The Dirty Truckers “Tiger Stripes” EP

You can’t judge a book by its cover, and sometimes you can’t judge a band by its name! I was expecting some Southern rock here, and well, I’m not the biggest fan of that style. I was very wrong, ’cause these guys actually sound power pop, in the vein of The REPLACEMENTS (this EP was actually produced, recorded and mixed by Sir David Minehan of … Continue reading The Dirty Truckers “Tiger Stripes” EP

Jim Jones & The Righteous Mind “Super Natural”

It was quite a shock when The JIM JONES REVUE announced their split in 2014. The band was doing really well everywhere, and especially here in France! As you know, cool cats always get back to their feet, so Jim Jones quickly got a new band together with the help of his long time musical partner Gavin Jay (bass.) After two promising EPs (“Boil Yer … Continue reading Jim Jones & The Righteous Mind “Super Natural”

Godfathers “A Big Bad Beautiful Noise”

(-maximum bottle review by General Labor) …Aw, man, it’s apparently, all been forgotten and photo-shopped, whitewashed and revised, now, to fit-in to various updated narratives of convenience, but in the actual push and struggle eighties of my wild, wild youth, our gang was an unlikely alliance of thrash metal dudes in army camo and Slayer shirts from abusive homes; a sweat-shorts wearing, redheaded, Red Hot … Continue reading Godfathers “A Big Bad Beautiful Noise”

The Hip Priests “Those Fuckin’ Boys – A Decade Of Disdain”

This CD/double vinyl compilation celebrates 10 years of debauchery and nihilism with 27 high energy punk’n’roll songs. UK punk influences collide with TURBONEGRO in order to create some explosive garage rock’n’roll chaos (“Juiced Up ‘N’ Loose”, “Make War Not Love”, “Jesus Died So We Could Ride”, “Mystical Freaks”…), fast street punk (“Black ‘N ‘Blue”, “I’m A Fuckin’ Genius”, “Saints Of Excess”…) and dirty glam influenced … Continue reading The Hip Priests “Those Fuckin’ Boys – A Decade Of Disdain”

White Demons “Bleed It Out”

Hailing out of Phoenix, AZ, WHITE DEMONS released their first album “Say Go” in 2006, and got positive feedback from Kim Fowley, himself! Well, these guys are influenced by bands like AC/DC and the DEAD BOYS, so they can’t go wrong! “Bleed It Out” hits us in the face right from the start with “Clot When I Bleed” and “Humiliation”, delivering a perfect mix of … Continue reading White Demons “Bleed It Out”