Venues are still running on limited capacities but through the fog the green shoots are starting to emerge. Is culture dying in Dublin or ready to fight?
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.
For when XMAS fm gets a bit too much for you switch to Paranoid Visions punk rock take on those classics
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
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This weeks punk, alternative and interesting gigs in Dublin
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
Punk Rock and Teenage kicks in troubled times In 1977 Punk Rock was shaking up the world of music while an angry & defiant youth culture was born . But while the Sex Pistols predicted "Anarchy in the U.K." they did so from the comfort of Carnaby Street in London , while for some the … Continue reading Punk Rock and Teenage kicks in troubled times
It's a bit quieter this week but there's a few crackers in store. Murder Capital are in the Workmans on Friday. Murder Capital, along with Fontaines DC are receiving a lot of press these days proclaiming them as saviours of Irish Punk. They didn't ask for the label but as any reader of this blog knows … Continue reading This weeks gigs: Dec 10 – 16
This weeks Thursday tunes come from Subhumans singer Dick Lucas. They are returning to Dublin to play in the Voodoo Lounge this weekend. It is 34 years since their first visit to Dublin when they played what was called the Youth Expression centre over 4 nights with a cast of thousands. The energy and excitment … Continue reading Thursday tunes – Dick Lucas