Tag Archives: Hanoi Rocks

Album review: BULLETS AND OCTANE – Waking Up Dead

BULLETS AND OCTANE - Waking Up Dead

Cargo Records [Release date 16.08.18] If you have never heard the band Bullets and Octane before, you will undoubtedly be sold within the first two tracks on new album “Waking Up Dead”. Pretty much picking up where 2013’s “15” left … Continue reading

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Book review: Some Weird Sin – On Tour with Iggy Pop by Alvin Gibbs

Extradition Publishing [Publication date 25.08.17] UK Subs bass player Alvin Gibbs and I share a birthday. I was born on his 16th birthday and as I celebrated my own 16th birthday he was playing the last of 230 nights over … Continue reading

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Album review: HANOI ROCKS – Reissues

HANOI ROCKS Bangkok Shocks, Saigon Shakes, Hanoi Rocks/Oriental Beat/All Those Wasted Years (Dissonance Productions) Finish band Hanoi Rocks are a glam sleaze metal band largely responsible for an influence that directed the 80s metal scene. Formed in 1979 and recording … Continue reading

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Album review: HANOI ROCKS – Strange Boys Box

HANOI ROCKS - Strange Boys Box

Cleopatra Records [Release date 21.10.16] Vastly underrated yet hugely influential, Finnish legends Hanoi Rocks are said to have sold one million albums back in the Eighties. That is not many when you consider that without them we would not have … Continue reading

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Album review: MICHAEL MONROE – Blackout States

MICHAEL MONROE - Blackout States

[Release date 09.10.15] Michael Monroe is back with his latest album the follow-up to 2013′s well received ‘Horns And Halos’. One change in his band with guitarist Rich Jones joining (former Company Of Wolves man Steve Conte is still in … Continue reading

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Gig Review: MICHAEL MONROE – Thekla, Bristol, 2 December 2013

Michael Monroe’s illustrious career in the history of rock and roll started in 1980 when he was the flamboyant, fun and edgy vocalist of Hanoi Rocks. This new sounding glam punk band had a strong influence over many bands including … Continue reading

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Quick plays: SHADOW OF ACOLYTE, TERMINAL DEGREE, MALLET

Shadow Of Acolyte

www.facebook.com/shadowofacolyte [Release date 30.09.13] It’s always interesting to receive stuff by a young English hard rock band that you’ve never heard of.  Formed in 2008, Shadow Of Acolyte hail from the East Midlands and is essentially Aaron Gidney (guitar and … Continue reading

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Gypsy Lee Pistolero Pledge Music campaign a success

Gypsy Lee Pistolero – ‘The Good, The Mad and The Beautiful’ Pledge Music Album Campaign success 100% Thanks to fan power Gypsy Lee Pistolero has reached 100% on his Pledge album campaign, meaning that his new album ‘The Good, The … Continue reading

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