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Cool Water: Pete Haynes – book review

Cool Water: Pete Haynes (Caffeine Nights) Paperback/DL Available Now Pete Haynes, familiar to many as Manic Esso, drummer of legendary punk band The Lurkers, lived for a time in Belfast working as a project worker in a victim’s group. It [...]

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‘The Black Book’ by Richard Rouska – Louder Than War review of new book about the music and fanzine culture in Leeds during the 80s

The Black Book by Richard Rouska – Louder Than War review of new book about the music and fanzine culture in Leeds during the 80s

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Fresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables, The Early Years (of Dead Kennedys) by Alex Ogg – book review

A long overdue book focusing on the early years of one of punk rock’s most notorious and greatest loved bands. Fresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables, The Early Years does what it says on the tin. Packed full of interesting facts and gossip, it starts by placing the key players and the band that would become Dead Kennedys in the context of the development of punk at a local San Francisco level and globally. It then charts their rapid progress in spite of, or possibly because of, a “cultural hand grenade of a name” from garage practices and their early performances, DIY released first 7 inch and onto their debut LP – all of which happened from their own reckoning by “pure dumb luck” – perhaps playing down the hard work and ingenuity which was partly responsible.

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From Albion To Shangri-La by Peter Doherty – book review

Peter Doherty – the Babyshambles’ frontman and sometime Libertine releases his second volume of journals Gus Ironside reviews the book for Louder Than War

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The Greater Manchester Fringe Festival Is Back Next Month w/ Phil Jupitus, Robin Ince, J.B Barrington and many more.

The Greater Manchester Fringe Festival Is Back Next Month w/ Phil Jupitus, Robin Ince, J.B Barrington and many more.

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