Dundalk Punks The Gakk are releasing their Live At The Social album on September 1 and have announced a Dublin gig in the same venue to co-incide with it
The Sarah Lundberg Summer School 2023 will be a celebration of the life, art and legacy of Philip Chevron. This full afternoon event will be a celebration and exploration of many aspect of Philip Chevro
Deep down I'm getting visions of the Vapors, maybe even the Ramones or early Paranoid Visions with a small nod to glam rock even but always a record I'm happy to put that needle on to.
This record, when it was initially released 44 years ago, was a sharp snotty and brash calling to like minded people. "I've got to make contact with you out there" they sag. They did and the contact evolved into the colour that eventually spread into the city. Punk rock and The radiators helped give young people a sense of freedom of expression and belonging and I for one am proud of its existence.
Cian has taken hardcore punk to a personal level and has created something unfiltered, pure and truly something he can claim his own. Keep an eye on Poser; something special is happening here.
Paranoid visionsAdverse reality Foad / Louderthanwar records For a band steeped in history and the history of punk it’s no surprise that this record captures 4 decades of Dublin. From the greyness of Dublin town through asking people are they happy to revenge killing, Deko's lyrics have lost none of their anger over the years. … Continue reading Play of the Day: Paranoid Visions, Adverse Reality
irish punks with laissez faire attitude fontaines dc release debut album
Nowhere Else Fest 2018, a DIY punk festival will take place in High Nellies Bar, Garryhill, County Carlow Friday 10th and Saturday 11th August. We have Punk, Oi, Crust and Metal influenced bands from all over Ireland playing. Bands kick off at 2000 on Friday night and from 1530 on Saturday. Campsite / parking included … Continue reading Nowhere Else Festival This weekend
I've been listening to The Winter Passing for a couple of years now, ever since they played We Shall Overcome night in 2015. Their hardcore pop tunes have hooks, tunes and resilience. Imagine if your friends were in a band and when you went to see them it was a gathering of your tribe. That's … Continue reading The Winter Passing – interview
Dublin band the Lee Harvey's have been on the go 8 years and in that time have released 3 albums on foad. I've seen them only a handful occasions but have always been impressed. Their sound has a feel not unlike those northern Irish bands on good vibrations but where good vibes had a lot … Continue reading Lee Harvey’s Interview