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Inspiral Carpets South American tour diary part 2

In which our heroes play Argentina

Joe Strummer biopic announced

Strummer film in production

Madchester’s great lost club – Isadoras

The coolest club in Madchester remembered

Paul Holt / Palookas – reissued and revitalised

A refusal or an inability to compromise and the sheer restlessness of having so many songwriting ideas in one head

Sex Pistols graffiti ranked alongside cave paintings in importance  Old graffiti and drawings by Johny Rotten from 1977 on the wall of a flat where he lived in the Sex Pistols days...

Gorgoroth – an introduction

They started experimenting with industrial sounds as well as dark ambient and noise influences

Vote in the Festive 50

Vote in John Peel's festive 50. Now hosted by Dandelion Radio

Inspiral Carpets South American tour diary

A reformed Inspiral Carpets tour South America...

Jackie Leven – an obituary by Kevin Hewick

'...I last saw Jackie Leven at the Musician in Leicester in June though clearly not well Jackie made us all laugh so much, cruder and ruder than ever, a shining brother indeed. ...'

Doyle and the Fourfathers – album review

D&TF as they are known for short, are a four-piece band from Southampton who managed to captivate me within a few minutes of listening to one of their songs.





2 of Manchester key music venues : Gorilla and the Deaf Institute to close

Yet more victims of the pandemic - two of Manchester favourite venues, Gorilla and the Deaf Institute are to close.

Various Artists – Super Sonics – ’40 Junkshop Britpop Greats’ album review

Various Artists - Super Sonics RPM 2CD/DL Released 17 July 2020 Subtitled "Martin Green Presents 40 Junkshop Britpop...

Marilyn Manson teases new album on his instagram

The brilliant twisted genius of Marilyn Manson seems to be returning to the frontline. Just when we needed a twisted heavy album full of intelligent provocation to unwrap and wallow in the

Asylums: Genetic Cabaret: album review

Wayne Carey has a blast of Brit soaked grunge from the Southend's Asylums.

Stuart Moxham & Louis Philippe – The Devil Laughs – album review

  Stuart Moxham & Louis Philippe - The Devil Laughs Tiny Global Productions CD/DL Released 17 July 2020 Two...