HorrorPops: Live At The Wiltern

Danish psychobilly band HorrorPops are an act I’ve been a fan of since I first discovered them on a Hellcat Records sampler back in the mid-2000s, around the same I found Tiger Army and Nekromantix too, but have never had a chance to catch them live as they split following 2008 album Kiss Kiss Kill... Continue Reading →

Nirvana – Nevermind

1991 was quite a pivotal year in pop and rock music. I’ve already looked at Metallica’s cult defying ‘Black Album’ that dropped in August but as well as that we got landmark releases from Pearl Jam, Smashing Pumpkins, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Primal Scream (amongst others, and many speciffically in the course of the late... Continue Reading →

The Wildhearts – Remember These Days

Two years since their last new album, Renaissance Men (there has been the 30th anniversary live album in between), The Wildhearts are back with Remember These Days, a single to give a little preview of their upcoming new album 21st Century Love Songs (due in September). With the band once again consisting of the so-called... Continue Reading →

The Damned – The Rockfield Files

The last few years have seen something of a renaissance for early British punks The Damned as they released their first album in ten years, Evil Spirits, sold out the London Palladium for a night of 1000 vampires and, in recent weeks, announced a reunion of their original line up for a series of shows... Continue Reading →


Despite priding myself somewhat on my knowledge of the main punk scenes of the world, from London and Manchester to New York and California, I have to admit that, until a trip to Los Angeles a couple of years ago, X were a band who’d passed me by. Formed in the late 70s as punk... Continue Reading →

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