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Jesse Fink – Bon: The Last Highway: The Untold Story of Bon Scott and AC/DC's Back in Black

Posted Jan. 15, 2018, 5:32 p.m.

Jesse Fink – Bon: The Last Highway: The Untold Story of Bon Scott and AC/DC's Back in Black

Ronald Belford “Bon” Scott.Lyrics, the personality and presence – it is not merely because of his vocal range and the band he headed that he ... read more

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Daniel Miller and Terry Burrows – Mute: A visual document from 1978 – tomorrow

Posted Jan. 2, 2018, 5:37 p.m.

Daniel Miller and Terry Burrows – Mute: A visual document from 1978 – tomorrow

For the uninitiated, and if you are, you might want to look at changing that immediately – shame on you: Mute Records (commonly known, referred ... read more

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NOFX – NOFX: The Hepatitis Bathtub and Other Stories

Posted Jan. 2, 2018, 5:31 p.m.

NOFX – NOFX: The Hepatitis Bathtub and Other Stories

NOFX: The Hepatitis Bathtub and Other Stories is a comprehensive autobiography from one of the world’s most prominent punk bands that worked its way up. New ... read more

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Mark Lanegan – I Am the Wolf

Posted Dec. 18, 2017, 6:03 p.m.

Mark Lanegan – I Am the Wolf

I came late to the party when it comes to Mark Lanegan and his career. It was him opening for Nick Cave and the Bad ... read more

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The Holy Circle – The Holy Circle

Posted Dec. 11, 2017, 6:17 p.m.

The Holy Circle – The Holy Circle

Dream pop, huh?Dark pop?Why not.Baltimore trio The Holy Circle is comprised of vocalist / keyboardist Terence Hannum (Locrian), as well as his wife, vocalist Erica ... read more

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Keith Morris – My Damage: The Story of a Punk Rock Survivor

Posted Dec. 4, 2017, 5:46 p.m.

Keith Morris – My Damage: The Story of a Punk Rock Survivor

Keith Morris is one of the remaining original punk rock figures that is still going and has never really ceased to have an impact on ... read more

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J. Hunter Bennett – The Prodigal Rogerson: The Tragic, Hilarious, and Possibly Apocryphal Story of Circle Jerks Bassist Roger Rogerson in the Golden Age of LA Punk, 1979-1996

Posted Nov. 27, 2017, 7:16 p.m.

J. Hunter Bennett – The Prodigal Rogerson: The Tragic, Hilarious, and Possibly Apocryphal Story of Circle Jerks Bassist Roger Rogerson in the Golden Age of LA Punk, 1979-1996

After pilfering the band’s vehicle in 1983, the man in charge of the 4-strings, a reprobate by the name of Roger Rogerson, disappeared into the ... read more

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No Use for a Name – Rarities Vol. 1: The Covers

Posted Nov. 21, 2017, 11:46 a.m.

No Use for a Name – Rarities Vol. 1: The Covers

I harbour a weak spot for No Use for a Name, a band that eventually became a melodic pop-punk band that landed on Fat Wreck ... read more

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The Damned – Don't You Wish That We Were Dead

Posted Nov. 13, 2017, 5:56 p.m.

The Damned – Don't You Wish That We Were Dead

Wes Orshoski, who is not unknown among documentary aficionados as he directed Lemmy, which sheds light on the times of trials and times of Mr ... read more

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Various Artists – Sad Vacation: The Last Days of Sid And Nancy DVD

Posted Nov. 6, 2017, 10:47 p.m.

Various Artists – Sad Vacation: The Last Days of Sid And Nancy DVD

Ah, Sid Vicious.The sung hero of my formative years and fashion sense of the time (including pad lock necklace and safety pin piercing, inspiration for ... read more

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Raymond Pettibon – A Pen of all Work

Posted Oct. 31, 2017, 8:35 a.m.

Raymond Pettibon – A Pen of all Work

Chances are that if you are remotely into underground culture, you will have quite a few records, shirts or other things adorned with artwork by ... read more

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Spinifex Gum – Spinifex Gum

Posted Oct. 23, 2017, 9:05 p.m.

Spinifex Gum – Spinifex Gum

Spinifex resin is a gum coating of some species of Spinifex grasses. The resin was traditionally used in tool making by Australian Aborigines. To produce the ... read more

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Liam Gallagher – As You Were

Posted Oct. 9, 2017, 8:53 p.m.

Liam Gallagher – As You Were

Beady Eye was not a bad band. Au contraire. If you harbour a weak spot for Oasis, aim at an objective viewpoint and take a ... read more

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Tex, Don and Charlie – You Don’t Know Lonely

Posted Aug. 28, 2017, 6:15 p.m.

Tex, Don and Charlie – You Don’t Know Lonely

Bonafide legends of the Australian music scene, Tex, Don and Charlie are somewhat an Australian super group with gravitas aplomb.Comprised of Tex Perkins (The Cruel ... read more

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Tex Perkins – Tex

Posted July 31, 2017, 8:48 p.m.

Tex Perkins  – Tex

Pizzazz. Omph. Attitude.Sensibility.A sardonic sense of humour.Charisma.Swagger. If your music depends entirely on that, the dependency is too great. So much for the basics.See, you could claim ... read more

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Rammstein – Paris – the special edition

Posted June 26, 2017, 5:45 p.m.

Rammstein – Paris – the special edition

Ah, Rammstein.  Härte. Neue deutsche. Grinding metal guitars, brute masculinity, pyromania, double entendres, operatic sub-sonic vocals, wordplays galore and taboo subjects.  In a live context, ... read more

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Cosey Fanni Tutti – Art Sex Music

Posted June 12, 2017, 10:17 p.m.

Cosey Fanni Tutti – Art Sex Music

Art Sex Music is more than a memoir. It is Cosey’s way of setting the record straight and clear up misconceptions about her and her ... read more

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Frenzal Rhomb – Hi-Vis High-Tea

Posted May 22, 2017, 6:08 p.m.

Frenzal Rhomb – Hi-Vis High-Tea

It would be easy for the uninitiated to dismiss Frenzal Rhomb and throw them into the bucket of playful pop-punk epigones from Australia. While their ... read more

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Harley Flanagan – Hard-Core: Life Of My Own

Posted April 24, 2017, 6:43 p.m.

Harley Flanagan – Hard-Core: Life Of My Own

This book brings together quite a few things:For a start, it is being published by Feral House, which is owned and operated by Adam Parfrey. ... read more

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Totally Unicorn – Dream Life

Posted March 13, 2017, 7:48 p.m.

Totally Unicorn – Dream Life

Complex, highly technical, unusual time signatures.Staccato and syncopated polyrhythmic guitar melodies.Mathcore.Yawn.Does not sound fun to you?Alright - enter nudity, booze fueled shenanigans and fascinating borderline ... read more

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Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – One More Time With Feeling

Posted Jan. 9, 2017, 5:55 p.m.

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – One More Time With Feeling

There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief - that is how ancient Greek tragedians put it. Grief and ... read more

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