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Sever spawned a Monster’s Ball (Sumo Cyco live at The Underworld)

A kerosene cocktail of sparky lust and punk metal power - Sumo Cyco raise the temperature at the Underworld. Review...

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Loitered Lens: Stiff Little Fingers (The Forum, 2016)

Never tired, never complacent, Stiff Little Fingers revved the Kentish Town Forum to the redline. Photos...

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Post Punk Drone and Cultural Imperialism. (Wire)

Wire - A band so good they named both a cult TV series and a snotty music magazine after them. Live review...

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Freshly Polished, Forever Stomping: Stiff Little Fingers (Forum, 2016)

Snapping the jumpleads to the zombie corpse of punk rock, Stiff Little Fingers sparked the Forum's assembled masses to a beer-lobbing froth....

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Proto Punks Radio Birdman Reform, Announce Manchester Gig

Proto-punks Radio Birdman hit Manchester for a rare UK gig...

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Loitered Lens: Killing Joke (HMV)

Photos of Killing Joke instore at HMV Bond Street. 23rd October 2015. ...

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Loitered Lens: Killing Joke, BBC Maida Vale

Photos of Killing Joke Live at BBC Maida Vale 2015 ...

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Loitered Lens: The Damned (O2 Islington)

The Damned, Islington Academy, December 2015...

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War, Government, and Surveillance (Killing Joke, live at the Roundhouse)

Timely musings on Killing Joke at the Roundhouse, London. UK. November 6th 2015 ...

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Loitered Lens: Backyard Babies

Raising the roof at the O2 Islington with filth, ferocity and flair, Backyard Babies...

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Happy Jesus and the Nun with a Gun (White Miles)

Interview with Medina and Lofi from White Miles. Kentish Town Forum 7th November. ...

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Raiding the Candy Shop at the Forum (Third Eye Blind)

Alt-rock longevity despite blood on the mic - Third Eye Blind at the Forum...

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Pop Punk’s Trademark Simplicity and Energy (Handguns, Disenchanted)

Is Handguns' album Disenchanted generic? Pretty much, but it is what it is....

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Loitered Lens: White Miles

Photos of White Miles from the 7th Nov 2015 Kentish Town Forum show. ...

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All New Nostalgia and Blood on the Stairwells (The Drones)

Biting close to the edge of what we once knew as Punk Rock. The Drones at Oslo, Hackney. 10th November 2015...

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Tonight! Punk, Poetry, Politics: Mike Doughty, Hoxton Underbelly

Mike Doughty hits the stage at the Underbelly, Hoxton, tonight....

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Loitered Lens: Wheatus

Loitered Lens revives its inner teenage dirtbag with photos of Wheatus...

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Loitered Lens : Sleaford Mods, The Forum

Sleaford Mods. Pure energy from the post-punk/hip hop duo...

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Loitered Lens: Public Image Ltd

Photos of Public Image Ltd. October 2nd 2015 @ Shepherds Bush Empire...

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Loitered Lens: The Wildhearts

Photos of The Wildhearts 25th September – London O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire...

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Whip Crack or Bad Craic? (The Bones)

a smart, catchy sixth album, but rock and roll kinksters The Bones lack the originality to stand out...

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Documenting The Decline of Western Civilization (Penelope Spheeris)

LA’s early hardcore punk, eighties hair metal and the gutter-punk scene, lovingly filmed by Penelope Spheeris...

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The Fall, Clapham Grand, November 2015

Characterised by an abrasive guitar-driven sound and frequent use of repetition, The Fall are always underpinned by Smith's distinctive vocals and often cryptic lyrics....

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The Black guy in the middle (Benji Webbe, Skindred)

‘Look, humour me, just try it. Do some dancehall stuff on top of the punk we do’. Next thing you know we’re called Dub War and we've got a record deal. - Benji Webb...

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Reverend Horton Heat, Islington Academy.

During a dusty warm front in old London town, Reverend Horton Heat and his punkabilly ensemble took to the stage at Islington Academy...

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Loitered Lens : The Movielife

Proving time hasn’t dampened the punk rock spirit or the sheer energy of The Movielife....

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Let’s carry on from where we left off (The Movielife)

For a band who most thought would never reunite (including the band themselves) this return to the stage was grasped with relish....

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Take science out of it; everything is fiction (The Rezillos)

'the music, the song writing and the recorded performances are by far the most important thing'...

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The Rezillos attack every fibre of your being

resented in glorious 3D THING-O-RAMA, a live stream of B-Movie horror was intercepted from outer space and beamed directly into The Roundhouse, Camden to reveal the disturbing yet gripping reality of...

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Someone we all thought was cool. [Johnny Marr on Chris Spedding]

he name Chris Spedding is likely to garner blank looks or ardent admiration, depending on your conversation partner. While he hasn’t shown up regularly on the lists of major guitar gods since the...

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