Tag: Punk Rock

Royal Trux: Hand Of Glory (Drag City)

The notorious Royal Trux ended their career with an album of their earliest recordings. It’s a confounding release, but that was always the point; it’s not just an album, but a study in contrasts.

The Muffs: The Muffs (Omnivore Recordings)

Long-running punk rockers The Muffs’ debut album was very much a debut album, but it served the band well, and this expanded edition shows just what a great record it was.

3AM Eternal: Steel Pole Bath Tub: Unlistenable (1996)

What happens when a major label hears the demos for an album by a noise band they really weren’t aware that they’d signed?

3AM Eternal: The Rods “Do Anything You Wanna Do” (1977)

What happens when a band releases a song featuring one of Satanism’s greatest prophets in a rather hilarious pose?

Demented Are Go: Original Albums Series (Cherry Red)

Welsh psychobilly pioneers Demented Are Go have their formative years compiled into one crazy, essential box.

Big Boys: Lullabies Help The Brain Grow/No Matter How Long The Line Is At The Cafeteria, There’s Always A Seat! (Modern Classics/Light In The Attic)

  I want to be a problem I want to cause a scene I want to get reactions And wake you from you dream I don’t care if you don’t like it Or you think that it’s the best As long as you remember Then we’re up with all the rest — “We Got Your… Read More ›

3AM Eternal: Buzzcocks “Ever Fallen In Love (With Someone You Shouldn’t’ve)?” (1978)

Have you? I have. I often do. It usually doesn’t end well.