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Artists With Self-titled Songs (AWSTS) #7

In part seven of my ongoing ‘the song title is the band’s name’ feature, you’ll be shocked to discover that five more acts beginning with the letter ‘A’ are in this post but only if you’ve not been paying any attention, (and from the looks of it, most of you haven’t). You can check theContinue reading “Artists With Self-titled Songs (AWSTS) #7”

The Wonderful World of One Hit Wonders (WWOOHW) #72 The Vibrators

I saw two people hailing a taxi today and thought:“What strange religion do they belong to?” Vibrators were founded by Ian ‘Knox’ Carnochan, bassist Pat Collier, guitarist John Ellis, and drummer John ‘Eddie’ Edwards. They first came to public notice at the 100 Club when they backed Chris Spedding in 1976, and it was onContinue reading “The Wonderful World of One Hit Wonders (WWOOHW) #72 The Vibrators”

The Wonderful World of One Hit Wonders #52 Dog Eat Dog

My wife asked if I’d seen the dog bowl.To be honest, I didn’t even know he played cricket. Dog Eat Dog is an American band founded in Bergen County, New Jersey. Considered one of the earliest bands to fuse hardcore punk and rap music, and were formed by a couple of members of hardcore punkContinue reading “The Wonderful World of One Hit Wonders #52 Dog Eat Dog”

Artists With Self-titled Songs (AWSTS) #2

Finishing off the ‘numbered’ bands with self songs, this post will feature -(16)-, 24-Carat Black, 45 Grave, 100 Flowers, and The 1975. 6. -(16)- 16 (1996) An American sludge metal band that’s been around since 1992, 16, (stylized as -(16)-), has been cited, along with fellow pioneering acts such as Eyehategod, Crowbar and Acid Bath,Continue reading “Artists With Self-titled Songs (AWSTS) #2”

The Documentaries of Wolfgang Büld

Due to a combination of the nights fair drawing in, some slight (non-Covid) sniffles, and the rain lashing down so hard that a 600-year old man knocked on my door and asked if I had any spare gopher wood, Xmas at mi casa was an sedate, indoor affair. After filling up on so much sugaryContinue reading “The Documentaries of Wolfgang Büld”

Boris Johnson Is Still A Sausage Roll.

NB: the link below leads to a song with a very NSFW title and lyrics by a band that has a very NSFW name, I’m just using the SFW song title (and also I’m just here so I don’t get fined). Click the link below to find out how to send this timely ditty toContinue reading “Boris Johnson Is Still A Sausage Roll.”

Sponsoring The Moshpits 3 (b): a guide to HMHB

The next few years of the 2000’s saw the band do their usual 3 year gap between releases and touring giving us 4 new albums and a compilation of previously released eps. 3 years after the magnificent Achtung Bono, the lads followed up it with 2008’s equally magnificent CSI: Ambleside, a play on all theContinue reading “Sponsoring The Moshpits 3 (b): a guide to HMHB”