Welsh Psychobillies Demented Are Go inflict themselves upon Watford’s Old Brewery for another evening of ill-mannered disarray. (read more)
Trebuchet visits Roundhouse on a chilly winter evening to take aim at former Joy Division and New Order bass-man Peter Hook and his band The Light. (read more)
Described by the photographer as a highlight of the year, the band saw the return of the best-known red beret-wearer this side of Amelie – Captain Sensible. Which, as the t-shirt hoisted aloft mid-gig attests, makes a more comprehensive regroup than the Pistols might ever manage. (read more)
Punk is dead?
Well no-one told the mass of sweating, heaving bodies, young, old (some maybe a little too old) who were dancing, sweating, singing and generally having a right old time at London’s 229 Club.
Bowie may have snubbed the closing ceremony, Fatboy Slim may have been caught miming by the second loop of the supposedly live soundtrack, and the faint strains of the Sex Pistols may well have been inappropriate to the occasion. But there was a very solid reason why the remaining Pistols remained ungathered to perform at the Olympics, one which should have been bleedin’ obvious to the twittering classes right from the start. (read more)