This weeks gig – August 27 – Sept 1

It's a slow week this week, must be something to do with Electric Picnic festival in Stradbally that has everyone broke. Still Saturday night is promising with Stu Daly from Chewing on Tinfoil playing and 2 former Stiff Little Fingers in the form of XsLF playing with Hooligan in Drop Dead Twice. And of course … Continue reading This weeks gig – August 27 – Sept 1

Rebellion 2016 – Day 3

The ruts take the opera house by storm Rebellion 2016 - day 3 Nothing like a bit or raucous punk folk to start the day. I didn't make it to black pitts but will catch them in Dublin soon I hope. Matilda's Scoundrel were on the introducing stage and judging by the receptive crowd they … Continue reading Rebellion 2016 – Day 3

This weeks News – August 31

This weeks news August 31 Instigators were a UK hardcore band who played Ireland in 1988. I remember being blown away by their onstage antics as singer Andy Turner used the wooden stage as a springboard. he moved trampoline like from amp to amp, corner to corner. Their first album was re-issued on Skuld last … Continue reading This weeks News – August 31