Posts Tagged ‘The king blues’
Posted on June 7, 2010 - by Kim Ford
When they disbanded in 2006, Chelmsford ’s The Filaments were widely hailed as one of the U.K’s premier punk acts. After a serious amount of last ever shows, they’ve “given up on giving up” and are back together for good, with talk of a new album in the pipeline. Distorted caught up with singer Jonny…Read the full story »
Posted on May 20, 2010 - by Post Punk
Derived from the basement dwellings of the cassette culture that gave birth to Fuck Off! Records, Zounds were the epitome of the ‘caught in a trap’ hippy movement, which saw itself confronted with the realities of an up-and-coming punk class. Having rubbed shoulders with bands such as Poison Girls and the X, they were not…Read the full story »
Posted on May 17, 2010 - by Editor
UK based Resolution 242 with a mix of “fast melodic mixture of hardcore, reggae, and punk rock” have started to announce shows for their own headline tour. Having spent the last few years sharing the stage with the likes of The King Blues, Sonic Boom Six, Random Hand, The Flatliners and Drongos For Europe amongst…Read the full story »
Posted on May 3, 2010 - by Editor
BEARDED THEORY FESTIVAL returns from 14th – 16th May 2010 for its third year of family-friendly fun in the heart of Derbyshire. The festival has had two successive sell-outs and a UK Festival Awards nomination for ‘Best New Festival’.
For 2010, Bearded Theory Festival has once again expanded – this year’s festival is nearly double the…
Posted on April 27, 2010 - by Emma Stone
Monday 12th April 2010
The Meow Meows are a wonderful mix of ska, reggae and soul; singers Danny and Hannah leading the band with their duel vocals sounding a little Gwen Stefani-esque. The large brass section and ’70’s sounding keys only intensifies the early reggae style. The drums could have done with being…
Posted on April 17, 2010 - by Editor
It’s just 16 weeks to the biggest punk festival in the world and one of the most popular punk weekends around the globe taking place between Thursday 5th August – Sunday 8th August this year at Rebellion Festival at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool, UK.
The annual event this year sees 4 days, 6 stages and…
Posted on February 19, 2010 - by Editor
May 2010 bank holiday weekend sees the annual return of SLAM DUNK FESTIVAL in the UK with this year’s event planned to be bigger and better; doubling in size. Due to the growth, the Leeds site and format remains unchanged, though the festival grows with the addition of another site, this time in London, the…Read the full story »
Posted on February 7, 2010 - by Editor
Emma: You’ve been in this scene for a fairly long time now! When you started the band, did you think that you’d still be doing it in the year 2010?
Chris: We didn’t know what to think! We were so young; we just wanted to have fun and play. We didn’t even think about what was…
Posted on January 6, 2010 - by Editor
2010 and the start of another year and of course another decade. This is the first in a series we will be running through January as we ask bands to reflect on the past year and decade but more importantly what they and we all can look forward to in the year to come.
Posted on December 28, 2009 - by Imelda
With the year drawing alarmingly quickly to a close, Imelda Michalczyk, our trusted and gifted photographer has sifted through 12 months worth of photos, and believe me that’s a lot, to try and find her favourite photos of the year. We hope you enjoy some of her fantastic work and we look forward to more…Read the full story »
Posted on August 23, 2009 - by Emma Stone
Monday 10th August 2009
Random Hand burst onto the Cockpit stage with the boundless and exhilarating energy they have become so well known for. However, during crowd favourite ”Play Some Ska”, I notice there seems to be a vibe in the room that differs from your typical ska-punk gig. As I look at the…