Full Sleeve indie film

Our friends at Glambone podcast are working on a movie, here is what they say about it: “If you’ve been wondering why there hasn’t been a recent podcast in months, Full Sleeve has taken up the majority of my time. Do you love films as much as music? Do you like your films to be…

V/A “SMACKED! – A tribute to ILari “Claude” Peltola”

It’s good to see that someone finally decided to make a SMACK/Claude tribute album. Surprisingly, this comes from French record label Alive and Kickin’. Honestly, SMACK unfortunately never achieved any success in France (although their “Live Desire” album was also released on French record label High Dragon Records), and I wonder if they ever did…

The Phantoms “’65-’75” EP

San Diego rock’n’rollers The PHANTOMS offer us 5 covers from the 60s and 70s. The first one, BOWIE‘s “Drive-In Saturday” is very good, well they didn’t change much of it to make it their own, but covering BOWIE has never been the easiest thing to do, and they managed to do it right! JOHNNY KIDD…

The Judex releases new single “Kill White Lights”

New single from Philadelphia-based gritty Rock & Roll revivalists The Judex was recently released, mixed in NYC by the highly regarded Mark Plati (David Bowie, The Cure, Alain Bashung, Duncan Sheik). “Kill White Lights” is a brutal blend of pulp elements and 8mm energy, described by singer William as “a song about people who care…

Suzie Stapleton releases “Yesterday’s Town” single

New single from Australian-born, London-based alternative artist Suzie Stapleton with Gavin Jay (Jim Jones Revue/& The Righteous Mind) on bass and Ian White (Gallon Drunk) on drums. Stapleton appeared as guest vocalist on Lydia Lunch & Cypress Grove‘s “Under The Covers” earlier this year and continues to work with Grove on upcoming installment of The…

Role Models “Dance Moves”

Three albums in three years, so here is the third one! “Evangeline” opens on a darker note than what we used to hear on the two previous albums, but you’ll still find this “American indie rock melancholy” touch in the chorus (think of SOUL ASYLUM or The REPLACEMENTS.) “I Want More”, “Empire State”, and “Feel…

Indonesian Junk “Stars In The Night”

Milwaukee power rock’n’roll trio INDONESIAN JUNK have a cool name (from a CHEAP TRICK song), so that’s a good start! They also have a good album cover photo… What about their music? You’ll hear a bit of JOHNNY THUNDERS when listening to “Stars In The Night”, “Slowdown”, or “On The Run”, and “I’ll Run Away”,…

Toward Space “Black Magic” Video Premiere

Music Video for “Black Magic” – Toward Space Spring 2017 album, “The Bomb That Fell”, recorded and produced at Sound of Music Studios by John Morand in Richmond, VA. Video directed and produced by Seyla Hossaini and John Morand. Singer/Bass player Seyla Hossaini says: ” had been obsessed with the occult as a child, I…

Plastic Tears releases new “Iris Kick” single and video

Helsinki based rock band Plastic Tears has been working hard on recording their new album. The Angels with Attitude album is finally ready, and a teaser from it is offered with the new single Iris Kick, for which also a video is ready. – Iris Kick is an energetic and catchy street rock anthem, which…

Kevin K “and The CBGB Years”

The CBGB was KEVIN K‘s own rock’n’roll highschool, a classroom in which students would carefully study the RAMONES, the DEAD BOYS and the NEW YORK DOLLS. This is an 18 song live retrospective CD of Kevin (and his brother Alan) K’s years in New York City’s rock’n’roll temple, from 1984 to 1997. It starts with…

Rum Bar Records – See you at the bar!

We’ve been reviewing Rum Bar Records releases for a while now, so we thought it would be interesting to know more about Malibu Lou, the man behind it. Can you introduce yourself? When did you first get in touch with rock’n’roll? What was the first record you bought? Greetings Laurent and readers of Veglam, Malibu…