Melvins lovin’

1 Jun

Melvins lovin’

There is a good reason why so many people adore the Melvins. It is because they are a ruddy great band, that’s why. They are the most punk sludge rockers that I have ever encountered, constantly surprising their audience with…

Chrome Hoof launch party this Friday

1 Jun

Chrome Hoof launch party this Friday

NOT TO BE MISSED!!!!

Sunn O))) & Boris present ALTAR for ATP New York 2010!

30 Mar

Sunn O))) & Boris present ALTAR for ATP New York 2010!

All Tomorrow’s Parties will return to Kutsher’s Country Club, Monticello for the third ATP New York festival over Labor Day weekend, running from Friday 3rd September – Sunday 5th September. We recently announced that legendary film-maker Jim Jarmusch, well known…

Southern Lord Signs THE SECRET

4 Mar

Southern Lord Signs THE SECRET

Southern Lord is proud to announce the newest members of its coven, brutal Italian group THE SECRET (and that is brutal with a capital B). In a statement by Southern Lord this week, label owner Greg Anderson stated: “These days…

Capsule news

26 Jan

Capsule news

Time to see what events those lovely Brum ladies have in store for us in the coming months…. Capsule gigs Birmingham UK Feb/April Listings For further details or for hi-res images please feel free to contact Lisa Meyer 0121 2482252…

New Pelican video for Final Breath

13 Jan

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hn7UDbSOI_U] It is a really breathtaking video of the final track on their latest album What We All Come To Need out now on Southern Lord, best viewed in full screen. Read my interview with Pelican in the latest Mass…

VIC CHESNUTT 1964-2009

13 Jan

VIC CHESNUTT 1964-2009

The news of Vic Chesnutt’s passing on Christmas day was totally devastating and we are still coming to terms with the event.  I can only begin to imagine what his close family and friends are going through right now, Constellation…

I couldn’t have put it better myself…

25 Nov

I couldn’t have put it better myself…

On Monday, me and the Southern crew went along to see Little Annie and Paul Wallfisch at the lovely Bush Hall, not quite as grand as Wilton’s Music Hall where I had seen them previously but still beautiful and well…

New Boris video

22 Oct

More messed up than ever before, this is the brand new Boris video Heavy Metal Rock Hits Vol.2. A really awesome video of riff heavy Japanese metallic hardcore (think Tokyo Yankees, GISM, Deathside, Paintbox etc…) [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oEDKobNkkvA] KILLER!!!!! And…you will be…

Happy 10th birthday Capsule!!!

22 Oct

Happy 10th birthday Capsule!!!

Capsule Birmingham UK 10th Birthday Celebrations 1999 – 2009 Capsule – crafting extraordinary events for adventurous audiences December 2009 sees the 10-year anniversary of Birmingham’s most innovative art and music producers Capsule. For 10 years they have been bringing some…

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