Lester Greenowski “Out Of Tune, Out Of Key”

Opening on an 80s sax note, this new album gets on fire from the start with the RAMONES influenced "Let's Get Fucked Up" which already sounds like an anthem! Then, "The Perfect Time To React" and "Until Wrong Turned Right" (with some cool piano and killer sax solo) bring back a bit of a 00s... Continue Reading →

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The Gentlemens “Triage”

This is the third full-length album of punk blues Italian trio The GENTLEMENS. The vinyl version is released by Hound Gawd! Records, so it looks very nice as usual. 'Still I Am" gives this album a quite brilliant opening, bringing a vibe somewhere between The CRAMPS and JOHN SPENCER, while second song "Sheltered" is a... Continue Reading →

Sloks “Holy Motor”

"One Up" and "Rat" open this album in a very no wave way full of noise and repetitive beats, but the Italian power trio has its roots in primitive garage as you can hear in "Holy Motor." SLOKS tell us that "Jazz Is Dead" in a psychedelic chaotic celebration of noise, but also admit they... Continue Reading →

The Innocent “S/T”

Italy has brought us some exciting rock'n'roll bands these last years (GIUDA, IDOL LIPS, LESTER GREENOWSKI, etc.), and it seems like it won't stop now. Max (vocals/guitar) studied rock'n'roll at a good school since he played with RICKY RAT both in Europe and in the USA. Back in Italy, he found three rock'n'rollers to express... Continue Reading →

Idol Lips “Street Values”

Italian punk rock'n'rollers IDOL LIPS are back with a new album on German record label Wanda Records. Although the band still owes a lot to JOHNNY THUNDERS ("Too Loose"...), you'll hear some obvious TURBONEGRO influences in "Don't Need Your Love", "Waiting To Die Around", or "Too Loud For The Crowd", and the band's snotty spirit... Continue Reading →

Faz Waltz “Julie” 7″

Italy's FAZ WALTZ have been around for a while, they started as a glammy pop band with strong BOWIE and BOLAN influences before slowly evolving to the boot boy side of glam/glitter rock, in a GIUDA way. Thsi new 7' is out on Spaghetty Town Records. "Julie" mixes 70s UK influences such as SLADE to... Continue Reading →

Dobermann “Pure Breed”

Founded by ADAM BOMB bass player Paul Del Bello, DOBERMANN have been touring all around Europe, bringing their hard rock'n'roll to the masses. The Italian power trio offers us 10 new songs of classic influenced AC/DC rock'n'roll, but never sounds vintage. The energy and production bring a band like AIRBOURNE to mind, but the guitar... Continue Reading →

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