29  1988 Fugazi, Three Ring Psychosis, Moral Crusade, N.O.W. McGonagles Fugazi agreed that it would be a good idea to travel to Ireland and play a gig. I booked McGonagles. Some recent Sunday afternoons had been spent there, seeing various British bands that the Warzone people from Belfast had brought over to play. Warzone … Continue reading Fugazi, Three Ring Psychosis, Moral Crusade, Not Our World -Dublin 1988

Fugazi, Slowest Clock, Not Our World – Dublin 1989

  November 23 1989 Fugazi, Slowest Clock, Not Our World McGonagles Fugazi was the band that really got things going for Hope. This gig, their second visit to Ireland, was packed out. We were totally taken by surprise. For a while it  was looking hairy - Snuff were due to play but had to pull … Continue reading Fugazi, Slowest Clock, Not Our World – Dublin 1989

Hope Show 115 – the lowdown

Hope Show 115 - the lowdown   Hope Show 115 1. Black Bank Folk w/ Damien Dempsey - Aunt Jenny 2. The Clash - White Riot 3. Paranoid Visions - From Dublin With Love 4. Against Me - Pints of guinness makes you strong 5. The Three Johns - The World of the workers is … Continue reading Hope Show 115 – the lowdown

Label of the week – Dischord Records

Label of the Week Dischord Records www.dischord.com SO what can you say about Dischordrecords? A label that has sold over 5 million items. A label that has influenced so many musicians and bands. A labelthat has brought out consistently good releases since the Teen Idles Minor Disturbance 7". As one of the founders of the … Continue reading Label of the week – Dischord Records

My Favourite Gig – Brendan Canty

This is the second in a weekly series all taken from Hope 2. The fanzine sees a collection of 70 contributors from the punk rock world.  All asked the same question My Favourite Gig by Brendan Canty, Deathfix, Fugazi, Rites of Spring, One Last Wish etc The Mummies + Thee Headcoats Calgary, early 90’s   Guy and … Continue reading My Favourite Gig – Brendan Canty

Hope *2

It's been a little while in the making but Hope *2 is finally out. I asked a number of people one question, What was your favourite gig? I have to say I was pretty overwhelmed with the response and people were very willing to give up their time whenever possible..I received over 70 contributions from peers. … Continue reading Hope *2

Hope Show 81 – the lowdown

Hope Show *81 the lowdown 1. Dope Body - Intro 2. Fugazi - Merchandise 3. Fugazi - In Defence of Humans 4. Cigarette Crossfire - Face Of My Enemy 5. USA Nails - Distilled Town 6. Womens Christmas - Bubble On A Shelf 7. Wooderson - Mint Condition 8. John Q Microwave - 9e 18th … Continue reading Hope Show 81 – the lowdown

FUGAZI First Demo Streaming now

FUGAZI STREAM THEIR FIRST DEMO RELEASE IN ITS ENTIRETY, AVAILABLE 18TH NOVEMBER VIA DISCHORD RECORDS FIRST DEMO, NOW STREAMING https://soundcloud.com/dischordpress/sets/fugazi-first-demo/s-aMcMz Fugazi's First Demo release is now streaming in its entirety ahead of the official release date on 18th November via Dischord Records. In early January 1988 and after only ten shows, Fugazi decided to go … Continue reading FUGAZI First Demo Streaming now

Bands that changed a life Pt 2 – FUGAZI

I've been thinking about this piece for a long time. How can I find the exact words to stress just how important FUGAZI were. Important in that they lead the way for my diy generation. I was involved in putting gigs in Dublin for a number of years. I played in a band and when … Continue reading Bands that changed a life Pt 2 – FUGAZI