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In Memoriam

Posted on March 11, 2009 at 3:05 AM Comments comments (45)

During the morning of Thursday 5th March 2009, Johnithin Christ, vocalist of San Franciscan Hardcore band CODE OF HONOR, died. His immune system had remained weak due to steroids and chemotherapy prescribed to combat a brain tumour diagnosed in 2008. Although he beat that, he did not survive more recent complications resulting from an attack of pneumonia.

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In Memoriam

Posted on February 6, 2009 at 2:06 AM Comments comments (0)

 

On Wednesday, 4th February 2009, Lux Interior - co-founder and lead vocalist of THE CRAMPS - died at Glendale Memorial Hospital in California. The cause of death was related to a previously existing heart condition. Reports state Interior - real name Erick Lee Purkhiser - as being either 60 or 62 years of age; Billboard magazine’s website states he ...

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In Memoriam

Posted on January 7, 2009 at 2:55 AM Comments comments (0)


On Tuesday 6th January 2009, Ron Asheton, guitarist of THE STOOGES - whose raw sound helped inspire the first generation of Punk musicians - died. He was 60.
Asheton was found at his Ann Arbor home early Tuesday morning by police officers after they were called by an associate who had not heard from him in several days, said city police Sgt. Brad Hill. There ...

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In Memoriam

Posted on November 3, 2008 at 2:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Frank Navetta
2008

On Friday 31 October, 2008 after becoming ill over the course of a few days, Frank Navetta, one of the founding memb...
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Never Mind The Butter...

Posted on October 3, 2008 at 5:41 PM Comments comments (0)

...Here's the Country Life

Yeah - hard to believe huh? Once the 'Most Feared Man In Britain' has now become a TV ad star promoting Country Life Butter (see footage below).  Here's how The Guardian reported on it:

One-time punk pin-up and sometime anarch...
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Show Time!!

Posted on September 22, 2008 at 3:20 AM Comments comments (2)

FLAG DAY 2008
Featuring - NEWTOWN KINGS - RED FLAG 77 - TV SMITH - LONDON - WASHOUT

Steamboat Tavern, Ipswich, UK 30th August 2008

This is the only regular, annual Punk Festival in Ipswi...

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Show Time!

Posted on September 1, 2008 at 2:06 AM Comments comments (0)

ANTI-FLAG - CANCER BATS - BLACK LUNGS
Colchester Arts Centre, UK - Tuesday 19th August 2008

Of all the Punk bands that signed to a major label, few have faced such a furore as ANTI-FLAG did when the d...

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In Memoriam

Posted on August 30, 2008 at 3:14 AM Comments comments (0)

Steve Foley
1959- 2008

During the weekend of 23 August 2008, Steve Foley, drummer for the Minneapolis band THE REPLACEMENTS during its final year (1990-91), died from an apparent accidental drug overdose of prescription medication. He was found at his Minneapolis home by some co-workers on Monday 25 August when he did not show up for his ...

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In Memoriam

Posted on August 22, 2008 at 2:22 AM Comments comments (0)

Ronnie Drew
1934 - 2008

On 16 August 2008, Ronnie Drew - vocalist, guitarist and founder of Irish Folk band THE DUBLINERS - passed away peacefully at Dublin's St. Vincent's Private Hospital, aged 73, after...
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Show Time!

Posted on August 10, 2008 at 2:47 AM Comments comments (0)

EVAN DANDO
Colchester Arts Centre, UK - 2nd August 2008


One of the most enjoyable aspects of gig going in the UK is the ready availability of good Guinness. T...

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