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The Axemen is a New Zealand band formed around 1981 in protest against the South African Springbok rugby team tour of New Zealand, a tour which created great controversy, especially as was in contradiction to New Zealand’s obligations under the Gleneagles Agreement.

The Axemen played in Chch Cathedral 1981 in response to the Springbok tour.

They also played at the protests for homosexual law reform in 1983, with member Little Stevie McCabe being severely beaten up in the Cathedral… read more

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  • sick
  • some links plzzz
  • Imperfection is perfection.
  • How'd FN manage to keep so quiet about these guys? This is ace :D
  • I saw Axemen open for Times New Viking in Baltimore. When I'm 45 I want to still be thrashing venues on the far side of the ocean too. hardworkin bastards, and hilarious
  • "A little more time in the incubator"? They formed in the mid-'80s & reformed recently.
  • maybe needs a little more time in the incubator before this group is ready. hints of brilliance, but needs some more experience. this record seems a tad premature to me.
  • lame

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