VENOM – @ Hellfest, Clisson 20.06.2015

The Gods of Black Metal and to date the undisputed #1 are Venom from Newcastle which were formed 1978 and with some breaks still active. Fifteen ..

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COCKNEY REJECTS – Live & Loud!!! 1981

Time to honor another band which is since 1978 active, the Cockney Rejects were formed in the East End of London by brothers Jeff and Micky ..

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THE DAMNED – Early Demos & Live 1976-1979

Into the weekend with a real rarity and I can’t say when this litte piece was released. Facts are: 1-9 Demos ca.1976, 10-21 live elsewhere ..

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THE ADICTS – Rockers Into Orbit 1990

Before I watch the Euro-League match now a superb recording by the Adicts from 31. October 1986 in the Alabama Hall, Munich which was released ..

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GENERATION X – Untouchables (Live & Demos 1981)

“This group are important. They are something new, young and exciting. They’re fuckin great!” Mark P.(Sniffin Glue 5.11.1976). This ..

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V/A – Total Anarchy 1982

Pretty cool label compilation by Beat The System/Lightbeat Records with their house bands and in 1982 they have published of those ..

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V/A – This Is My Life – Not Yours! EP 1988

This litte dittie comes via Recordrom Records in a limited edition of 1000 copies and all bands have a female voice at the micro. Our ..

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PICTURE FRAME SEDUCTION – Hand Of The Rider 1985

Quarter-finals and today draw, let’s see who is swept away next. Weekend is there and we start with the rare debut by Picture ..

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ANGELIC UPSTARTS – 2.000.000 Voices 1981

Always an excellent choice is the sound of the Angelic Upstarts and I chose their third album because it includes lots of classics. ..

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V/A – Up + Down 1994

It goes forward now with this sunny compilation by Incognito Records and its a small excerpt of their proud 333 x Up & Down ..

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V/A – V.I.S.A. Présente 1985

And again Bondage Records, in collaboration with the French label V.I.S.A. was this little cold wavy gold piece created and there are sounds ..

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THE DRONES – Further Temptations 1977

Back to classics with the Drones, started out in the Manchester area in 1974 as a Glam Rock outfit called Rockslide, releasing a lone single ..

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V/A – England Belongs To Me #3 1997

Third part of this damn cool mini-serie which came via 77 Records to us. Eighteen rare UK smasher from 1977-1982. I know a quarter ..

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THE CURE – London 03.12.1981

Can’t say exactly where I got these beautiful recordings but the early concerts of The Cure are always a highlight for me because ..

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V/A – A Country Fit For Heroes 1&2 1994

A very cool re-release is this pretty round disc and both records were originally released in 1982 and 1983 by the legendary short-lived English ..

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THE DECEASED – Death Trip 7” 1985

Long ago that I posted a 7Inch and now a little rare thing by rather unknown Punk band from Wigan, Lancashire/England called The Deceased ..

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G.B.H – City Baby Attacked By Rats 1982

Oh Yeah, we come to fast aggressive straight up punk and heavy guitar riffs by Birmingham’s finest: G.B.H with their first full ..

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THE DAZZLERS – Feeling Free 1979

Last post in January and we welcome the Dazzlers, a Cambridge-based powerpop group comprising Keith Wild (vocals), Rob Harper ..

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INDECENT EXPOSURE – Live In Hildesheim/Germany 2008

Let’s get to a band that certainly polarized, especially since they also released their records on Rock-O-Rama (1985) when the label ..

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STIFF LITTLE FINGERS – Get A Life 1994

Get A Life is the sixth studio album by Belfast pioneers Stiff Little Fingers and since 1977 they celebrate refreshing punk ..

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CRISIS – The Guilty Have A Past 2004

This unofficial compilation by State Laughter Records is full with fourteen nuggets and we talkin’ about Crisis, a band which was formed ..

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THE DAMNED – Damned Damned Damned 1977

Happy new year together and I hope you had a great transition. A new blogger year is coming up and I try to sweeten you this with refreshing ..

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THE SKEPTIX – …So The Youth 1983

A great politically charged band, not as heavily political as Crass, but great well thought out meaninful lyrics are there. The Skeptix ..

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A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS – The Story Of A Young Heart 1984

The third and last good album by this four piece Liverpool Wavers and for me a significant increase to Listen. It was their last ..

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THE STIFFS – The Punk Collection 1999

Puhhh, slept a long time today and I must go right back in the direction of Offenbach and meet one of my ex-girlfriend for dinner in a Belgian ..

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COMPLETE CONTROL – Bricks Blood & Guts 1985

Only release by this interesting and vigorous four piece from Oswestry/Wales on Oi! Records. Complete Control were Lacoste ..

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THE ONLY ALTERNATIVE – As Fate Would Have It… 1985

Now a band I didn’t know until today but a piece is on the tape compilation Where The Wilder Things Are which I posted six weeks ..

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TALK TALK – The Party’s Over 1982

Let’s come to quieter sounds this morning and attentive followers know that Talk Talk began as the Reaction and released a splendid ..

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THE BUZZ – Asylum 1981

Let’s come to another rare nugget of English music with the Buzz from Shrewsbury, formed 1978 and they released their first awesome ..

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V/A – Bored Teenagers Vol.5 2009

Volume 5 with more great British punk originals and as the previous slabs brimming with exquisite material (some of them unpublished nowadays) and ..

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V/A – A Kick Up The Arse Volume 1 1985

Splendid limited compilation from Rot Records and all tracks are unavailable elsewhere and the title can’t be more appropriate. ..

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CULT MANIAX – Cold Love 1983

A treat tonight first and we swim through the english channel and meet the Cult Maniax that formed in Great Torrington/Devon in 1978 ..

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THE OPPRESSED! – Live 1984

A small live album by the Oppressed!, a skinhead band who hated what nazi politics was doing to the scene, formed 1981 in Cardiff, Wales. ..

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U.K.SUBS – Europe Calling 1991

Weekend’s knocking, let’s see what it has in the luggage for us. Hmmm…. a small CD with twenty-seven catchy songs, five ..

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GUNS ‘N’ WANKERS – G ‘N ‘W 1994

First glass of beer today and we join it with Guns ‘N’ Wankers, punkers formed by ex-members of Snuff and rockers of the Wildhearts in ..

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V/A – OX-Compilation #57 2004

Time for another OX compilation and because CD days are I have decided #54. As always a very diverse mix by bands from all the beautiful ..

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JUDGE DREAD – The Very Worst Of JD 1991

Let me bring some Sun into your house with Alexander Minto Hughes, better known as Judge Dread, and if reggae then nobody can’t ..

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LEATHERFACE – The Last 1994

Today I’ve been scouring my CDs and discovering some treasures and I have to admit, I don’t hear enough of them. That’s ..

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THE CONTINENTALS – Fizz Bop 7” 1979

A little powerpoppunk which was released by CBS and the Continentals bring us two great tunes that shows the majors had taste but lost it soon. The ..

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RIOT SQUAD – There’s No Solution 7” 1984

Riot Squad were a punk rock band from Mansfield, England and formed 1981 with an initial line-up of Duncan “Dunk” Mason (vocals), ..

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THE DARK – The Living End 1982

Second and last output by The Dark, a quartet from Islington, on Fallout Records and this captures the band playing their last ..

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THE BUSINESS – Suburban Rebels 1983

Welcome May and we say Hello! with a classic, the spledid debut album by The Business on Secret Records (original called Loud, Proud and Punk ..

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V/A – Shake Some Action Vol.5 2003

Today I wanna shine with a few essential compilations and we kick off with a mini serie called Shake Some Action which bring us rare ..

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WARFARE – Total Death EP 1985

I’m ripping at the moment the first solo album by Evo which is called Warfare and was released via High Roller Records and it’s ..

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LOST PROPERTY – Persuasion 7” 1981

Only piece by this very unknown combo with female singer on Clubland Records. Two decent powerpop numbers, released without a cover ..

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THE DAMNED – Machine Gun Etiquette 1979

I can save words to the next band, everyone knows them and everyone loves them and everyone hates them. Machine Gun Etiquette is the third ..

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STARJETS – God Bless Starjets 1979

Today we come to a nice Powerpop/Punk band which were formed in Belfast 1976 by Terry (vocals + guitars), Paul (guitars), Sean (bass) and Liam ..

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A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS – Listen 1983

I turn the gear back a little and we beam ourselves into the glorious UK New Wave/Pop era of the 80s and this combo is still a secret ..

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V/A – Court Metrage EP 1994

For breakfast I serve some delicacies from the French label Panx Productions and the table is plenty covered with sixteen bands ..

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