A real punk masterpiece! Finally available again on vinyl the complete collection of these Iowa monsters, including their rare and great single released in 1979 + studio songs recorded in the same period. Liner notes written by lead guitarist Jody Koenig.
YES, IT’S TRUE… AN ENTIRE STUDIO SESSION RECORDED IN 1979!!! THE ITALIAN BAND HOLY GRAIL FOR WORLWIDE PUNK ROCK COLLECTORS IS FINALLY OUT ON VINYL!!!
Blackout Records rediscovered 10 original studio tracks recorded between 1977 and 1982 by the original Washington DC punks! Strongly influenced by UK glam, US proto-punk and golden age hard rock, this is a true missing link between the best tradition of American rock’n’roll and the energy of British punk rock of those days!!!
Howlin’ from Bloomington, Indiana, The Gynecologists were probably one of the most outrageous and repellent punk bands ever.
A San Francisco old school punk band, the Nubs are famous for their 1980 underground hit “Job”.
Hailing from Fresno, CA, NBJ have been one of the best kept secrets of American punk rock.
The Ether Dogs are proof that not every stone of early punk has already been turned over.
The Pigs were a Bristol-based punk rock band formed in 1977.
This Perfect Day was a band formed in Manchester, UK around 1981 by vocalist/blues harp player John Sama Snowden and synthesiser player Mik Hayes.
Red Wedding debuted at the Brave Dog on Saturday, June 13, 1981. Fans expecting a revamped Hey Taxi (the original punk incarnation of the band) were in for a shock.
Founded in 1983 in Verona by Mauro Marchesi (keyboards and electronics) and Joyello Triolo (vocals and guitar), after the split of the punk band Eva Brown.
Released in 1981 on Glass Records. YES… not a reissue, but original stock copy (including insert) recently found from band members.
Inspired by the ‘77 Punk pages of Creem and Rolling Stone magazines, four suburban Detroit high school journalism classmates fashioned themselves into a band.
In 1980, Detroit’s LUKE MUCUS & THE PHLEGM morphed into the more user-friendly LUKE WARM, catching the New Wave/Power Pop bug.
Guitarists Mike Enright and Byron Stevens met drummer Curt Gary at the University of Cincinnati in the early 70s.
New Jersey pycho punkers on acid! Obnoxious and insane studio and live material recorded in 1978/79.
Blaue Reiter was a seminal post punk band from Alessandria, not so far from Turin. They appeared in autumn 1982 on the compilation “Gathered” edited by “Rockerilla”, who at the time was the leading magazine for anyone interested in the new rock trends.
Started as a singer in a punk band in 1977, The Hot Pins, Aurelio Laloni, aka Joe D’Elirio, is a sort of small legend of italian underground music. His main musical influences ranging from Velvet Underground to Kraftwerk, from the Stooges to Giorgio Moroder.
Roland TR-808 drum machine samples arranged in syncopated rhythm patterns often resembling the Funk breaks with simple, funky basslines…
Luc Orient was formed in Trieste in 1981 by Alessandro Corda (former keyboard player of Revolver, one of the first punk bands in Italy), Rrok Prennushi (guitar) and Piero Pieri (vocals).
System 56 was a band from Cleveland, Ohio, formed by Steve Simenic in the winter of 1981-82 through a series of Musicians Wanted ads in Cleveland’s local entertainment weekly - SCENE MAGAZINE.
FEROX??! who are them?? Well, do you like UNIPLUX, INCESTI, KAOS ROCK, JO SQUILLO, DECIBEL… in few words, early italian punk sung in ITALIAN!!
Psychotic and hopeless rock’n’roll punk from the outskirts of Bologna (Italy) as were in the 80s american suburbs.
Finally out on Rave Up records, one of the greatest new italian punk rock bands.
Drone’n’roll trio from Rome witnessing the rise and fall of man-machine interaction.
Rave up records is proud to presents the new rock’n’roll sensation from Rome!
Punk rock didn’t come to Topeka, Kansas until 1979, but when it did it hit like an atom bomb. Abuse took their cue from The Stooges and the New York Dolls and then blended that into a sound all their own.
Per gli amanti del cinema underground italiano degli anni ‘80 / ‘90 è in uscita la prima storica antologia su DVD che raccoglie i cortometraggi più rappresentativi di quel periodo, a cura dal regista Paolo Fazzini.
“Noi conquisteremo la Luna” ripropone tutti gli articoli, le recensioni e le interviste sul post-punk italiano firmati dal decano Federico Guglielmi fra il 1980 e il 1985, con appena un pizzico di editing per salvaguardare lo spirito entusiastico e naif dell’epoca.