Archive for March, 2006

Akutt Innleggelse

Friday, March 31st, 2006

Akutt Innleggelse - Echos from the asylum (Straitjacket Records) ‘83

Akutt Innleggelse from Norway were in their early teens when they recorded these three punk songs. Released on guitarist Thomas’ own Straitjacket Records in 1983. In 1984 they recorded a more hardcore sounding demo cassette with nine great songs. Their songs we’re featured on compilations such […]


Tuesday, March 28th, 2006

NEOS - “Hassibah Gets The Martian Brain Squeeze” ep (Alandhiscar Records) ‘82

Q: How do you qualify “angry” in an art form (i.e. punk) that is synonymous with the term? A: The 2nd ep from Victoria Canada’s NEOS, which twenty-plus-years-on still stands as one of the angriest, most explosive, and above all, fastest punk […]


Tuesday, March 28th, 2006

WAYNE COUNTY & THE ELECTRIC CHAIRS - “Blatantly Offensive” ep (Safari Records, 1978)

Luv him or hate her, Ms. Jayne County’s not afraid to tell it to ya’ straight (goddamn, the puns in this post!). He/she does so here on the classic “Blatantly Offensive” ep. Now The Electric Chairs was essentially a rough’n’ready […]

The Nips

Friday, March 24th, 2006

The Nips - Gabrielle/Vegeance (Chiswick Records) ‘79

The Nipple Erectors/Nips consisted of Shane MacGowan (vocals), Shanne Bradley (bass), Roger Towndrow (guitar) and Gerry Mcllduff (drums). They were part of the early Uk punk scene. This is one of their singles, the song Gabrielle was a small indie hit, and is pretty catchy. There […]


Thursday, March 23rd, 2006

BLACK FLAG - Nervous breakdown ep (SST) ‘78

I’ve been pissed off the last couple days with this and that, mostly due to a proverbial thorn in my side. When I’m feeling foul, this is the record I reach for. The pure SCORCH that comes from my speakers when I play this record is the only […]


Wednesday, March 22nd, 2006

The music scene in Düsseldorf of the late 70s was highly influential and many people who played in the bands (whose line-ups where a pure incest haha) late became famous (but I do not really understand the reasons…). Among the first punk bands in Germany was CHARLEY’S GIRLS who only released some tracks on a […]

Young Identities

Tuesday, March 21st, 2006

YOUNG IDENTITIES - New trends ep (Shake sm5) ‘80

Snot punk in the highest degree from Brisbane, Australia’s YOUNG IDENTITIES. This is their second single from 1980. Everything you could possibly want to know about them and the other bands on SHAKE/SAVAGE records can be found here
Thanks to for the sleeve scan

new trends
instant […]


Tuesday, March 21st, 2006

Indirekt - Nieuws voor Doven en Slechthorenden (Ko-Rec) ‘84

Indirekt were a dutch punkband from Hoorn who released a demotape (wich I’m looking for) 2 7″es, a great lp and a split lp
with the Vernon Walters. This 7″ was released in 1984. Female vocals singing all songs in dutch make it even better to my […]


Monday, March 20th, 2006

CANI - Guai a Voi ! ep (Dischi Storti records) ‘83

CANI (”dogs” in Italian) are another band from Italy I know virtually nothing about. This 7″, Guai a Voi!! (roughly translated “troubles to you”) came out in 1984. Although what I’ve read bout these guys claims they started as an OI influenced band, […]


Monday, March 20th, 2006

RAPPRESAGLIA - Danzi di Guerra ep (self released) ‘84

RAPPRESAGLIA (”reprisal” in Italian) are a band from Milano, Italy who formed in 1982 and are still around today. This 7″ (translated “dance of war”) was their first release. Prior to this 7″ saw a few scattered compilations tracks and after they released an LP. […]