The Recks – The Beast From The Sea

Formed over a cold dark winter on the tiny island of Sark more than half a decade ago The Recks have had a tumultuous history that's seen them go from local pub The Mermaid Tavern, to Boomtown and Isle of Wight festivals, to a near devastating break up to an increasingly triumphant return - with... Continue Reading →

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 →

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