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Video of The Week: We Were Sharks ‘Ashley’

Canadian punk-rockers We Were Sharks have released the short-but-sweet video for their new track ‘Ashley’. Only 86 seconds in length, ‘Ashley’ is our shortest Video Of The Week, but we recommend six-piece We Were Sharks as ones to watch in 2018 for punk fans. Check it out below, don’t go and make a cuppa though (you will miss it): The ...

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Interview: Hungarian punk-rockers The Hellfreaks

In the age of the internet it’s not hard to find great new bands from abroad, even if they have not released any material in your home country. In that case, we won’t pretend you might have heard of Hungary’s premier punk rockers The Hellfreaks. They have been around for 9 years so there’s a chance you could have heard ...

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Billy Idol Live

Billy Idol Live! 2018 Summer Tour

Billy Idol will bring his Live! 2018 Tour to the United Kingdom and across Europe next summer. The earliest date to be announced is a 20th June show in Manchester with more dates to be revealed soon. It will be Idol’s first UK/European run since his return to the spotlight in 2014/2015 with the release of Kings & Queens of ...

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Bad Touch & Mollie Marriott: Coventry Empire, 25th November 2017

Late opening their doors, the bitter cold we suffered outside isn’t warmed by the reception received within: left confuse waiting in a room with a closed bar before then being directed upstairs. As many among us appear to be here for the first time, it’s unclear if this Fawlty Towers type service is par for the course at the Coventry ...

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The Cherry Dolls – Begging You Please

The Cherry Dolls have released a new video for ‘Begging You Please’ taken from their forthcoming album Viva Los Dolls from which you are promised “An explosion of filthy primordial guitars, liquid rhythms and primal voodoo jams”. Viva Los Dolls was apparently recorded during a frenetic blast of activity while the rest of Australia was sleeping off its collective New ...

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The Cherry Dolls – Blister

With two critically acclaimed EPs under their belt and more broken guitar strings and tour damaged gear than they’d care to recall, Antipodean punk/indy act The Cherry Dolls have released new single/video ‘Blister‘ as a lead-in to the release of their forthcoming debut album Viva Los Dolls. Available on Golden Robot Records as of 24t November, Viva Los Dolls. has ...

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The Tubes – November 2017 UK tour

The Tubes return to the UK this November for six club dates, plus five arena concerts supporting Alice Cooper. “We’re thrilled to return to the country that started it all for us,” said The Tubes’ frontman Fee Waybill. “I embrace my British heritage; the beer and the fish and chips and the best rock and roll fans in the world. The tour will be ...

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damned

The Damned announce 2018 UK tour

Smash it up… Quick quiz: Which punk-rock band were the first to release a UK single, UK album, and officially first British band to be called ‘punk’? If you answered ‘Sex Pistols’ – you are wrong. The Damned aren’t only the original British punk rockers, but the orignal goth punks, and they have just announced a lengthy UK tour for ...

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Turbobier – Das Neue Festament

Review: Turbobier – Das Neue Festament

When I think of Austria, I think of the history, the landscape, Sigmund Freud, the beauty of the place, oh, and some small known guy called Schwarzenegger. Most importantly though, I know it for beer. Now I have something new to think of, Turbobier. I may not know any Austrian, but when a band has a name like that and ...

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king-blues

The King Blues Sign Worldwide Deal with Cooking Vinyl plus UK Headline Tour Announced

October is looking like the season for thrills as Brit punk rocking poets The King Blues have just announced their signing to indie label Cooking Vinyl in a worldwide deal. The London based quintet are currently finishing up writing their forthcoming album which is set to drop in early 2017. Frontman Itch had the following to say on the matter: ...

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