METAL URBAIN

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The sound of the future has nearly always existed in the past. After 44 years Parisian band Metal Urbain still sound like a future crash landed into the middle of the seventies. Even then, in the fast forward rush of culture in the punk wars, their clattering drum machine driven, corrosive guitar take on the… Read more »

ALLEZ LE PUNK – STINKY TOYS

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  Stinky Toys were one of the great products of the French Punk movement. Hailing from Paris the band consisted Elli Medeiros on vocals, Denis Quilliard, Alias Jacno (a.k.a. Jan Colrth), Bruno Carone, Albin Dériat and drummer Hervé Zénouda. Elli Medeiros as the lead in the band marked the empowerment of women in music, especially… Read more »

SKIDS – INTO THE VALLEY

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SKIDS - INTO THE VALLEY

From our Vinyl collection, Into the Valley, from 1979 , by the Skids and taken from their album Sacred to Dance. The lyrics by Richard Jobson and Stuart Adamson are a reference to the recruitment of young Scots into the Army and can be barely made out in parts but here they are anyway Into… Read more »

SID VICIOUS – 60 Year anniversary

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Sid Vicious & Nancy Spungen - Underground England blog

Early Days Born in Lewisham on 10th May 1957 as Simon John Ritchie. His father, John, was a guardsman and a trombone player and his mother, Anne McDonald was in the RAF at which time they met. His birth father soon left the scene and when Anne married Christopher Beverley in 1965, John changed his… Read more »