Tag Archives: The Damned

Book review: Smashing it Up: A Decade of Chaos with the Damned by Kieron Tyler

Smashing it Up: A Decade of Chaos with the Damned by Kieron Tyler

Omnibus Press The book focuses on their formation and subsequent first decade, where along with the Clash and the Sex Pistols, were one of the first punk bands. The influence of the band stretches far and wide, be it them … Continue reading

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Gig review: GREEN DAY – British Summer Time, Hyde Park, London, 1 July 2017

Green Day’s headlining slot on the first Saturday of the first British Summer Time bonanza was sandwiched between Phil Collins the previous evening and Justin Bieber the night after. Interesting schedule. A rose between two thorns? A fart between two … Continue reading

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Gig review: MOTORHEAD – Manchester Apollo, 4 November 2014

Motorhead - Manchester Apollo, 4 November 2014

“We are Motorhead and we play Rock and F***n’ Roll”- a line I have heard so many times thunder from the PA over the years but none more welcome than tonight. The current tour has been postponed and cancelled twice … Continue reading

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Album review: THE DAMNED – Tiki Nightmare: Live At Shepherd’s Bush Empire July 2002

The Damned - Tiki Nightmare

Salvo/Union Square (2CD/DVD) [Release date 10.02.14] Widely recognised as the first UK punk band, releasing a punk album and single (and I’m near the front of the queue to stick that up the nose of the Sex Pistols), The Damned … Continue reading

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Quick Plays: MAX NAVARRO, FLIPRON, JOHN WHEELER, PIG IRON

MAX NAVARRO – Hard Time www.maxnavarro.com Max Navarro has been releasing music since 2002 and this is his third album, although according to the PR blurb he is already working on his next album It is a mix of catchy … Continue reading

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