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Freitag, 28. Maerz 2008
Nachdem erst vor einigen Monaten Gitarrist Rune Rebellion TURBONEGRO verlassen hat, ist jetzt auch Schlagzeuger Chris Summers ausgestiegen. Sein Nachfolger heisst Tomas Dahl, der Summers wegen dessen Krankheit schon in den letzten Monaten vertreten hat.

Freitag, 28. Maerz 2008
The new NO USE FOR A NAME Album "The Feel Good Record Of The Year" CD/LP out in Germany, March 28th 2008.

NO USE FOR A NAME Album "The Feel Good Record Of The Year" CD/LP


Freitag, 28. Maerz 2008
The new band from THE BRIEFS members Steve E Nix and Kicks, THE CUTE LEPERS are playing London Town at the “100 Club” on Tuesday, 06th May, together with (surprise! surprise!) JOHNNY MOPED!

Freitag, 28. Maerz 2008
On Sunday 16th March 2008 the van and trailer from THE BLACK HALOS was stolen in Montreal with all their gear, lots of merch and CDs.

Freitag, 28. Maerz 2008
“Anthology Recordings” released the first three NEW MATH 7”inches as digi downloads under anthologyrecordings. com/release. asp?album=uC4o0w5CKel

Freitag, 28. Maerz 2008
Radio disc jock MIKEY DREAD is dead. He succumbed to a brain tumour on Sunday 16th March 2008 at his family home in Connecticut, USA at the age of 54.
THE CLASH, invited him in the early 80’s, to produce some of their music, the most famous of which is their single “Bankrobber", and contributed to several songs on their album, “Sandinista”. He also toured with The Clash across Britain, wider Europe and the US.

Freitag, 28. Maerz 2008
Das Buch „KEINE ZUKUNFT WAR GESTERN“ wird 280 Seiten stark sein, mit 300 Abbildungen und im Hardcover. Kostenpunkt 28 Euro, ISBN 978-3-94021-345-7 Erscheint laut dem Archiv der Jugendkulturen im Juni 2008.
Das Archiv der Jugendkulturen schreibt ueber das Buch: „Keine Zukunft war gestern“ zeichnet die Entwicklung des Punks in Deutschland nach. Das geschieht u.a. durch Essays, Interviews, und biographische Portraets von (ex-)Punks, vor allem aber durch die Dokumentation von Fotos, Fanzineartikeln, Songtexten, Platten- und Tapecover und anderen Szeneerzeugnissen. Besondere Aufmerksamkeit geniessen dabei die Themen D.I.Y. ("Do It Yourself") vs. Kommerzialisierung, Punk in den Massenmedien, Entstehung von Hardcore und die massive kommerzielle Verwertung von Punkrock ab Mitte der 90er Jahre. Die Hrsg. und Autorinnen sind bzw. waren selbst als Fanzine-Macherinnen bzw. Band-Mitglieder in der Punk-Szene aktiv."
Uebrigens: in Vorbereitung fuer den Juli 2008 ist auch „PUNK IN DEUTSCHLAND. DIE DISCOGRAPHIE !!!“
12.000 Platten auf 800 Seiten mit allen Titeln im Hardcover Grossformat, farbig fuer 38 Euro, ISBN 978-3-940213471.

Donnerstag, 13. Maerz 2008
This month “Captain Oi! Records” just taken delivery of the 6th label-release from THE LURKERS. The new album will be called “Fried Brains”.
In April there will be a 23 track career round up from the GUITAR GANGSTERS “Razor Cuts – The Best Of”. Both bands are out on the road in Germany in April and May along with TV SMITH. Dates are coming soon under the “Termine”-Site!
April will also see a new release for the first time in ages on the sister label “Captain Mod”. It is the 20 track CD “The Mod Singles Collection” from THE CHORDS. It features equally stunning artwork and liner notes by Chris Hunt.

Donnerstag, 13. Maerz 2008
The MOJO “New Wave” Special is on sale now! Well, what drove THE STRANGLERS bassist to attempt suicide? What was XTC’s Andy Partridge’s strangest phobia? And why did Phil Spector terrify BLONDIE? These questions and more answered in Blondie & The Story Of New Wave. Celebrating the golden age of skinny-tied late-’70s pop, this 148-page, MOJO Classic Special Edition presents a riot of unseen pix, new interviews and insider info, starring Blondie, Elvis Costello, The Jam, The Police, The Stranglers, Talking Heads, Devo, XTC and more.

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Donnerstag, 13. Maerz 2008
For the last few months Dave Vanian (THE DAMNED) has been in Los Angeles working on the score of a new film called 'The Perfect Sleep'. Dave, well known for his love of film-noir, has been working hard on this project and by all accounts the finished result will be well worth the wait.
The Perfect Sleep will have a wide appeal, especially to lovers of 'film-noir', with it's dark and brooding atmosphere.
This film, described as "a dark and vivid dreamscape", was written by Anton Pardoe, directed and produced by Jeremy Alter and stars Anton Pardoe, Roselyn Sanchez and Patrick Bauchau.
Go to: theperfectsleep.com

Donnerstag, 13. Maerz 2008
“On Your Sleeve”, the covers record from JESSE MALIN is available at “One Little Indian” on April 7th 2008 for Europe. It will be out in the States in May. Also available in May on “Adeline Records” the CD "Mercury Retrograde - Live in New York”.

Donnerstag, 13. Maerz 2008
Das Buch mit dem Titel „Keine Zukunft war gestern“, ueber Punk Rock in Deutschland und zusammengestellt vom Archiv der Jugendkulturen e.V. soll im Laufe des Sommers erscheinen.

Donnerstag, 13. Maerz 2008
The CD release date for the SLOPPY SECONDS „Endless Bummer“ and „THE MANGES „Rocket To You – The Best And More“ is June 24th 2008 on “Kid Tested Records”.

Donnerstag, 13. Maerz 2008
The SIMPSONS goes SEX PISTOLS! “After being stranded in a Tunnel of Love ride at a carnival, Homer, Marge and Bart pass the time by sharing some of the greatest love stories of all time. Bonnie and Clyde Marge and Homer portray the infamous bank robbers of the 1930's, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow. Shady and the Vamp Marge and Homer star as the title characters in a parody of Disney's Lady and the Tramp. Sid and Nancy Nelson and Lisa are cast as Sid and Nancy in a parody of the 1986 film, Sid and Nancy, about SEX PISTOLS band member SID Sid Vicious and his girlfriend Nancy Spungen. Bart is playing Johnny Rotten.”
The episode is called “Love, Springfieldian Style” and is from the 19 Season.

Samstag, 08. Maerz 2008
TONIGHT have been filmed for a short BBC Documentary as part of the 'Inside Out' programme, to be aired in April. The producer is Paul Dunt and it will contain the following items: Discussion on the Southend music scene circa '75-'78 & Unreleased '78 album, clips of TOTP, re-union film of Tonight performing 2 songs, and discussing first UK powerpop scene.

Samstag, 08. Maerz 2008
Belfast, 25th April 2008: The 30th Anniversary Good Vibrations gig // featuring THE UNDERTONES, $HAME ACADEMY (RUDI + THE OUTCASTS) + very special guests. Prior to the gig there will be a screening of Shellshock Rock at 6pm at the Queens University Film Theatre.

Samstag, 08. Maerz 2008
Never been seen before footage of THE CLASH was shown yesterday at London’s Brixton Jamm venue.
The clips, shot as part of the ‘Who Shot The Sheriff?’ documentary chronicling the history of Rock Against Racism, will receive its first screening in the build up to the charity’s 30th anniversary in April.

Samstag, 08. Maerz 2008
The new TV SMITH album is to be titled "In The Arms Of My Enemy" and will be released in Europe at the end of May. The CD, featuring eleven songs, has a line up of musicians including Vom on drums, Tim Renwick on guitar and Tim Cross on keyboards, and has been mixed by Jon Caffery.

Samstag, 08. Maerz 2008
GOOD RIDDANCE "Remain in Memory - The Final Show" CD will be out March 18th on “Fat Wreck”. It is a live recording of Good Riddance’s final show in their hometown of Santa Cruz, California on May 27th, 2007. The set list reads more like a greatest hits album, mixing the best of the band’s 12+ year career and touching on favorites from each of their seven full lengths, EPs and 7”s on Fat plus a couple rarities.

GOOD RIDDANCE "Remain in Memory - The Final Show" CD


Samstag, 08. Maerz 2008
BEAT BEAT BEAT calling it quits! The band will recording a final 7 inch later, and playing out for the last times! Once in Atlanta, and one in Austin Tx.

Samstag, 08. Maerz 2008
On February 28, 2008, former M.I.A. singer Mike Conley (1959 – 2008) died in Chicago.
Jello Biafra remembers the first time he saw MIA, in Las Vegas in 1983.
“The venue was two used storage spaces that some punks had knocked the middle wall out of and turned into a secret illegal nightclub,” Biafra said. “You can’t get more punk rock than that that, and that is where I first saw MIA.”
For the latest information´s on Mike Conleys death, please visit:
thedailyswarm.com/swarm/mi-singer-mike-conley-found-murdered-chicago/

Samstag, 08. Maerz 2008
“Framingo Records” are pleased to announce the release of the third MCD from THE SKUZZIES. This time with video + photo extras.

Samstag, 08. Maerz 2008
You want exclusive news about the forthcoming SEX PISTOLS DVD “There'll Always be an England”? Here is an detail interview with the producer, Julien Temple:
philjens.plus.com/pistols/pistols/julien_temple_140208.htm

the SEX PISTOLS - Live In Brixton (November 2007)


Samstag, 08. Maerz 2008
JAMES STARK (from the Book “Punk ´77 – An Inside Look At The San Francisco Rock’n’Roll Scene”) had updated his web site with lots of new punk photos from the early days, 1977-79 and more: jamesstark.com

Samstag, 08. Maerz 2008
JC Carroll and Nigel Bennett from THE MEMBERS were together with Nick Cash (999-singer) at Westbourne Studios recording some new songs.

Samstag, 08. Maerz 2008
THE JOHNS are in the studio with their friend Johnny "Two Bags" (SOCIAL DISTORTION, US BOMBS) and Paul Minor to record some new songs.