Hooligan – No Blacks no Dogs, No Irish

Hooligan No Blacks No Dogs No Irish It's amazing how life cycles around. Todays empires, tomorrows ashes is how propogandhi summed it up. When people emigrated from this country to UK and elsewhere many weren't greeted with open arms. Signs popped up all over the UK, "No Blacks No Dogs No Irish" was the message … Continue reading Hooligan – No Blacks no Dogs, No Irish

Hope Show 33 – the lowdown

the lowdonw on tonights show 1. Ted Leo - Bottled IN Cork 2. football, etc - red zone 3. The Draft - Impossible 4. Shorebirds - Upside Down 5. Wrecks - NOT 6. The Pukes - Will I learn 7. Glimmermen - There Was a Boy 8. Hooligan - No Black, No Irish, No Dogs … Continue reading Hope Show 33 – the lowdown

Roughneck Riot – This is our day lp

roughneck riot This Is Our Day Bomber Music So we have an assembled group of musicians complete with tattoos guitars, bass, drums, ukelele, accordion. Armed with a manifesto of making the world a better place, ready to scream it out, ready to take you with them. "Is there anybody out there that can see what … Continue reading Roughneck Riot – This is our day lp

The Pukes – Will I learn

The Pukes Will I Learn 7" Damaged Goods New single from 20 piece Ukelele playing (mainly), female (mainly) Punk Covers band(mainly). In a word riotous. 3 covers and an original here give a great introduction to the madcap ukelele antics of the Pukes. Formed in true punk style as a gang of friends getting together … Continue reading The Pukes – Will I learn

2 for the price of 2 – Hard Skin

Why Do Birds Suddenly Appear / On The Balls jtclassics records During my days on the football pitch I developed a (some would say annoying) habit of repeating every call I made. As a goalkeeper, on the last line of defence, I could be heard duplicating my every order. "Clear, clear"! "Away, Away!" I suppose … Continue reading 2 for the price of 2 – Hard Skin

Terror of Modern Life

Goldblade The Terror of modern Life Overground Records 13 slabs of modern day Punk rock is presented to us here in the form of Goldblade's new album. This band have been touring worldwide since 1995 with a work ethic that is second to none. Give them a gig and a chance to get to it … Continue reading Terror of Modern Life

Rebellion 2013 – day 4

Rebellion 2013 day 4 The problems with doing stuff on your phone means you can lose hours of material. Don't know how but my early descriptions of the day have vanished. I had written about pros and cons of this festival!! All gone now, must be my pocket demon deleting the punk word. I had … Continue reading Rebellion 2013 – day 4

Rebellion 2013 day 3

Rebellion 2013 - day 3 The day started with Goldblade acoustic. This was a rebellious affair in hmv as the brothers spread their gospel to the assembled believers gathered in the record store. An entertaining and uplifting performance. We all believe in the power of rock and roll and now know we are in it … Continue reading Rebellion 2013 day 3

Hope Show 31 – the lowdown

Hope show 31 - playlist 1. Theatre of Hate - Do you believe in the Westworld 2. Mice - Jess 3. Middle Ones - O.M.C. 4. Allo Darlin - Silver Dollars 5. Fugazi - Break 6. Deathfix - Dali's House 7. The Shorts - Bring Me the head of Bear Gryllis 8. Pilger - dissatisfied … Continue reading Hope Show 31 – the lowdown

Hope show Number 12

A new show has just gone up. I've gone international in ecognition of workers rights around the globe. De Kift from Netherlands complement Against Me, Screeching Weasel, Henry Rollins and Kimya Dawson from the States. UK is represented by Brightons Cat on Form, Cardiff's Four Letter Word, Sunderlands Leatherface, Bristols Discharge, Caernarfons Anhrefn and Barkings … Continue reading Hope show Number 12