Book of the week remembering that glorious NYHC scene

I loved looking at the line ups for some of these gigs. Bands who have released many records and reached a lot further than the Lower East Side of New York where most of these gigs happened. I could only dream of such events but it's great to read this

Play of the day the sands aren’t shifting

Quicksand have returned to our record stores and turntables A swift 4 years after their first album in 22 years. With a gatefold album full of colourful artwork Distant Populations is a continuation of that post metal post hardcore sound the band are famous for. It stops it starts, the guitars sway and make layers of sound. Walter's vocals are layered too and it helps with the overall feel. This is a band still on top of their game 31 years after they first chugged onto our radar.

Quicksand Irish tour 1991

Feb 24 1991 Quicksand Bolton St Feb 24 1991 Quicksand, Sloth Charlie's Feb 25 1991 Quicksand, Skin Horses, Afflicted Grattan   Christy Colcord in England was a contact for many American bands who wanted to tour Europe. She heard about what we were doing through a friend of hers in Belfast and rang to ask … Continue reading Quicksand Irish tour 1991

Comrades – We Got This

Comrades We Got This Fast and full on punk rock. Blistering and angry with dual vocals and angry lyrics. Is there a correlation between anger and not caring? Comrades want to confront, they want to curse and spit and defecate if they feel like it. Or so their lyrics say. "This town I call my … Continue reading Comrades – We Got This