Hailing from Fresno, CA, NBJ have been one of the best kept secrets of American punk rock.
A San Francisco old school punk band, the Nubs are famous for their 1980 underground hit “Job”.
Howlin’ from Bloomington, Indiana, The Gynecologists were probably one of the most outrageous and repellent punk bands ever.
The Pigs were a Bristol-based punk rock band formed in 1977.
The Ether Dogs are proof that not every stone of early punk has already been turned over.
Rave Up records is proud to announce an LP of one of the greatest US punk bands of early days… THE MOLLS, from Boston!
From the original demo tapes that secured them a record deal with Small Wonder back in 1979 come 13 studio tracks by UK post punk band English Subtitles.
FEROX??! who are them?? Well, do you like UNIPLUX, INCESTI, KAOS ROCK, JO SQUILLO, DECIBEL… in few words, early italian punk sung in ITALIAN!!
Back in the 1970s, Max’s Kansas City introduced many fine bands. Some of the best never got famous. Fuse, aka Knots, was one of the finest.
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.
The band were formed around march 1982 in Stanley County Durham, England, following the meeting of Trevor Johnson and Michael Harper, with the inclusion of Neil Sharkey on drums and Andrew Bell on bass (later replaced by Bruce Robinson).
Released in 1981 on Glass Records. YES… not a reissue, but original stock copy (including insert) recently found from band members.
Finally available again Texas punk classic ‘Panacea’ 12” plus four unreleased tracks! This is the secret story of this crazy record… “Originally, the 12” was recorded at Wells Sound in one day, & mixed on the next.
This anthology contains the original version of “Popgun” from Mary and the Street Punks first recordings. It was called “Out Of The Alley” on red vinyl. That was in June of 1977. The earliest female punk rocker to record in San Francisco!
THE DEGENERATES were the youngest Houston punk band formed in late 1979 played gigs at ‘The Island’ and ‘Joe Star’s Omni’ with great bands as, Really Red, The Angelic Upstart, The Dicks, Big Boys, Chelsea, Chron Gen, Toxic Reasons, The Stains, Dirty Rotten Imbecilles and many more.
Inspired by the ‘77 Punk pages of Creem and Rolling Stone magazines, four suburban Detroit high school journalism classmates fashioned themselves into a band.
Ground Zero was more than a band; it was a group of outcast musicians and visual artists hailing from Ohio, Maine, West Virginia, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and places in between.
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.
Amazing glam punk rock from New Orleans. These bands played a great mix of New York Dolls/Heartbreakers style rock'n'roll.
New Jersey pycho punkers on acid! Obnoxious and insane studio and live material recorded in 1978/79.
Charlie ‘Ungry were performing in the UK during the late 70s and early 80s. The band’s music was based around the songwriting and musical arrangements of Tony Sando and Jeff Gibbs.
Blaue Reiter was a seminal post punk band from Alessandria, not so far from Turin. They appeared in autumn 1982 on compilation “Gathered”, emerging from the anthology edited the “Rockerilla” staff, 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…
Deca’s is a project of Federico De Caroli’s, started in the early Eighties. “Modulectron” is an anthology of unreleased material recorded between 1984-1986, a small jewel of Italian electronic music of the ‘golden age’.
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.
Timoty Gassen formed the pioneering minimalist-electro-wave act “Jacket Weather” in 1982, mixing dual Casiotone keyboards, real bass and drums — with the desolate imagery of the Arizona desert.
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. Four ugly guys from the North-East of Italy…
Rave up records is proud to presents the new rock’n’roll sensation from Roma! Buy or die!
Il decennio 1990-1999 a Roma è stato una prolungata sequenza di detonazioni che ha contribuito a far saltare per aria definitivamente la cultura di un’epoca iniziata col dopoguerra.
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 curata dal regista Paolo Fazzini.
“Noi conquisteremo la Luna” ripropone tutti gli articoli, le recensioni e le interviste sul post-punk italiano firmati da Federico Guglielmi fra il 1980 e il 1985, con solo un minimo di editing per salvaguardare lo spirito entusiastico e naif dell’epoca.