“What did they do with the bodies?” – Defiance Ohio @ Cowley Club, Brighton

DEFIANCE, OHIO + Madeline + Jakal + Kelly Kemp Cowley Club, Brighton, 28th May 2009 It’s a while since I’ve been down to the Cowley Club – not since last time I tried to see Defiance, Ohio, in fact, on which occasion Brighton’s only radical social club was so packed they’d instituted a one-in one-out […]

Gig Review: Young Widows, the Plague Sermon, Bear Feet @ Brighton Prince Albert (18.02.09)

It’s been a while since I wrote about a gig on this blog. I often have the desire to do so, but this usually occurs the morning after a show, and at such times I’m usually feeling a little under the weather (a civil euphemism for being stinking hungover). Today I’m either level-headed enough to […]

Scout’s Honor (2002-2008)

Via PunkNews comes word that US hardcore/country act Scout’s Honor have split up. Apparently they toured Europe one year, but I never had the privilege of seeing them play. Despite that I was a big fan of the band – there was something a little bit special about the band. They weren’t great, but they […]

This Is Our Punk Rock

I finally saw that billboard poster advertising butter – the one featuring cracked peroxide landfill site John Lydon. When I first heard about it I was annoyed, which I know is a little odd given his other semi-recent TV appearances, not to mention his little spat with Kele Okereke. Nonetheless I felt a little annoyed […]

Attn Hipster Girls!

THIS IS TRUTH. (From Mitch Clem’s LJ.) Sorry, I’ve been totally neglecting the blog of late… in my defence I’ve been having a holiday. At home. Because I’m skint. Maybe I’ll share some photos! And I’ll also actually do some writing this week. I am full of promises.