Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Sisters of Mercy vision thing

Sisters of Mercy "Vision Thing"

The Stranglers skin deep

The Stranglers "Skin Deep"

Nervous Eaters degenerate

Nervous Eaters "Degenerate / Loretta"

The Nervous Eaters with a cast of genetic misfits filmed live at The Club in Cambridge 1979. Behold Roy and Curly from the Mental Liberation Army, Barb Kitson & Johnny Angel from Thrills, and Nikki Jarrett from The Lazers joining the Eaters on "Degenerate" and "Loretta"

Monday, August 17, 2009

The Skabs crazy

The Skabs "Crazy"

New song from the Skabs, the splinter group that split off from Bloody Mess and the Skabs. Talk about evolution...These guys are taking the punk rock world in a new direction every time we turn around. We're getting dizzy from all the activity. These guys must never sleep.

You can't ignore these guys. Constant innovators, they experiment wildly with all manner of digital media. Veteran punk performers, the Skabs are pushing punk far beyond its humble origins. And to top it all off, they're world-class comedians on their SkabTV webcast.

Congatulations Skabs, you're quickly becoming an NYC Punk Rock staple. You need to get out here and do some shows. And dn't giv us no lip.

Muslims beside myself

The Muslims "Beside Myself" live at Pianos, 1--23-2008

Now the band calls themselves Soft Pack, for some mysterious reason. Well, we love them. Way too much. Hit it!

Penetration dont dictate

Penetration "Don't Dictate"

One of the best female punk bands ever. from the deep side of the punk pool, th' early days!

WATCH this tough punk chick as she tries to grab the beer bottles from the boy bullies spurtin' her up!

Angry Samoans gas chamber not of this earth

Angry Samoans "Gas Chamber / Not of This Earth" live

Old skool. People argued about their band name more than ever really listened to their music and the sparkling clarity of the fabulous lead singer.

Underground Railroad to Candyland livin in a straw

Underground Railroad to Candyland "Livin in a Straw"

Underground Railroad to Candyland square ball video

Underground Railroad to Candyland "Square Ball Video"

THanks to Maximum Rock and Roll (see sidebar link to their site) for turning us onto these quirky hardasses. Turn.It.Up.LOUD!!!!!!! Ohy shit, diz iz gooooood!!!

The Distillers young crazed peeling

The Distillers "Young Crazed Peeling"

Underground Railroad to Candyland over and ore

Underground Railroad to Candyland "Over and Ore"

Saturday, August 15, 2009

The Rings let me go

The Rings "Let Me Go"

The Rings were a Boston based band of the early 80's that released 2 albums on MCA records. Unfortunately, they failed to catch on nationally, though they were quite popular and received much airplay in New England. Sort of a ska sound with a nu-wave look and attitude, "Let Me Go" was the closest they had to a hit.

The Complaints hometown claustrophobia

The Complaints "Hometown Claustrophobia"

Live at the Leitrim Bar, Sligo, on Sunday 10th August 2009

Suicide Commandos complicated fun

Suicide Commandos "Complicated Fun"

The Suicide Commandos close their show with "Complicated Fun" at the Minnesota State Fair Grandstand August 26, 2007.

Friday, August 14, 2009

Suicide Commandos burn it down

Suicide Commandos "Burn It Down"

One night in the fall of 1977, the Minnetonka Fire Department burned down the condemned Utopia House--the legendary Commandos HQ that the band had rented for $30 a month. Knowing it would happen, the band wrote one of its finest anthems for the occasion--"Burn It Down"--shooting a video for the song with the flaming house as a live backdrop

Anti Flag post war breakout

Anti Flag "Post-War Breakout"

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

The Neighborhoods prettiest girl

The Neighborhoods "Prettiest Girl/No Place Like Home"

The Neighborhoods performing "Prettiest Girl" & "No Place Like Home" in 1979 on Boston TV show.

Rayos X may day 2009

Rayos X "May Day 2009"

Sunday, August 9, 2009

Monday, August 3, 2009

Saturday, August 1, 2009

Brilliant Beasts mount midway

Brilliant Beasts "Mount Midway b/w The Approaching Spring"

Brilliant Beasts perform Mount Midway & the Approaching Spring live at the Root Note in downtown La Crosse, WI on April 17th, 2009. http://www.myspace.com/briliantbeasts recorded by Alan Wiltgen. edited by Adam Wiltgen