• Trapped In A Scene book 80s UKHC

    24 Jul 2010, 20:36 by TrueMithrandir
    Trapped in a Scene: UK Hardcore 1985-1989: Frontline Reports from the Hardcore Punk Underground by Ian Glasper 2010

    Finally someone put out a music book based on a scene I was actually into at the time it was going on. I got my copy and just finished the first part with Napalm Death, what a fantastic read... easily the most detailed and comprehensive early history of ND I've ever seen. I'm astonished how thick this thing is, bout 500 pages! that are not just taken up by photos either, but there is an absurd amount of text here and I like how each band gets a healthy amount of space too. For the record it doesn't feature every single UKHC band from the time, and unfortunately there isn't any Satanic Malfunctions or Legion of Parasites, but it wasn't due to a blatant omission but just unable to get a hold of certain bands over the 3 year period this book was written. I cant think of any others (aside from maybe a few minor bands) that were left out though. …
  • Police Bastard Tour Dates January 9th to 6th February 2010

    6 Jan 2010, 17:40 by ironmanrecords

    Here are the confirmed dates for Police Bastard

    Police Bastard Tour January / February 2010

    * 9 Jan The Fawcett Inn, Portsmouth, England
    * 10 Jan The Grosvenor, London, England
    * 16 Jan The Snooty Fox, Wakefield, England
    * 17 Jan Rockers, Glasgow, Scotland
    * 18 Jan Henry’s Cellar Bar, Edinburgh, Scotland
    * 21 Jan Sawyers, Kettering, Northants, Midlands
    * 23 Jan The Swinging Sporran, Birmingham, Midlands, England
    * 26 Jan De Koevoet, Antwerp, Belgium
    * 27 Jan Le Carlo Levi, Liege, Belgium
    * 28 Jan Liwi, Leipzig, Germany
    * 29 Jan Kopi, Berlin, Germany
    * 30 Jan Stumpf, Welfengarten 2c Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany
    * 31 Jan Hafenklang, Hamburg, Germany
    * 3 Feb Friese, Bremen, Germany
    * 4 Feb AK44, Giessen, Germany
    * 5 Feb Sonic Ballroom, Cologne, Germany
    * 6 Feb Crowbar, Groningen, Netherlands (Birthday Party Show)

    Police Bastard have recorded 7 new songs.