Rebellion Festival 2024 Books The Stranglers, Sham 69, Cock Sparrer, Stiff Little Fingers, Gogol Bordello, The Chisel, The Meffs, Grade 2, Bar Stool Preachers, HotWax, Meryl Streek, and More

Returning this summer over four days from the 1st to the 4th of August at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool, Rebellion Festival has once again pulled together a line-up that runs the full length and breadth of worldwide alternative and punk rock culture. From the four iconic, genre-defining headline artists of The Stranglers, Sham 69, Cock Sparrer and Stiff Little Fingers to the young upstarts kicking up a racket in 2024 like The Chisel, The Meffs, Grade 2, Bar Stool Preachers, HotWax, and Meryl Streek, Rebellion Festival displays an ageless and timeless event annually that demonstrates just how big and welcoming our punk rock family continues to grow. Tickets and other info can be found at the links below. Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Transit Method – Othervoid

Music that’s right here, right now, with echoes of glories past. A dream of an album that takes off fast, edgy, in a punky rush, sounding like … a punky Rush!

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Punk Rock Bowling 2024 Books Madness, Devo, Descendents, Gorilla Biscuits, Bratmobile, Scowl, Gogol Bordello, Quicksand, Rocket From The Crypt, The Chats, Madball, and More

Gearing up for its 24th year, Punk Rock Bowling has announced a positively stacked lineup this year! Headliners this year include 2-Tone legends Madness, Devo, and the Descendents! The lineup also includes Gorilla Biscuits, Bratmobile, Scowl, Gogol Bordello, Quicksand, Rocket From The Crypt, The Chats, Madball, Billy Bragg, Stiff Little Fingers, Subhumans, Scowl, 7Seconds, Catbite, Bratmobile, Cosmic Psychos, Lagwagon, and many more! See the post and the full lineup below. Teaser video and tickets on sale there as well! Continue reading

Stiff Little Fingers to Embark on Their Annual UK Tour

Punk legends Stiff Little Fingers have announced their annual UK tour that was twice postponed the last two years will take place this March. Tickets are on sale now and see the full schedule below. All tickets from the originally scheduled shows are valid for the new dates. See the full dates below.

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Stiff Little Fingers – Eddie And The Hotrods Live at Birmingham O2 Academy

A 40th-anniversary tour is nothing to sniff at in times of such disposable music, so a back catalogue like Stiff Little Fingers have is certainly nothing to sniff at. With support from the Eddie and the Hot Rods crowd, a trip to Birmingham is on the cards for a gig of two high octane punk acts, with the rather more punk n roll nature of the support being a good foil to the energy and pip of our headliners. A delayed journey later, I arrive in time to get into the venue and a drink before our support act. Continue reading

Audio + Tour: Ricky Warrick – The Road To Damascus Street

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Ricky Warrick (of Black Star Riders) is streaming “The Road To Damascus Street,” off of his upcoming double album When Patsy Cline Was Crazy (And Guy Mitchell Sang The Blues), out February 2016 via Nuclear Blast below.

Warrick commented on the track:

“Belfast has always been the heart and soul of my creative center. The longing for home is a constant for a touring musician and Sam’s lyrics inspired me to write the music. I am delighted to finally be releasing this song.”

Double CD
CD1 When Patsy Cline Was Crazy (And Guy Mitchell Sang The Blues)

01: The Road To Damascus Street
02: Celebrating Sinking
03: When Patsy Cline Was Crazy (And Guy Mitchell Sang The Blues)
04: Toffee Town
05: That’s Where The Story Ends
06: Johnny Ringo’s Last Ride
07: Gold Along The Cariboo
08: The Son Of The Wind
09: If Your Not Gonna Leave Me (I’ll Find Someone Who Will)
10: Yesteryear

Bonus Tracks
11: Ghost Town Road
12: The Whiskey Song
13: Tank McCullough Saturdays (Electric Version)

Ricky Warwick recently announced the release of not one but TWO new solo albums next year. ‘When Patsy Cline Was Crazy…

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CD2 Hearts On Trees

01: Presbyterian Homesick Blues
02: Tank McCullough Saturdays
03: Psycho
04: Hearts On Trees
05: Said Samson To Goliath
06: Way Too Cool For Snow
07: Schwaben Redoubt
08: The Year of Living Dangerously
09: Disasters
10: 82

Bonus Tracks
11: Love Owes
12: I Can See My Life (From Here)
13: The Ugly Truth
14: Hell Or Highwater
15: Eight Bells (Demo)

Ricky Warrick and The Fighting Hearts have an upcoming UK solo tour with Stiff Little Fingers with dates posted below:

Feb 25: Academy – Oxford
Feb 26: Pyramids- Portsmouth
Feb 27: Phoenix – Exeter
Feb 28: University (Solus) – Cardiff
Mar 01: Robin 2 – Wolverhampton
Mar 02: The Assembly – Leamington Spa
Mar 04: Forum – London
Mar 05: Roadmenders – Northampton
Mar 06: Academy – Bristol
Mar 08: Junction – Cambridge
Mar 09: Waterfront – Norwich
Mar 11: Rock City – Nottingham
Mar 12: Academy – Leeds
Mar 14: Garage – Aberdeen
Mar 15: Ironworks – Inverness
Mar 17: Barrowland – Glasgow
Mar 18: Academy – Newcastle
Mar 19: Ritz – Manchester

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