The 5th Bury St Edmunds BurySOUND band competition, kicks off on friday October 11th. Organised by the marvellous Jackie Smith and boasting a roll of honour which includes Miss Black America and Blue Gandhi as well as The Dawn Parade's former incarnation The Hip Down, the compet»
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Pink Flamingo Nights are putting on an all-day gig on Saturday October 26th at the Railway Inn in Winchester.
Tickets are a very reaonable £5 for eight bands. Doors open at 5pm, and the DJs will continue until the bar closes at midnight. Plus free sweets - what more could you want?
Pink Flamingo Night»
Scarlet Soho are touring in October to promote their new single, Disconnected, released on October 14th through Vivid Records. The tour dates include the Pink Flamingo all-day gig at the Winchester Railway Inn on the 26th October. "We’re having to be physically restrained from playing live – it’s»
Rosco, The WhiteTRASH, Opposite the Hotel, The Blo' Boys at The Portland Arms, Rochester, Thu 15 Aug
Opposite the Hotel and The Blo’ Boys have overlapping line-ups and…it’s not really possible to describe them adequately. It’s the kind of thing that sounds really really stupid in print, but they’re one of the funniest things I’ve ever seen. The Rules(1 to 12 – no badgers), the Apple and Blackcurrant song»
The Anti Nazi League is holding a free ‘Love Music, Hate Racism’ Carnival against the Nazis on Sunday 1st September in Platt Fields Park, Manchester. Originally intended to be held in Burnley, where there are three BNP Councillors, the Carnival was moved to Manchester after being refused a license and is i»
Miss Black America, Terrashima, Liars, Some Product at Camden Lock 17/Dingwalls, London, South East England, Wed 07 Aug
Joan of Ass = two girls standing on the stage screaming ‘I’m the Queen Bitch’ ‘No, I’m the Queen Bitch’ and other equally worthy things for far too long. Just… no, thank you. It’s not controversial, if that was the aim, and it wasn’t even amusingly bad – just an irritatingly pointless example of the worst »
Neo’s song 'Die in America' is my favourite from their live set, and the recorded version does it a beautiful justice. Opening with sirens wailing over a driven and pounding drumbeat, then the guitars kick in and you’re listening to one of the best new punk-pop-rock-just fucking amazing songs that yo»
Sufferkiss are ace. Rock with razorblades in and an touch of glam, an adrenaline rush that never dims meaning the quiet bits are edgy and the loud bits are LOUD. You can tell they love being on-stage and the kick’s infectious – for the duration of the set I utterly forgot the head-numbing cold that meant »
Samples, feedback, howling guitars, William Blake and dead babies on the cd sleeve, songs entitled 'I Am America' and 'Just as Dead Now', spitting bile and contempt for everything else around… and you get the picture? If you liked the sound of that you should really, REALLY get this cd, as it mixes»