1978, Birmingham UK: Mike Cooper (vocals), Rob Peters (drums), Chris Ames (guitar), Rob Rampton (bass) form a band called Dangerous Girls.
Skopje, North Macedonia: hometown not only of Mother Teresa, but also of Fol Jazik - the first Macedonian punk rock band ever!
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).
The Front were formed on Miami Beach in 1980.
Mid-seventies Boston and a new local music scene was being forged in defiant opposition to tired arena acts and disco.
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”.
Minimal synth band part of the Italian wave and post-punk scene.
Hunter were formed during the summer of ‘79 in the Isle Of Wight.
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!!!
Released in 1981 on Glass Records. Yes! Not a reissue, but an original stock copy recently discovered by band members.
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!!!
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.
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.
Roland TR-808 drum machine samples arranged in syncopated rhythm patterns often resembling the Funk breaks with simple, funky basslines…
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.
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.
Psychotic and hopeless rock’n’roll punk from the outskirts of Bologna (Italy) as were in the 80s american suburbs.
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.