Red Aligatorz/The Girls @ The Warehouse

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When gigs turn out to be better, much better, than what we hoped it makes it all the more special to play together again. From meeting up with ..

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The Men Upstairs / Daisy Chain Connection

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As punk music changed and evolved over the UK, it also did in Carlisle in its own way. People who were one time Punks/Mods/New Wave formed ..

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Red Aligatorz: Tojo; Amsterdam to Dunfermline

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Swanny has been doing a lot of work with the Red Aligatorz reunion gig (which is still scheduled for the 10th March). In the past Swanny ..

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Anarchist Jacket

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I had a black and white copy of the The Sex Pistols File: And in this one source of information available at the time on the group, there ..

4 years ago
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The Wishing Chair

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Nick Scott – vocals / guitar Dunoe – vocals Liz – bass Simon Blackshaw – Drums I knew of the Wishing Chair when ..

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Design a Cassette?

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Did you ever make anyone (or yourself) a music cassette? If you did, did you take the time to design it? To spend time and thought into ..

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Sid (D.O.S.) R.I.P.

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A few days ago I read the news of the death of Sid, the singer in the Carlisle band ‘D.O.S.’ (see ‘D.O.S. page’ ..

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The Red Aligatorz

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An update on the Red Aligatorz page: I recently met Swanny again after many years, the last time I saw him he was in London, now back in Carlisle ..

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The Ironing Boards

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Jeff Deaf – vocals Norman Fright – guitar Morbid Electrician – bass guitar Paul Pimms – drums One of the early Carlisle ..

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Within the Walls (Sunday)

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Sunday session of “Within the Walls” with local groups of Carlisle, was equally as good as Saturday. Here are some photos of the bands ..

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Within the Walls (Saturday)

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Saturday 28th May, 2016. Carlisle city center had an assortment of local bands playing free for the general public. Organized by the city ..

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Every Smile’s A Lie

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Dung – vocals Dung – acoustic guitar Dung – electric guitar Dung – keyboards Dung – drums Dung – bass ..

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UK Charts, 1978

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If we are to believe the hype from the TV and various documentaries today about Punk in the 70s and 80s we would think punk had saturated ..

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Social Scum

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Peter Ostell – ? Ozzy – drums Kenyon – bass Tony Styles – guitar Wigy – Vocals Social Scum, in my mind, was a rival ..

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Whitehouse Blue

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John Ferguson: guitar, vocals Pete Smith: bass, vocals Jeremy Robinson: drums, backing vocals Tony Styles: lead guitar I was interested ..

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Inspiring Records

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I am a compulsive horder. I save everything, whether it was copying the chart show on a sunday night on my radio cassette player as a boy (my first ..

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A Nightmare’s Poster

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An original poster publicizing a Nightmares gig at Stars and Stripes on the 16th October 1985. I think it was Johnny who made this poster, ..

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Punks

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Here are some more photos from Carlisle, many thanks to all those who sent them, keep them coming…get in your attic! The majority ..

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The Pedestrians

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Bass, Vocals – Scog Misfit Drums, Vocals, Written-By – Keir Husband Guitar – Paul Henshaw Keyboards – Simon Horobin ..

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The Limps

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Bass – Chuck Drums – Terry Clark / Dee Dee Guitar, Vocals – Andy Semple vocals – Tam An early punk band from over ..

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D.O.S. / I.B.S.

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Nigel touched upon the history of D.O.S. in Carlisle giving mp3’s and photos. I would like to include an additional posting about ..

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Penrith’s Bands

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As I was starting to research for this blog I came across info about the “Chevettes”, the “Sconeheads”, “Aftermath” ..

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Cold Angels

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I don´t know much about this band either! (O’dear, not much I do know, waiting to hear from you to educate me!) Duncan Todhunter ..

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The Beguiled

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Pod and I copied The Beguiled’s demo cassette “Clowns” (1985) onto my computer the other day, as well as another Live ..

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Workington Demos Update

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I was able to track down the cassette covers of 2 of the Workington bands I had from the 1980s. I had given the Kevin Akitt cassette, “Reel ..

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Punkdora’s Box

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After watching a couple of YouTube documentaries on the Dead Kennedy’s last night, I decided to find a few of their LPs for my mate ..

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The Skeletal Family 1983

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The Skeletol Family from Bradford, performing at Carlisle, at Mick’s 1, possibly in 1983. This is the gig where there was a mini riot! ..

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Stiff Little Fingers ’79 Photos

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Here are some photos I took from the gig at Carlisle’s Market Hall in 1979 of Stiff Little Fingers. It was an excellent gig. More ..

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Kev / Ste: Different Perspectives

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This evening I spent a nice time with an old friend called Kev Stables. He was one of the first punks I saw in Carlisle. I was leaving school ..

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Blog Intentions

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I am pleased the way the blog has gone so far, after releasing it to the web/FB. I did not know what to expect when it went public. I did not expect ..

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Jimmy’s Art

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After uploading the photos of Jimmy’s Art (t-shirt spray painting, leather work, stained-glass design, and even a sculptured pumpkin!) ..

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Contributions Please!

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The blog is just about ready to publish amongst various web sites/social media. It is by no means finished, perhaps only half way through. ..

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