Joan Jett: Bad Reputation

Back in the summer of 2006 I made an almost accidental trip to San Francisco (it's not as interesting a story as that makes it sound) to attend the Warped Tour travelling punk rock festival. Amongst the bands I saw that day that ranging from a just pre-fame Paramore, to scene legends The Bouncing Souls,... Continue Reading →

Playlist – November 2018

With a few gigs away from Guernsey and new albums being released in the island it's another month with a mix of tracks. Two of those gigs came from The Dresden Dolls (click here to read my review) and Melvins and Jon Spencer (click here to read about that one) while some of the other... Continue Reading →

Against Me! – New Wave

10 years ago as I write this Floridian punk rockers Against Me! released an album that was, for better or worse, to become a landmark one in their career, New Wave. Following something of a falling out with indie label Fat Wreck Chords over their Searching For A Former Clarity record the band signed a... Continue Reading →

Against Me! – Shape Shift With Me

Two and a half years ago Against Me! launched back onto the international punk scene with Transgender Dysphoria Blues, an album that marked something of a change for the band in many ways. Now, following a live album chronicling the blistering shows they performed in support of that record, they are back with a new full length... Continue Reading →

Against Me! – 23 Live Sex Acts

Live albums come in a few different flavours; there are those that are cynical cash-ins on a band’s moment in the spotlight, those that come when the band seem incapable of recording a new studio album, those that are so overdubbed they may as well be a new studio album and those that are so... Continue Reading →

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