A comprehensive historical run-down of the Rock Against Racism organisation of the late ’70s.
As the Eagles gear up to belatedly commemorate Hotel California’s 40th anniversary, it is worth looking back at some of the other fantastic work released by a slew of bands across a range of genres. 1977 is also the year the world lost “the King” Elvis Presley at the age of 42. Whilst Exeposé have […]
Four was the magic number for the bands playing Cavern last Saturday night, as both support acts in addition to VANT were four-piece groups. The first band onstage was a local(ish) band from Truro, Hypophora, who, with their blend of punk and grunge rock influences, and their red-haired female lead, reminded me a bit of […]
Stranger Things is not only set in 1983, but it really feels like it was made in 1983. The show is painstakingly dedicated to its era, with more 80s pop culture references than you can shake a stick at, therefore getting every detail spot on, down to the last book cover, is paramount, and that […]
Exeter’s best alternative and (literally) underground club, renowned for hosting killer club nights like Magic Hatstand and Saturday Indie Club, as well as being Exeter’s longest running live music venue, is adding another brilliant band to its history. Citing The Clash and Rage Against the Machine as their influences, London four-piece VANT bring together the […]
This summer marks the 30th anniversary of a seminal event in punk history, the “Revolution Summer” of 1985 in Washington DC. Online Music Editor Joe Stewart looks back at this cultural and musical phenomenon that, although largely forgotten, changed the trajectory of punk for good. [dropcap size=small]Y[/dropcap]ou could say punk that music, that fast, […]