The Damned – Evil Spirits

Though it remains a reasonable description of The Damned, it seems fair to say that 'punk rock pioneers' or similar is a somewhat overused description of the band that misses out much of their history which has seen them grow and develop over five decades to the release of what is, arguably, their most highly... Continue Reading →

Toby Falla – Watch This Space EP

Over the last few years Toby Falla has built quite a reputation for himself on Guernsey's live circuit for his solo shows where, and Ed Sheeran like, he uses an acoustic guitar, his voice and a loop station to play a mix of his own songs and covers to seemingly very positive reactions. Since graduating... Continue Reading →

Ministry – AmeriKKKant

Four years ago Al Jourgensen's industrial metal outfit Ministry called it a day for the second time following the death of their lead guitarist Mike Scaccia with the less than stellar album From Beer To Eternity. Never one to be too predictable, or miss a chance for some belligerent rabble rousing, though, in 2018 they... Continue Reading →

Idles – Brutalism

I first encountered Idles via their track Mother and international British wrestling star Zack Sabre Jr who has taken to using it as his entrance music in Progress Wrestling, where it instantly stood out and left me wanting to explore them further. Having formed back in 2012 the Bristol based band spent time finding their... Continue Reading →

Tantale – Tightrope

Two years ago when Tantale released their second album, Just Add Vice, I said they were a band who felt somewhat overtaken by the scene around them, now though, as they release they third full length record, Tightrope, it seems they've found their place. Rather than this making them comfortably at ease in their music,... Continue Reading →

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