In the early 00’s, British underground rock music enjoyed a bit of a renaissance, bands the likes of Hundred Reasons, Hell Is For Heroes, Million Dead, they all started to profit from years of hard work and toil to be recognised. Also amongst their number was a Surrey 3 piece who went by the name […]Read More Album review- Reuben: In Nothing We Trust.
I am a fan but have never seen The King Blues live, I never got the opportunity. First hearing the band at the end of their promotional run for the Punk & Poetry album and finding out I had just missed out on that albums tour, ‘Next time’ I thought to myself, ‘Next time’. Within […]Read More Gig Review: The King Blues, The Slade Rooms, Wolverhampton, 04/05/17
This year marks the 10th anniversary of Record Store Day, a day originally set up to celebrate and boost commerce to the independent record stores, where releases ranging from singles box sets to picture discs to never before released film soundtracks, they can be picked up exclusively from your local independent record shop rather than […]Read More Record Store Day: The highs & lows of the annual independent sales event.
It is a balmy spring day in the capitol and I’m heading on the tube to Camden and can already see Creeper T-shirts and patches amongst the throng of people going about their daily business, actually I can see a lot of them. To say that Creepers fan base is devoted is an understatement, ‘The […]Read More Gig Review: Creeper: The Electric Ballroom, Camden, London, 30/03/17
Creeper have spent the past few years carving a reputation for themselves as a band to watch. They have released 3 well received EP’s and gained a reputation as a formidable live band. 2017 sees the release of the Southampton mob’s debut album ‘Eternity In Your Arms’. Granted that even before the albums release, almost […]Read More Creeper: Eternity In Your Arms album review.
There is a long history of horror influenced, theatrically inclined bands, bands with a taste for the macabre and the ambition to push the envelope just a little further than their contemporaries. These kinds of bands have always struck a chord with me because in essence they are predominantly made up of horror nerds, outsiders […]Read More Loving You Is Killing Me: Introducing Creeper.
Punk and outspoken dissent have gone hand in hand since the days of The Sex Pistols, rabble-rousing odes to upsetting the established order, of pointing a finger at social injustice have been a staple of the genre since its inception but few modern bands in the scene have done so with such style and as […]Read More Set The World On Fire: Looking back at The King Blues: Punk & Poetry.