Vicarious Living, Support – Dublin 1984

GIG This was the first gig I was ever involved in. For Christmas 1983 my friend Andy and I decided to get guitars and form a band. A friend of ours, Paul, played drums in Artane Boys band so we got him involved. We had been listening to my brothers’ record collection for a few … Continue reading Vicarious Living, Support – Dublin 1984

Splintered, Paranoid Visions, The Grown Ups Dublin 1991

  Feb 2 1991 Splintered, Paranoid Visions, The Grown Ups Charlies Bar The Attic's management were tiring of the afternoon gigs with No Age Restrictions and a new, slightly bigger venue called Charlie’s approached ‘Hope’. They said they would go with Saturday afternoon gigs and would agree to let in Under 18s. Charlie’s Bar on … Continue reading Splintered, Paranoid Visions, The Grown Ups Dublin 1991

We Shall Overcome benefit Paranoid Visions, I AM A Carcrash. Checkpoint, The Black Pitts, Kiss My Acid, Cross Guns

October 2 2015 We Shall Overcome benefit Paranoid Visions, I AM A Carcrash. Checkpoint, The Black Pitts, Kiss My Acid, Cross Guns Fibber Magees

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

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

This weeks news September 14

This weeks news September 14 Now that was a good week for gigs - Jello with Guantanamo School of Medicine on a bill with Sissy and Paranoid Visions last Wednesday in the Button Factory. And then two days later the Ex in Whelans. Something else. Spolied for choice again this week with Danko Jones, Sissy … Continue reading This weeks news September 14

This Weeks news – September 7

This weeks news September 7 The Winter Passing release their debut album, A different Space of Mind on September 18 on 6131 records The launch gig for their pop punk emo mix in Ireland is in Grand Social on the 26th, the band will then cross the Irish Sea for a UK tour in October … Continue reading This Weeks news – September 7

This weeks News – August 24

Round Up August 24 Paranoid Visions have just released their new record. Cryptic Cross Words is the 5th album the band have released since their 2006 reboot. Add to this the multitude of singles and a myriad of historical re-releases and compilations and it becomes clear that Paranoid Visions are a band who are not … Continue reading This weeks News – August 24

Rebellion 2015 – Day 3

Rebellion 2015 Day 3 I said it was a marathon and whilst Wonk Unit may have just arived in Blackpool this is the start of my third day. It's a great start for me though as I get to see a band I've been hearing and reading about for a couple of years and have … Continue reading Rebellion 2015 – Day 3

Rebellion 2015 – day 2. Phew

Rebellion 2015 day 2 And so it continues, the streets around the Winter Gardens have been magically cleaned and the seagulls had some treats for breakfast, It all kicks off just after midday with Max Splodge the MC for a game of bingo, when in rome and all that. First bit of music for me … Continue reading Rebellion 2015 – day 2. Phew