My Favourite Gig – Karen Amsden, Hagar The Womb

This is the eigth in a series all taken from the Fanzine Hope *.2. The fanzine sees a collection of 70 contributors from the punk rock world.  All asked the same question What is Your Favourite Gig. The zine is €5 including postage to anywhere  It is a benefit for Pikpa Refugee Centre, Lesvos   Pay by … Continue reading My Favourite Gig – Karen Amsden, Hagar The Womb

We Shall Overcome Weekend 2016

Folks, the Hope Collective is getting involved in this. If anyone has any ideas or wishes to do something then PLEASE do. niall@thumped.com ********************************************* There is a project taking place over the first week of  October We Shall Overcome. Basically the idea is that musicians should give their services free that weekend and have gigs … Continue reading We Shall Overcome Weekend 2016

Messi – More Than A Superstar

Messi More Than A Superstar Icon Books I'm struck by reading messi, more than a superstar at how much Luca Caioli wants to portray Lionel Messi as an ordinary person. A person with an amazing talent that has just stumbled across this life of fame and (ahem...) non payment of taxes. His first coach has … Continue reading Messi – More Than A Superstar

My Favourite Gig – Vic Bondi

This is the seventh in a series all taken from the Fanzine Hope *.2. The fanzine sees a collection of 70 contributors from the punk rock world.  All asked the same question What is Your Favourite Gig. The zine is €5 including postage to anywhere  It is a benefit for Pikpa Refugee Centre, Lesvos   Pay by … Continue reading My Favourite Gig – Vic Bondi

Neurosis never seem to stop

NEUROSIS: MORE ALBUM DETAILS EMERGE AND ARTWORK IS REVEALED FOR THEIR ELEVENTH OPUS, FIRES WITHIN FIRES Fires Within Fires is the next powerful step towards a destination that has long been and continues to be the very heart of "becoming" for Neurosis. Neurot Recordings shall release the album on 23rd September worldwide, Of all that … Continue reading Neurosis never seem to stop

Vegan Punk rock rules (are there any?)

It's an indication of how we deal with music in the 21st Century. When I first heard that Fall Out Boy drummer Andy Hurley was channeling his hardcore roots in a new band called Sect I immediately went to google to check its accuracy.  There was no need for a trip to the record store … Continue reading Vegan Punk rock rules (are there any?)