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Ian Curtis – an oral history from John Robb’s Manchester book"
Excerpt from the ‘North Will Rise Again’ book
Straight Edge, in print"
‘Sober Living For The Revolution,Hardcore Punk, Straight Edge and Radical Politics’ Gabriel Kuhn (PM Books) It’s going to be nearly three decades since Minor Threat recorded a song that was just over thirty seconds long called ‘Straight Edge’. Those thirty seconds were a riposte to the local in crowd of DC trad rock bores who […]
When Mullen met the Peppers"
Glory Is Noise ”â RHCP Book Review When Mullen Met the PeppersBy Joel Gausten An Oral/Visual History of The Red Hot Chili Peppers (It Books, $39.99) is simultaneously one of the most wonderful and most horrible music-related books ever published. First, the good news: This high-end coffee table book is like sex for your eyeballs. […]
Garth Cartwright – by Cathi Unsworth"
High Plains Drifter: Garth Cartwright by Cathi Unsworth. ”ËThe soul of the US has been beaten black and blue, but I found plenty of it via the people I met, the lands I crossed,’ considers Garth Cartwright, a Kiwi just back from an epic voyage across the country that once reached out to his teenage […]
Manic Street Preachers by Ben Myers"
If you like this please Tweet it, Facebook it or leave a comment Richey Edwards: the last great rock star by Ben Myers Louder Than War. It’s a great name for a publication isn’t it? And given that it was the three word review deployed by El Comandante himself Fidel Castro, to describe the Manic […]