Rebellion 2019 – Day 3

Rebellion 2019 - day 3 This is my final day and the penultimate for most. I could only journey for three days of punk this year. The life and world many bands sing about changing still goes on and family life calls me this year. I decide to go for something different this year. When … Continue reading Rebellion 2019 – Day 3

Rebellion 2019 – Day 2

Rebellion 2019 - Day 2 Rebellion is a mix of 7 stages with bands playing from noon right through to midnight and beyond.  It goes form the small intimate room that is the Introducing stage, for bands who haven’t played before to the 2,800 capacity Empress Ballroom. Club Casbah isn’t far behind with 2,000 capacity … Continue reading Rebellion 2019 – Day 2

Rebellion 2018 – Day 3

Rebellion 2018 - day 3 So it’s just past noon and the first band of the day are murderburgers. The room is packed, we are all ready for the Scottish pop punk sound. Short snappy songs and a great start to the third day. The Gakk from Dundalk opened up the pavillion stage. Rebellion is … Continue reading Rebellion 2018 – Day 3

Thursday Tunes – Wonk Unit

Punk never wants to know that punk could be redefined and still stay punk, the genre has held its own from its origin and anything that's not punk, well it just isnt punk, until now... Enter Wonk Unit, a 21st Century punk band that brings the present into the stone set genre we all know … Continue reading Thursday Tunes – Wonk Unit

This Weeks Gigs – Jan 29 – Feb 4

This weeks gigs - Jan 29 We are getting busy again. 2 weeks in a row of good weekend gigs. Last Saturdays decision of Frank Carter or Control seems like easy pickings when thinking about your options this week. Regardless of anything if you haven't seen Wonk Unit yet and are aroud Dublin next Saturday … Continue reading This Weeks Gigs – Jan 29 – Feb 4

Thursday Tunes Week 3

This weeks tunes are based in punk rock then and now. https://youtu.be/hkic_L9XSzk Radiators Under Clerys Clock Much has been written about the Radiators releasing TV Tube Heart 40 years ago. Pete Holidai talked about it here this week and although Under Clerys Clock isn't on that album it holds a special place in many people's … Continue reading Thursday Tunes Week 3

Rebellion 2017 – Day 2

Before every trip to Blackpool I sit down, pore through the lineup and pick out the must see and the nice to see. I have a problem today. 34 bands are on the list. That may not have been an issue for 18 year old self but it is a problem. It will sort itself … Continue reading Rebellion 2017 – Day 2

Rebellion 2016 – Day 2

  Rebellion 2016 - day 2 Dublins I am a car crash provide the starting point today. Atmospheric rhythmic noise rock and sharing a drummer with paranoid visions which gets my head moving along nicely at this lunchtime. I had to cut them short to go and see slice of life who certainly aren't atmospheric … Continue reading Rebellion 2016 – Day 2

Hope Show 114 – the lowdown

Hope Show 114 - the lowdown Hope Show 114 1. The Catenary Wires - Intravenous 2. The Middle Ones - Young Explorer 3. Bis - Minimum Wage 4. Hooligan - No Blacks, No Irish, No Dogs 5. Leatherface - Broken 6. The tickturds - Revolution 7. Wonk Unit - Wood Pigeon 8. Slaves - Sockets … Continue reading Hope Show 114 – the lowdown

Hope Show 111 – The Lowdown

http://radioactiveinternational.org/hope-show-111/ ‎ Hope Show 111 1. The Blades - The Last Man In Europe 2. Mighty Midgets - Burn After Rolling 3. Wonk Unit - Nan 4. Bad Brains - I and I Survive 5. Jinx Lennon - Conquistadors of Gas 6. Ghost Mice - Samhain 7. Weakerthans - Watermark 8. A Witness - I … Continue reading Hope Show 111 – The Lowdown