The Hawkins –  ‘Live in the Woods’ (Sign Records)

The Hawkins –  ‘Live in the Woods’ (Sign Records)

Do all the decent bands come from Sweden? It certainly seems like it at the moment and The Hawkins are no exception to the rule.... Details
Dry retch – ‘Cultural Backslidin’’ (Self Release)

Dry retch – ‘Cultural Backslidin’’ (Self Release)

The Merseyside Garage punks are getting out the starting gates early for 2021 with yet another solid mini-album release, fleshing out the previous single ‘12,000... Details
Dangereens – ‘Tough Luck’ (Alien Snatch Records)

Dangereens – ‘Tough Luck’ (Alien Snatch Records)

Montreal-based good time rock 'n' rollers Dangereens came to my attention late last year by chance, on an Amazon playlist. I don’t even remember the... Details
The Almighty – ‘Powertrippin’ (Cherry Red Records)

The Almighty – ‘Powertrippin’ (Cherry Red Records)

With high profile tours and two well-received albums under their studded leather belts, Scottish rockers The Almighty found themselves at the pinnacle of the UK... Details
Zeahorses – ‘Let’s Not (And Say We Did)’ (Copper Feast Records)

Zeahorses – ‘Let’s Not (And Say We Did)’ (Copper Feast Records)

I have been fortunate enough here to be gifted with the task of reviewing the third album by Sydney noise-rockers Zeahorse. I feel like a... Details
Edweena Banger – ‘Diamonds On Tenth Avenue’ (Mr Whippy Banana Split Productions))

Edweena Banger – ‘Diamonds On Tenth Avenue’ (Mr Whippy Banana Split Productions))

Ed of Ed Banger & The Nosebleeds fame is something of a Manchester legend and with a history that embraced the first wave of punk... Details
Middlenight Men – ‘Issue #1’ (Self Release)

Middlenight Men – ‘Issue #1’ (Self Release)

Nick Hughes is a true modern-day guitar slinger. You might have seen him perform with the Yo Yo’s, Role models, Love Zombies, or in more... Details
The Almighty – ‘Welcome to Defiance: The Complete Recordings (1994 – 2001)’ (Cherry Red Records)

The Almighty – ‘Welcome to Defiance: The Complete Recordings (1994 – 2001)’ (Cherry Red Records)

While the Almighty’s ‘Soul Destruction’ (the final album released with original guitarist Tantrum) ensured them some regular airtime on MTV, it was the grungier direction... Details
Sonic’s Rendezvous Band – ‘No Sleep Till Ypsilanti’ (Bang Records)

Sonic’s Rendezvous Band – ‘No Sleep Till Ypsilanti’ (Bang Records)

During their tenure the Sonic’s Rendezvous Band only released one 7” in the shape and form of “City Slang” that supposedly had the song in... Details
The  Dirts – ‘The Dirts’ (Helvete’s Kitchen Records)

The Dirts – ‘The Dirts’ (Helvete’s Kitchen Records)

Mysterious Swedish Rock and Rollas knock out nine demo tracks that sparkle with promise.  Sure the quality is like some fifth-generation tape trade but closer... Details